Posts Tagged Tennis

Del Potro loses 1st-round match at Miami Open

Juan Martin del Potro, of Argentina, hits a return against Vasek Pospisil, of Canada, during their match at the Miami Open tennis tournament in Key Biscayne, Fla., Thursday, March 26, 2015. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Juan Martin del Potro’s latest comeback from an injury is off to a slow start, and he’s OK with that.

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Victoria Azarenka advances to second round of Miami Open

Victoria Azarenka, of Belarus, returns to Silvia Soler-Espinosa at the Miami Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Key Biscayne, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Two-time Miami Open champion Victoria Azarenka easily advanced to the second round Wednesday, beating Silvia Soler-Espinosa of Spain 6-1, 6-3.

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Serena Williams hoping to play at Miami Open

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Less than one week after Serena Williams withdrew from her Indian Wells semifinal with a knee injury, the two-time Miami Open defending champion said on Wednesday she’s hoping to be fit to play on Friday night.

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ITF: 2 tennis players suspended for match-fixing violation

LONDON (AP) — Two lower-ranked tennis players have been suspended and fined for violating the sport’s match-fixing rules.

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CiCi Bellis earns 6-2, 6-2 win at Miami Open

Polona Hercog, of Slovenia, returns to Anna Schmiedlova during their first round match at the Miami Open tennis tournament, Tuesday, March 24, 2015, in Key Biscayne, Fla. Schmiedlova won 6-3, 6-2. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — CiCi Bellis defeated Indy De Vroome of the Netherlands 6-2, 6-2 for her second career WTA main draw match win on Tuesday at the Miami Open.

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