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  • 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...
  • Tuesday's college and local multi-sport roundup: VCU lands key basketball commitment from Boo Williams/L.C. Bird guard

    Colleges: Men’s basketball: VCU gained a key commitment from Kenny Williams, a 6-foot-4 L.C. Bird High and Boo Williams program guard who is considered one of the nation’s top shooters. He also had scholarship offers from North Carolina,...
  • Caroline Wozniacki Eliminated

    Caroline Wozniacki Eliminated
    NEW HAVEN — On Monday, Caroline Wozniacki said she felt like she was in great shape. She's training to run in the Nov. 2 New York City Marathon and her fitness is the best it's ever been on the tennis court. But even top marathoners get tired. And...
  • James Blake And Jim Courier Square Off In Press Conference

    NEW HAVEN – Jim Courier and James Blake squared off Wednesday afternoon in a press conference before the two retired players hit the court for a Legends exhibition match at night at the Connecticut Open. Blake poked fun at Courier’s tennis...
  • On The Fly

    Curt Schilling announced on the WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio Telethon that he is battling mouth cancer and that he attributes it to the use of chewing tobacco. Tony Gwynn, of course, passed away from complications related to cancer that he believes was...
  • Another Upset In The Connecticut Open: No. 3 Bouchard Falls To Stosur

    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....
  • Bouchard Falls To Stosur In Straight Sets

    NEW HAVEN — The bigger the stage, the better Genie Bouchard performs. Put her on a court at the Australian Open, French Open or Wimbledon and Bouchard shines. She was a finalist at the All England Club two months ago after reaching the semifinals...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...