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Connecticut Open sees increase in attendance

Crowds begin to gather at the Connecticut open tennis tournament in New Haven, Conn., on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. Attendance was up at the tournament for the first time since 2005.  (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut’s professional tennis tournament, on the verge of shutting down a year ago, saw attendance increase this week for the first time since 2005.

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Rybarikova beats Giorgi in Connecticut Open semis

Petra Kvitova, of the Czech Republic, stretches for a backhand during a semifinal against Samantha Stosur, of Australia, at the Connecticut Open tennis tournament in New Haven, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova reached the finals of the Connecticut Open for the third straight year, beating Samantha Stosur 6-3, 6-1 on Friday.

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