McHale edges Siniakova for Japan Women's Open title

More Sports / Tennis Sep 18, 2016

McHale edges Siniakova for Japan Women's Open title

American seventh seed Christina McHale claimed the Japan Women's Open on Sunday for her first WTA tour title, coming back from a set down to beat Katerina Siniakova of the Czech Republic 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 at a rain-hit Ariake Tennis Forest Park. World No. 53 ...

Siniakova, McHale advance to Japan Women's Open final

More Sports / Tennis Sep 17, 2016

Siniakova, McHale advance to Japan Women's Open final

Katerina Siniakova of the Czech Republic and seventh seed Cristina McHale of the United States reached the final of the Japan Women's Open in contrasting fashion on Saturday, when the Japanese pair of Shuko Aoyama and Makoto Ninomiya won the doubles title. Unseeded Siniakova, ranked ...

Osaka cruises into second round at Japan Women's Open

More Sports / Tennis Sep 14, 2016

Osaka cruises into second round at Japan Women's Open

Japanese youngster Naomi Osaka had a resounding first round victory at the Japan Women's Open on Wednesday, dispatching Estonia's Anett Kontaveit 6-0, 6-2 in under an hour. The 18-year-old world No. 69, who made her Grand Slam debut this year and reached the third round ...

Nara breezes past Paszek at Japan Women's Open

More Sports / Tennis Sep 12, 2016

Nara breezes past Paszek at Japan Women's Open

Kurumi Nara eased past Tamira Paszek of Austria 6-2, 6-2 on Monday in the first round of the Japan Women's Open. Nara, ranked 81st in the world, had lost twice to her 105-ranked opponent this year but leveled their career head-to-head at 2-2 with a ...

More Sports / Tennis Oct 4, 2014

Nara, Date-Krumm won't play in Japan Women's Open

Local favorites Kurumi Nara and Kimiko Date-Krumm have withdrawn from next week's Japan Women's Open, organizers announced Saturday. Nara, who at No. 37 is Japan's top-ranked women's player, is having respiratory difficulties. The 44-year-old Date-Krumm, currently ranked 101st in the world, is dealing with an ...

Reader Mail Sep 29, 2011

Ban this intolerable stock phrase

I hate the phrase "restore the public's trust." It is too much over-cooked gobbledygook and I'd rather eat nails than hear it one more time. Lamenting the threat to, or decline in, the public's trust in politics is one of those stock phrases that ...