Posts Tagged Tennis

Troicki wins match at Swiss Open after 1-year ban

GSTAAD, Switzerland (AP) — Viktor Troicki returned from a one-year ban for a doping rules violation with victory in the Swiss Open first round on Monday.

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McIlroy will emerge even stronger than ever

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland kisses the Claret Jug trophy after winning the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Sunday July 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — The celebration began long before Rory McIlroy had a chance to drink out of the claret jug.

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McIlroy has silver cup, now he wants green jacket

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland kisses the Claret Jug trophy after winning the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Sunday July 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — Rory McIlroy clutched the treasured piece of silverware, his reward for winning golf’s oldest major championship.

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Wild card Tomic wins Bogota final

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Wild card Bernard Tomic denied Ivo Karlovic’s attempt to retain his Claro Open Colombia title, beating the second-seeded Croat 7-6 (5), 3-6, 7-6 (4) in the final Sunday.

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Wozniacki defeats Vinci to win Istanbul Cup title

ISTANBUL (AP) — Caroline Wozniacki overpowered second-seeded Roberta Vinci 6-1, 6-1 Sunday to win the Istanbul Cup final and clinch her first WTA title of the year.

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