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Top seed Wang rallies to reach Bronx Open semifinals

Aug. 22, 2019 7:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Top-seeded Wang Qiang rallied from a dismal start to beat Anna Blinkova 0-6, 6-1, 6-4 on Thursday and reach the semifinals of the Bronx Open. Wang won just six of 20 points on her serve in the first set but turned around the match against Blinkova, a Russian whose next match will be against...

Top seed Wang reaches Bronx Open quarterfinals

Aug. 21, 2019 7:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Top-seeded Wang Qiang advanced to the quarterfinals of the Bronx Open with a 6-1, 6-4 victory over Fiona Ferro on Wednesday. The Chinese player, who will be the No. 18 seed in next week's U.S. Open, will next face Anna Blinkova, who had to wait out a third-set rain delay before outlasting...

Strycova upset in first match at WTA's Bronx Open

Aug. 20, 2019 6:53 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Wimbledon semifinalist Barbora Strycova was knocked out of the Bronx Open on Tuesday with a 3-6, 6-2, 6-1 loss to Bernarda Pera. Strycova was the No. 3 seed and was playing her opening match in the new WTA tournament after receiving a first-round bye. But the 33-year-old Czech, the oldest...

Ahn wins; Vandeweghe, Zhang, Putintseva fall in Bronx tennis

Aug. 19, 2019 6:50 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kristie Ahn began the final preparation for her return to the U.S. Open with a first-round victory Tuesday at the Bronx Open, where fellow American CoCo Vandeweghe and seeded players Zhang Shuai and Yulia Putintseva were upset. Ahn beat Jil Teichmann 6-3, 6-4. The American earned a wild...

Cornet, Pera win in first round of new WTA Bronx Open

Aug. 18, 2019 10:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Alizé Cornet beat Kateryna Kozlova 6-4, 6-2 on Sunday night in a weather-delayed match at the Bronx Open. Bernarda Pera was the other winner on the first day of main-draw play at the new WTA tournament, with the American wild-card entrant beating Veronika Kudermetova 6-0, 6-2. The only...

'A waterfall of love': Woodstock memories 50 years later

Aug. 12, 2019 7:27 AM EDT

BETHEL, N.Y. (AP) — They helicoptered over crowds into the Woodstock festival and hiked in past abandoned cars. They danced at dawn on a muddy hillside and dodged drenching rain. They barely slept, phoned Mom to say they were OK and marveled at their sheer numbers. They left behind sodden socks and...

Delay in grand jury action in death of twins left in car

Aug. 1, 2019 4:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors need more time to investigate the heatstroke deaths of twin 1-year-olds left in a parked car before deciding whether to proceed with charges against the children's father, a New York City judge was told on Thursday. An assistant Bronx district attorney said at a court hearing...

DA: Father who left twins in car said he 'blanked out'

Jul. 27, 2019 9:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York father who left his 1-year-old twins in the car while he worked an eight-hour shift told police, "I blanked out. My babies are dead. I killed my babies," prosecutors said Saturday. Juan Rodriguez, 39, told the officers he thought he had dropped the twins off at day care before he...

The Latest: Dad pleads not guilty in deaths of twins in car

Jul. 27, 2019 8:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the deaths of 1-year-old twins left in a car in New York City (all times local): 8:10 p.m. A New York father has pleaded not guilty to manslaughter and other charges in the deaths of 1-year-old twins left in a car while he put in a day at work. Juan Rodriguez was arraigned...

Trump golf club in Bronx posts first loss since its opening

Jul. 26, 2019 7:05 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's company posted annual losses at his golf course in the Bronx for the first time since it opened four years ago as expenses rose, greens fees barely budged and the opening of a clubhouse was delayed. The $122,127 loss is tiny for the multimillion-dollar Trump...