Posts Tagged Women’s sports

Wozniacki upset by Giorgi at Connecticut Open

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Third-seeded Eugenie Bouchard of Canada and four-time champion Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark both suffered straight-set upsets Wednesday in the second round of the Connecticut Open.

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US women score 3 in 2nd half, beat Switzerland 4-1

CARY, N.C. (AP) — Megan Rapinoe scored just three minutes into the game, and the United States got three goals in the second half to beat Switzerland 4-1 Wednesday night.

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Missy Franklin to swim freestyle, test sore back

Missy Franklin of the U.S. trains before competition begins at the Pan Pacific swimming championships in Gold Coast, Australia, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014. Franklin had back spasms during practice Tuesday and will be re-evaluated before the preliminaries of the 100 backstroke and 200 freestyle on Thursday. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Multiple Olympic and world champion Missy Franklin will swim in the 200-meter freestyle to test her sore back in the first event at the Pan Pacific championships.

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2 New Mexico soccer players quit amid hazing probe

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two sisters have quit the University of New Mexico women’s soccer team amid an investigation into possible hazing that sent two players to the hospital.

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Serena Williams seeded No. 1 at US Open; Halep 2nd

Serena Williams clenches her fist after breaking Ana Ivanovic, from Serbia, in the second set of a final match at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, in Mason, Ohio. Williams won 6-4, 6-1. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

NEW YORK (AP) — Top-ranked Serena Williams is seeded No. 1 as she seeks her third straight U.S. Open title.

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