No. 3 Halep faces unseeded Ostapenko in
Newburgh GazetteNo. 3 Halep faces unseeded Ostapenko in French Open finalNewburgh Gazette"I mean I can't believe I'm champion at 20", Ostapenko, the first woman to win the title from a set down since Jennifer Capriati in 2001, said on court. And then the fearless Latvian, Jelena Ostapenko, blasted victor after winner past Halep and worked ...Ostapenko: Latest News & Videos, Photos about Ostapenko | The Economic TimesThe Economic TimesGrand Slam News | Photos - UPI.comUPI.comHalep: Latest News & Videos, Photos about Halep | The Economic TimesThe Economic TimesThe Guardianall 93 news articles »
Posted on 19 June 2017 | 12:59 pm
TENNIS: For Whitney Osuigwe, youth has been
Sarasota Herald-TribuneTENNIS: For Whitney Osuigwe, youth has been servedSarasota Herald-TribunePrior to Osuigwe beating Claire Liu 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-3 in the French Open girls final, Jennifer Capriati had been the last American to win it, back in 1989. And at 15 years, 1 month and 24 days, Whitney was the ninth-youngest champion in Open history ...
Posted on 19 June 2017 | 12:28 pm
Friday Tennis Blog: Federer Shocker; Osuigwe
USTA Florida (press release) (blog)Friday Tennis Blog: Federer Shocker; Osuigwe at 'Bobby Curtis;' MoreUSTA Florida (press release) (blog)In Paris she was the first American to win the French Open girls' title since fellow Floridian Jennifer Capriati raised the Roland Garros girls' trophy in 1989 as a 13 year old. Capriati had won the “Bobby Curtis,” then known as the Florida State ...
Posted on 16 June 2017 | 9:06 am
Osuigwe Turns Pro; Florida Has Jrs. Winner,
USTA Florida (press release) (blog)Osuigwe Turns Pro; Florida Has Jrs. Winner, Doubles Runner-up at French OpenUSTA Florida (press release) (blog)It was the first U.S. girls' winner at the French Open since another Florida player, a 13-year-old Jennifer Capriati, won in 1989. Osuigwe joins Capriati and Anne Smith (1977), Kathy Horvath (1980) and Bonnie Gadusek (1981) as U.S. winners of the ...
Posted on 12 June 2017 | 8:33 am
French Open takeaways: Ostapenko's
ESPNFrench Open takeaways: Ostapenko's fearlessness ruled the dayESPNIt has been 16 years since Jennifer Capriati lost the first set of the French Open final and won. Until Saturday in Paris, no one had come back from that deficit to capture the crown. Meet Jelena Ostapenko, a 20-year-old player who had yet to win a WTA ...Jelena Ostapenko storms back to stun Simona Halep for improbable French Open titleWashington PostWith Halep upset, Ostapenko wins first career title at Roland GarrosTennis MagazineOstapenko blasts back to claim stunning French titleReutersCharlotte Observer -14 News WFIE Evansville -The Economic Times -The Economic Timesall 627 news articles »
Posted on 10 June 2017 | 10:26 am
US Open: Memorable matches
This time Djokovic took his chance. Justine Henin-Hardenne beat Jennifer Capriati 4-6 7-5 7-6, semi-final, 2003 A match memorable for its tightness but most of all the fact that the victor ended up on a drip, such were her levels of dehydration.
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 3:39 am
Cleaveland: Keys breaks through
Davenport, of course, steered Keys toward the Connecticut Open, a tournament she won once, finished as the runner-up five times and was beaten in the semis once with losses coming to Justine Henin, Jennifer Capriati, Venus Williams and Steffi Graf.
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 3:14 pm
Revisiting Serena's Slam titles: Dominance
Greatest Scare: Jennifer Capriati, on the comeback trail, took the first set in their quarterfinal match but was unable to hang on to her lead as Serena won it 2-6, 6-3, 6-2. The Overview: Serena was coming off a tumultuous French Open that had firmly re ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 2:18 am
LEGENDARY TENNIS COACH JIMMY EVERT PASSES
Jimmy Evert, the man who taught tennis at the Holiday Park courts in Fort Lauderdale for 49 years and was supremely influential in the stellar careers of not just his 18 Grand Slam singles title winning daughter Chrissie but also Jennifer Capriati ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 8:10 am
Chris Evert’s Father Dies: Top Tennis
Aside from his children, he also famously coached Jennifer Capriati, Harold Solomon and Brian Gottfried. He is one of 15 people named on Fort Lauderdale’s Walk of Fame. “He put Fort Lauderdale on the map as far as tennis goes,” Patricia Zeiler ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 12:13 am