Stosur defeats Watson in 1st round of Rogers Cup

MONTREAL (AP) Australia's Samantha Stosur won a hard-fought opening match in the first round of the Rogers Cup women's tennis tournament on Monday. Stosur avoided the upset, beating 67th-ranked Heather Watson in straight sets 7-5, 6-3. The tournament's 13th seed struggled in the first set, but found her rhythm in the second, breaking Watson's serve on three occasions. ''To get...
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Heather Watson punishes herself by reading Twitter comments

LONDON (AP) After a bad loss, Heather Watson sometimes punishes herself by reading hateful comments posted on Twitter. Watson, who lost in the first round at Wimbledon on Thursday, said she goes on social media to read some of the nasty things people write about her as a means of punishing herself. ''There's always going to be people saying stuff,'' said Watson, who lost to Annika...
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Serena rallies from 3-0 third-set hole to survive Wimbledon upset bid

The world's best player met nearly her match at Wimbledon, in the form of the United Kingdom's best player. Serena Williams held on by the tightest of margins Friday in the third round against 59th-ranked Heather Watson, winning a three-set thriller 6-2, 4-6, 7-5 and keeping alive her bid for a fourth straight Grand Slam title. It started as most Serena matches do, with the 20-time...
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July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Family Circle Cup: Vekic upsets Watson in Charleston opening round

  Donna Vekic of Croatia upset Britain's Heather Watson 6-3, 4-6, 7-5 in the opening round of the Family Circle Cup on Monday. The 18-year-old Vekic raced out to a 6-3, 4-2 lead before Watson, the 16th seed, took seven of the next eight games to capture the second set and take a 3-1 lead in the second. Vekic responded by leveling the score at 5-all before breaking Watson at love...
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April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Hobart International: Watson tops Bengle to win title

  Britain's Heather Watson defeated American Madison Brengle 6-3, 6-4 on Saturday to win the Hobart International title without dropping a set. The players traded service breaks early in the first set with wind gusts impacting the strength of serves. But Watson's powerful baseline play saw her prevail, giving her a second WTA tournament title along with her Japan Open win at Osaka...
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January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Roland Garros sees normalcy after upsets

Today’s action at Roland Garros served as a nice counterpoint to the tumult of the first few days. There were no major upsets, and indeed, most of the top players had already played their second-round matches, leaving today as a day to look at the challengers that they might face in the later rounds. On the women’s side, fourth seed Simona Halep looked strong again in dispatching...
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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