| Jun 16, 2015
| 5:38 PM
In February, the Connecticut Open secured one of the rising stars in tennis when Madison Keys committed to New Haven.
Keys is a marquee name and considered among the faces of the next wave of U.S. tennis. The other fresh face of U.S. tennis is Sloane...
| May 13, 2015
| 5:19 PM
The reigning Connecticut Open champion is returning to New Haven this summer.
Tournament director Anne Worcester announced Wednesday that Petra Kvitova, ranked No. 4 in the world, will be part of the 2015 Connecticut Open field. The tournament will be...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 5:46 PM
Connecticut Open tennis tournament director Anne Worcester has been trying to get American teenage sensation Madison Keys to come to New Haven for the past few years.
After Keys, 19, advanced to the semifinals of the Australian Open last week, she became...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 10:43 PM
I don't know if I've ever wavered in my picks for a tennis major as I have for this one -- the Australian Open, which starts at about 7 p.m. Sunday, Eastern time.
(Melbourne is 16 hours ahead of us, so it's kind of like Hawaii the next day. Play will...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 6:47 PM
MELBOURNE, Australia — Top-seeded Serena Williams will play Alison Van Uytvanck of Belgium in the first round of the Australian Open as she begins her attempt to win a 19th Grand Slam singles title.
Williams could meet former No. 1-ranked Caroline...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 4:06 PM
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...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 1:43 PM
NEW YORK -- Powerful Canadian upstart Eugenie Bouchard launched her U.S. Open campaign with a bang, blasting by Olga Govortsova of Belarus in under an hour on Tuesday to sprint into the second round.
The 20-year-old, pigtailed Bouchard, the only woman to...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 8:18 PM
FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y. -- Taylor Townsend has surely watched Serena Williams dominate first-round opponents at Grand Slams over the years.
This time, the 18-year-old was on the business end of it at the U.S. Open.
Williams cruised to a 6-3, 6-1...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 10:39 PM
7:30 a.m. Tennis: WTA Championships early rounds: Maria Sharapova vs. Caroline Wozniacki, then Petra Kvitova vs. Agnieszka Radwanska.--Tennis Ch.
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| Oct 22, 2014
| 9:09 AM
SINGAPORE - French Open runner-up Simona Halep drilled world No. 1 and reigning two-time champion Serena Williams in Wednesday's round-robin action at the season-ending $6.5 million WTA Finals.
The fourth-seeded Halep stunned the U.S. Open champion...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 4:20 PM
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...