Alison Riske upsets Coco Vandeweghe at Dubai Championships

Alison Riske upset 11th-seeded Coco Vandeweghe 6-4, 6-4 at the Dubai Tennis Championships on Monday. Riske, who was unseeded, advances to the second round, and has now won four of the last five against Vandeweghe, who most recently made the semifinals of the Australian Open. “I have no idea of that stat, but I’ll happily take it,” Riske said, smiling. “It’s in my favor...
Via Excelle Sports
February 20, 2017

Vandeweghe exceeds expectations in maiden slam semifinal

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) CoCo Vandeweghe set two goals for herself at the start of the season: to make the quarterfinals of the Australian Open and then, at some point in the year, go one step further and reach her first Grand Slam semifinal. It's time to set some new goals. The 25-year-old American exceeded even her own expectations at the year's first Grand Slam, upsetting top...
Via Associated Press
January 26, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Venus Williams goes nuts celebrating after beating CoCo Vandeweghe

Usually this late in tournaments, all the talk is about a different Williams sister and how she can win it all, but that’s not the case in this year’s Australian Open. Venus Williams is playing arguably the best tennis of her life right now, and just defeated CoCo Vandeweghe 6-7, 6-3, 6-2 to punch her ticket to the Australian Open final. Williams finished the match strong and...
Via The Sports Daily
January 26, 2017  |  Discuss

The Latest: CoCo Vandeweghe overcomes heat, illness to win

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) The Latest from the Australian Open on Monday (all times local): 5 p.m. CoCo Vandeweghe overcame the heat and illness to beat 15th-seeded Roberta Vinci 6-1, 7-6 (3) and advance to the second round of the Australian Open.Vandeweghe was down a break in the second set when she slumped to her knees, facing the backboard at Margaret Court Arena, and needed...
Via Associated Press
January 16, 2017  |  Discuss

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 Associated Press
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

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 Associated Press
July 06, 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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