| Oct 23, 2014
| 11:42 PM
6 a.m. Tennis: WTA Championships singles semifinal (Simona Halep vs. Agnieszka Radwanska), then doubles semifinal (Kveta Peschke-Katarina Srebotnik vs. Cara Black-Sania Mirza).--Tennis Ch.
6:30 a.m. Golf: Perth International third round (d. in...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 7:46 AM
Serena Williams is the two-time defending champion at the WTA Finals tournament.
She didn't play that way Wednesday in Singapore.
“Embarrassing describes the way I played today,” Williams said. “Very embarrassing.”
| Oct 25, 2014
| 4:15 PM
Serena Williams will get a chance to avenge a humiliating loss against Simona Halep after they both advanced to the championship match of the season-ending WTA Finals with victories in contrasting style on Saturday.
Williams beat Caroline Wozniacki in a...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 8:05 AM
SINGAPORE - Serena Williams destroyed Romania's Simona Halep 6-3, 6-0 on Sunday to win the WTA Finals championship, proving once again why she remains the most formidable force in women's tennis.
Williams avenged her “embarrassing” loss to...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 9:52 AM
PARIS -- Maria Sharapova claimed her second French Open title when she floored Romanian Simona Halep 6-4 6-7(5) 6-4 after a marathon encounter in Saturday's final.
Sharapova, the seventh seed from Russia, claimed her fifth Grand Slam title after...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 3:23 PM
Overcoming her nerves and some terrible serves, Maria Sharapova won her second French Open on Saturday, prevailing in a hard-fought match to become the first Russian tennis player to win the same Grand Slam tournament more than once.
She was two...
| 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...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 5:43 PM
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...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 4:50 PM
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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...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 8:31 PM
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...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 6:49 PM
NEW HAVEN -- Another top seed fell at the Connecticut Open Wednesday night, as Samantha Stosur upset No. 3 Genie Bouchard in straight sets at the Connecticut Tennis Center.
Stosur thoroughly outplayed the Wimbledon finalist, earning a 6-2, 6-2 victory....