Posts Tagged Tennis

Goffin beats top-seeded Tsonga in Moselle quarters

METZ, France (AP) — Eighth-seeded David Goffin of Belgium rallied to beat top-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 1-6, 7-6 (5), 7-5 Friday to reach the Moselle Open semifinals.

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Cornet cruises into Guangzhou Open final

GUANGZHOU, China (AP) — Alize Cornet of France will play for her second title of the year in the Guangzhou Open final after beating Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland 6-1, 7-6 (5) on Friday.

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Wozniacki, Kerber reach Pan Pacific semifinals

Ana Ivanovic of Serbia returns the ball against Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic during their quarterfinals of the Pan Pacific Open Tennis tournament in Tokyo, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

TOKYO (AP) — Ana Ivanovic beat Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic 6-3, 6-2 for the first time since 2008 to reach the Pan Pacific Open semifinals on Friday.

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2-time Grand Slam winner Li Na retires from tour

In this Jan. 25, 2014 file photo, Li Na of China holds the championship trophy after defeating Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia in their women's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia. Li, a two-time Grand Slam champion from China who took tennis in Asia to a new level, announced her retirement on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft, File)

BEIJING (AP) — Relying on fitness and a strong baseline game, Li Na reached the pinnacle of tennis and lifted the level of the sport in Asia to unprecedented heights.

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Lepchenko upsets Radwanska at Korea Open

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Fifth-seeded Varvara Lepchenko of the United States upset defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska 6-7 (4), 6-2, 6-2 in the Korea Open quarterfinals on Friday.

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