Townsend among eight women with wild cards for US Open

NEW YORK -- Taylor Townsend, Grace Min, Nicole Gibbs and Danielle Collins are among eight players receiving wild-card invitations for the U.S. Open women's draw. Townsend is an 18-year-old from Chicago who is a former junior No. 1 and reached the third round at the French Open this year. Min won the 2011 U.S. Open girls' title, while Gibbs and Collins are NCAA champions....
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August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Top Seed Ousted at USTA Player Development Women’s $50,000 Classic

  CARSON, July 16, 2014 – The singles quarterfinals are set at the USTA Player Development Women’s $50,000 Classic in Carson, Calif., at the USTA Training Center – West at The StubHub Center.   Six Americans advanced to the quarterfinals, including US Open Wild Card Challenge leader Julia Boserup, who upset No. 7 seed and former world No. 32 Romina Oprandi of Switzerland...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Americans Continue Good Form on Day 3 of Australian Open Qualies

Victoria Duval By Alana Mitchelson (January 10, 2014) MELBOURNE – Qualifying rounds began earlier this week with 224 players competing to secure a place in the first Grand Slam of the 2014 season. Now, only 40 players remain, desperate to fill in the blank spaces of the Australian Open men’s and women’s draws set to commence on Monday. It was a particularly harrowing day for...
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January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Victoria Duval Headlines USTA Australian Open Wild Card Playoffs

(November 19, 2013) Victoria Duval will headline the field at the 2013 USTA Australian Open Wild Card Playoffs, being held December 20-22 at Life Time Athletic at Peachtree Corners in Norcross, Ga.   The 17-year old American upset the 2011 US Open champion Sam Stosur in the first round of the 2013 US Open. She’s currently the youngest member of the WTA top 200, ranked at 168....
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November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

WTA Quebec City – Monday Schedule

CHALLENGE BELL Québec City, Canada September 9-15, 2013 $235,000/International Hard/Outdoors Order Of Play – Monday, September 9, 2013 Court Bell (from 11.00hrs) 1. Melanie Oudin vs. Madison Brengle (Singles Q Final) 2. Christina McHale vs. Tamira Paszek (NB 12.00hrs) 3. Mallory Burdette vs. Marina Erakovic 4. Dabrowski/Fichman vs. Barrois/Daniilidou 5. Aleksandra Wozniak vs....
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September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Charlottesville Gallery: CoCo, Falconi and Rising Stars Pegula, Rogers, Abaza

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (April 27, 2013) – The Boar’s Head club in Charlottesville, VA is host to this week’s USTA Pro Circuit event, where the draws were filled with veterans, former college players, and several teenage up-and-comers. Here’s your chance to not only enjoy some great tennis photography from the week, but also get familiar with the next generation of women’s...
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April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Brengle Wins Fresh Start Women’s Open

  By McCarton Ackerman RANCHO SANTA FE, Calif., February 17, 2013 – The third edition of the Fresh Start Women’s Open at the Morgan Run Club concluded on Sunday with the singles final taking place in front of a packed house. No. 6 seed Madison Brengle completed a dream week by winning the title without losing a set, taking 14 of the last 16 points to defeat No. 2 seed Nicole...
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February 17, 2013  |  Discuss

All-American Final in Rancho Santa Fe As Brengle Faces Gibbs

  By McCarton Ackerman RANCHO SANTA FE, Calif., February 16, 2013 – The third edition of the Fresh Start Women’s Open at the Morgan Run Club continued on Saturday with both singles semifinals and the doubles final being played. An all-American singles final was officially locked in after No. 2 seed Nicole Gibbs and No. 6 seed Madison Brengle moved into the finals without the...
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February 16, 2013  |  Discuss

American Brengle Advances at Rancho Santa Fe

  (February 15, 2013) RANCHO SANTA FE, Calif. – On Friday at the Fresh Start Women’s Open at the Morgan Run  the tournament is still on track for an all-American singles final after No. 6 seed Madison Brengle and No. 2 seed Nicole Gibbs advanced to the semifinals with straight sets wins. In the first match of the day, Brengle used her steady baseline game to rattle Tara Moore...
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February 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Bencic, 15, Moves On To Quarterfinals At Childhelp Desert Classic

(February 7, 2013)Rancho Mirage, Calif.  – Fifteen-year-old Belinda Bencic can recall as a child hearing about fellow Switzerland player Roger Federer winning multiple singles titles in the Southern California desert city of Indian Wells in 2003, 2004, 2005 and again in 2012. Currently ranked No. 554 in the world and playing for the first time here, the qualifier Bencic has advanced...
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February 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Sixteen-Year-Old Wild-Card Christina Makarova Comes Close to Upset at Childhelp Desert Classic

  (February 5, 2013) Rancho Mirage, California – Sixteen-year-old wild-card Christina Makarova fought her way into a third-set Tuesday on the first day of main draw play at the Childhelp Desert Classic before falling in three sets to Zuzana Zlochova of Slovakia, 6-2, 5-7, 6-4. The event is a women’s $25,000 USTA Pro Circuit event being played at the Rancho Las Palmas Country...
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February 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Davis Defeats Local Favorite Muhammad at Party Rock Open

By Steve Pratt LAS VEGAS (Sept. 27, 2012) – Americans Jessica Pegula, Shelby Rogers, Mallory Burdette and Lauren Davis all won second-round singles matches on Day 3 of main-draw action at the Party Rock Open, a women’s $50,000 USTA Pro Circuit event sponsored by Redfoo of the hit group LMFAO and being played at the Darling Tennis Center. The No. 2-seeded Davis from Cleveland...
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September 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Las Vegas Wild Card Asia Muhammad Wins First Round at Party Rock Open

By Steve Pratt LAS VEGAS (Sept. 26, 2012) – Local wild card Asia Muhammad used the home-court and crowd to her advantage on Wednesday night, beating qualifier Gabriela Dabrowski of Canada, 6-3, 5-7, 6-2, in the first round of the Party Rock Open, a women’s $50,000 USTA Pro Circuit event sponsored by Redfoo of the hit group LMFAO and being played at the Darling Tennis Center...
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September 27, 2012  |  Discuss

WTA Challenge Bell Results

Results Tuesday from the $220,000 WTA Challenge Bell at the Club Avantage Multi-Sports de Quebec (seedings in parentheses): Singles First Round Petra Martic (7), Croatia, def. Jessica Pegula, United States, 6-4, 7-5. Petra Rampre, Slovenia, def. Michelle Larcher de Brito, Portugal, 6-2, 1-6, 6-3. Melanie Oudin, United States, def. Irina Falconi, United States, 7-5, 7-6 (6). Barbora...
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September 11, 2012  |  Discuss
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