2nd Round

NEW YORK | The Latest: No. 2 seed Wozniacki out in US Open’s 2nd round

NEW YORK  — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 11:05 p.m. No. 2 seed Caroline Wozniacki is out of the U.S. Open in the second round, joining No. 1 Simona Halep on the sideline. Wozniacki lost 6-4, 6-2 to 36th-ranked Lesia Tsurenko of Ukraine. Wozniacki is the reigning Australian Open … Continue reading NEW YORK | The Latest: No. 2 seed Wozniacki out in US Open’s 2nd round

NEW YORK | The Latest: Goerges loses to Makarova in US Open’s 2nd round

NEW YORK— The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 7:45 p.m. Fresh off her first Grand Slam semifinal, No. 9 seed Julia Goerges made an early exit at the U.S. Open. Goerges bowed out in the second round at Flushing Meadows, losing to 45th-ranked Ekaterina Makarova 7-6 (10), 6-3. While their … Continue reading NEW YORK | The Latest: Goerges loses to Makarova in US Open’s 2nd round

WASHINGTON | John Isner loses to Noah Rubin in 2nd round of Citi Open

WASHINGTON— A weary-looking John Isner hit serves in the low 90s mph and was broken twice in the opening set during a 6-4, 7-6 (6) loss to 152nd-ranked Noah Rubin in the second round at the Citi Open on Thursday. The No. 2-seeded Isner was coming off a title in Atlanta last week and a … Continue reading WASHINGTON | John Isner loses to Noah Rubin in 2nd round of Citi Open

HOUSTON | Rockets advance to 2nd round with eyes on bigger goals

HOUSTON  — The Houston Rockets spent almost no time celebrating their first-round playoff series win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night. For the top-seeded Rockets, it simply moved them a little closer toward their goal of bringing the franchise its first title in more than two decades. “This was a pretty good step for … Continue reading HOUSTON | Rockets advance to 2nd round with eyes on bigger goals

Wawrinka, Muguruza out in 2nd round, heat soars in Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia/January 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Stan Wawrinka left it as late as possible before deciding his knee might just be good enough to get him through the Australian Open, site of his Grand Slam breakthrough. The 2014 champion clearly wasn’t fit enough against No. 97-ranked Tennys Sandgren, though, and made his earliest exit in a decade … Continue reading Wawrinka, Muguruza out in 2nd round, heat soars in Australia

The Latest: Keys dominant in 2nd-round Australian win

MELBOURNE, Australia /January 17, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —  The Latest on Thursday at the Australian Open (all times local): 5:35 p.m. Madison Keys won the first 11 games and beat Ekaterina Alexandrova 6-0, 6-1 in a 41-minute third-round match at the Australian Open. The 17th-seeded Keys was dominant serving in the first set. She served five … Continue reading The Latest: Keys dominant in 2nd-round Australian win

The Latest: American beats Konta in Aussie Open 2nd round

MELBOURNE, Australia/January 17, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The Latest on Thursday at the Australian Open (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Former Australian Open semi finalist Johanna Konta has been knocked out of the tournament in the second round by American lucky loser Bernarda Pera 6-4, 7-5. Pera, ranked No. 123, lost in the final round of qualifying … Continue reading The Latest: American beats Konta in Aussie Open 2nd round

Federer joins Djokovic, Sharapova in 2nd round in Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia/January 16, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Roger Federer picked up where he left off at the last Australian Open on a day when Maria Sharapova, Angelique Kerber and Novak Djokovic ensured there were all kinds of successful comebacks. Defending champion Federer beating Aljaz Bedene 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 in a night match, his first on Rod Laver Arena since … Continue reading Federer joins Djokovic, Sharapova in 2nd round in Australia