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  • A confident Alison Riske upsets ailing Petra Kvitova at U.S. Open

    NEW YORK — Alison Riske, an unseeded 23-year-old from Pittsburgh, showed no nerves and had plenty of big ground strokes in upsetting seventh-seeded and former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, 6-3, 6-0, in a third-round match at the U.S. Open on...
  • Sloane Stephens, John Isner to play in Hopman Cup for U.S.

    Sloane Stephens, John Isner to play in Hopman Cup for U.S.
    Former Hopman Cup champion John Isner will partner with up-and-coming American Sloane Stephens next January in the Hopman Cup, a warm-up event for the Australian Open. The 20-year-old Stephens upset No. 1-ranked Serena Williams this year at the...
  • Autograph broker says he paid Johnny Manziel to sign items

    An East Coast autograph broker said Tuesday that Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel was paid $7,500 for signing about 300 mini- and full-sized helmets on Jan. 11-12 while he was attending an event in Connecticut, ESPN reported. The broker played two...
  • Roddick to play in Irvine

    Andy Roddick might have thought that it would be the end of grueling travel schedules when he retired from professional tennis last September. That hasn't entirely been true for Roddick, the former world No. 1 and 2003 U.S. Open champion. This week...
  • Local roundup: Former U.Va., Oscar Smith QB heading to Winston-Salem State

    Former record-setting Oscar Smith High quarterback Phillip Sims, a former Virginia starter who was declared academically ineligible to play for the Cavaliers, said he’ll transfer to CIAA champion Winston-Salem State. The Rams were 14-1 and the...
  • Del Potro, Rybarikova win titles at Citi Open in D.C.

    Having not played John Isner in two years, it took Juan Martin del Potro a while to adjust to the hair-raising speed and peculiar trajectory of the 6-foot-10 American's serve. But once del Potro figured it out, abandoning his initial strategy of fielding...
  • Maria Sharapova upset on day of big falls at Wimbledon

    A wave of injuries and upsets hit the second round of Wimbledon on Wednesday, taking No. 2 seed Victoria Azarenka of Belarus and No. 3 seed Maria Sharapova of Russia out of the women’s competition. Sharapova, hobbled by a hip injury, slipped...
  • Rafael Nadal is upset in first round at Wimbledon

    Two-time Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadal of Spain became the victim of the first major upset of this year’s tournament, losing on Monday, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (10-8), 6-4 to unseeded Steve Darcis of Belgium on Court No. 1. Nadal, seeded fifth, took a...
  • French Open seeds: Sam Querrey is highest U.S. male at No. 18

    Looking for signs of a rebound for U.S. men's tennis? Don't look at the seedings for this year's French Open, which begins Sunday. The highest seeded American male is Sam Querrey of Thousand Oaks, who is seeded 18th. Novak Djokovic is seeded No. 1 for...
  • Creamer vows to learn from Kingsmill playoff disappointment

    Paula Creamer has been here before: club-kicking frustrated and misty-eyed at missing a short par putt to lose a sudden-death playoff. She can only hope she rebounds as quickly and as well. Creamer's latest setback transpired Monday morning at the...
  • Top seeds get started Wednesday, Thursday at Farmers Classic

     
    Mardy Fish, the top-ranked American in the world and the No. 1 seed for the upcoming Farmers Classic tennis tournament, which begins Monday at the Los Angeles Tennis Center at UCLA, will play his first match Thursday, and Juan Martin......