Posts Tagged Tennis

Bouchard wins in 3 sets, reaches US Open 3rd round

Eugenie Bouchard, of Canada, returns a shot to Sorana Cirstea, of Romania, during the second round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

NEW YORK (AP) — Wimbledon runner-up Eugenie Bouchard reached the U.S. Open’s third round for the first time by beating 80th-ranked Sorana Cirstea of Romania 6-2, 6-7 (4), 6-4 Thursday night.

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Ana Ivanovic loses in 2nd round at US Open

Serena Williams, of the United States, follows through as she returns a shot during the second round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

NEW YORK (AP) — Good as she is, even Serena Williams can find it tough to deal with swirling wind, so much so that she double-faulted three times in her first service game Thursday at the U.S. Open.

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Andy Murray moves easily into US Open third round

Andy Murray, of Britain, returns a shot to Matthias Bachinger, of Germany, during the second round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

NEW YORK (AP) — Cramp-free on a cool summer’s night, Andy Murray moved easily into the third round of the U.S. Open on Thursday with a 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 victory over Matthias Bachinger.

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US OPEN SCENE: You can own a piece of the Open

Vania King, of the United States, returns a shot to Serena Williams, of the United States, during the second round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

NEW YORK (AP) — In past U.S. Opens, it may have been the kind of stuff that was swept up and thrown away: Placards that identified players at news conferences. Banners hung from light poles. Towels players used to wipe away their sweat.

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Isner yet again to face Kohlschreiber at US Open

Jan-Lennard Struff, of Germany, returns a shot John Isner, of the United States, during the second round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

NEW YORK (AP) — John Isner is back in the U.S. Open’s third round, so that can only mean one thing for the highest-ranked American man: a match against Germany’s Philipp Kohlschreiber.

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