The Latest: Muguruza taken to 3rd set by Giorgi

LONDON (AP) The Latest on Wimbledon (all times local): --- 5:25 p.m. French Open champion Garbine Muguruza is in a battle in her opening-round match at Wimbledon. The second-seeded Spaniard won the first set 6-2 against Camila Giorgi, but the Italian has won the second set 7-5 to force a decisive third. Giorgi came into the Centre Court match with a 2-1 lead in career matches...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Giorgi risks being left off Italy's Olympic tennis team

ROME (AP) Camila Giorgi risks being left off Italy's Olympic tennis squad for this year's Rio de Janeiro Games after severing ties with her national federation. Italian Tennis Federation president Angelo Binaghi says, ''The ITF rules say that players must be `in good standing' with their federation to qualify for the games. For me right now Giorgi is not in good standing.'' Last...
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April 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Giorgi, Ostapenko advance to semifinals of Katowice Open

PRAGUE (AP) Third-seeded Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia played Timea Babos for the first time, beating the seventh-seeded Hungarian 7-6 (3), 2-6, 6-3 on Friday to reach the semifinals of the Katowice Open. The 18-year-old Ostapenko broke Babos twice in the decisive set to advance. She will be seeking her second WTA final this year in a semifinal match against fifth-seeded Camila...
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April 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Giorgi turns down call-up to Italy's Fed Cup team

ROME (AP) Camila Giorgi has turned down a call-up to Italy's Fed Cup team for its World Group playoff against Spain, choosing to compete in qualifying for a tournament in Stuttgart, Germany, instead. The 48th-ranked Giorgi announced last week that she was cutting off ties with the Italian Tennis Federation - apparently because the federation insisted she play Fed Cup. Italy captain...
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April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

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