Posts Tagged Tennis

Pennetta moves into quarters of US Open

Eugenie Bouchard, of Canada, wraps her head in an ice-packed towel between games against Ekaterina Makarova, of Russia, during the fourth round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

NEW YORK (AP) — Bothered by the heat and stifling humidity, Eugenie Bouchard felt dizzy and her vision was blurry.

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US OPEN SCENE: Azarenka’s ‘Happy Birthday’ wish

Victoria Azarenka,  of Belarus, reacts after a point during a math against Aleksandra Krunic, of Serbia, during the fourth round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

NEW YORK (AP) — As a singer, Victoria Azarenka makes for a really good tennis player.

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What to watch at US Open: Bencic, 17, eyes semis

Belinda Bencic, of Switzerland, reacts on her way to her upset victory over Jelena Jankovic, of Serbia, in the fourth round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in New York. Bencic won 7-6 (6), 6-3. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

NEW YORK (AP) — A year ago at the U.S. Open, Belinda Bencic was ranked 331st and playing in the junior tournament, where she lost in the quarterfinals.

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France coach Clement picks Benneteau vs. Czechs

Richard Gasquet, of France, bows his head in a break between games against Gael Monfils, of France, during the third round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

PARIS (AP) — France captain Arnaud Clement picked Julien Benneteau instead of Gilles Simon on Monday in his team to face two-time defending champion Czech Republic in their Davis Cup semifinal this month.

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US Open darling CiCi Bellis wins junior opener

CiCi Bellis, of the United States, returns a shot against Renata Zarazua, of Mexico, during the first round of juniors play at the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

NEW YORK (AP) — The darling of the U.S. Open, 15-year-old CiCi Bellis, opened her pursuit of the junior girls’ crown with a 6-1, 6-3 victory over Mexico’s Renata Zarazua.

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