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Venus Williams upsets Bertens in Ohio; sister Serena withdraws

Tennis Aug 14, 2019

Venus Williams upsets Bertens in Ohio; sister Serena withdraws

Going small paid off big for Venus Williams. Tuesday didn't go as well for sister Serena. On a day when back problems forced the younger Williams to withdraw before her second-round match, Venus Williams reached the third round of the Cincinnati Masters with a 6-3, 3-6, ...

Murray loses singles return in first round

Tennis Aug 13, 2019

Murray loses singles return in first round

Andy Murray moved well in his first singles match since January, but not well enough to move on — even to the U.S. Open. Using a bottomless arsenal of drop shots, Richard Gasquet snapped a five-match losing streak against Murray with a 6-4, 6-4 win ...

India wants Davis Cup tie moved from Pakistan over Kashmir tensions

Tennis Aug 11, 2019

India wants Davis Cup tie moved from Pakistan over Kashmir tensions

India have asked the International Tennis Federation to shift their upcoming Davis Cup tie from Pakistan to a neutral venue due to escalating political tensions between the two nations. The Indian team are scheduled to tour Pakistan's capital Islamabad for the Asia/Oceania Group 1 tie ...

Serena Williams reaches Rogers Cup final

Tennis Aug 11, 2019

Serena Williams reaches Rogers Cup final

Serena Williams withstood the determined challenge of Czech qualifier Marie Bouzkova Saturday, rallying for a 1-6, 6-3, 6-3 victory to reach the Rogers Cup final. Williams, seeded eighth in a tournament she has won three times, will take on local hope Bianca Andreescu in the ...