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Tennis player destroys racket at US Open (video)

CoCo Vandeweghe is having a rough day. She squared off against Bethanie Mattek-Sands in the second round of the U.S. Open on Wednesday, and got dominated in straight sets. At one point during the first set, when Vandeweghe was trailing 5-0, she completely lost it. She sat down for the changeover, and then proceeded to smash her racket on the court. Vandeweghe then motioned to the...
Via The Sports Daily
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Smashing: CoCo Vandeweghe demolishes racket in fit of U.S. Open frustration

  The fans at Louis Armstrong Stadium were thoroughly enjoying CoCo Vandeweghe's racket demolition. So was her opponent. "I was cracking up on the sideline there," Bethanie Mattek-Sands said after beating her fellow American in the second round of the U.S. Open on Wednesday. After Vandeweghe fell behind 5-0 in the first set, she smashed her racket on her chair, then slammed it on...
Via AP on Fox
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

CoCo Vandeweghe smashes racket, entertains crowd with meltdown (Video)

CoCo Vandeweghe let out some frustration by smashing her racket during the first set of Wednesday's second round match at the US Open against fellow American Bethanie Mattek-Sands. Vandeweghe slammed the racket into her chair, then sat down and smashed it on the ground three times. After hearing cheers, she urged the crowd to get louder before standing up and letting loose with...
Via Holdout Sports
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

CoCo causes a stir: American tennis player gives first mid-match interview

It’s been a productive year for American professional tennis player CoCo Vandeweghe. The 23-year-old reached her first major-tournament quarterfinal two months ago at Wimbledon, getting a taste of Centre Court against Maria Sharapova. Vandeweghe’s powerful serve — one of the most imposing on the WTA Tour — can allow her to dictate points and gain leverage with that shot more...
Via Awful Announcing
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Wimbledon: Controversies abound after women’s quarterfinals

The women’s quarterfinals at Wimbledon finished off with a number of players sparking controversy amidst the triumphs and losses. While Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova, Garbine Muguruza, and Agnieszka Rdwanska celebrated their trips to the semifinals, Coco Vandeweghe, Caroline Wozniacki, and Victoria Azarenka took a share of the talk by bringing up disputes among themselves, against...
July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Vandeweghe, Keys advance to Wimbledon quarterfinals

LONDON -- CoCo Vandeweghe reached the Wimbledon quarterfinals Monday by upsetting French Open runner-up Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic in straight sets. Vandeweghe dominated both tiebreakers to win 7-6 (1), 7-6 (4) after the players traded breaks once in each set. There will be three American women in the quarterfinals, as Madison Keys also advanced and the Williams sisters...
Via AP on Fox
July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Sloane Stephens, CoCo Vandeweghe rally to advance at Eastbourne

  Americans Sloane Stephens and CoCo Vandeweghe both rallied from a set down Sunday to reach the second round of the Eastbourne grass-court tournament Stephens overcame Naomi Broady of Britain, 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (4) in a match lasting almost exactly two hours, while Vandeweghe ousted Johanna Larsson of Sweden, 6-7 (3), 6-1, 6-1. Stephens trailed 3-2 in the second set before winning...
Via AP on Fox
June 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Defending champion Vandeweghe advances at TopShelf Open

S-HERTOGENBOSCH, Netherlands (AP) CoCo Vandeweghe started the defense of her Topshelf Open title with a 7-6 (1), 6-1 win over Andreea Mitu on Monday as the season shifted to grass. The third-seeded Vandeweghe, who won her sole career title in the Netherlands last year, trailed 4-1 in the first set before she found her range. She saved four of the five break points she faced and...
Via AP on Fox
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Sony Open: CoCo Vandeweghe, Li Na win third-round matches

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. -- Li Na overcame three set points Sunday to rally past American Madison Keys 7-6 (3), 6-3 and reach the fourth round at the Sony Open. And American CoCo Vandeweghe earned a shot at Serena Williams in the fourth round by winning a match that ended at 2:29 a.m. Sunday.
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Vandeweghe beats Stosur in 3rd round at Sony Open

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) American CoCo Vandeweghe earned a shot at Serena Williams in the fourth round of the Sony Open by winning a match that ended at 2:29 a.m. Sunday.
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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