Semis Set At Connecticut Open Two-time defending champion Petra Kvitova needed just an hour Thursday to beat Ekaterina Makarova 6-3, 6-1 and move into the semifinals of the Connecticut Open, despite suffering from a cold. Looking to join Venus Williams and Caroline Wozniacki as a four-time winner in the tournament, Kvitova overpowered the Olympic doubles champion, breaking her four times _ three during the 25-minute final set.
Kvitova Advances To Connecticut Open QuarterfinalsWill face Russia's Ekaterina Makarova
State Putting Millions Into Renovating Tennis Stadium Tennis stars arriving next week for the Connecticut Open will be greeted with a newly renovated players' center.
LISTEN ON DEMAND: Ray Dunaway with Ann WorcesterConnecticut Open tennis tournament director Ann Worcester offers a preview of what to expect at the Open this year... on and OFF the court.
Defending Champion Kvitova Advances In Connecticut OpenSecond-seeded defending champion Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic beat seventh-seeded Agnieska Radwanska of Poland 7-5, 6-4 on Thurday night to reach the Connecticut Open semifinals.
Defending Champion Kvitova Reaches New Haven QuarterfinalsSecond-seeded defending champion Petra Kvitova rallied to beat Madison Keys 4-6 6-1, 6-2 on Wednesday night in the third round of the Connecticut Open.
Five Reasons To Visit Connecticut In 2015Entertainment, cultural events, sporting events and seasonal treasures are some of the focal points of what 2015 has to offer in the Nutmeg State.
Connecticut Open Shows Increased AttendanceConnecticut's professional tennis tournament, on the verge of shutting down a year ago, saw attendance increase this week for the first time since 2005.
Kvitova, Rybarikova Win in Connecticut Open SemisWimbledon champion Petra Kvitova reached the finals of the Connecticut Open for the third straight year, beating Samantha Stosur 6-3, 6-1 on Friday.
Kvitova Moves Into Semifinals At Connecticut Open Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova moved into the semifinals of the Connecticut Open with a 6-4, 6-1 win Thursday over Barbora Zahlavova Strycova.
Wozniacki Upset By Giorgi At Connecticut OpenFour-time champion Caroline Wozniacki was upset 6-4, 6-2 Wednesday by Camila Giorgi of Italy in the second round of the Connecticut Open.
Top-Seed Simona Halep Upset At Connecticut OpenDefending champion and top-seeded Simona Halep was upset Tuesday in her opening match at the Connecticut Open, falling 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 to Slovakian Magdalena Rybarikova.