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Gasquet sets up all-French final vs Pouille in Montpellier

MONTPELLIER, France (AP) — Richard Gasquet overcame a second-set meltdown to beat top-seeded David Goffin 6-4, 0-6, 6-3 and set up an all-French final against Lucas Pouille at the Open Sud de France on Saturday. Gasquet and Goffin dropped serve three times, but the fifth-seeded Gasquet had the edge by winning 79 percent of his first-serve points and hitting eight aces. Second-seeded...
Via MyNorthwest.com
7 days ago

Kvitova beats Golubic, Czechs lead Swiss 1-0 in Fed Cup

PRAGUE (AP) — Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova overcame a second-set scare to beat Viktorija Golubic 6-2, 1-6, 6-3 Saturday and give the Czech Republic a 1-0 lead against Switzerland in the Fed Cup first round. The 100th-ranked Golubic double-faulted to drop her serve in the eighth game of the final set, allowing the 21st-ranked Kvitova to serve out the match. The Czech...
Via MyNorthwest.com
7 days ago

Goffin cruises into Open Sud de France semis

Top-seeded David Goffin breezed into the semifinals of the Open Sud de France, beating Karen Khachanov 6-4, 6-4 on Friday. Goffin next meets triple champion Richard Gasquet.
Via ESPN
7 days ago

Patience foremost factor for Serena in return to tennis

Right now, it's all about enjoying the journey back to tennis for Serena Williams, but sooner or later, she's going to reclaim her throne.
Via ESPN
7 days ago

Serena Williams yet to decide on Grand Slam return after birth of first child

Former world number one Serena Williams is yet to decide whether she will compete at this year's remaining three Grand Slams.
Via BBC Sport
7 days ago

Serena won't play Fed Cup singles matches

Serena Williams won't be playing in either of Saturday's Fed Cup singles matches as she returns to competitive tennis this week, five months after becoming a mother.
Via ESPN
8 days ago

Fed Cup: Watson and Konta lead GB closer to World Group II play-offs

Johanna Konta and Heather Watson lead Great Britain a step closer to the Fed Cup World Group II play-offs with victory over Estonia.
Via BBC Sport
8 days ago

Goffin to face Gasquet in Open Sud de France semis

MONTPELLIER, France (AP) — Top seed David Goffin did not face a break point as he beat qualifier Karen Khachanov 6-4, 6-4 on Friday to reach the semifinals of the Open Sud de France. Goffin, who had an excellent season last year capped by a runners-up spot at the ATP Finals, next meets triple champion Richard Gasquet. Gasquet got off to a slow start against fourth seed Damir Dzumhur...
Via MyNorthwest.com
8 days ago

Serena Williams won’t play Fed Cup Saturday singles matches

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Serena Williams won’t be playing in either of Saturday’s Fed Cup singles matches as she returns to competitive tennis this week, five months after becoming a mother. Williams will team up with Lauren Davis to face Lesley Kerkhove and Demi Schuurs in Sunday’s doubles match as the United States opens its Fed Cup title defense against the Netherlands. She isn...
Via MyNorthwest.com
8 days ago

Fed Cup: Parmentier to open play for France against Belgium

PARIS (AP) — Pauline Parmentier will open play against in-form Elise Mertens in France’s Fed Cup first-round tie against Belgium on Saturday. France’s top player, Kristina Mladenovic, will take on Kirsten Flipkens in the second singles on the indoor hard-court of Mouilleron-le-Captif, in western France. Mertens made it to the Australian Open semifinals last month, losing to eventual...
Via MyNorthwest.com
8 days ago

Tsonga into Open Sud de France quarterfinals

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga reached the quarterfinals of the Open Sud de France following a tight battle with Nicolas Mahut.
Via ESPN
8 days ago

Fed Cup: Kvitova v Golubic opens for Czechs v Swiss

PRAGUE (AP) — Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova will face Viktorija Golubic in the opening singles when the Czech Republic plays Switzerland in the first round of the Fed Cup World Group on Saturday. Kvitova returns to Fed Cup for the first time since recovering from injuries in a knife attack at her home in December 2016. She won in St. Petersburg, Russia, this month, beating...
Via MyNorthwest.com
8 days ago

Experts believe Serena will be A-OK on tennis court, but might take time

Will she or won't she crush it on the tennis court again? OK, it's a rhetorical question when it comes to Serena Williams, but a word to the wise: It could take a little time.
Via ESPN
9 days ago

Gasquet advances to Open Sud de France quarterfinals

MONTPELLIER, France (AP) — Fifth-seeded Richard Gasquet won a hard-fought all-French match against Pierre-Hugues Herbert on Thursday to reach the Open Sud de France quarterfinals. Gasquet, who played against his Davis Cup teammate for the first time on the main tour, prevailed 7-6 (3), 5-7, 6-3 in more than two hours at the indoor tournament. “The court is very fast, and he served...
Via MyNorthwest.com
9 days ago

Goffin into Open Sud de France quarterfinals

Top seed David Goffin is through to the Open Sud de France quarterfinals following a straight sets victory over home charge Gilles Simon.
Via ESPN
9 days ago

What are the realistic expectations for Serena Williams?

In case you didn't know, things won't be easy for Serena Williams when she returns to the tour. And it has nothing to do with her own form.
Via ESPN
10 days ago

Simon into Open Sud de France second round

Gilles Simon is through to the second round at the Open Sud de France following a tight win over Yannick Maden.
Via ESPN
10 days ago

Ilie Nastase's tennis bans reduced on appeal

Ilie Nastase has had two tennis bans reduced following his appeal against sanctions handed out for foul-mouthed comments and bad behavior as Romania's Fed Cup captain last year.
Via ESPN
10 days ago

Eugenie Bouchard, Twitter date spotted at Super Bowl LII

We all remember when one lucky Twitter user won a date with tennis star Eugenie Bouchard this time last year, thanks to the Patriots pulling off a miraculous comeback in Super Bowl LI.The 28-3 comeback effort enabled the lucky guy to go out with Bouchard, something he’s now done multiple times since then. Not only that, in the spirit of last year’s Twitter bet, the two hit up Super...
Via The Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Novak Djokovic says he had small medical intervention on elbow

Novak Djokovic underwent what he termed was a “small medical intervention” on his troublesome elbow recently.Djokovic has been bothered by his elbow for two years and took six months off last year to rest it, hoping that would resolve his issues. However, he still felt pain while competing in the Australian Open last month and decided to undergo some “intervention” as he termed it...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Serena Williams' daughter Alexis is already an adorable superstar

It’s only been a few months since tennis superstar Serena Williams gave birth to her first child, Alexis Olympia Ohanian. The little one is already out there stealing hearts, as her Instagram account is followed by over 258,000 people.Of late, Serena Williams has been posting the cutest pics of baby Alexis, who has her momma’s signature photogenic looks and light-up-the-room smile...
Via SNIPdaily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Novak Djokovic the only one who can stop Federer?

Novak Djokovic entered into the Australian Open as the 14th seed this year after missing six months due to injury. His draw was such that in the semi-final, he could meet Roger Federer. It seemed like a destined match between the two, but in the end, Djokovic was unable to hold up his end of the bargain, losing in the fourth round against Hyeon Chung. After battling the 40-plus Celsius...
Via isportsweb.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Federer wins the 2018 Australian Open, his 20th Grand Slam singles title

We’re witnessing Roger Federer do unbelievable, unthinkable things. His Grace and his Majesty, the Swiss Maestro, has turned back time and grabbed his 20th Major trophy in Melbourne, further widening the gap between his trailer in trophies, Rafael Nadal. He defeated Marin Cilic in 5 sets to defend his Australian Open title: 6-2, 7-6, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1. Federer is turning 37 years old...
Via isportsweb.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Federer does it again, proving age is just a number to him.

Earlier today, tennis fans were treated with yet another classic Federer match that made history. The Swiss maestro managed to take down a sizzling hot Marin Cilic in five sets, winning by a score of 6-1 in the fifth. That victory added to Federer’s already record number of slams, bringing it up to 20, something nobody would’ve seen Federer doing before this tournament last year...
Via isportsweb.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Caroline Wozniacki’s boyfriend David Lee congratulates her on first grand slam

David Lee is experiencing the thrill of victory even in retirement.The former NBA player has been in Melbourne watching his girlfriend (now fiancee) Caroline Wozniacki compete in the Australian Open. On Saturday, Wozniacki defeated Simona Halep in three sets to capture her first grand slam.Here’s the cool congratulatory note Lee posted on Instagram in honor of Wozniacki: Winning...
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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