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Top-seed Radwanska advances at Connecticut Open

New Haven, Conn. (AP) — Top-seed Agnieszka Radwanska breezed past 19-year-old Jelena Ostapenko 7-5, 6-1 Tuesday night in the second round of the Connecticut...

Kerber wastes shot at No. 1, Murray’s long streak ends, too

Mason, Ohio (AP) — The final step up to No. 1 was simply too big for Angelique Kerber — this time, anyway. The world's second-ranked...

Kerber reaches final, win away from unseating Williams

Mason, Ohio (AP) — Angelique Kerber reached the Western & Southern Open final Saturday, leaving her one win away from unseating Serena Williams at...

Kerber reaches semis in Cincinnati, keeps Williams in sight

Mason, Ohio (AP) — Angelique Kerber has Serena Williams within arm's reach, and she's trying not to think about it. Kerber advanced to the Western...

Andy Murray 1st to win 2 Olympic tennis singles golds

Rio de Janeiro (AP) — Andy Murray is making a habit of accomplishing things that hadn't been done in a while. Or ever. Murray became the...

Upset over Nadal puts del Potro in tennis final vs. Murray

Rio de Janeiro (AP) — Juan Martin del Potro ended Rafael Nadal's bid for an unprecedented second Olympic singles gold medal in a thrill-a-minute...

Close calls! Nadal, Murray both squeak into Olympic semis

Rio de Janeiro (AP) — After struggling for much of his Olympic singles quarterfinal against a Brazilian opponent backed by a raucous home crowd,...

Resurgent del Potro tops No. 1 Djokovic in Olympic 1st round

Rio de Janeiro (AP) — Juan Martin del Potro is back, and Novak Djokovic is gone. The top-ranked Djokovic was swept out of the Olympic...

Venus Williams loses in 1st round of singles at Rio Olympics

Rio de Janeiro (AP) — When Venus Williams pushed one last forehand long to lose in the first round for the first time in...

Switzerland’s Stan Wawrinka pulls out of Rio Olympics

Rio de Janeiro (AP) — Two-time major champion Stan Wawrinka pulled out of the Olympics on Tuesday because of injury, leaving the Rio Games...