Posts Tagged Women’s sports

Nishikori beats Querrey in 3 sets in Washington

John Isner returns the ball against Steve Johnson during a match at the Citi Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two-time runner-up John Isner was beaten in his opening match at the Citi Open on Wednesday, then complained that he and fellow American Steve Johnson played on a secondary court instead of in the main stadium.

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UConn forward Tuck gets extra year of eligibility

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The NCAA has granted a medical hardship waiver to UConn forward Morgan Tuck, who underwent two knee surgeries and missed most of last season’s national championship run.

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WTA: Lisicki hit record 131 mph (211 kph) serve

In this July 1, 2013 file photo, Sabine Lisicki of Germany serves to Serena Williams of the United States in a Women's singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London. The WTA says Lisicki has hit the fastest record serve in the history of the women's tour, reaching 131 mph (211 kph), during her match against Ana Ivanovica at the Bank of West Classic in Stanford, Calif., Tuesday, July 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — The WTA says Sabine Lisicki has hit the fastest record serve in the history of the women’s tennis tour, reaching 131 mph (211 kph).

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Mercury cruise past Sparks for 16th straight win

PHOENIX (AP) — Facing a short-handed Los Angeles Sparks team playing for the second straight night, the Phoenix Mercury needed a half to get going before cruising to their 16th straight win.

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McBride scores 16 as Stars beat Sky 92-74

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Stars got the kind of balanced scoring they hope to display down the stretch.

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