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  • Federer downs Ferrer to capture sixth Cincinnati title

    (Reuters) - Roger Federer's hopes of adding to his record grand slam haul got a boost as he beat Spain's David Ferrer 6-3 1-6 6-2 to win the Western and Southern Open title in Cincinnati on Sunday in the last key U.S. Open tune-up event. It marked the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Navratilova hails Mauresmo's coaching breakthrough

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Men's tennis will see a flurry of women coaches after Andy Murray broke down a gender barrier by hiring Amelie Mauresmo, says 18-times grand slam singles champion Martina Navratilova who is open to tutoring men. Briton Murray raised...
  • Petra Kvitova Looking Forward To Return To Connecticut Open

       Things are going well for Petra Kvitova. She won Wimbledon for the second time in July. She just signed a contract with IMG Worldwide, joining the likes of Maria Sharapova and Li Na. And she's gearing up to play in the U.S. Open next month. But...
  • It Was Almost Game, Set, Match For Connecticut Open Tennis Tournament

    It Was Almost Game, Set, Match For Connecticut Open Tennis Tournament
    NEW HAVEN -- Each year, chaos ensues in the final days before Connecticut's professional tennis tournament is unveiled. There are signage and advertising details to complete, site preparation and landscaping issues that require attention, ticket...
  • Tomic awarded U.S. Open wild card

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Bernard Tomic has been awarded a wild card for the U.S. Open by Tennis Australia after his drop down the world rankings had threatened to send him back to qualifying for the last grand slam tournament of the year. The 21-year-old,...
  • 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...
  • Simona Halep Anxious To Defend Connecticut Open Title

    When Simona Halep came to New Haven last year for the New Haven Open tennis tournament, she was unseeded and ranked 23rd in the world. But she was also on a roll, having won 24 of her past 29 matches. She went 5-for-5 at New Haven, winning her fourth WTA...
  • 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...
  • 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....