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Serena Williams rolls past Vania King in second round of U.S. Open

  Good as she is, even Serena Williams can find it tough to deal with swirling wind, so much so that she double-faulted three times in her first service game Thursday at the U.S. Open. And, yes, even a 17-time major champion such as Williams can lose in the early going at the sport's biggest tournaments, as she has repeatedly in 2014. Quickly putting behind a poor-serving start...
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

US OPEN SCENE: Serena's opponent sure can sing

NEW YORK (AP) She might have been out-hit by Serena Williams at the U.S. Open, but Vania King hit all the right notes at her news conference afterward. King, a 25-year-old based in Florida, studied music as a kid. In 2006, she performed ''America the Beautiful'' in Arthur Ashe Stadium before a tournament night session. So following King's 6-1, 6-0 loss the top...
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Serena Williams Demolishes Vania King in US Open Second Round

(August 28, 2014) FLUSHING MEADOWS - Serena Williams, getting over a poor serving start, demolished fellow American Vania King 6-1, 6-0 in the second round of US Open on Thursday. The win gives two-time defending US open champion Williams a 16-match win streak at the final major of the year. “I’ve been working really hard,” Williams said. “The results just hadn’t been coming...
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennis Results Round-Up for April 11, 2014

CLARO OPEN COLSANITAS Bogotá, Colombia April 7-April 13, 2014 $250,000/International Red Clay/Outdoors Results – Friday, April 11, 2014 Singles – Quarterfinals (1) Jelena Jankovic (SRB) d. (Q) Lara Arruabarrena (ESP) 64 64 (5) Caroline Garcia (FRA) d. Romina Oprandi (SUI) 61 75 (6) Vania King (USA) d. Mariana Duque-Mariño (COL) 76(4) 75 Chanelle Scheepers (RSA) d. (8) Lourdes...
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April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

The Anatomy of a Match: Vania King vs. Sara Errani on New Year’s Day From Shenzhen Open in China

by Terence Leong What happens when two top doubles players meet up against in other in singles? It happened in the second round of Shenzhen Open in China when Vania King, ranked No. 85 in singles and the 2010 Wimbledon and US Open doubles champion, faced Sara Errani, ranked No. 7 in singles and No. 1 in doubles, in a New Year’s Day confrontation. King prevailed in a grueling 2...
Via Tennis Grand Stand
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Li Na, Peng Shuai advance to all-Chinese final at Shenzhen Open

Defending champion Li Na and Peng Shuai advanced Friday to set up an all-Chinese final at the Shenzhen Open. Top-seeded Li defeated Germany's Annika Beck 6-1, 6-3, while fifth-seeded Peng advanced in a walkover when American Vania King withdrew with a right thigh injury. ''It'll be a tough match tomorrow,'' Li said. ''We're quite familiar with...
Via AP on Fox
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Li Na advances to Shenzhen Open quarterfinals

Top-seeded Li Na romped to a 6-1, 6-4 victory over Ukraine's Nadiya Kichenok on Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals of the Shenzhen Open. American Vania King also advanced, upsetting second-seeded Sara Errani of Italy 2-6, 7-6 (7), 6-3, while Patricia Mayr-Achleitner of Austria defeated third-seeded Czech Klara Zakopalova 7-6 (2), 6-4 in another second round upset. In other...
Via AP on Fox
January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Li Na Advances, Vania King Stuns Seed Sara Errani

Vania King playing Carlsbad (January 1, 2014) Top-seed and defending champion Li Na has moved into the quarterfinals of the Shenzhen Open moving past Ukraine’s Nadiya Kichenok 6-1, 6-4 on Wednesday. American Vania King earned her first ever victory over a top-10 player when she upset No. 7 Sara Errani of Italy 2-6, 7-6 (7), 6-3. King will play Barbora Zahlavova Strycova of the...
Via Tennis Panorama
January 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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