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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • IMG Signs Tennis Star Petra Kvitova

    IMG has signed tennis star Petra Kvitova to a worldwide marketing and management representation agreement. The No. 4 ranked player in the world most recently won her second grand slam title at Wimbledon last month. Kvitova will be managed at IMG by...
  • Connecticut Open Issues Final 2 Wild Cards

    Connecticut Open Issues Final 2 Wild Cards
    The Connecticut Open field has been strengthened with four wild-card entries announced over the past two days. The additions are headed by 13th-ranked Dominika Cibulkova, a finalist at the Australian Open this year. Andrea Petkovic (No. 19), Sam...
  • It Was Almost Game, Set, Match For Connecticut Open Tennis Tournament

    It Was Almost Game, Set, Match For Connecticut Open Tennis Tournament
    NEW HAVEN -- Each year, chaos ensues in the final days before Connecticut's professional tennis tournament is unveiled. There are signage and advertising details to complete, site preparation and landscaping issues that require attention, ticket...
  • Connecticut Open Main Draw Is Set; Halep, Kvitova Have Byes

    Connecticut Open Main Draw  Is Set; Halep, Kvitova Have Byes
    NEW HAVEN — The main draw at the Connecticut Open at the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale give tennis fans interesting first-round matchup. WTA player representative Dominika Cibulkova was on hand Friday afternoon to assist with the selection...
  • Qualifying, Draw Event Kick Off Tennis In New Haven

    NEW HAVEN — Dominika Cibulkova's groan said it all. Cibulkova, the 13th-ranked singles player in the world, got things kicked off Friday afternoon at the Connecticut Open, as the WTA player representative in the main draw ceremony on the first day...
  • Serena Williams wins, Novak Djokovic upset

    Serena Williams advanced to the Rogers Cup quarterfinals Thursday at Montreal, waiting out a brief rain delay to beat Lucie Safarova, 7-5, 6-4. On Friday, Williams will play Caroline Wozniacki, a 6-1, 6-0 winner over American qualifier Shelby Rogers....
  • Petra Kvitova Looking Forward To Return To Connecticut Open

       Things are going well for Petra Kvitova. She won Wimbledon for the second time in July. She just signed a contract with IMG Worldwide, joining the likes of Maria Sharapova and Li Na. And she's gearing up to play in the U.S. Open next month. But...
  • 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...
  • 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...