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Garcia outlasts Vekic to win Nottingham Open

Jun. 16, 2019 3:18 PM EDT

NOTTINGHAM, England (AP) — Caroline Garcia of France defeated former champion Donna Vekic 2-6, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (4) to win her first title of the year at the Nottingham Open on Sunday. Top-seeded Garcia, who finished her 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 semifinal victory over American Jennifer Brady earlier Sunday, recovered...

Playing on 2 surfaces, Vekic reaches Nottingham semis

Jun. 14, 2019 4:42 PM EDT

NOTTINGHAM, England (AP) — Former champion Donna Vekic finally got to play on grass at the Nottingham Open on Friday but had to overcome multiple rain delays and another switch indoors before reaching the semifinals. The second-seeded Vekic defeated Kristina Mladenovic 7-5, 6-4 in a match played on two...

Vekic eases into Nottingham Open quarterfinals

Jun. 13, 2019 3:52 PM EDT

NOTTINGHAM, England (AP) — Former champion Donna Vekic eased past Chloe Paquet 6-1, 6-2 Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the Nottingham Open, which played its matches indoors for the second straight day. The second-seeded Vekic, who won the tournament in 2017, wrapped up the win in just 54 minutes....

Vekic advances at rain-ravaged Nottingham Open

Jun. 12, 2019 2:57 PM EDT

NOTTINGHAM, England (AP) — Former champion Donna Vekic defeated Dalila Jakupovic of Slovenia 6-2, 6-7 (5), 6-0 on Wednesday as the Nottingham Open finally got underway after two days were completely washed out by rain. The players attempted their warm-up outdoors during a brief break in the rain at the...

The Latest: Nadal says he won't play Wimbledon warmups

Jun. 9, 2019 3:47 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): 8:35 p.m. Rafael Nadal says he will again not play any warmup tournaments before Wimbledon. Nadal hasn't entered a grass-court tournament ahead of Wimbledon in any season since 2015. That year, he appeared in two grass events between Roland...

Ukrainian teenager Yastremska wins clay title in Strasbourg

May. 25, 2019 1:05 PM EDT

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — Ukrainian teenager Dayana Yastremska beat Caroline Garcia 6-4, 5-7, 7-6 (3) to win the Internationaux de Strasbourg on Saturday in the longest final of the WTA season. Yastremska wasted two match points in the second set and saved one in the third before closing out the encounter...

Garcia wins all-French matchup to reach Strasbourg semifinal

May. 24, 2019 4:41 PM EDT

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — Fourth-seeded Caroline Garcia won an all-French matchup against Chloe Paquet to reach the final of the Internationaux de Strasbourg tournament on Friday. Garcia won 6-3, 6-4 and will battle for the title with No. 6 seed Dayana Yastremska of Ukraine. The 2016 champion hit 11 aces...

Sabalenka beats Puig to reach semifinals in Strasbourg

May. 23, 2019 3:21 PM EDT

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — Second-seeded Aryna Sabalenka defeated former champion Monica Puig 6-1, 3-6, 6-2 to reach the semifinals of the Internationaux de Strasbourg clay-court tournament on Thursday. The 11-th-ranked Sabalenka hit 30 winners to earn her first semifinal spot since February in St....

Garcia earns 2 wins to reach Strasbourg quarterfinals

May. 22, 2019 4:29 PM EDT

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — Fourth-seeded Caroline Garcia earned two wins Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals of the Internationaux de Strasbourg clay-court tournament. The Frenchwoman first finished off her first-round match with Shelby Rogers, which had been suspended on Monday, then beat Rebecca Peterson...

Nadal overcomes stomach virus to advance in Madrid Open

May. 8, 2019 6:14 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Rafael Nadal was concerned going into his first match at the Madrid Open. He lost practice time ahead of the tournament because of a stomach virus and didn't know exactly how his body would react when he stepped onto the "Magic Box" center court on Wednesday. But despite the lack of...