| Jun 24, 2014
| 11:21 PM
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...
| May 15, 2014
| 7:00 PM
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...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 10:10 PM
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...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 4:18 AM
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...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 1:03 PM
No. 2 seed Andy Murray, who is trying to become the first British man to win the Wimbledon singles title since Fred Perry triumphed in 1936, easily won his first-round match on Monday with a 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 victory over Benjamin Becker of Germany.
| May 24, 2013
| 10:45 AM
Looking for signs of a rebound for U.S. men's tennis? Don't look at the seedings for this year's French Open, which begins Sunday.
The highest seeded American male is Sam Querrey of Thousand Oaks, who is seeded 18th.
Novak Djokovic is seeded No. 1 for...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 11:10 PM
Jake Knapp, who will be a senior at Estancia High, won the Toyota Tour Cup in thrilling fashion at Santa Ana Country Club Tuesday.
Knapp beat Jonathan Sanders of Chatsworth on the second playoff hole to secure the championship on the Southern...
| Jul 26, 2011
COLLEGE PARK — Madison Brengle defeated Ellicott City native Beatrice Capra, 7-6 (4), 6-7, 6-1, in final-round qualifying Monday at the Citi Open.
Rain delayed the match for nearly two hours midway through the first set.
Capra burst onto the pro...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 12:23 PM
The 23 players in the main draw of the New Haven Open that were announced on July 11. Listed with each player is their current WTA world ranking. There are still three wild card entries and four qualifiers that will fill out the 30-player main draw....
| May 11, 2012
Allentown resident and professsional tennis player Varvara Lepchenko has won three matches and advanced to the quarterfinals of the Mutua Madrid Open, played on the blue clay in Spain. Lepchenko, who is ranked No. 77 in the world has defeated three higher...
| May 11, 2012
Just updating some stories I blogged about last night. First of all, the Lehigh and Moravian softball teams have won today. For Lehigh, a 4-0 win over Army puts them one win away from another Patriot League title and NCAA Tournament berth. Rebecca Bliss...