Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Sunday, May 26, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Partly Cloudy Day 65° Partly Cloudy

Tags


Everything tagged


Sort by:

Stories tagged: tennis


Courier Loses, Fumes

In the end, Jim Courier lost it. When his final shot fell at the net, Courier picked up the ball and belted it into the upper deck, punctuating his long, …


Graf, Davenport Meet Again

Lindsay Davenport, who nearly beat Steffi Graf earlier this month, will get another shot Thursday. Davenport and Graf set up their rematch with quarterfinal victories at the Lipton Championships.


Sabatini Beats Capriati At Lipton

Gabriela Sabatini sent Jennifer Capriati to the sideline by a score of 6-1, 6-4 to advance to the quarterfinals at the Lipton Championships. Andre Agassi survived his second consecutive three-set …


Sampras Moves Closer To No. 1

Two-time champion and a finalist each of the past three years, Pete Sampras advanced to the fourth round of the Lipton Championships by beating Jakob Hlasek 7-5, 7-6 (7-3). With …


Muster Takes Lipton Plunge As Foes Criticize Rankings

Sanchez Vicario


Sports People

The international track and field federation appears to be on the verge of allowing Dallas sprinter Michael Johnson to compete in both the 200- and 400-meter events in Atlanta. The …


Chang Cruises To Easy Win

Michael Chang, the “human wall” of men’s tennis, went on the attack for a change, rolling to a 7-5, 6-1, 6-1 victory over Paul Haarhuis in the Newsweek Champions Cup …


Graf Wins In Tiebreaker

At Indian Wells, Calif., Steffi Graf, playing her first tournament in four months, came from behind in two tiebreakers to beat Conchita Martinez and win the State Farm Evert Cup. …


Sampras Upset By Haarhuis Indian Wells, Calif.

Pete Sampras, who could have regained the No. 1 world ranking with a win, was upset by nemesis Paul Haarhuis 7-5, 6-7 (5-7), 6-1 in the quarterfinals of the Champions …


Agassi Edges Martin

Andre Agassi, coming up with big shots at critical times, won a pair of tiebreakers to edge Todd Martin in three sets in the Newsweek Champions Cup. Agassi had to …


Chang Knocks Off Edberg

In a second-round duel between former winners of the Newsweek Champions Cup, fifth-seeded Michael Chang defeated unseeded Stefan Edberg, 4-6, 6-3, 6-1, on this uncommon day in the desert, where …


Becker Upset By Spaniard

Australian Open champion Boris Becker failed to solve the swirling winds and was upset by Spain’s Carlos Costa 6-3, 7-5 in a second-round match of the $2.2 million Newsweek Champions …


Graf Survives Third Round

Steffi Graf, playing only her second match in four months, was tested by Julie Halard-Decugis, but came away with a 6-3, 7-5 victory in the third round of the $550,000 …


Sampras Limps Into Quarterfinals

Pete Sampras advanced to the quarterfinals of the ABN AMRO indoor tournament with his second straight hard-fought victory. The world’s top-ranked player was hampered after twisting an ankle in the …


Graf Returns For Evert Cupe

Top-ranked Steffi Graf, sidelined since undergoing foot surgery in December, will make her 1996 debut at this week’s Evert Cup tournament. It will be Graf’s first tournament since winning the …


Sampras Won’t Make Davis Event

Pete Sampras, who led the United States to the Davis Cup championship last year, won’t play in next month’s second-round match in the Czech Republic. Sampras said the timing of …


Courier Whips Qualifier

Jim Courier ended a surprising run by Chris Woodruff, beating the qualifier 6-4, 6-3 for the U.S. Indoor championship in Philadelphia. The superb serves and string-shredding groundstrokes by the No. …


Sports People

Former Nebraska quarterback Tommie Frazier was feeling better and could be released from a Lincoln, Neb., hospital next week. Frazier was admitted Monday for a sinus infection. American Tom “Boom” …


Quick Exit For Muster

Top-seeded Thomas Muster was upset by Italy’s Andrea Gaudenzi 6-3, 6-4 in the first round Italian Indoors ATP tournament in Milan, Italy. Italian fans went wild at Milan’s Palatrussardi Arena …


Sampras Downs Martin

Pete Sampras took advantage of three double faults by Todd Martin, including two in the tiebreaker, to beat his occasional doubles partner 6-4, 7-6 (7-2) for the Kroger-St. Jude tennis …


Sampras Dominates Chang

Pete Sampras beat his longtime rival Michael Chang 6-3, 6-2 in the semifinals of the Kroger-St. Jude tennis tournament in Memphis, Tenn. Sampras will play Todd Martin, a 6-3, 7-5 …


Capriati Bounced By Novotna

Jennifer Capriati’s tennis comeback didn’t get her beyond the quarterfinals of the $450,000 Faber Grand Prix in Essen, Germany. It did get her an injury. Jana Novotna beat Capriati 7-6 …


Sports People

Hideo Nomo agreed to a three-year contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers worth $4.3 million… . Notching the second win of her comeback, Jennifer Capriati defeated Austria’s Barbara …


Jensen Jolts Agassi’s No. 1 Bid

Andre Agassi’s bid to regain the No. 1 ranking took a sudden nosedive with a 6-2, 6-4 loss to Luke Jensen, the ambidextrous doubles specialist ranked 419th in the world. …


Sampras No. 1 Again

Pete Sampras, putting his big serve to good use, easily defeated Andre Agassi 6-2, 6-3 to win the Sybase Open in San Jose, Calif., and regain his ranking as the …


Sampras Nears No. 1 Rank

Pete Sampras is a win away from being No. 1 again after enduring a tiebreaker to complete a 7-6 (8-6), 6-3 win over Jan Kroslak in the Sybase Open semifinals. …


Sports People

After an aborted comeback attempt in Paris, Jennifer Capriati has accepted a wild-card invitation to play in Essen, Germany, next week. Arantxa Sanchez Vicario, Iva Majoli and Anke Huber also …


No. 1 Muster Upset

Two days after getting a controversial No. 1 ranking, Austrian Thomas Muster was upset in the opening round of the Dubai Open by lightly regarded Australian Sandon Stolle. The 25-year-old …


Capriati’s Return Scuttled

Amidst the hoopla of Jennifer Capriati’s last-minute withdrawal, Martina Hingis calmly grabbed a spot in the second round of the Paris Open. Hingis, the 15-year-old Swiss star who has been …


U.S. Davis Cup Team Advances; Czech Republic Comes Next

McEnroe