Older and wiser, 20-year-old Vekic on the
ReutersOlder and wiser, 20-year-old Vekic on the rise againReutersThe following year, still aged 16, she was runner-up at the Wimbledon warm-up event in Birmingham, prompting former American great Chris Evert to predict a top-10 career. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by ...and more »
Posted on 16 June 2017 | 9:33 am
Evert, Sabatini, BJ King and more react to
Tennis WorldEvert, Sabatini, BJ King and more react to Jelena Ostapenko's winTennis WorldSeveral former but also current players reached to Jelena Ostapenko's first Grand Slam title at the Roland Garros after beating Simona Halep 4/6 6/3 6/3 in two hours. The 18-time Grand Slam champion Chris Evert, who won seven Roland Garros titles ...French Open champ Jelena Ostapenko glory shines light on emerging new eraThe New Indian ExpressFrench Open | Ostapenko blasts her way to victoryTennis ThreadsOstapenko: Latest News & Videos, Photos about Ostapenko | The Economic TimesThe Economic TimesUPI.com -The Economic Times -ATP World Tourall 197 news articles »
Posted on 12 June 2017 | 2:33 am
Chris Evert: 'Halep won't lose, she's not
Tennis WorldChris Evert: 'Halep won't lose, she's not playing against Serena Williams'Tennis WorldChris Evert thinks Halep is absolutely the favourite: 'I don't think Halep is going to let go of the title now', Evert told Reuters. 'She has come through adversity. She nearly didn't play because of injury, she was a set and two breaks down in the ...Tennis Podcast: Chris Evert previews Simona Halep vs Jelena Ostapenko French Open finalTelegraph.co.ukSimona Halep won't let it go now in French Open final: Chris EvertThe Indian ExpressOstapenko blasts back to claim stunning French titleReutersHeavy.com -ESPN -New York Times -The Economic Timesall 627 news articles »
Posted on 10 June 2017 | 4:42 am
Why Jelena Ostapenko's historic run to
ESPNWhy Jelena Ostapenko's historic run to French Open final is no flukeESPNShe will be expected to win against an unseeded opponent in Saturday's final, but in Jelena Ostapenko she will face a woman who Chris Evert, the former world No. 1 and ESPN analyst who is working for ITV during the French Open, said is "something ...Ostapenko blazes past Bacsinszky to reach French finalReutersNo fear from Ostapenko as she rises to the challengeEurosport.comMeet the woman who became first unseeded female finalist at French Open since 1983New York Daily NewsKOLO -UPI.com -The Economic Timesall 502 news articles »
Posted on 8 June 2017 | 2:23 pm
The Tennis Mom Who Put the Blemish in
New York TimesThe Tennis Mom Who Put the Blemish in Martina Navratilova's 86-1 RecordNew York TimesHorvath, then 17 and unseeded, had reached the final of the German Open in Berlin the week before, losing to Chris Evert in straight sets. But almost everyone in the stands that day expected Navratilova to win easily and go on to face the second-seeded ...
Posted on 3 June 2017 | 11:21 am
Prepare For Pricey U.S. Open Tennis Tickets
With the BNP Paribas Open and the Miami Open having wrapped up earlier this month, there will be a three month period of ATP tournaments occurring outside of the United States. Highlighted by the French Open from May 24th through June 7th and Wimbledon, taking place June 29th to July 12th, the schedule will take world’s best tennis players all over the globe before they return back to America ...
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 10:06 am
Serena Claims Eighth Miami Open Title
Serena Williams claimed her eighth Miami Open championship with a one-sided victory over Carla Suarez Navarro in the final. Williams joins Steffi Graf, Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert as the only Open Era players to win the same event at least eight times. A fortnight after withdrawing from Indian Wells with a knee complaint, she improved her record of not dropping a set in five matches ...
Posted on 4 April 2015 | 10:28 pm
Williams romps to eighth Miami crown
World number one Serena Williams joined an elite club Saturday, winning her eighth Miami WTA title with a comprehensive 6-2, 6-0 win over Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro. Williams had already surpassed Steffi Graf for most Miami triumphs with her win last year. On Saturday she joined Graf, Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert as the only Open Era players to win the same event at least eight times.
Posted on 4 April 2015 | 2:52 pm
Serena strolls to eighth Miami title
By Simon Evans MIAMI (Reuters) - Serena Williams won her eighth Miami Open title with little trouble, enjoying a 6-2 6-0 win over Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro in just 56 minutes on Saturday. The victory was the world number one's third consecutive title at Miami and she becomes just the fourth woman in the open-era to win the same tournament eight times, joining Martina Navratilova, Chris Evert ...
Posted on 4 April 2015 | 2:07 pm
Tennis-Serena strolls to eighth Miami title
* Claims third consecutive Key Biscayne crown * World number one puts knee injury behind her (Adds quotes) By Simon Evans MIAMI, April 4 (Reuters) - Serena Williams won her eighth Miami Open title with little trouble, enjoying a 6-2 6-0 win over Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro in just 56 minutes on Saturday. The victory was the world number one's third consecutive title at Miami and she becomes ...
Posted on 4 April 2015 | 1:51 pm
Serena Williams seeks Grand Slam as the
She is definitely not slowing down, either. Of her rivals as the greatest women's player ever, Chris Evert (18 majors), Martina Navratilova (18), Steffi Graf (22) and Margaret Court Smith (24) none won more than one major after 30. Serena has won six since ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 10:18 pm
Check out what is at stake for Serena
But Williams is playing for much more. A victory would be her record-setting seventh US Open singles triumph, pushing her past Chris Evert on the all-time tournament list in the Open era. It would also tie her with Graf at 22 Grand Slam singles titles for ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:08 pm
US Open: Serena Williams insists pressure
But Williams is playing for much more. A victory would be her record-setting seventh U.S. Open singles triumph, pushing her past Chris Evert on the all-time tournament list in the Open era. It would also tie her with Graf at 22 grand slam singles titles ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:23 pm
US OPEN 2015: Capsules on top women's
And as if that were all not enough, can be first woman with four consecutive U.S. Open trophies since Chris Evert in 1975-78. Topspin: Hasn't competed on tour since losing to Williams in the semifinals at Wimbledon to fall to 2-18 against the American.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 3:16 pm
Williams, Djokovic get top seeds at U.S.
She can also become the first woman since Chris Evert in 1975-78 to win four consecutive U.S. Opens. PRIZE MONEY: Total payout to players is $42.3 million. The singles champions receive $3.3 million each. A potential third-round opponent is 22-year-old ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 2:53 pm
Tennis stars Evert, Davenport take swing at
Chris Evert and Lindsay Davenport are taking a swing at acting as guest stars on "CSI." Some script revisions were in order, though, when the retired tennis champions shot their scenes.
Posted on 21 January 2013 | 10:43 am
Storm returns to TV 3 weeks after grill
With a wave of her bandaged left hand, and boosted by well wishes from Dr. Phil, Chris Evert and even a young woman she once babysat, Hannah Storm returned to a most comfortable setting — talking in front of a TV camera.
Posted on 1 January 2013 | 4:01 pm
Evert, Davenport to guest star on 'CSI' in
Retired tennis stars Chris Evert and Lindsay Davenport will guest star on an episode of "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" in January.
Posted on 16 November 2012 | 1:11 pm
Olympic tennis headed for Wimbledon
Chris Evert played in the Olympics only once, and she recalls taking the court at 9 a.m. and losing a third-round match to an obscure opponent in front of 50 spectators.
Posted on 20 June 2012 | 11:47 am
Wimbledon TV coverage now all live in US
Chris Evert's father used to find out she won Wimbledon when she called him long distance after the final.
Posted on 18 June 2012 | 9:22 am