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Varvara Lepchenko

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  • Lepchenko continues to win in Australia

    Varvara Lepchenko's strong start to the 2015 tennis season continues at the Australian Open. She made relatively quick work of Ajla Tomlajanovic in their second-round match played Thursday afternoon in Melbourne. Lepchenko, the resident of Upper...
  • Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic advance at Australian Open

    Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic advance at Australian Open
    MELBOURNE, Australia — Top-ranked Serena Williams fended off three set points before going on a 10-game roll to beat Vera Zvonareva 7-5, 6-0 and move into the third round of the Australian Open. Men's No. 1 Novak Djokovic had an easier run,...
  • Azarenka beats Wozniacki, joins Williams sisters in third round of Australian Open

    Azarenka beats Wozniacki, joins Williams sisters in third round of Australian Open
    Unseeded and floating dangerously in the draw, two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka took out No. 8-seeded Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 6-2 on Thursday night to reach the third round at the first major of 2015. Azarenka's ranking slipped into...
  • Lepchenko loses bid to take Australian Open

    Lepchenko loses bid to take Australian Open
    Varvara Lepchenko played her third-round match at the Australian Open on the big stage. Like the top-ranked men's and women's players — Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams, she played her third-round match on Saturday in Rod Laver Arena....
  • Serena Williams gets inspiration from sister Venus to advance at Australian Open

    Serena Williams gets inspiration from sister Venus to advance at Australian Open
    MELBOURNE, Australia — Serena Williams saw that older sister Venus was progressing to the fourth round at a Grand Slam tournament for the first time since 2011 and it inspired her own comeback win Saturday at the Australian Open. Top-ranked Serena...
  • Serena bounces King on gusty day at U.S. Open

    Serena bounces King on gusty day at U.S. Open
    NEW YORK -- World number one Serena Williams blew past Vania King 6-1, 6-0 and into the third round of the U.S. Open on a windswept day at Flushing Meadows on Thursday, then pulled a little double duty joining big sister Venus for a doubles win. "I'm...
  • Serena Williams is only U.S. singles player still in the U.S. Open

    We may now have to think about Serena Williams as Custer, because she represents the last stand at the U.S. Open tennis tournament. That is, the last U.S. player standing. When the day began Saturday at the USTA Billie Jean King Tennis Center, there...
  • Serena easily dispatches fellow 18-year-old Townsend

    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...
  • Lepchenko on the right track

    Lepchenko on the right track
    The best is yet to come, Varvara Lepchenko said. She's played on the U.S. Olympic Team at the 2012 Summer Games in London. She's been ranked as high as No. 19 in the world. She's defeated top-10 players. Still, at age 28, Lepchenko is searching for...
  • Lepchenko advances to face Williams in U.S. Open

    Lepchenko advances to face Williams in U.S. Open
    Varvara Lepchenko cruised into a third-round matchup at the US Open against the world's top-ranked women's tennis player with a 6-4, 6-0 win over Germany's Mona Barthel today in Flushing, N.Y. Lepchenko, ranked No. 52 in the world, dominated the second-...
  • John Isner, Sam Querrey are rays of hope for U.S. men's tennis

    John Isner, Sam Querrey are rays of hope for U.S. men's tennis
    The dark clouds that have hung over U.S. men's tennis for a while now lifted just a bit Thursday. Think of it mostly as the sun peeking through. The highest-ranked U.S. male, big-serving, 6-foot-9 John Isner, cruised through to the third round and was...