Belinda Bencic

Baseline: Which woman will will the Montreal final?

Simona Halep. (AP Photo)<p>On Sunday, it will be a battle between a Canadian Open veteran and a newcomer to the final when Simona Halep takes on Sloane …

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July 2018 Player of the Month: Angelique Kerber

She added another major title to her trophy case, and now, Angelique Kerber adds another award to her mantle as the the fan-voted Player of the Month …

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Montreal 2018: Saturday's Order of Play and Match Points

<b>MATCH POINTS</b><p>Elina Svitolina beat Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 6-0 in last year's final.<p>Simona Halep was the 2016 champion, beating Madison Keys 7-6(2), …

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Halep completes lengthy win—then beats Venus for second win of the day

<b>WATCH: Simona Halep wins Roland Garros for her first Grand Slam title</b><p>After both players won rain-postponed second-round matches earlier in the day, …

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Tennis: Kuznetsova mauls Petkovic to breeze into final

(Reuters) - Former champion Svetlana Kuznetsova dropped just four games to reach her first WTA final in over a year as the Russian defeated Germany's Andrea Petkovic 6-2 6-2 in the semi-finals of the Citi Open in Washington on Saturday.<p>Kuznetsova, the former world number two, said she was surprised …

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Washington Open: Zverev beats Nishikori to set up Tsitsipas clash, Murray withdraws citing fatigue

In the WTA event, Germany’s Andrea Petkovic, seeking her seventh title and first since 2015, downed Swiss sixth seed Belinda Bencic to reach the …

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Washington 2018: Saturday's Order of Play and Match Points

<b>ORDER OF PLAY</b><p><i>Play starts at noon</i><p><b>STADIUM</b><p><i>After two Men's singles matches</i><p><i>Not before 4pm</i><br>Yulia PUTINTSEVA (KAZ) [8] or Svetlana KUZNETSOVA (RUS) v<br>Andrea …

Belinda Bencic

Defending champ Zverev edges Nishikori in DC QF; Murray out

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defending champion Alexander Zverev returned to the Citi Open semifinals by coming back for a 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 victory over No. 7 seed …

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Andrea Petkovic kills it, and kills time during delay, in 19-min convo

Say this about the seemingly incessant rain at the Citi Open: it's inspired some creativity. And perhaps a second career.<p>Andrea Petkovic beat the …

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Free in Montreal Aug 3-5: Free tennis matches and Poutinefest

Take advantage of Tennis Canada’s free family weekendTennis Canada and sponsor IGA give Montrealers a chance to see some of the top women’s tennis …

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Stephens stunned by Petkovic at Citi Open

(Reuters) - Sloane Stephens' preparations for her U.S. Open title defense suffered a setback on Wednesday when she was shocked 2-6 6-4 6-2 by German Andrea Petkovic in the second round of the Citi Open.<p>The second seed's exit left the tournament without its two main drawcards after Caroline …

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Sloane Stephens, the highest-seeded woman left at Citi Open, out in round of 16

The Citi Open lost the second of its top two seeds on the women’s side Wednesday when American Sloane Stephens lost, 2-6, 6-4, 6-2, to Germany’s Andrea Petkovic at Rock Creek Park Tennis Center.<p>Top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki withdrew from the tournament Tuesday without playing a match because of a …

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Johanna Konta beats Serena Williams 6-1 6-0 at Silicon Valley Classic

<b>Johanna Konta inflicted the worst defeat of Serena Williams' career with a thumping first-round victory over the 23-time Grand Slam singles champion at the Silicon Valley Classic.</b><p>The British number one took less than an hour to win 6-1 6-0 in San Jose.<p>Williams, 36, had never lost a match without …

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Washington 2018: Monday's Order of Play and Match Points

Play starts at 2pm local time unless otherwise stated<p><b>STADIUM</b><p>Starting at 2.30pm<p>Jamie LOEB (USA) v Andrea PETKOVIC (GER)<p><b>JOHN A HARRIS …

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Baseline: ATP and WTA stars go sightseeing in Washington, D.C.

With the Citi Open bringing the ATP and WTA tours together in Washington, D.C. this week, much of the tennis world has descended upon America's …

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Hopman Cup founder says event is a ‘dead duck’

THE Hopman Cup founders say the event is a “dead duck” and the likely axing of Perth’s iconic tennis exhibition will be tinged with sadness but …

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WA tennis event ‘dead duck cup’

THE Hopman Cup founders say the event is a “dead duck” and the likely axing of Perth’s iconic tennis exhibition will be tinged with sadness but …

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Washington draw: Wozniacki faces qualifier, Mattek-Sands and Stephens in all-American clash

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Andy Murray to play Mackenzie McDonald in Washington Open on Monday

<b>Andy Murray feels he will be "starting from scratch again" when he faces Mackenzie McDonald in the Washington Open first round on Monday.</b><p>The tournament will be the 31-year-old's third since having surgery in January, and his first on a hard court.<p>Former world number one Murray pulled out of …

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Federer: Mirka Makes It Happen

Behind every great champion is usually a great coach.<p>The 20-time Grand Slam champion said his wife and former doubles partner is the support system …

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The most memorable moments | The Star

Fun fact: save for Wimbledon and the US Open, no other major tennis tournament has been around longer than the Rogers Cup.<p>Originally called the …

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Wimbledon 2018: Kerber hopes to continue 'consistent year' against Kasatkina

<b>LONDON, Great Britain -</b> Angelique Kerber's disappointing 2017 is far behind her now - and she's pleased with her progress to the Wimbledon …

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Kerber survives seeding cull to reach Wimbledon quarter-finals

LONDON (Reuters) - German 11th seed Angelique Kerber became the highest-ranked player to reach the women's quarter-finals after she outclassed Switzerland's Belinda Bencic 6-3 7-6 (7-5) at Wimbledon on Monday.<p>Over the last week, Kerber has watched all the top 10 seeds perish, which has raised …

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Wimbledon 2018: Time, TV/live stream and match schedule for Monday

Round of 16 play at Wimbledon is in progress Monday morning.<p>Roger Federer, men’s first seed, and second seed Rafael Nadal are in action. Federer is facing No. 22 Adrian Mannarino, while Nadal will take on against Jiri Vesely. On the women’s side, Serena Williams is set to take on Evgeniya Rodina. …

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Tennis: Kerber survives seeding cull to reach Wimbledon quarter-finals

LONDON (Reuters) - German 11th seed Angelique Kerber became the highest-ranked player to reach the women's quarter-finals after she outclassed Switzerland's Belinda Bencic 6-3 7-6 (7-5) at Wimbledon on Monday.<p>Over the last week, Kerber has watched all the top 10 seeds perish, which has raised …

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Former finalist Kerber into Wimbledon last eight

Kerber, who won the Australian and US Open titles in 2016, is into her fourth Wimbledon quarterfinal.

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German pair Angelique Kerber and Julia Goerges book their place in Wimbledon quarter-finals

Germany may still be coming to terms with that unfamiliar feeling of an early World Cup exit, but the nation does have hope for this weekend as far …

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Wimbledon Day 7 order of play: Federer, Serena & Nadal headline with Djokovic bumped to Court 1 on Manic Monday

Roger Federer will kick off the action on Centre Court on Manic Monday, with Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal the fellow headline acts.<p>With every …

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Angelique Kerber vs Belinda Bencic: Wimbledon fourth round preview and preview

<i>(Photo credit: Daniel)</i><p>After one of the most upset filled Wimbledon’s of recent histories, 2016 runner-up and 11th seed Angelique Kerber finds herself …

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Kerber ready to snap streak against 'dangerous' Bencic

<b>LONDON, UK</b> - Angelique Kerber knows that she has a tough opponent in the fourth round of Wimbledon - she has played her four times before and lost …

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