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Canada's Milos Raonic reaches Toronto quarterfinals

TORONTO (AP) Milos Raonic easily advanced to the Rogers Cup quarterfinals in front of his home fans, routing American qualifier Jared Donaldson 6-2, 6-3 on Thursday night. The fourth-seeded Raonic, the Montenegro-born player who moved to the Toronto area when he was 3, set up a match Friday against Gael Monfils, the 10th-seeded Frenchman who won the Citi Open on Sunday in Washington...
Via AP on Fox
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Venus Williams tumbles out of Rogers Cup in Montreal

MONTREAL (AP) Sixth-seeded Venus Williams tumbled out of the Rogers Cup in the third round Thursday night, falling 6-1, 6-7 (2), 6-3 to 10th-seeded Madison Keys in an all-American match. Playing her last tournament match before the Rio Olympics, the 36-year-old Williams lost seven straight games before holding serve in the third game of the second set. After Williams rallied to...
Via AP on Fox
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova reaches Montreal quarterfinals.

MONTREAL (AP) Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova beat fourth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska 6-4, 6-7 (4), 6-1 on Thursday to advance to the Rogers Cup quarterfinals. Pavlyuchenkova, the Russian seeded 16th, let two match points slip away while leading 5-4 in the second set and then lost the game on a double fault. She rebounded in the third set to extend her longest run at the hardcourt event...
Via AP on Fox
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Monfils tops Goffin to reach Toronto quarterfinals

TORONTO (AP) Gael Monfils outlasted Belgium's David Goffin 7-6 (5), 2-6, 6-4 on Thursday in the third round of the Rogers Cup. Monfils, the 10th-seeded Frenchman who won the Citi Open on Sunday in Washington, won when Goffin put a backhand into the net at York University's Aviva Centre. Monfils will face Canadian Milos Raonic or American qualifier Jared Donaldson in the quarterfinals...
Via AP on Fox
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Watch Serena Williams answer 73 fun questions about life, tacos and foot faults

Vogue does this thing where they get a celebrity to answer 73 quick questions and this month it's Serena Williams dishing about life, love, regret, food, pastimes, passion, tennis and, because asking about this in interviews is now contractually obligated by law, Pokemon Go. This is Serena unfiltered (mostly), weeks off her win at Wimbledon and a few days before she heads to Rio...
Via FOX Sports
14 hours ago

Novak Djokovic survives scare, tops Gilles Muller in Toronto

TORONTO (AP) Top-ranked Novak Djokovic survived a scare to beat Gilles Muller 7-5, 7-6 (3) on Wednesday in the Rogers Cup, his final event before the Rio Olympics. The Serbian star won the event that rotates between Toronto and Montreal in 2007, 2011 and 2012. Djokovic struggled against Muller in his first hard-court match since March, both with his serves and his short game. Ultimately...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Venus Williams opens Rogers Cup with blowout win

MONTREAL (AP) Venus Williams opened play in the Rogers Cup on Wednesday with a 6-3, 6-0 victory over Barbora Strycova. Playing her last event before the Rio Olympics, the 36-year-old Williams finished off the overmatched Czech player in 58 minutes. Williams was coming a loss to Britain's Johanna Konta on Sunday in the final of the Bank of the West Classic in California. ''It was...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Williams sisters dominate Olympic tennis since Sydney 2000

Serena and Venus Williams have dominated the Olympic women's singles and doubles competitions since the Sydney 2000 Games. Each sister has individually earned a gold medal in singles, and together won three gold medals in doubles.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
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Williams sisters dominate Olympic tennis since Sydney 2000

Serena and Venus Williams have dominated the Olympic women's singles and doubles competitions since the Sydney 2000 Games. Each sister has individually earned a gold medal in singles, and together won three gold medals in doubles.
Via CSN Chicago
1 day ago

Is this the end for Roger Federer?

Roger Federer dropped a bombshell on Tuesday, announcing that the knee injury that's affected him since the Australian Open would cause him to miss the rest of the 2016 tennis season. The injury will force The Fed to miss the Olympics, skip his second Grand Slam tournament this year (after having not missed one all century) and push him outside the top 10 for the first time since...
Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Martina Hingis loses another Olympic doubles partner

Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
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Martina Hingis loses another Olympic doubles partner

Via CSN Chicago
1 day ago

Wawrinka, Monfils, Berdych advance at Rogers Cup

TORONTO (AP) Second-seeded Stan Wawrinka held off Mikhail Youzhny 7-6 (3), 7-6 (8) in a service-oriented match to join Tomas Berdych in the third round of the Rogers Cup. Fifth-seeded Berdych rallied to beat Borna Coric 4-6, 6-1, 6-4 earlier Tuesday, happy to overcome his early break after a bye in the first round. ''I mean it was by my mistakes and then it was just basically trying...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Monfils, Berdych earn wins at Rogers Cup

TORONTO (AP) Gael Monfils of France defeated Joao Sousa of Portugal 6-3, 6-3 and fifth seed Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic beat Croatia's Borna Coric 4-6, 6-1, 6-4 at the Rogers Cup on Tuesday. Despite dropping his first set, Berdych said that he wasn't concerned because it was an early break. ''I mean it was by my mistakes and then it was just basically trying to get used...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Federer to miss rest of season, including Olympics, US Open

Roger Federer is sitting out the rest of this season, including the Rio de Janeiro Olympics and U.S. Open, to protect his surgically repaired left knee. Federer wrote on his Facebook page Tuesday that he needs “more extensive rehabilitation following my knee surgery earlier this year.” “The doctors advised that if I want to play on the ATP World Tour injury free for another...
Via The Denver Post
2 days ago

Roger Federer’s Tough Path To Winning Another Major Just Got Tougher

Roger Federer announced Tuesday that he will miss the rest of 2016 to continue rehabilitating his left knee, which he injured while drawing a bath for his young daughters in January. He’ll miss the Olympics and the U.S. Open. Federer, who turns 35 in two weeks, told fans that he intends to return next year and to keep playing “for another few years.”Can he win another major...
Via FiveThirtyEight
2 days ago

Roger Federer will miss Olympics, U.S. Open with knee injury

Grand Slam winner Roger Federer announced via Facebook on Tuesday that he will miss the rest of the 2016 season, including the Olympics in Rio and the U.S. Open. As Federer says in his post, his injured knee will need extensive rehab, and he will have miss more time to make sure the knee is fully healed. Besides playing in the final major of the year, Federer was expected to play...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Federer says he is out for Olympics, done for year

Roger Federer says he will miss the Rio Olympics and the rest of the tennis season to protect his surgically repaired left knee. Federer writes Tuesday on his Facebook page that he will skip the Summer Games, where the tennis competition starts next week, and has been advised by doctors to remain sidelined for the remainder of 2016. Federer says he needs “more extensive rehabilitation”...
Via The Denver Post
2 days ago

Roger Federer withdraws from Olympics, will miss remainder of 2016 season

17-time Grand Slam winner Roger Federer has announced that he will be sidelined for the remainder of the 2016 tennis season to rehabilitate his knee that was surgically repaired earlier in the year. Federer, 34, will miss the Summer Olympics in Rio as he looks to bounce back to full health for the final stretch of his career. The announcement was made this afternoon on Federer...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Federer out of Rio Olympics, rest of 2016 season with injury

Roger Federer will miss next month's Rio Olympics and the rest of the tennis season, the 17-time Grand Slam champion with 88 career singles titles announced on Tuesday. "I have made the very difficult decision to call an end to my 2016 season as I need more extensive rehabilitation following my knee surgery earlier this year," the 34-year-old Swiss tennis player posted to his Facebook...
Via FOX Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Federer says he is out of Rio Olympics, done for 2016 season to protect surgically repaired knee

Roger Federer is sitting out the rest of this season, including the Rio de Janeiro Olympics and U.S. Open, to protect his surgically repaired left knee. Federer wrote on his Facebook page Tuesday that he needs “more extensive rehabilitation...
Via The OC Register
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Federer posts that he will miss the Olympics and the rest of the 2016 tennis season due to a knee injury.

NEW YORK (AP) Roger Federer posts that he will miss the Olympics and the rest of the 2016 tennis season due to a knee injury.
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Federer says he is out of Rio Olympics, done for year

Roger Federer is sitting out the rest of this season, including the Rio de Janeiro Olympics and U.S. Open, to protect his surgically repaired left knee. Federer wrote on his Facebook page Tuesday that he needs "more extensive rehabilitation following my knee surgery earlier this year." "The doctors advised that if I want to play on the ATP World Tour injury free for another few years...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Federer says he is out of Rio Olympics, done for year

Roger Federer is sitting out the rest of this season, including the Rio de Janeiro Olympics and U.S. Open, to protect his surgically repaired left knee. Federer wrote on his Facebook page Tuesday that he needs "more extensive rehabilitation following my knee surgery earlier this year." "The doctors advised that if I want to play on the ATP World Tour injury free for another few years...
Via CSN Chicago
2 days ago

Kyrgios upset, Querrey wins in Toronto

TORONTO (AP) Denis Shapovalov upset Australia's Nick Kyrgios 7-6 (2), 3-6, 6-3 on Monday night in the first round of the Rogers Cup men's tennis tournament. Shapovalov said afterward that he didn't expect to win. Backed by a hometown crowd, the Richmond Hill, Ontario, native took advantage of world No. 19 Kyrgios's unforced errors on a beautiful evening that featured a light breeze...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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