Stories tagged: tennis
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 19, 2016, 6:45 P.M.
Newsmakers: Pistons’ Aron Baynes has surgery to repair broken nose
Former WSU basketball player Aron Baynes has had surgery to repair a broken nose, ruling him out for the Detroit Pistons’ Wednesday night preseason game against the Toronto Raptors.
TUESDAY, OCT. 18, 2016, 7:16 P.M.
Selected The World Golf Hall of Fame has selected its 2016 induction class, which includes Ian Woosnam, Davis Love III, Meg Mallon and Lorena Ochoa. Also selected Tuesday for induction …
MONDAY, OCT. 17, 2016, 8:16 P.M.
In brief: Thousands attend vigil for Trinity Gay
Thousands of people joined Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay at a candlelight vigil Monday night on a Kentucky high school track honoring Gay’s 15-year-old daughter, Trinity, who was fatally shot over …
SUNDAY, OCT. 16, 2016, 5:42 P.M.
Murray wins 6th title of dominant season at Shanghai Masters
Andy Murray defeated Roberto Bautista Agut 7-6 (1), 6-1 to win the Shanghai Masters on Sunday, his second title in as many weeks and the sixth overall in what is …
SUNDAY, OCT. 16, 2016, 5:30 P.M.
Serena Williams out of WTA Finals, citing injured shoulder
Serena Williams will miss the season-ending WTA Finals for the second year in a row, citing a right shoulder injury.
SATURDAY, OCT. 15, 2016, 9:03 P.M.
In Brief: Phil Kessel, Andre Fleury lead Penguins in 3-2 win over Ducks
Phil Kessel’s power-play goal in the second-period stood as the game-winner in the host Pittsburgh Penguins’ 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday night.
THURSDAY, OCT. 13, 2016, 8:38 P.M.
In Brief: Penguins celebrate championship, beat Capitals
NHL: Phil Kessel beat Braden Holtby in the fourth round of a shootout and the Pittsburgh Penguins began the defense of their Stanley Cup with a 3-2 victory over the …
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 12, 2016, 9:35 P.M.
In Brief: Maple Leafs’ Auston Matthews has record 4 goals in NHL debut
In the highest-scoring debut in NHL history, Auston Matthews scored four goals for the Toronto Maple Leafs, but Kyle Turris scored 37 seconds into overtime to lift the Ottawa Senators …
SUNDAY, OCT. 9, 2016, 8:27 P.M.
In Brief: Bears gives L.A. win in first game of WNBA Finals
In Game 1 of the WNBA Finals in Minneapolis, Alana Beard hit a jumper from the baseline just before time expired to lift the Los Angeles Sparks to a 78-76 …
SATURDAY, OCT. 8, 2016, 10:31 P.M.
Digest: 62-year-old Jay Haas takes Newport Beach lead
Golf: Jay Haas shot an 8-under 63 on Saturday to take a five-stroke lead at the Toshiba Classic in Newport Beach, California, putting him in position to become the second-oldest …
THURSDAY, OCT. 6, 2016, 10:26 P.M.
Digest: Hurrican Mathew still looming
Fear of the damage that powerful Hurricane Matthew may cause prompted two college football postponements Thursday, and had the NFL plotting just-in-case scenarios for games scheduled in Tampa and Miami …
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 5, 2016, 10:20 P.M.
In Brief: Hurricane threat wipes out final Web.com Tour Finals event
The final event for players to earn PGA Tour cards was canceled Wednesday because of Hurricane Matthew, cutting short the four-tournament qualifying series and cost one hard-luck player his card …
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 5, 2016, 6:52 P.M.
Newsmakers: Former Cavs coach David Blatt accepts championship ring from team
Former Cavaliers coach
TUESDAY, OCT. 4, 2016, 8:34 P.M.
In brief: Sparks eliminate Sky, advance to WNBA Finals
Updates. Associated Press
TUESDAY, OCT. 4, 2016, 7:35 P.M.
Maria Sharapova’s doping ban cut from two years to 15 months
Maria Sharapova will be eligible to return to competitive tennis in April after her two-year doping ban was reduced to 15 months on Tuesday by a sports court that found …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 30, 2016, 9:38 P.M.
In Brief: Europe rallies at Ryder Cup
The Americans threw a haymaker with the first opening-session sweep in four decades. Europe battled back from that 4-0 deficit.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 28, 2016, 9:59 P.M.
In Brief: Chad Marshall’s first-half goal enough, Sounders beat Fire 1-0
Chad Marshall headed in a corner kick in the 24th minute, and the host Seattle Sounders beat the Chicago Fire 1-0 on Wednesday night to get back into the MLS …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 28, 2016, 7:49 P.M.
Newsmakers: Hope Solo has shoulder replacement surgery
Suspended U.S. national team goalkeeper Hope Solo says she has had shoulder replacement surgery on the same shoulder in 2011.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 24, 2016, 9:10 P.M.
In Brief: Dustin Johnson, Kevin Chappell tied for Tour Championship lead
Dustin Johnson had a reasonable lie in the rough and only a few pine tree branches blocking his path to the 17th green. Neither seemed like a problem until he …
SATURDAY, SEPT. 17, 2016, 9:56 P.M.
In Brief: Chun in control at Evian Championship
South Korean In Gee Chun remains firmly on course for the second major of her career – and a possible golfing record – after posting a superb 6-under 65 in …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 16, 2016, 9:31 P.M.
In Brief: In Gee Chun takes 2-shot lead after 2 rounds of Evian Championship
In Gee Chun posted a 5-under round of 66 to take a two-shot lead at the Evian Championship on Friday in Evian-les-Bains, France, keeping the 22-year-old South Korean on course …
SUNDAY, SEPT. 11, 2016, 6:12 P.M.
WSU sweeps tennis titles in Cougar Classic
The Washington State women’s tennis team won the singles flights and doubles flight on Sunday at the Cougar Classic in Pullman.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 11, 2016, 5:41 P.M.
U.S. Open champ Angelique Kerber starting to like sound of No. 1 ranking
About to contest her third Grand Slam final of the year, Angelique Kerber couldn’t help but hear the part of player introductions when she was announced to the crowd as …
SUNDAY, SEPT. 11, 2016, 5:37 P.M.
Wawrinka tops Djokovic for 1st US Open title, 3rd Grand Slam
Pointing to his temple after winning the biggest of points, Stan Wawrinka wore Novak Djokovic down and beat the defending champion 6-7 (1), 6-4, 7-5, 6-3 on Sunday for his …
SATURDAY, SEPT. 10, 2016, 9:50 P.M.
Digest: Kerber wins US Open for 2nd major title
Early in what would become a tight test of a U.S. Open final in New York, Angelique Kerber sprinted forward to somehow reach a drop shot and scoop a down-the-line …
SATURDAY, SEPT. 10, 2016, 7:23 P.M.
Locally: St. George’s grad hired as UW golf assistant
Chessey Thomas, after one year as an assistant women’s golf coach at the University of Idaho, has been hired to the same position at reigning NCAA Division I champion University …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 9, 2016, 10:33 P.M.
In Brief: Novak Djokovic, Stan Wawrinka advance to U.S. Open men’s final
Djokovic on Friday at encountered a semi-competitive semifinal against Gael Monfils, but emerged with a 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-2 victory.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 8, 2016, 8:25 P.M.
Digest: Serena Williams loses to Karolina Pliskova at U.S. Open semifinal for 2nd year in row
For the second year in a row, Serena Williams’ bid to make history ended with a shocking loss in the U.S. Open semifinals.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 8, 2016, 6:53 P.M.
Newsmakers: Blackhawks’ Patrick Kane selected U.S. alternate captain
A year after Patrick Kane’s career appeared in jeopardy because of a sexual assault claim, the Chicago Blackhawks star was named one of the alternate captains for the United States …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 7, 2016, 7:55 P.M.
Digest: After let call, Andy Murray loses to Kei Nishikori at Open
Andy Murray dropped seven consecutive games after a let call caused by a loud noise in the arena’s speaker system during a fourth-set point and lost to Kei Nishikori 1-6, …