| Aug 26, 2014
| 8:28 PM
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...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 1:06 PM
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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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.
| 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 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...
| 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...