Posts Tagged Tennis

CiCi Bellis earns 6-2, 6-2 win at Miami Open

Polona Hercog, of Slovenia, returns to Anna Schmiedlova during their first round match at the Miami Open tennis tournament, Tuesday, March 24, 2015, in Key Biscayne, Fla. Schmiedlova won 6-3, 6-2. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — CiCi Bellis defeated Indy De Vroome of the Netherlands 6-2, 6-2 for her second career WTA main draw match win on Tuesday at the Miami Open.

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Nadal to play at Queen’s Club ending three-year absence

Rafael Nadal, of Spain, leaves the court after losing to Milos Raonic, of Canada, at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, Friday, March 20, 2015 in Indian Wells, Calif. Raonic won, 4-6, 7-6 (10), 7-5. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LONDON (AP) — Rafael Nadal says he will play at this year’s Queen’s Club, ending his three-year absence at the grass-court tournament.

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South African judge convicts veteran tennis player of rape

Retired tennis player Bob Hewitt sits in the dock in a court east of Johannesburg, South Afirca, Monday, March 23, 2015. Hewitt, a former Grand Slam doubles tennis champion, was convicted in a South African court of rape and sexual assault decades after the alleged assaults. (AP Photo)

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A judge in South Africa on Monday convicted Bob Hewitt, a former Grand Slam tennis champion, of raping and sexually assaulting three girls whom he had been coaching. The assaults occurred decades ago, according to the victims who are now grown women.

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South African judge convicts former tennis champion Bob Hewitt of rape, sexual assault.

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African judge convicts former tennis champion Bob Hewitt of rape, sexual assault.

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Davydenko beats Mayer to win BMW Open

Nikolay Davydenko of Russia returns the ball to Florian Mayer of Germany during their final match at the ATP tennis tournament BMW Open in Munich, southern Germany, on Sunday, May 1, 2011. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

MUNICH (AP) — Nikolay Davydenko won his second BMW Open title on Sunday by beating Florian Mayer of Germany 6-3, 3-6, 6-1.

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