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Tennis: Early Report From Barcelona Open

By Jim McCoy Tue 21st April SportsBarcelona OpenTennis

Top-seeded Kei Nishikori began the defense of his Barcelona Open title with a 6-3, 6-4 victory over Teymuraz Gabashvili of Russia on Tuesday.

Nicolas Almagro also advanced to the second round, where he will face eight-time winner Rafael Nadal, after opponent Paolo Lorenzi retired 10 minutes into the match with Almagro leading 3-0.Read More »

Women's Marquee Matchup Highlights Miami Open In Tennis

By Jim McCoy Mon 30th March SportsMiami OpenTennis

A resurgent Venus Williams defeated Caroline Wozniacki 6-3, 7-6 (1) Monday to reach the Miami Open quarterfinals.

Seeded 16th, Williams is a three-time Key Biscayne champion, but her most recent title came in 2001.Read More »

Australian Open Update: Pair of Big Names Up Today

By Jim McCoy Fri 23rd January SportsAustralian OpenTennis
Roger Federer, the second seed in the Australian Open, has been eliminated. He lost a third-round match last night, U.S. time, to world No. 46 Andreas Seppi. A check of tonight's action shows the two No. 1's back in action, Novak Djokovic for the men and Serena Williams for the women. Other seeded players of note who are back on the court are the two No.Read More »

Two Upsets In Women's Play At The US Open

By Jim McCoy Wed 27th August SportsTennisUS Open
Sloane Stephens lost before the third round for the first time in four trips to the U.S. Open, upset by 96th-ranked Johanna Larsson. Down a set and a break, Larsson rallied to win 5-7, 6-4, 6-2 in the second round Wednesday.Read More »

Murray Guts Out Win at US Open

By Jim McCoy Mon 25th August SportsTennisUS Open
Spinning in 70 mph second serves, grabbing at his hamstrings, Andy Murray gritted his way through cramps to win his first-round match at the U.S. Open. The eighth-seeded Murray beat Robin Haase 6-3, 7-6 (6), 1-6, 7-5 on a steamy Monday.Read More »

Wimbledon Update: Bouchard vs. Kerber, Halep vs. Lisicki (SPOILER)

By Jim McCoy Wed 2nd July SportsTennisWimbledon
The women with the best records at Grand Slam tournaments this year, Eugenie Bouchard and Simona Halep, will meet for a place in the Wimbledon final. A key two-game turnaround in the first set helped Bouchard advance to her third consecutive Grand Slam semifinal by beating ninth-seeded Angelique Kerber 6-3, 6-4 on Wednesday. Halep won 11 consecutive games to complete a 6-4, 6-0 wRead More »

Another Day, Another Upset At Wimbledon (SPOILER)

By Jim McCoy Wed 2nd July SportsTennisWimbledon
Andy Murray's reign as Wimbledon champion ended Wednesday with a straight-set loss in the quarterfinals to Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov, making his breakthrough after years of being touted as the game's next top player. Dimitrov completely outplayed Murray on Centre Court, winning 6-1, 7-6 (4), 6-2 to reach his first Grand Slam semifinal. The 11th-seeded Dimitrov broke Murray five Read More »

The Last of The Americans Are Out At Wimbledon

By Jim McCoy Mon 30th June SportsTennisWimbledon
For the first time in more than a century, no American singles players reached the round of 16 at Wimbledon. The last two of 23 U.S. entrants departed Monday. First, Madison Keys withdrew because of a strained left thigh before her third-round match that was suspended because of darkness on Saturday was supposed to resume. Then, No.Read More »

Wimbledon Update: Kvitova vs. Venus

By Jim McCoy Fri 27th June SportsTennisWimbledon
Former champion Petra Kvitova outlasted five-time winner Venus Williams 5-7, 7- 6 (2), 7-5 to move into the fourth round of Wimbledon on Friday. Kvitova, the 2011 champion, broke Williams for the first time in the final game to close out the 2 hour, 30-minute match on Centre Court. The left-handed Czech player had 11 aces and 48 winners.Read More »

Retired Tennis Player Blake "Didn't Know" Fire Victims From Home He Owned

By Jim McCoy Thu 15th May Sportsfatal fireJames BlakeTennis
Retired tennis star James Blake says he didn't know the family who died last week in the Florida home they were renting from him. Blake spoke Thursday at an event in Connecticut to promote this summer's New Haven Open.Read More »

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