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Keys reaches first major quarterfinal, is America's next big hope

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Madison Keys turns 20 next month and her mother, Christine, is already sending her teasing texts featuring grandma emojis. ''I'm like, 'Thanks for reminding me, Mom,''' she said. ''Thank you. Love you.'' It's a good thing for Keys she's making the most of her last Grand Slam as a teenager, beating fellow American Madison Brengle 6-2, 6-4 in the battle of the...
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January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Keys, 19, reaches first major quarterfinal - and wants more

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Madison Keys turns 20 next month and her mother, Christine, is already sending her teasing texts featuring grandma emojis. ''I'm like, `Thanks for reminding me, Mom,''' she said. ''Thank you. Love you.'' It's a good thing for Keys she's making the most of her last Grand Slam as a teenager, beating fellow American Madison Brengle 6-2, 6-4 in the battle of...
Via AP on Fox
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Keys, Brengle set up all-Madison 4th round at Aussie Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) When Americans Madison Keys and Madison Brengle won their first-round matches at the Australian Open, Keys was asked at a news conference if she knew anyone else with the unusual name Madison. ''I think it's actually a pretty popular name for younger people,'' the 19-year-old Keys said, causing some laughter in the room. ''Walking through grocery stores...
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January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Keys upsets Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova at Aussie Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova it out of the Australian Open, beaten 6-4, 7-5 by 19-year-old American Madison Keys. At 5-5 in the final set, Keys, coached by three-time Grand Slam singles champion Lindsay Davenport, got the pivotal break of serve. She held in the next game, screaming with delight when Kvitova netted a backhand on match point. Keys will...
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January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

With Davenport by her side, Keys hoping for breakthrough

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Madison Keys remembers watching Lindsay Davenport play against Venus Williams in the Wimbledon finals. Just don't ask her for many details. ''I vaguely remember it. I was in our house in Florida. Other than that I can't tell you much,'' the 19-year-old American said. ''I was so young, I have no idea.'' For the record, Davenport, a three-time major winner...
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January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

American CiCi Bellis clinches year-end No. 1 junior ranking

PLANTATION, Fla. -- American teen CiCi Bellis has clinched the world's year-end No. 1 junior ranking. The 15-year-old Bellis was the sensation of this year's U.S. Open, stunning Australian Open finalist Dominika Cibulkova in the first round to become the youngest player to win a match at that Grand Slam tournament since Anna Kournikova in 1996. Bellis earned her spot in the main...
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December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

15-year-old Bellis loses in 2nd round at US Open

NEW YORK (AP) CiCi Bellis, the first 15-year-old since 1996 to win a U.S. Open match, could not follow that up with another victory, losing in the second round Thursday night. Bellis, a Californian who is ranked 1,208th and playing in her first tour-level event, won seven games in a row during one stretch but wound up getting beaten 6-3, 0-6, 6-2 by 48th-ranked Zarina Diyas of Kazakhstan...
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Top ten baseball players from the Inland Empire

  www.pi-ei.com The Inland Empire is an area roughly 60 miles east of Los Angeles. The area is known for affordable housing, raised trucks, smog, and meth labs. What many people do not realize is that the I.E., as the locals call it, is a hotbed of athletes including Landon Donovan, Diana Taurasi, Reggie Miller, Lindsay Davenport and Ronnie Lott. However, the most prominent type...
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August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

15-year-old CiCi Bellis wins USTA Girls' 18s title

  Fifteen-year-old CiCi Bellis won the USTA Girls' 18s National Championship on Saturday to earn a main-draw wild card into the U.S. Open, beating 16-year-old Tornado Alicia Black 6-3, 6-1. Bellis, the Atherton player who is the second-ranked junior in the world, is the youngest USTA Girls' 18s national champion since Lindsay Davenport also won at 15 in 1991. Black is from Boca...
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August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

CiCi Bellis wins USTA Girls' 18s

SAN DIEGO (AP) Fifteen-year-old CiCi Bellis won the USTA Girls' 18s National Championship on Saturday to earn a main-draw wild card into the U.S. Open, beating 16-year-old Tornado Alicia Black 6-3, 6-1. Bellis, the Atherton player who is the second-ranked junior in the world, is the youngest USTA Girls' 18s national champion since Lindsay Davenport also won at 15 in 1991. Black...
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August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennis Channel to Air 85 Hours of Wimbledon Coverage

Devoting 85 hours to the Big W in London, Tennis Channel will air 3½ hours of nightly coverage beginning at 4 p.m. ET. Wimbledon Primetime will be hosted by veteran broadcaster Bill Macatee. He’ll be joined by Paul Annacone, Mary Carillo, Jim Courier, Lindsay Davenport, Justin Gimelstob, Martina Navratilova and Rennae Stubbs. Tennis Channel will re-air match coverage from the...
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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