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3 hrs ago | ABC News

Top Seeds Cirstea, Svitolina Win Openers in Baku

Top seed Sorana Cirstea of Romania struggled past wild card Ons Jabeur of Tunisia 6-3, 6-3 to open her account in the Baku Cup on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Magdalena Rybarikova, Tennis

8 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Ex-Cat Quigley edged out in 1st round of Kentucky Bank Tennis Championships

What started out as mediocre tennis, turned into a full-blown, lengthy battle in the third set, with Australian James Duckworth often using his serve to dig himself out of many key points in the match against former University of Kentucky standout and wild card entry Eric Quigley to win 7-6 , 3-6, 7-5 at the Kentucky Bank Tennis Championships on ... (more)


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Jesse Witten, Melanie Oudin, Madison Brengle, Julie Ditty

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Querrey advances in Atlanta

The ninth seed launched 20 aces in getting past two-time NCAA singles champion and fellow American Steve Johnson, 7-6 , 7-5, in 1 hour, 32 minutes on the hardcourts at Atlantic Station.


Related Topix: Dudi Sela, Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Donald Young, John Isner

Jovanovski advances at Baku Cup

Fifth-seeded Bojana Jovanovski of Serbia survived a scare against Patricia Mayr-Achleitner of Austria, winning 2-6, 7-5, 6-3 Monday to advance to the second round of the Baku Cup.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Bojana Jovanovski, Patricia Mayr-Achleitner, Shahar Peer, Yvonne Meusburger

Carreno Busta, Coric reach 2nd round in Umag

Lorenzi won the first set and got an early break in the second, but the 57th-ranked Carreno Busta then won six straight games to level.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Paolo Lorenzi, Edouard Roger-Vasselin


Victory for Viktor on return

Viktor Troicki enjoyed a winning-return to competitive tennis as he beat Austrian Dominic Thiem in the first round of the Swiss Open at Gstaad.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Viktor Troicki, Tennis

News Observer

Kirilenko ends engagement to NHL star Ovechkin

In this Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014 file photo, Russian ice hockey player Alexander Ovechkin, left, and retired Russian tennis player Maria Kirilenko attend the pairs short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Maria Kirilenko, Olympic Tennis, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Caroline Wozniacki, Olympic Hockey, Alexander Ovechkin (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympic Winter Games, More Sports, Tennis

International Premier Tennis League is set to take Indian Tennis to new heights

International Premier Tennis League commonly known as IPTL is set to be launched in November 2014.


Related Topix: Sports, Lleyton Hewitt, Novak Djokovic, Summer Olympic, Rohan Bopanna, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Mahesh Bhupathi, Olympic Tennis, More Sports, Tennis

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Stakhovsky wins LG&T Tennis Challenger singlesa

Stakhovsky wins LG&T Tennis Challenger singles title The 28-year-old Ukrainian completed an impressive week at Recreation Park.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Sergiy Stakhovsky, Wayne Odesnik, Daniel Cox, Paul Capdeville

Tennis Panorama

Leonardo Mayer Wins First ATP Title with Upset Over Top Seed David Ferrer

HAMBURG - Sunday's final at Hamburg saw top-seed David Ferrer and Leonardo Mayer clash for the second time with the Spaniard having won their only previous meeting in s'Hertogenbosch two years ago.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, David Ferrer, Leonardo Mayer, Alexander Peya, Bruno Soares

Sun Jul 20, 2014


Tomic downs Karlovic to clinch Bogota...

Australia's Bernard Tomic claimed his second career title and secured a return to the world top 100 Sunday when he beat defending champion Ivo Karlovic 7-6 , 3-6, 7-6 in the Colombia Open final.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Bernard Tomic, Ivo Karlovic

Tennis Panorama

Barthel Tops Scheepers for Swedish Open Title

In a battle between tow unseeded players, Mona Barthel beat Chanelle Scheepers 6-3, 7-6 to win the Swedish Open on Sunday.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Chanelle Scheepers, Tennis


Fans boo McIlroy during Open Championship winner's speech

It was the greatest moment of Rory McIlroy's life. Stepping up to the microphone after an astonishing week of golf at Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake, and being presented to the crowd - in the R&A's quaint choice of words - the "champion golfer of the year".


Related Topix: Rory McIlroy, More Sports, Golf, Golfers, Sports, Tennis, Andy Murray

Wozniacki defeats Vinci to win Istanbul Cup title

Caroline Wozniacki overpowered second-seeded Roberta Vinci 6-1, 6-1 Sunday to win the Istanbul Cup final and clinch her first WTA title of the year.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Caroline Wozniacki, Tennis

Palo Alto Weekly

Stanford grad Gibbs reaches USTA championship match

Stanford grad Nicole Gibbs and Melanie Oudin survived sluggish first-set losses to advance to Sunday's singles final of the USTA Player Development Women's $50,000 Classic being played at the USTA Training Center/ West at StubHub Center in Carson.


Related Topix: Melanie Oudin, Sports, More Sports, Tennis, US Open


Tennis - Ferrer thrashes Zverev to reach Hamburg final

Top seed David Ferrer dismantled 17-year-old wonderkid Alexander Zverev 6-0 6-1 to reach the final in Hamburg.


Related Topix: Sports, David Ferrer, More Sports

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Tennis: Troicki returns as controversial doping ban ends

Viktor Troicki will make his return to tennis when his controversial one-year doping ban ends on Monday, with the Serb playing on a late wild card entry at the Swiss Open in Gstaad.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Viktor Troicki, Davis Cup, Novak Djokovic, Mikhail Youzhny

The State

Karlovic, Tomic advance to Bogota final

Ivo Karlovic booked a spot in his second straight final of the Claro Open Colombia after downing Radek Stepanek in three sets on Saturday.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Ivo Karlovic, Tennis, Radek Stepanek, Bernard Tomic


Roger Federer And Lindsey Vonn Play Tennis Atop A Glacier

Roger Federer had home-nation advantage for his unlikely tennis match with Lindsey Vonn, but it was the skier who may have been more at home in the conditions.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Roger Federer, Tennis

The State

Barthel vs. Scheepers for Swedish Open final

Barthel defeated Silvia Soler-Espinosa of Spain 6-2, 4-6, 7-5, after Scheepers beat Jana Cepelova of Slovakia 7-5, 6-2 in the first semifinal on Saturday.


Related Topix: Silvia Soler Espinosa, Sports, More Sports, Tennis