Posts Tagged Women’s tennis

Navarro overcomes Rodina at Porsche Grand Prix

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Eighth-seeded Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain needed three sets to overcome Russian qualifier Evgeniya Rodina 6-2, 6-7 (5), 6-4 in the first round of the Porsche Grand Prix on Tuesday.

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AP’s European week in photos

In this April 14, 2015 file photo Atletico's Mario Mandzukic, right, argues with referee Milorad Mazic, left, from Serbia after suffering an injury during the Champions League quarterfinal, first leg soccer match between Atletico de Madrid and Real Madrid at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid, Spain. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza, file)

The image of Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez celebrating a goal at Wembley is perfectly juxtaposed against the background of horrified Reading supporters at the FA Cup semifinal. In a gentler image, cyclists in the Amstel Gold race in The Netherlands rush past a tree in spring bloom.

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Serena Williams has a solution to liven up Fed Cup

Serena Williams of United States returns the ball to Italy's Sara Errani during a Fed Cup World Group playoff tennis match in Brindisi, Italy, Sunday, April 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Felice Calabro')

BRINDISI, Italy (AP) — Seeing Serena Williams play three matches over two days in Fed Cup was a rare treat over the weekend.

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Serena Williams overcomes the wind and Errani in Fed Cup

Serena Williams of United States returns the ball to Italy's Sara Errani during a Fed Cup World Group playoff tennis match in Brindisi, Italy, Sunday, April 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Felice Calabro')

BRINDISI, Italy (AP) — Serena Williams thought she was ready for the clay-court season.

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Fed Cup: Petkovic cuts Russia’s lead over Germany to 2-1

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Russia reached the Fed Cup final Sunday, sealing victory at home over Germany in the last doubles rubber.

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