SYDNEY - Former world No. 1 Angelique Kerber won her sixth consecutive match of the new season, beating second-seeded Venus Williams 5-7, 6-3, 6-1 on Tuesday in a Sydney International match delayed for two hours by a thunderstorm.Kerber, ...
Jan 10, 2018
NEW YORK - Past US Open champion Samantha Stosur has pulled out of the year's last Grand Slam tournament because of an injured right hand.The US Tennis Association announced the 33-year-old Australian's withdrawal on Friday (Saturday, ...
Aug 19, 2017
PARIS - Garbine Muguruza did not take kindly to the way spectators pulled for her opponent - her French opponent, mind you - at the French Open.So after her title defense ended with a 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 loss to 13th-seeded ...
Jun 5, 2017
BEIJING - Top-ranked Novak Djokovic reached his fifth China Open final and improved his spotless record at the tournament to 23-0 with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Andy Murray on Saturday.In the women's draw, Maria Sharapova ...
Oct 5, 2014
PARIS - It might seem unlikely for a player to go from merely mediocre to nearly perfect right smack-dab in the middle of a match, yet that's what Maria Sharapova did in the French Open's fourth round.Shouting ...
Jun 2, 2014
NEW YORK - American teenager Victoria Duval stunned 2011 US Open champion Sam Stosur in the tournament's first round Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time).The 17-year-old qualifier, ranked 296th, won 5-7, 6-4, 6-4, leaping into the air ...
Aug 28, 2013
PARIS - Novak Djokovic spent the better part of a rainy Tuesday at the French Open wondering when - and even whether - he would wind up playing his first-round match at the only Grand Slam tournament he's yet to win.Unlike ...
May 29, 2013
NEW YORK-Victoria Azarenka kept chiding herself: "Don't be a chicken."So when she faced a break point against the defending US Open champion late in the final set, Azarenka didn't care that she hadn't hit ...
Sep 4, 2012
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