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  • 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...
  • Kvitova Advances With Win At Connecticut Open

     Kvitova Advances With Win At Connecticut Open
    NEW HAVEN — One by one, the leading contenders have fallen and the lesser lights have advanced. As the Connecticut Open moves into the semifinals, one seeded player remains. Petra Kvitova, the 2012 New Haven champion and a 2013 finalist,...
  • Wimbledon Finalist Eugenie Bouchard Picks Up First Win Since London

    Wimbledon Finalist Eugenie Bouchard Picks Up First Win Since London
    NEW HAVEN — Until Monday afternoon, Eugenie Bouchard had not won a match since the semifinals of Wimbledon. Bouchard, the third-seed at the Connecticut Open and the eighth-ranked player in the world, dispatched Bojana Jovanovski of Serbia, 6-1 6-1...
  • Halep, No. 1 Seed, Loses At Connecticut Open

    Halep, No. 1 Seed, Loses At Connecticut Open
    NEW HAVEN — Maybe it's not so much of an advantage to get the No. 1 seed at the Connecticut Open tennis tournament. Tuesday night marked the third consecutive year that the top seed lost in her opening match at New Haven. Magdalena Rybarikova of...
  • American Alison Riske In Upset Victory At Connecticut Open

    American Alison Riske In Upset Victory At Connecticut Open
    Visit courant.com/ctopen819 for more photos. NEW HAVEN – It is a perennial exercise among tennis observers envisioning life after Serena. Just who will step up and seize the mantle as the next great American tennis player? Serena Williams...
  • Strong Field Begins Play In Connecticut Open

    Strong Field Begins Play In Connecticut Open
    NEW HAVEN — When Simona Halep was asked Sunday who her toughest opponent is, the answer came quickly and without hesitation. "Maria Sharapova," Halep said. "She's beat me five times already." Sharapova won't be in New Haven this week. She'll...
  • Petra Kvitova schools Eugenie Bouchard in Wimbledon women's final

    School was in session Saturday afternoon on Centre Court at Wimbledon, and Petra Kvitova was doing the teaching. That wasn't how it was supposed to be. This was to be a coming-out party for young Canadian star Eugenie Bouchard. At 20, her lessons...
  • Simona Halep, Eugenie Bouchard reach Wimbledon semifinal

    Thursday's women's semifinals at Wimbledon will not trigger great name recognition from the general fan. Maybe even the ardent tennis fan. Newcomers are beginning to emerge in tennis, and this year's women's bracket is no exception. Two barely twenty-...
  • Eugenie Bouchard, headed to Wimbledon final, is poised for greatness

    Eugenie Bouchard, headed to Wimbledon final, is poised for greatness
    It is still a little too soon to canonize young Eugenie Bouchard as the next big thing in women's tennis. We will wait until Saturday. That's when the current pride of Canadian sports, now that the Kings have taken hockey away from them, will play in...
  • Kvitova, Bouchard to meet in Wimbledon final

    LONDON -- Petra Kvitova is one win away from securing a second Wimbledon title in four years, while rising Canadian star Eugenie Bouchard secured a berth in her first-ever Grand Slam final with a big victory Thursday at The Championships. In the first-...
  • Simona Halep Anxious To Defend Connecticut Open Title

    When Simona Halep came to New Haven last year for the New Haven Open tennis tournament, she was unseeded and ranked 23rd in the world. But she was also on a roll, having won 24 of her past 29 matches. She went 5-for-5 at New Haven, winning her fourth WTA...