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  • Qualifying, Draw Event Kick Off Tennis In New Haven

    NEW HAVEN — Dominika Cibulkova's groan said it all. Cibulkova, the 13th-ranked singles player in the world, got things kicked off Friday afternoon at the Connecticut Open, as the WTA player representative in the main draw ceremony on the first day...
  • Serena Williams wins, Novak Djokovic upset

    Serena Williams advanced to the Rogers Cup quarterfinals Thursday at Montreal, waiting out a brief rain delay to beat Lucie Safarova, 7-5, 6-4. On Friday, Williams will play Caroline Wozniacki, a 6-1, 6-0 winner over American qualifier Shelby Rogers....
  • Movie exec Ashok Amritraj sells tennis court estate

    Movie exec Ashok Amritraj sells tennis court estate
    Ashok Amritraj, the former tennis pro turned Hollywood producer, has sold a home in the Encino/Sherman Oaks area for $1.675 million. The Hyde Park Entertainment chief executive put the tennis court estate on the market earlier this year after buying...
  • Marin Cilic overpowers Kei Nishikori in U.S. Open tennis final

    The summary of Monday's singles final at the U.S. Open in the Big Apple was as simple as the final score: Big man. Big game. Big win. The summary of many who watched, especially those not deeply into the sport and expecting great drama from this...
  • Novak Djokovic takes next step at U.S. Open with win over Andy Murray

    Two tennis pit bulls sank their teeth into each other on a warm and windless night at the U.S. Open on Wednesday. It was Novak Djokovic versus Andy Murray. Talk about strong teeth. Right now, with Rafael Nadal out with an injury, all they needed to...
  • Federer Reaches U.S. Open Semifinals After Losing First 2 Sets; Serena Williams Seeks Revenge

    Federer Reaches U.S. Open Semifinals After Losing First 2 Sets; Serena Williams Seeks Revenge
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Roger Federer battled back from two sets down and double match point to defeat 20th seed Gael Monfils 4-6, 3-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-2 to reach the semifinals of the U.S. Open on Thursday night. Federer, aiming to add to his grand slam men'...
  • Roger Federer comes alive when it counts

    Roger Federer comes alive when it counts
    Roger Federer, long a tennis deity for millions of fans, had his own resurrection here Thursday night. It was witnessed first-hand by more than 23,000 people and by millions more on TV. For nearly 2 1/2 hours, one of the biggest stars in the history...
  • Federer, Djokovic face hurdle to set up date with U.S. Open destiny

    Federer, Djokovic face hurdle to set up date with U.S. Open destiny
    — The question buzzing around the men's quest for the U.S. Open tennis title here is a two-parter. Is Roger Federer, at 33, young enough and spry enough and fit enough and still good enough to win another major; or, is Novak Djokovic still just...
  • Simon Upsets Ferrer, Wozniacki Beats Sharapova At U.S. Open

    Simon Upsets Ferrer, Wozniacki Beats Sharapova At U.S. Open
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Frenchman Gilles Simon delivered the first big surprise in the men's draw at the U.S. Open, taking down fourth seed David Ferrer of Spain 6-3, 3-6, 6-1, 6-3 to move into the fourth round on a sweltering Sunday at Flushing Meadows....
  • Unmarked trophy serves clue to lost tennis champion

    Unmarked trophy serves clue to lost tennis champion
    On a cluttered card table at a Westside estate sale, Sandy Marks spotted an antique silver trophy. It was a large bowl, so deeply tarnished that she struggled to read the inscription: Ojai Valley Tennis Club Men's Intercollegiate Singles Champion...
  • For Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, happiness is just being here, at U.S. Open

    For Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, happiness is just being here, at U.S. Open
    The glamour match, Maria Sharapova and Caroline Wozniacki, took center court Sunday, each player seeking to further her fame, fortune and happiness. Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, match and tournament over, had already found hers. Happiness, that is. Certainly...