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  • Nadal, Sharapova win but rain delays much of Wimbledon

    Nadal, Sharapova win but rain delays much of Wimbledon
    World No. 1 Rafael Nadal made it to the fourth round of Wimbledon with a four-set victory over Mikhail Kukushkin under a closed roof on Centre Court. Maria Sharapova also won as play resumed after a rain delay. Playing in the third round for the first...
  • Breaking New Ground: Women At The Helm

    Breaking New Ground: Women At The Helm
    At the helm of a ship early in her career with the U.S. Coast Guard, Sandra Stosz was given an ultimatum: "You stand on the bridge like John Wayne with a six-gun in each hand barking orders and then I'll qualify you." Stosz, a 1978 graduate of the U....
  • At rainy Wimbledon, it's good to have a roof over their heads

    When it rains, it pours nervous energy at Wimbledon. Fingernail chewing becomes an epidemic. Pacing, too. And eating, which with the fare here, is dangerous. Many of the offerings look and taste like roadkill. Rain in most places comes down hard...
  • Alize Cornet drops hammer on top-seeded Serena Williams

    Alize Cornet drops hammer on top-seeded Serena Williams
    The inescapable conclusion, after watching a young French woman jerk Serena Williams around the tennis court at Wimbledon here Saturday as if she had her on a string, is that Father Time has arrived for a talk. Maybe, in Williams' case, it is Mother...
  • 'American Idol' singer Michael Johns dies at 35

    'American Idol' singer Michael Johns dies at 35
    Singer and "American Idol" finalist Michael Johns has died at the age of 35, the music program said on Saturday. No official cause of death was given. The Australian-born singer finished eighth on Season 7 of the popular music program, according to a...
  • Serena Williams opens hard-court season with Bank of the West victory

    Serena Williams won her WTA-leading fourth title of the season Sunday, beating third-seeded Angelique Kerber 7-6 (1), 6-3 in the Bank of the West Classic at Palo Alto, Calif. The top-ranked and top-seeded Williams won the hard-court event for the...
  • 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...
  • 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...