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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...
  • Wimbledon 2013: The hits just keep on coming

    Wimbledon 2013: The hits just keep on coming
    The injuries just kept coming Wednesday at Wimbledon, increasing to seven the number of withdrawals or retirements by players during matches. In addition to injury-related withdrawals by No. 2 women’s seed Victoria Azarenka and No. 10 men’...
  • Carla Suarez Navarro wins first-round match at Carlsbad tennis event

    CARLSBAD — Carla Suarez Navarro used a strong return game for a 6-4, 6-3 victory over Sachie Ishizu in the first round of the Southern California Open on Tuesday. The eighth-seeded Spaniard took advantage of her Japanese opponent's serve by...
  • Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal win Rogers Cup tennis titles

    Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal win Rogers Cup tennis titles
    Serena Williams won the Rogers Cup women's title for the third time and Rafael Nadal matched that feat while playing spoiler in the men's tournament to capture his eighth title of the year. Williams routed unseeded Romanian Sorana Cirstea, 6-2, 6-0,...
  • Alison Riske is latest young American to pull off U.S. Open upset

    NEW YORK -- Alison Riske, an unseeded 23-year-old from Pittsburgh, showed no nerves but 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 Saturday....
  • 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...
  • Las tenistas más atractivas/FOTOS

    Las tenistas más atractivas/FOTOS
    La tenista estadounidense Serena Williams se mantenía como líder de la clasificación mundial de la WTA con una cómoda ventaja sobre su más cercana escolta, la bielorrusa Victoria Azarenka. Al margen del ránking en la cancha, Williams figura también...
  • Prep sports profile: Blaire Porter

    Prep sports profile: Blaire Porter
    A hardworking tennis player for York High School, Blaire Porter has consistently improved throughout her high school career. Head coach Tres Heimann said that as of Oct. 9, the senior was eight wins shy of collecting 100 victories during her four years....
  • State Courts Failure — Buys Tennis Tourney

    In 1991, as the Connecticut Tennis Center in New Haven was getting ready to open, journalists got a tour of the joint from the executive director of the Tennis Foundation of Connecticut. Despite the fact that state taxpayers had sunk $18 million into...
  • Sabine Lisicki advances to Wimbledon semifinals

    Sabine Lisicki advances to Wimbledon semifinals
    WIMBLEDON, Britain -- Sabine Lisicki of Germany proved on Tuesday that she’s more than a one-upset wonder. Lisicki, who eliminated defending Wimbledon champion and world No. 1 Serena Williams in the round of 16 on Monday, became the first woman to...
  • Wimbledon: Flipkens upsets No. 8 Kvitova; Stephens loses to Bartoli

    WIMBLEDON, Britain -- Sloane Stephens’ Wimbledon journey ended Tuesday in the quarterfinals, taking the last American singles entrant out of the competition. Stephens, who has trained in Carson at the U.S. Tennis Assn.'s Training Center-West...