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Serena Williams wins clay opener; sister Venus next in Rome

May. 13, 2019 3:38 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — Serena Williams looked sharper than in her previous match two months ago as she opened her clay-court season with a routine 6-4, 6-2 win over Swedish qualifier Rebecca Peterson on Monday. Next up at the Italian Open: Sister Venus Williams in the siblings' first meeting on European clay in...

High seeds Sevastova, Mertens, Goerges fall in Charleston

Apr. 3, 2019 9:59 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Fourth-seeded Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia was among three of the world's top 20 players who lost to unseeded opponents at the Volvo Car Open on Wednesday. Sevastova, ranked 12th in the WTA, fell to American Jessica Pegula 6-4, 6-2. Sixth-seeded Elise Mertens of Belgium, No. 17 in...