Posts Tagged Women’s tennis

Bouchard wins in 3 sets, reaches US Open 3rd round

Eugenie Bouchard, of Canada, returns a shot to Sorana Cirstea, of Romania, during the second round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

NEW YORK (AP) — Wimbledon runner-up Eugenie Bouchard reached the U.S. Open’s third round for the first time by beating 80th-ranked Sorana Cirstea of Romania 6-2, 6-7 (4), 6-4 Thursday night.

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Ana Ivanovic loses in 2nd round at US Open

Serena Williams, of the United States, follows through as she returns a shot during the second round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

NEW YORK (AP) — Good as she is, even Serena Williams can find it tough to deal with swirling wind, so much so that she double-faulted three times in her first service game Thursday at the U.S. Open.

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US OPEN SCENE: You can own a piece of the Open

Vania King, of the United States, returns a shot to Serena Williams, of the United States, during the second round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

NEW YORK (AP) — In past U.S. Opens, it may have been the kind of stuff that was swept up and thrown away: Placards that identified players at news conferences. Banners hung from light poles. Towels players used to wipe away their sweat.

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Sloane Stephens upset in US Open 2nd round

Maria Sharapova, of Russia, reacts after a point against Alexandra Dulgheru, of Romania, during the second round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

NEW YORK (AP) — A year ago at this time, Maria Sharapova was sitting out the U.S. Open, getting checked by doctors and having tests on the surgically repaired right shoulder that has troubled her off and on.

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What to watch at Open: Will Sharapova foe take TO?

Maria Sharapova, of Russia, returns a shot to Maria Kirilenko, of Russia, during the opening round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

NEW YORK (AP) — If Maria Sharapova’s opponent Wednesday at the U.S. Open takes a medical timeout, the five-time major champion wouldn’t mind seeing that come at a cost.

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