Posts Tagged Women’s sports

Fowles leads Sky past Fever in 2OT to even series

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Courtney Vandersloot and her Chicago Sky teammates would prefer to take the lead early on. Instead, they have been rallying from big deficits in the WNBA playoffs.

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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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Bencic, 17, reaches US Open quarterfinals

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) — With mentor Martina Hingis cheering from the stands, 17-year-old Belinda Bencic became the youngest U.S. Open quarterfinalist since Hingis herself in 1997.

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What to watch at US Open: Serena seeking quarters

Serena Williams, of the United States, reacts to the crowd as she prepares to hit balls into the stands after defeating Varvara Lepchenko, of the United States, during the third round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

NEW YORK (AP) — With Maria Sharapova’s loss at the U.S. Open, four different women will win Grand Slam titles this year.

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Ernst wins LPGA’s Portland Classic in playoff

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Austin Ernst won the LPGA Tour’s Portland Classic on Sunday with a par on the first hole of a playoff against South Korea’s I.K. Kim.

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