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3 hrs ago |

Washington Kastles win World TeamTennis title

Martina Hingis led Washington to its fourth straight World TeamTennis title and fifth in six years Sunday, beating Olga Govortsova 5-2 in singles in the Kastles' 25-13 victory over the Springfield Lasers.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Anastasia Rodionova, Tennis

4 hrs ago |

Dimitrov out of Washington hard-court tournament

Dimitrov is a top-10 player who would have been seeded third at the tournament, part of the North American circuit of tuneup events ahead of the U.S. Open.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Wimbledon, Grigor Dimitrov

5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Mastering the mental game

Taylor Townsend has noticed improvements in her game ever since she began working with her new coaches last September; not in her technique or shot selection, but in her mental game, an area where the 18-year-old admits is her weakness.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Wimbledon, Petra Kvitova, French Open

9 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Serena Williams' return tops Bank of the West lineup

With nearly half of the top 20 players in the world in its field, including top-ranked Serena Williams, this week's Bank of the West Classic could be one of the strongest in years.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Serena Williams, Wimbledon, Petra Kvitova, Venus Williams

13 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

Dudi Sela hoping to make Israeli tennis history in Atlanta

The 29-year-old Israeli, ranked No. 94 in the world is looking to become first Israeli to win an ATP Tour title in 21 years.


Related Topix: Dudi Sela, Sports, More Sports, John Isner, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Vasek Pospisil, Heather Watson, Summer Olympics, Tennis, Olympic Tennis, Andy Roddick

17 hrs ago |

Cuevas reaches final of Croatia Open

The 60th-ranked Uruguayan broke Fognini early to race out to a 3-0 lead and capture the first set.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Pablo Cuevas, Tennis, Fabio Fognini, Marin Cilic, Tommy Robredo

21 hrs ago | DNA India

Why Sania Mirza and Sonia Gandhi can both be Indian without having to justify it

Why is it that even women like Sania Mirza have to persistently keep proving their allegiance to their country, religion and even family? A few generations ago, the Congress' first matriarch, Indira Gandhi, showed to the world that a woman, too, could successfully yield control over an authoritarian regime, that too in a time that was otherwise ... (more)


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Sania Mirza

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Washington Post

Black advances in Citi Open qualifying

Tornado Alicia Black knows the comparisons to Serena Williams will only intensify after her latest victory in a country hungry for the next American tennis champion.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Serena Williams, French Open, Ana Ivanovic, Sloane Stephens, Wimbledon

High Octane

American Jack Sock played some good tennis last night as he battled past the Slovakian Lucas Lacko and set up a semifinal clash with top seed and defending champion John Isner , which is a rematch of their quarterfinal match last week in Newport that Sock won.


Related Topix: Sports, John Isner, More Sports, Tennis, Wimbledon

USA Today

Andujar, Monaco advance to Swiss Open final

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Fernando Verdasco, Tennis, Robin Haase

The State

Svitolina, Jovanovski in Baku Cup final

The Ukrainian looked in trouble in the final set after wasting a 3-1 lead to trail Schiavone 4-3.


Related Topix: Sports, Francesca Schiavone, More Sports, Tennis

Lexington Herald-Leader

Four Americans reach women's semifinals of Kentucky Bank Tennis Championships

Nicole Gibbs, who leads the race for a wild card into the U.S. Open, beat top seed Jarmila Gajdosova in the quarterfinals.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Jarmila Gajdosova, Melanie Oudin, Madison Brengle, Irina Falconi

International Business Times

Rafael Nadal Blows Out Novak Djokovic as Top Contender For US Open Series - Tennis TV Poll

Rafael Nadal has the best the chance to dominate the upcoming North American hard-court season and win his third US Open championship this year in Flushing Meadows.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, French Open, Roland Garros, Roger Federer

Fri Jul 25, 2014


Defending champ Isner advances in Atlanta

John Isner kept his Atlanta ATP title defense on track with a 7-6 , 6-4 quarter-final victory over Australian Marinko Matosevic.


Related Topix: Sports, John Isner, More Sports, Tennis, Robby Ginepri, Mardy Fish, Dudi Sela, Benjamin Becker, Thiemo de Bakker

Stanford Grad Pens Children's Book About Grand Slam Tennis

In conjunction with the WTA's Bank of the West Classic taking place at Stanford this weekend, former WTA player Marissa Irvin Gould will hold a book signing to promote her new children's book, A Magical Racquet Ride: Journey to the Four Grand Slam Tournaments of Tennis.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Marissa Irvin, Tennis

Cilic, Cuevas reach semifinals of Croatia Open

Third-seeded Marin Cilic defeated Czech Lukas Rosol 6-0, 6-2 Friday to reach the semifinals of the Croatia Open.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Marin Cilic, Tennis, Lukas Rosol, Pablo Cuevas, Teymuraz Gabashvili, Viktor Troicki


Wawrinka ready for Toronto return

Stan Wawrinka confirmed on Friday that he is fit and ready for the final leg of the ATP season, starting with the Masters 1000 event in Canada.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Aegon Championships, Tennis, Wimbledon, Roger Federer, Australian Open

The Indian Express

'I don't know how many times I will have to justify my Indianess': Sania

"Is it happening because I am a woman or I am married to a man from another country, why am I picked on?," asked Sania.


Related Topix: Sports, Sania Mirza, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Tennis, More Sports, Tennis

BBC News

Five famous Scots with no vote

On 18 September voters will go to the polls to decide whether Scotland should become an independent country.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Summer Olympic, Tennis, Olympic Tennis, Andy Murray, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Florian Mayer of Germany pulls out of US Open

The 62nd-ranked German hasn't played since March, when he withdrew from his match against Novak Djokovic at Key Biscayne because of a groin injury.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Florian Mayer, Tennis, Novak Djokovic, French Open, Wimbledon