Category archives for: Tennis

Djokovic, Sharapova claim China Open titles

Maria Sharapova and Novak Djokovic earned titles Sunday at the China Open. View full post on ESPN.com – Tennis

Third covered court unveiled at Melbourne Park

Australian Open organizers unveiled Margaret Court Arena, the third Melbourne Park stadium with a retractable roof, on Tuesday. View full post on ESPN.com – Tennis

Tennis teaching great Vic Braden dies at 85

Vic Braden, a tennis player in the late 1940s and early ’50s who became one of the nation’s top tennis teaching professionals, has died from complications of congestive heart failure. He was 85. View full post on ESPN.com – Tennis

Nadal to play Shanghai despite appendicitis

Rafael Nadal has been diagnosed with appendicitis but has decided to play the Shanghai Masters this week after receiving antibiotics at the hospital to treat the inflammation. View full post on ESPN.com – Tennis

Lepchenko, Riske to meet in Tianjin quarters

Varvara Lepchenko and Alison Riske set up an all-American quarterfinal match at the Tianjin Open with straight-set wins on Wednesday. View full post on ESPN.com – Tennis

Teen Keys strolls into quarterfinals in Osaka

American teenager Madison Keys reached the quarterfinals of the Japan Women’s Open with a 6-0, 6-4 victory over Misaki Doi on Wednesday. View full post on ESPN.com – Tennis

Second-seeded Ivanovic WDs with hip injury

Ana Ivanovic pulled out of the Generali Ladies with a left hip injury on Wednesday, one day after receiving medical treatment during her first-round win over Pauline Parmentier of France. View full post on ESPN.com – Tennis

Dizzy Nadal falls in Shanghai; Federer rallies

Andy Murray moved into the third round of the Shanghai Masters with a 7-5, 6-2 win over Jerzy Janowicz on Wednesday. View full post on ESPN.com – Tennis

Fognini throws tantrum, gives obscene gesture

Fabio Fognini of Italy bumped into the Chinese wild card who beat him and gave an obscene gesture to the crowd at the Shanghai Masters on Tuesday. View full post on ESPN.com – Tennis

Fognini draws fine for middle finger in China

Fabio Fognini of Italy has been fined $2,000 for flashing an obscene gesture at the crowd after crashing out to a 553rd-ranked Chinese wild card at the Shanghai Masters. View full post on ESPN.com – Tennis

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