3rd round

LONDON | The Latest: Del Potro beats Paire in Wimbledon’s 3rd Round

LONDON — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Juan Martin del Potro overcame a hot-tempered display from Benoit Paire to reach the second week at Wimbledon, winning their third-round match 6-4, 7-6 (4), 6-3. Paire slammed his racket and shouted loudly at the chair umpire and himself after losing the second set, … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: Del Potro beats Paire in Wimbledon’s 3rd Round

PARIS  | The Latest: 2016 champ Mugurza into 3rd round at French Open

PARIS  — The Latest from the French Open (all times local): ___ 12:40 p.m. Garbine Muguruza is through to the third round of the French Open with a 6-4, 6-3 victory over French wild-card entry Fiona Ferro. As she did in her first-round match against Svetlana Kuznetsova, the 2016 champion again impressed with her ease … Continue reading PARIS  | The Latest: 2016 champ Mugurza into 3rd round at French Open

Kerber beats Sharapova in 3rd round; Halep in long-haul win

MELBOURNE, Australia/January 20, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Angelique Kerber is the only major winner remaining in the Australian Open women’s draw after ending Maria Sharapova’s comeback tour to Melbourne Park. The 2016 champion routed Sharapova 6-1, 6-3 in the third-round match on Saturday night to extend her winning streak to 12 matches, including winning the Sydney International title … Continue reading Kerber beats Sharapova in 3rd round; Halep in long-haul win

The Latest: 6-time champion Djokovic into Aussie 3rd round

MELBOURNE, Australia/January 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on Thursday at the Australian Open (all times local): 6 p.m. Six-time Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic overcame a poor start — dropping his first two service games — to continue his career-long domination of Gael Monfils. Djokovic beat the Frenchman for the 15th consecutive time — 4-6, 6-3, … Continue reading The Latest: 6-time champion Djokovic into Aussie 3rd round

Heating up: Sharapova vs Kerber in 3rd round; Muguruza out

MELBOURNE, Australia /January 17, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —  Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza struggled with the heat in an upset second-round loss to Hsieh Su-wei that left just three major winners in the Australian Open women’s draw on Day 4. Two of them will meet in the third round. With a forecast high of 39 Celsius (102 … Continue reading Heating up: Sharapova vs Kerber in 3rd round; Muguruza out

The Latest: Sharapova into 3rd round at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia/January 17, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The Latest on Thursday at the Australian Open (all times local): 12:35 p.m. Maria Sharapova has advanced to the third round at the Australian Open, beating Anastasija Sevastova 6-1, 7-6 (4) as the temperatures began to rise at Melbourne Park. With a forecast high of 39 Celsius (102 Fahrenheit), Sharapova … Continue reading The Latest: Sharapova into 3rd round at Australian Open

Nadal into 3rd round; Wozniacki saves 2 MPs to advance

MELBOURNE, Australia/January 17, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Rafael Nadal had to wait while Caroline Wozniacki saved two match points and worked her way back into the Australian Open in the preceding match on Rod Laver Arena. Nadal, the 2017 runner-up, wasted no time in reaching the third round, dropping only one service game — while serving for the … Continue reading Nadal into 3rd round; Wozniacki saves 2 MPs to advance

No. 2 Wozniacki saves 2 match points, advances to 3rd round

MELBOURNE, Australia /January 16, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —  Second-ranked Caroline Wozniacki fended off two match points and rallied from 5-1 down to win the last six games in the third set and avoid a second-round upset at the Australian Open. Former No. 1-ranked Wozniacki used her experience to save match points in the seventh game of … Continue reading No. 2 Wozniacki saves 2 match points, advances to 3rd round