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Varvara Lepchenko

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  • Lepchenko is winner in first Australian Open tennis match

    Lepchenko is winner in first Australian Open tennis match
    Varvara Lepchenko considers the Lehigh Valley her home but she continues to feel very comfortable in the Land Down Under. Coming off one of the most successful tournaments of her 14-year professional career, Lepchenko won a first-round match Tuesday at...
  • Flyers to host Penguins

    Flyers to host Penguins
    WATCH: Lindsey Vonn Breaks All-time World Cup Wins Record ... The Philadelphia Flyers will be trying to bounce back from a lopsided loss to the New York Islanders on Monday against the Pittsburgh Penguins at home (7:30 p.m., NBCSP). … In the...
  • Deflate-gate? NFL investigating Patriots

    Deflate-gate? NFL investigating Patriots
    Did the New England Patriots deflate footballs used in last night's AFC championship game against the Indianapolis Colts? The NFL is investigating ... Philadelphia 76ers and Flyers both will be playing afternoon games today, a national holiday in honor 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...
  • 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...
  • Rafael Nadal sets up showdown with Andy Murray at Italian Open

    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...
  • 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...