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  • Nadal, Serena advance to China Open quarters, Halep withdraws

    Nadal, Serena advance to China Open quarters, Halep withdraws
    BEIJING -- World No. 2 Rafa Nadal sailed into the quarterfinals of the China Open, his first tournament in 13 weeks, on Thursday but conceded his quest to regain his lost rhythm continues. The Spaniard, returning from a wrist injury, beat qualifier Peter...
  • Serena Williams' mystery ailment punctuates bizarre day at Wimbledon

    Serena Williams' mystery ailment punctuates bizarre day at Wimbledon
    Staid old Wimbledon got bounced on its fanny here Tuesday. Somebody sat on the spectacles and broke them. Egad. Somebody else put lowfat milk on the strawberries. Strange things happened. The orderly became disorderly: • An ailing Serena Williams...
  • Eugenie Bouchard, headed to Wimbledon final, is poised for greatness

    Eugenie Bouchard, headed to Wimbledon final, is poised for greatness
    It is still a little too soon to canonize young Eugenie Bouchard as the next big thing in women's tennis. We will wait until Saturday. That's when the current pride of Canadian sports, now that the Kings have taken hockey away from them, will play in...
  • Kirilenko calls off engagement with Capitals' Ovechkin

    Kirilenko calls off engagement with Capitals' Ovechkin
    Russian tennis player Maria Kirilenko has called off her engagement to Washington Capitals captain Alexander Ovechkin, R-Sport said on Monday, as another high-profile sporting romance hit the rocks. Just two months after newly crowned British Open...
  • Martina Navratilova doesn't believe Serena Williams had viral illness

    Martina Navratilova doesn't believe Serena Williams had viral illness
    Something was clearly wrong with Serena Williams at Wimbledon on Tuesday. But Martina Navratilova doesn't believe that the world's top-ranked player simply had a viral illness, as the tournament referee's office and the WTA later said. "I think virus,...
  • Caroline Wozniacki Checks In, Says She Still Loves New Haven

    Caroline Wozniacki Checks In, Says She Still Loves New Haven
    Caroline Wozniacki will try to become the first five-time champion in the history of the WTA event now known as the Connecticut Open, Aug. 15-23 in New Haven. The following week, she will try to win a Grand Slam for the first time at the U.S. Open....
  • Tuesday's multi-sport local roundup: Sources: U.Va.'s Harris signs two-year guaranteed contract with Cleveland

    NBA: Joe Harris, a rookie guard who starred for the Virginia Cavaliers, signed a guaranteed two-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers, sources told The Daily Progress of Charlottesville's Whitelaw Reid. That all but assures Harris will make the...
  • U.S. Open officials catch heat as Wozniacki, Serena Williams advance

    U.S. Open officials catch heat as Wozniacki, Serena Williams advance
    They held the women's semifinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Friday, and a medical controversy broke out. Caroline Wozniacki and Serena Williams won their way into Sunday's final with solid tennis —Williams with spectacular shotmaking in...
  • Lepchenko on the right track

    Lepchenko on the right track
    The best is yet to come, Varvara Lepchenko said. She's played on the U.S. Olympic Team at the 2012 Summer Games in London. She's been ranked as high as No. 19 in the world. She's defeated top-10 players. Still, at age 28, Lepchenko is searching for...
  • Roger Federer, Gael Monfils set up quarterfinal match at U.S. Open

    Roger Federer, Gael Monfils set up quarterfinal match at U.S. Open
    The best result of Tuesday's action at the U.S. Open was that victories by Roger Federer and Gael Monfils will put them on the same tennis court in two days. That should be good for tennis. Everybody knows Federer, the No. 2-seeded player here and the...
  • Magdalena Rybarikova Into Connecticut Open Final

     Magdalena Rybarikova Into Connecticut Open Final
    NEW HAVEN — A year ago, Magdalena Rybarikova's tennis career was on the rise. After a series of deep runs in tournaments and a few marquee wins over highly ranked players, Rybarikova reached No. 31 in the world rankings on Aug. 19, 2013. She...