3rd round

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France | Olson takes 2-shot lead after 3rd round of Evian major

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France — Chasing a first major title for herself, and a first for American women this season, Amy Olson fired a bogey-free 65 to take a two-shot lead after the Evian Championship third round on Saturday. Olson broke clear to post a 14-under 199 total after twice being in a four-way share of the … Continue reading EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France | Olson takes 2-shot lead after 3rd round of Evian major

NEW YORK | The Latest: Maria Sharapova moves into 3rd round at US Open

NEW YORK — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 12:25 a.m. Maria Sharapova overcame a bit of a stumble and 10 double-faults to grab the last three games in a 6-2, 7-5 victory over 51st-ranked Sorana Cirstea of Romania 6-2, 7-5 in the U.S. Open’s second round. Five-time major champion … Continue reading NEW YORK | The Latest: Maria Sharapova moves into 3rd round at US Open

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