Posts Tagged Women’s sports

Cilic, Ivanovic advance to China Open 2nd round

Serena Williams of the United States returns a shot to Silvia Soler-Espinosa of Spain during their first round of China Open tennis tournament at the National Tennis Stadium in Beijing, China, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

BEIJING (AP) — Serena Williams narrowly avoided a bagel against Spanish qualifier Silvia Soler-Espinosa, then won 13 of the next 15 games to pull out a 7-5, 6-2 victory Monday in the first round of the China Open.

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Your Top Plays for Today

Europe team captain Paul McGinley, center right, and his team  hold the trophy after winning the 2014 Ryder Cup golf tournament at Gleneagles, Scotland, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

Your Top Plays for Today: AP’s Sports Guide

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Venus Williams, Sharapova advance at China Open

Kaia Kanepi of Estonia returns a shot to Maria Sharapova of Russia during their first round match at the China Open tennis tournament at the National Tennis Stadium in Beijing Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

BEIJING (AP) — Maria Sharapova and Venus Williams moved into the second round at the China Open on Sunday with straight-set victories.

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College softball bus crashes in Oklahoma, 3 dead

A wrecker removes the team bus as Highway Patrol and emergency personnel work the scene of a fatality accident just south of the Turner Falls area.on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 in Davis, Okla.  Four members of a Texas college softball team died after a tractor trailer crossed over the center median on Interstate 35 and collided with the team's bus Friday night.  (AP Photo/The Oklahoman, Steve Sisney)

A tractor-trailer veered across the median of a major interstate highway in Oklahoma late Friday and crashed into the side of a Texas women’s college softball team bus, killing four players and injuring a dozen other people.

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France’s Ferrand Prevot wins road race world title

PONFERRADA, Spain (AP) — Pauline Ferrand Prevot of France won the road race in a photo finish at the road cycling world championships on Saturday.

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