Cheney was ranked in the top 10 in the 1930s and 1940s; she was the first American to win what is now the Australian Open.
Charges have been dropped against a Greenwich High School tennis coach who was accused more than four years of shoving a police officer.
Unable to play in the U.S. Open a year ago because of a doping suspension, Marin Cilic is now the tournament’s champion.
In the Open Era, there have been a number of tennis players to win two or more U.S. Open Singles Championships. Here’s the 6 tennis players who have won the most Singles Championship titles in the Open Era:
Connecticut’s professional tennis tournament, on the verge of shutting down a year ago, saw attendance increase this week for the first time since 2005.
Athletes not only sign big contracts on the field but off the field as well. Most athletes make more money off of their endorsement deals than their actual contract salary.
Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova moved into the semifinals of the Connecticut Open with a 6-4, 6-1 win Thursday over Barbora Zahlavova Strycova.
American Alison Riske upset sixth-seeded Italian Flavia Pennetta 6-1. 7-6 (3)Tuesday in the second round of the Connecticut Open, the final tuneup on the Women’s Tennis Association Tour before the U.S. Open.
Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark rallied to defeat Timea Bacsinszky 4-6, 6-1, 6-2 Monday night in the first round at the Connecticut Open.
Connecticut’s stop on the professional tennis circuit has a new name, a new sponsor and for the first time in several years, a sense of identity and security.