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1 hr ago | News24 | Halep into Bucharest final

Simona Halep overcame fellow Romanian Monica Niculescu 6-2, 4-6, 6-1 to reach the final of the inaugural Bucharest Open against Roberta Vinci of Italy on Saturday.


Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, Simona Halep, Tennis, Monica Niculescu, Roberta Vinci, French Open, Wimbledon

5 hrs ago | Sporting News

Sauers takes lead at U.S. Senior Open

Several years ago, a rare skin disorder left Gene Sauers unsure if he would survive.


Related Topix: PGA Golf, Golf, Sports

9 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

U.S. Open prize money triples in a decade

Traveling the world playing professional tennis isn't as lucrative as it appears.


Related Topix: Sports, US Open, Tennis, Tennis Players, Dmitry Tursunov, Roger Federer, Lleyton Hewitt, Wimbledon

Sat Jul 12, 2014

The News Journal

Boxing: Alvarez wins split decision over LaraBoxing: Alvarez wins...

Boxing: Alvarez wins split decision over Lara In the end, Alvarez won on two scorecards, 115-113 and 117-111, to pull out a narrow win.


Related Topix: Sports, Boxing, Floyd Mayweather Jr

The News Tribune

Tiger Woods returns to Royal Liverpool

Woods eight years ago played on a links that was baked out and brown from weeks of sunshine.


Related Topix: Golf, PGA Golf

The Winnipeg Free Press

Brian Harman shoots 65 to grab lead in John Deere Classic

Brian Harman is going to play in the final pairing of a PGA Tour stop for the first time.


Related Topix: Golf, PGA Golf, Brian Harman, Golfers, Steve Stricker, Scott Brown, Johnson Wagner

The News Tribune

Tennis hall opens doors for Lindsay Davenport

After giving up on two other sports, she found something she liked. Davenport spent 98 weeks ranked No.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Lindsay Davenport (2008 Beijing Olympics), US Open, Tennis, Lindsay Davenport, Golf, U.S. Women's Open, Wimbledon, Australian Open

Petkovic to meet American Rogers for Bad Gastein title

Andrea Petkovic of Germany and American qualifier Shelby Rogers won semifinal matches Saturday and will meet for the title at the Nurnberger Gastein Ladies tennis tournament.


Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, Andrea Petkovic, Tennis, Sara Errani, Wimbledon, Roberta Vinci, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Serena Williams

The Republic

Inbee Park has 1-shot lead at Royal Birkdale

Instead of trying to win an unprecedented fourth straight major, Park has a chance to become only the seventh woman to win four of the LPGA's majors.


Related Topix: Golf, Golfers, Inbee Park, LPGA Golf, Suzann Pettersen, Shanshan Feng

WXII 12 Winston-Salem

World Cup: Neymar named on Golden Ball list

His World Cup was brutally cut short by injury, but Brazilian star Neymar could yet end up a winner after the Barcelona forward was named on FIFA's Golden Ball shortlist to decide the tournament's best player.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Lionel Messi, Javier Mascherano, World Soccer, Barcelona, Argentina World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup

The News Tribune

Bautista Agut to play Rosol in Stuttgart final

Bautista Agut of Spain defeated defending champion and top seed Fabio Fognini of Italy 6-3, 6-4, then Czech player Rosol beat the second-seeded Mikhail Youzhny of Russia 7-6 , 6-2.


Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, Lukas Rosol, Tennis, Mercedes Cup, Fabio Fognini, Mikhail Youzhny, Philipp Kohlschreiber

Kyrgios splits with coach after Wimbledon run

Rising Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios has split with coach Simon Rea two weeks after stunning top-ranked Rafael Nadal to reach the Wimbledon quarterfinals.


Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, Rafael Nadal, Tennis, Wimbledon, Todd Larkham, Australian Open

Rock Hill Herald

Top seeded Isner bounced in Hall of Fame quarters

It turned into a big moment for Jack Sock. The seventh-seeded Sock advanced to the semifinals of the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships with a 6-4, 7-6 victory over No.


Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, John Isner, Tennis, Lleyton Hewitt, Wimbledon, Lindsay Davenport

O-R Online

McIlroy slumps, 3 share lead at Scottish Open

ABERDEEN, Scotland – Rory McIlroy surrendered the lead at the Scottish Open with his latest second-round meltdown Friday, leaving three players tied for first place on a day when brutal winds played havoc with the field.


Related Topix: Rory McIlroy, Golf, Golfers, Ricardo Gonzalez, Justin Rose, PGA Golf, Phil Mickelson, Lee Westwood

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Times Recorder

Dorn's late birdies help him repeat in Ohio Am

Dorn birdied Nos. 15 and 16 and passed 17-year-old Will Grimmer down the stretch in a head-to-head battle to capture his second consecutive Ohio Amateur championship today at Coldstream Country Club.


Related Topix: Arnold Palmer, Golf, Golfers

WMTW-TV Auburn

World Cup: Germany and Argentina face destiny

It is the scenario Brazil had always feared -- the $11 billion party where the neighbors come round and trash your newly spruced up home.


Related Topix: Argentina World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Germany World Cup, Sports, Soccer Players, Thomas Muller, Miroslav Klose, Manuel Neuer, World Soccer, Bayern Munich

Serena Williams pulls out of Swedish Open

Tournament spokesman Marcus Duner said Friday that the top-seeded American had decided to use one of her two allowed annual withdrawals, with Williams saying in a statement that she was "still not at 100 percent."


Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, Serena Williams, Tennis

Rock Hill Herald

Recari, Ryu share lead at Royal Birkdale

Ryu is the only player to break par in both rounds at Royal Birkdale, a tough links course even without thick grass and increasing wind.


Related Topix: Michelle Wie, Golf, LPGA Golf

Defending champ Mahut ousted by Groth at Newport

Second-seeded Ivo Karlovic of Croatia and Samuel Groth of Australia advanced to the semifinals of the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships on Thursday.


Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, Ivo Karlovic, Tennis, Samuel Groth, Nicolas Mahut, Dudi Sela, Lindsay Davenport

Moore shines again in Lynx win over Shock

Minnesota forward Maya Moore stuck to her strength of attacking the basket against the shot, often running through the lane or baseline for a point-blank shot.


Related Topix: Maya Moore, Lindsay Whalen, Devereaux Peters, Glory Johnson, Sports, Minnesota Lynx, WNBA Women's Basketball, Tulsa Shock