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Spain's Badosa ousts world No. 1 Barty at Volvo Car Open

Apr. 09, 2021 21:21 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Paula Badosa beat top-ranked Ashleigh Barty 6-4, 6-3 at the Volvo Car Open on Friday. The Spaniard reached the tournament semifinals in her first time at the season's opening clay-court tournament. And she was rarely pressured by Barty on the...

World No. 1 Barty continues quest for 2nd straight title

Apr. 08, 2021 21:56 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty continued her quest for a second straight title, rallying past Shelby Rogers to reach the quarterfinals at the Volvo Car Open on Thursday night. The top-seeded Barty hadn't played in an 11-month stretch from Feb. 2020...

Top-ranked Barty cruises in 1st clay event since 2019

Apr. 07, 2021 23:35 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Top-ranked Ashleigh Barty easily won her first clay-court match in two years, cruising past Japan's Misaki Doi 6-2, 6-1 on Wednesday in the WTA's Volvo Car Open. Barty, fresh off a championship run at the Miami Open the past two weeks, had little...

Angry about tennis politics, Pospisil stages tirade in Miami

Mar. 25, 2021 00:09 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Angry about tennis politics, Vasek Pospisil of Canada staged a tantrum and was docked a key point Wednesday in his opening-round loss at the Miami Open. Pospisil, who has been trying to set up a new group to represent men’s professional players, was...