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  • Second seed Halep survives scary start at U.S. Open

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Second seed Simona Halep survived a scare at the U.S. Open by overtaking American wild card Danielle Collins 6-7 (2) 6-1 6-2 in Monday's opening center court match. The French Open finalist moves on to face Slovakian Jana Cepelova, a...
  • The U.S. Open: tennis, the American way, if not an American win

    The U.S. Open: tennis, the American way, if not an American win
    This year, tennis fans have watched three major tournaments, seen six different champions in the men's and women's singles, and known full well that was just the warmup. Monday, the U.S. Open begins its 14-day run of terror, torture and testosterone....
  • Phil Dalhausser, Todd Rogers see different results at Manhattan Beach

    Phil Dalhausser, Todd Rogers see different results at Manhattan Beach
    Phil Dalhausser, Sean Rosenthal and Todd Rogers have been here before, in the finals at the Manhattan Beach Open. But this time things were a little scrambled. Dalhausser and Rogers won the tournament together three straight years (2006-08). On Sunday,...
  • Doubly Satisfying With U.S. Open Match Next

    NEW HAVEN — Ena Shibahara was the youngest player in the mixed doubles championship portion of the U.S. Open National Playoffs this past week. "It was kind of our dream to play the U.S. Open," Ena's older brother and doubles partner Shuhei said...
  • Saturday's college and local multi-sport roundup: Wells, Baxter run to 5K triumphs in Hampton; anglers Pratt, Boltz nab bass for cash

    Running: Scott Wells of Hampton and Carmen Baxter of Suffolk earned the overall championships in the fourth annual Transitions 5K on the Matteson Trail in Hampton. Wells, 47, finished in 19 minutes, 35 seconds, while Scott Bartram, 52, of Yorktown was...
  • With A Little Help, Soler-Espinosa Gets Her First WTA Title

    NEW HAVEN — Three points from defeat, Sílvia Soler-Espinosa was frustrated. The 26-year-old Spaniard had already endured two losses in WTA finals this year and now faced a third. She and her partner — 28-year-old Slovenian Andreja Klepac &#...
  • Kvitova Wins Connecticut Open Title

    Kvitova Wins Connecticut Open Title
    NEW HAVEN — The friendship was forged when they faced each other for the first time in 2007. In the years since, Petra Kvitova and Magdalena Rybarikova have practiced together and developed a bond. When each advanced to the Connecticut Open final,...
  • Julie Heldman helped open up women's tennis

    Julie Heldman helped open up women's tennis
    Julie Heldman will turn on the TV set often the next two weeks. At home in Santa Monica, she will watch, as always, with nostalgia and amazement, as the U.S. Open tennis tournament unfolds. "Every shot, they hit all out," she says. "I marvel at that....
  • Petra Kvitova Earns Spot In Connecticut Open Final

     Petra Kvitova Earns Spot In Connecticut Open Final
    NEW HAVEN — Petra Kvitova and Magdalena Rybarikova have been good friends for the past six or seven years. But they haven't played each other since 2011, in an International Tennis Federation event in Prague, which Rybarikova won. They will face...
  • Caroline Wozniacki Eliminated

    Caroline Wozniacki Eliminated
    NEW HAVEN — On Monday, Caroline Wozniacki said she felt like she was in great shape. She's training to run in the Nov. 2 New York City Marathon and her fitness is the best it's ever been on the tennis court. But even top marathoners get tired. And...
  • Magdalena Rybarikova Into Connecticut Open Final

     Magdalena Rybarikova Into Connecticut Open Final
    NEW HAVEN — A year ago, Magdalena Rybarikova's tennis career was on the rise. After a series of deep runs in tournaments and a few marquee wins over highly ranked players, Rybarikova reached No. 31 in the world rankings on Aug. 19, 2013. She...