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  • Schiavone One Step From Main Draw

     Schiavone One Step From Main Draw
    NEW HAVEN — With a lack of homegrown qualifiers, the Connecticut Open will serve up international flavor this week. The qualifying field was cut from 24 to the final 12 on Saturday at the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale, with none of the seven...
  • Strong Field Begins Play In Connecticut Open

    Strong Field Begins Play In Connecticut Open
    NEW HAVEN — When Simona Halep was asked Sunday who her toughest opponent is, the answer came quickly and without hesitation. "Maria Sharapova," Halep said. "She's beat me five times already." Sharapova won't be in New Haven this week. She'll...
  • Reigning champ Rafael Nadal withdraws from U.S. Open with wrist injury

    Reigning champ Rafael Nadal withdraws from U.S. Open with wrist injury
    Rafael Nadal pulled out of the U.S. Open on Monday because of an injured right wrist, making him the fourth reigning men's champion in the last 45 years to sit out the tournament. Nadal and the tournament announced his decision simultaneously, exactly...
  • Wimbledon Finalist Eugenie Bouchard Picks Up First Win Since London

    Wimbledon Finalist Eugenie Bouchard Picks Up First Win Since London
    NEW HAVEN — Until Monday afternoon, Eugenie Bouchard had not won a match since the semifinals of Wimbledon. Bouchard, the third-seed at the Connecticut Open and the eighth-ranked player in the world, dispatched Bojana Jovanovski of Serbia, 6-1 6-1...
  • American Alison Riske In Upset Victory At Connecticut Open

    American Alison Riske In Upset Victory At Connecticut Open
    Visit courant.com/ctopen819 for more photos. NEW HAVEN – It is a perennial exercise among tennis observers envisioning life after Serena. Just who will step up and seize the mantle as the next great American tennis player? Serena Williams...
  • Key Biscayne tennis event renamed Miami Open presented by Itau

    Key Biscayne tennis event renamed Miami Open presented by Itau
    For nearly 30 years, the star-studded, two-week tennis tournament held on Key Biscayne every March was referred to as the Winter Wimbledon or fifth Grand Slam, one of the crown jewels of elite pro tennis. The problem was nobody knew its name. On...
  • Another Upset In The Connecticut Open: No. 3 Bouchard Falls To Stosur

    NEW HAVEN -- Another top seed fell at the Connecticut Open Wednesday night, as Samantha Stosur upset No. 3 Genie Bouchard in straight sets at the Connecticut Tennis Center. Stosur thoroughly outplayed the Wimbledon finalist, earning a 6-2, 6-2 victory....
  • Bouchard Falls To Stosur In Straight Sets

    NEW HAVEN — The bigger the stage, the better Genie Bouchard performs. Put her on a court at the Australian Open, French Open or Wimbledon and Bouchard shines. She was a finalist at the All England Club two months ago after reaching the semifinals...
  • Jeff Jacobs: Blake, Courier Give Connecticut Open Crowd Money's Worth

    Jeff Jacobs: Blake, Courier Give Connecticut Open Crowd Money's Worth
    NEW HAVEN — They were not afraid to whiz some vicious shots at each other's head. Yes, it was much more dangerous off the court Wednesday than on it for James Blake and Jim Courier at the Connecticut Tennis Center. "Wow, that is a horrendous...
  • Kvitova Advances With Win At Connecticut Open

     Kvitova Advances With Win At Connecticut Open
    NEW HAVEN — One by one, the leading contenders have fallen and the lesser lights have advanced. As the Connecticut Open moves into the semifinals, one seeded player remains. Petra Kvitova, the 2012 New Haven champion and a 2013 finalist,...
  • IMG Signs Tennis Star Petra Kvitova

    IMG has signed tennis star Petra Kvitova to a worldwide marketing and management representation agreement. The No. 4 ranked player in the world most recently won her second grand slam title at Wimbledon last month. Kvitova will be managed at IMG by...