Tennis

Sloane Stephens came, she played hard, and she conquered. Fin. The 24-year-old Plantation, Florida, native took on No.15-seeded Madison Keys, 22, in the US Open finals. It was anyone’s match going in, but Stephens got an early service break in the first set and then pulled away for a 6-3, 6-0 victory. The pressure was
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NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Top-seeded defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland beat eighth-seeded Shuai Peng of China 7-5, 6-3 on Thursday night to reach the Connecticut Open semifinals. “She’s definitely a tough opponent,” Radwanska said. “I’ve played her a few times before, so I knew what I had to do. I really pushed myself even
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Melanie Oudin is retiring from professional tennis, eight years after her captivating run to the US Open quarterfinals as a teenager. The 25-year-old American announced her decision in a series of posts on Twitter on Friday. pic.twitter.com/SzgMCfaaty — Melanie Oudin (@melanie_oudin) August 18, 2017 pic.twitter.com/stDuijrrtq — Melanie Oudin (@melanie_oudin) August 18, 2017 pic.twitter.com/3ouIdoRkUP — Melanie
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MONTREAL — Roger Federer advanced to the Rogers Cup final with a 6-3, 7-6 (5) victory over unseeded Robin Haase of the Netherlands on Saturday. The second-seeded Federer is seeking a third Rogers Cup title to go with wins in 2004 and 2006. A victory would give Federer, currently ranked third in the world, one
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