Posts Tagged Women’s tennis

Kvitova moves into semifinals at Connecticut Open

Magdalena Rybarikova, of Slovakia, celebrates after her 7-5, 0-6, 6-4 victory over Alison Riske, of the United States, during a quarterfinal match at the New Haven Open tennis tournament in New Haven, Conn., on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova moved into the semifinals of the Connecticut Open with a 6-4, 6-1 win Thursday over fellow Czech player Barbora Zahlavova Strycova.

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Serena Williams to face Townsend in Open 1st round

Tennis player Serena Williams attends the Delta Open Mic with Serena Williams event Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014 in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams will face an up-and-coming American player in the first round of the U.S. Open.

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Serena the singer? Tennis star does karaoke

Tennis player Serena Williams attends the Delta Open Mic with Serena Williams event Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014 in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams replaced her tennis racket with a microphone at a karaoke event a week ahead of the U.S. Open.

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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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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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