Petkovic progresses at rain-soaked Nuremberg Cup
NUREMBERG, Germany (AP) — Rain again disrupted play on the third day of the Nuremberg Cup, with home favorite Andrea Petkovic among just four players to progress from a packed first-round schedule...
Shelby Rogers apparently has this thing about red clay.
She grew up on green clay in Charleston, but the 24-year-old touring tennis professional loves red clay.
She's doing it again in Paris at the French Open, although she hasn't pulled off an upset yet. Rogers defeated 155th-ranked Cagla Buyukakcay of Turkey, 7-6 (6), 6-4, on Wednesday in her latest victory in Paris.
Radwanska saves 3 match points to survive at Shenzhen Open
SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Top-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska saved three match points before edging Duan Ying-ying of China 6-2, 6-7 (4), 7-5 in the first round of the Shenzhen Open on Monday.
Radwanska, the defending champion, cruised through the first set without facing a break point, but struggled in the final two sets, dropping serve five times to the 103rd-ranked wild card entry.
Top-seeded Muguruza wins Linz opener, Dodin reaches quarters
LINZ, Austria (AP) — French Open champion Garbine Muguruza advanced to the second round of the Generali Ladies by beating Cagla Buyukakcay of Turkey 6-4, 6-4 on Wednesday.
The top-seeded Spaniard dropped serve twice and saved six more break points as she struggled for consistency against the 69th-ranked Buyukakcay.
"On this surface it was very difficult for me," Muguruza said. "It's my first indoor event so it's hard to find your rhythm."