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March 14, 2018 9:45 AM Indian Wells: Serena Williams ‘should have been top seed’ – Halep

Serena Williams should have been given top seeding at Indian Wells on her return from the birth of her daughter, says world number one Simona Halep. Williams has no official ranking after spending a year off court, which means she cannot be seeded for WTA events. However, she can gain entry to eight tournaments in 12 months – including two Grand Slams 126

August 16, 2017 8:16 AM Cincinnati Open: Garbine Muguruza powers into round of 16

Garbine Muguruza defeated Brazilian qualifier Beatriz Haddas Maia 6-2, 6-0 to reach the third round of the Cincinnati Open. Garbine Muguruza got her final U.S. Open tune-up event off to a flying start as the Wimbledon champion stormed by Brazilian qualifier Beatriz Haddad Maia 6-2, 6-0 to reach the third round of the Cincinnati Open on Tuesday 36

June 9, 2017 9:25 AM Halep to face Ostapenko in French Open final

Romania’s Simona Halep moved within one win of a first Grand Slam title with victory over Karolina Pliskova on Thursday at the French Open. Third seed Halep who will become world number one if she succeeds won 6-4 3-6 6-3 to set up a final against unseeded Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Czech second seed Pliskova 20

September 6, 2016 4:52 AM US Open 2016: Serena Williams beats Yaroslava Shvedova to claim 308th win

Tuesday 6th September , 2016 4:52 am World number one Serena Williams set a new Grand Slam record of 308 victories with a win over Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan at the US Open in New York. The American, 34, won 6-2 6-3 to pass Roger Federer in the all-time list of matches won at the tennis majors. She moves on to the quarter-finals where she will face Romanian 30

August 20, 2016 6:02 AM Friday’s Sports In Brief

RIO DE JANEIRO — Three Olympics, three races at each, three gold medals every time for Usain Bolt. The man who transcended track and became a world-class celebrity bid a blazing-fast farewell to the Rio de Janeiro Games — and, he insists, the Olympics altogether — with yet another anchor leg for the ages. He turned a close 4x100 relay race against Japan 27

January 19, 2016 6:11 PM Nadal and Halep out on day of shocks in Melbourne

MELBOURNE: The more familiar shock of falling seeds added to the ructions caused by allegations of tennis corruption as former champion Rafa Nadal and highly-fancied Simona Halep both departed in the first round of the Australian Open on Tuesday. Nadal arrived at Melbourne Park with high hopes of arresting his recent grand slam decline only to depart 13

January 19, 2016 3:50 PM Rafael Nadal, Venus Williams are 'one and done' at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia -- For five sets and nearly five hours, two chiseled Spanish left-handers went head-to-head again at the Australian Open. It wasn't a semifinal this time, though, and it didn't end nearly as well for Rafael Nadal, who lost 7-6 (6), 4-6, 3-6, 7-6 (4), 6-2 to Fernando Verdasco and was eliminated in the first round of a Grand Slam tournament 32

January 15, 2016 5:57 AM Halep downed by Kuznetsova after solid Sydney semi workout

Simona Halep gave her injured left leg a good workout but bowed out of the Sydney International in the semi-finals after a hard-fought 7-6(5), 4-6, 6-3 loss to Svetlana Kuznetsova. SYDNEY: World number two Simona Halep gave her injured left leg a good workout but bowed out of the Sydney International in the semi-finals after a hard-fought 7-6(5), 4-6, 6-3 loss to Svetlana 20

September 14, 2015 3:58 AM 2015 US Open: Ten talking points

From Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray's exits to the New York heat wave and an unexpected all-Italian women's final and more, here's a look back at the 135th edition of the US Open. Unstoppable. Djokovic defeated Feliciano Lopez in four sets in a match that dipped into Wednesday morning to advance to the US Open semi-finals for a ninth consecutive year. Then he thrashed 23

September 12, 2015 8:58 PM Flavia Pennetta wins US Open final for first Grand Slam, announces retirement

NEW YORK -- With Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi watching intently, Flavia Pennetta became the second Italian woman to win a Grand Slam title, edging Fed Cup teammate Roberta Vinci 7-6 (4), 6-2 on Saturday in the US Open final. The unseeded Vinci couldn't capitalize on the momentum that came from a stunning semifinal upset of No. 1 seed Serena Williams 13