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  • 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...
  • Upper Macungie's Lepchenko advances in U.S. Open

    Upper Macungie's Lepchenko advances in U.S. Open
    Through the years, Varvara Lepchenko feels like she's learned to embrace her excitement over playing in the U.S. Open. The nerves and anxiety still come, Lepchenko said, but as an experienced professional who's enjoyed some successes, she's better...
  • Connecticut Open Tennis Qualifying Field Announced

    NEW HAVEN — The Connecticut Open tennis tournament on Wednesday released its qualifying field of players who will compete for one of the six spots up for grabs in the main draw of the August event. Included in the field of 42 is a mix of...
  • Rafael Nadal has shaky Wimbledon start, then wins convincingly

    Rafael Nadal has shaky Wimbledon start, then wins convincingly
    Three of tennis’ marquee players cruised down the road in first-round matches at Wimbledon on Tuesday, and Rafael Nadal, perhaps the brightest star of all, traveled a bumpy path. That’s relatively speaking. Nadal lost a set. The others...
  • U.S. tennis players wilting in the Indian Wells desert

    With the star of the day, second-seeded Novak Djokovic, advancing as expected Sunday, it seemed timely to survey the results of tennis players from the United States. This BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells is, after all, one of the country's bigger...
  • Rafael Nadal sets up showdown with Andy Murray at Italian Open

    Rafael Nadal was pushed to three sets for the second consecutive match before ultimately prevailing to set up an Italian Open quarterfinal against Andy Murray. The top-ranked Nadal dropped behind a set and a break against Mikhail Youzhny of Russia, then...
  • Bloopers: nude newspaper delivery and bitter rifles

    Bloopers: nude newspaper delivery and bitter rifles
    Who knew Lehigh County was such a hotbed of world-class tennis players? A recent sports story about tennis star Varvara Lepchenko and the Australian Open, noted, "… Lepchenko, the world's 50th-ranked women's tennis player who lives in Upper...