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Ivanovic, Venus Are First Round Winners

STANFORD, Calif.— Ana Ivanovic has a new coach and a better outlook. Venus Williams continues to work toward another possible Grand Slam title. The fifth-seeded...

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Ivanovic Lone Seeded Player To Win At Stanford

STANFORD, Calif.— Ana Ivanovic has a new coach and a better outlook. The fifth-seeded Ivanovic won her first-round match in the Bank of the West Classic, defeating Sabine Lisicki 7-6 (2), 6-1 on Tuesday. The former world No. 1 lost …... Read More




  • Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer talks to the media during the Big Ten Football Media Day in Chicago, Monday, July 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

    Playoffs Could Create Chances For Big Ten Teams

    CHICAGO— As he watched the BCS championship game last season, Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook could not help but wonder: What if a playoff system... Read more

  • Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer talks to the media during the Big Ten Football Media Day in Chicago, Monday, July 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

    Playoffs Could Create Chances For Big Ten Teams

    CHICAGO— As he watched the BCS championship game last season, Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook could not help but wonder what might have been if... Read more

  • ATP World Tour Bet-at-home Cup Results

    Jarkko Nieminen (7), Finland, def. Teymuraz Gabashvili, Russia, 6-4, 6-4. David Goffin, Belgium, def. Kenny de Schepper, France, 6-2, 6-4. Paolo Lorenzi, Italy, def. Robin... Read more

  • Recovered From Illness, Serena Ready For Return

    STANFORD, Calif.— Serena Williams finally realized what happened days later, when she was allowed to get out of bed. Williams said she was barely aware... Read more

  • Delany Noncommittal On Penn State Sanction Cuts

    CHICAGO— Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany took a non-committal stance on an effort by five Pennsylvania Congressmen to rescind sanctions against Penn State for its... Read more

  • Northwestern head coach Pat Fitzgerald talks to the media during the Big Ten football media days Monday July 28, 2014, Sports Time Schedule/Planner     

    Fitzgerald: Union Push Unified Northwestern

    CHICAGO— No matter how this season unfolds, Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald insisted there is no more unified team than his Wildcats. For that, he credits... Read more

  • Serena Williams, here seen in this June 28, 2014 photo, is ready to go after playing through a viral infection at Wimbledon. (AP Photo/Sang Tan)

    Recovered From Illness, Serena Ready for Return

    STANFORD, Calif.— Serena Williams finally realized what happened days later, when she was allowed to get out of bed. Williams said she was barely aware... Read more

  • Svetlana Kuznetsova, of Russia, returns the ball against Polona Hercog, of Slovenia, during a match in the Citi Open tennis tournament, Monday, July 28, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

    Kuznetsova, King Advance At Citi Open

    WASHINGTON— No. 6 seed Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia advanced to the second round of the Citi Open with a 6-3, 6-2 victory over Slovenia’s Polona... Read more

  • Northwestern head coach Pat Fitzgerald talks to the media during the Big Ten football media days Monday July 28, 2014, Sports Time Schedule/Planner     

    Fitzgerald: Union Push Unified Northwestern

    CHICAGO— No matter how this season unfolds, Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald insisted there is no more unified team than his Wildcats. For that, he credits... Read more

  • Recovered From Illness, Serena Ready For Return

    STANFORD, Calif.— Serena Williams finally realized what happened days later, when she was allowed to get ahead of bed. Williams said she was barely aware... Read more

  • Thiem Beats Souza In Kitzbuehel Opener

    KITZBUEHEL, Austria— Fifth-seeded Dominic Thiem defeated Joao Souza of Brazil 7-6 (4), 3-6, 7-5 in a rain-soaked first-round match at the Bet-at-Home Cup on Monday... Read more

  • ATP World Tour Bet-at-home Cup Results

    Andreas Haider-Maurer, Austria, def. Gerald Melzer, Austria, 6-2, 7-6 (1). Albert Ramos-Vinolas, Spain, def. Viktor Galovic, Croatia, 6-7 (5), 7-5, 6-2. Maximo Gonzalez, Argentina, def... Read more

  • Riba Beats Brown In Kitzbuehel

    KITZBUEHEL, Austria— Pere Riba of Spain held off four set points in the opener before defeating Dustin Brown of Germany 7-6 (6), 7-5 in the... Read more

  • Washington Kastles Win World TeamTennis Title

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo.— Martina Hingis led Washington to its fourth straight World TeamTennis title and fifth in six years Sunday, beating Olga Govortsova 5-2 in singles... Read more

  • Washington Kastles Win World TeamTennis Title

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo.— Martina Hingis led Washington to its fourth straight World TeamTennis title and fifth in six years Sunday, beating Olga Govortsova 5-2 in singles... Read more

  • Top-seeded Isner Wins 2nd Straight Atlanta Title

    ATLANTA— Top-seeded John Isner overpowered Dudi Sela on Sunday to successfully defend his Atlanta Open title, blowing serve after serve past the 5-foot-9 Israeli player... Read more


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