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  • No. 6 seed Petkovic advances at Bank of the West

    STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Sixth-seeded Andrea Petkovic got her body realigned and returned to form to beat fellow German Carina Witthoeft in a first-round match of the Bank of the West Classic on Monday. “I…

  • Citi Open Results

    Monday At William H.G. FitzGerald Tennis Center Washington Purse: Men, $1.51 million (WT500); Women, $250,000 (Intl.) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Men First Round Chung Hyeon, South Korea, def. Dudi Sela, Israel, 6-2, 6-1. James Duckworth, Australia,…

  • Andy Murray returns to DC tournament for 1st time since 2006

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Andy Murray is back on hard courts for the first time in four months — and back at the Citi Open for the first time in nine years. The two-time major champion…

  • Citi Open Results

    Monday At William H.G. FitzGerald Tennis Center Washington Purse: Men, $1.51 million (WT500); Women, $250,000 (Intl.) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Men First Round Chung Hyeon, South Korea, def. Dudi Sela, Israel, 6-2, 6-1. James Duckworth, Australia,…

  • Money Leaders

    HORSE RACING Through July 26 National Thoroughbred Racing Association Jockeys Sts 1st 2nd 3rd Earnings Javier Castellano 834 197 149 118 $13,297,723 Victor Espinoza 307 61 49 45 $12,170,186 John Velazquez 492 104 71 75…

  • ATP World Tour bet-at-home Cup Results

    Monday At Mercedes-Benz Sproportpark Kitzbuehel Kitzbuehel, Austria Purse: $481,800 (WT250) Surface: Clay-Outdoor Singles First Round Diego Schwartzman, Argentina, def. Albert Ramos-Vinolas (8), Spain, 6-3, 6-4. Federico Delbonis, Argentina, def. Pablo Carreno Busta, Spain, Spain, 7-5,…

  • Haase advances as Monaco pulls out injured at Generali Open

    KITZBUEHEL, Austria (AP) — Two-time former champion Robin Haase of the Netherlands advanced to the second round of the Generali Open on Monday after his opponent Juan Monaco pulled out in the second set with…

  • WTA Money Leaders

    Through Aug. 2 1. Serena Williams $9,178,315 2. Maria Sharapova $3,285,949 3. Garbine Muguruza $2,372,281 4. Lucie Safarova $2,326,359 5. Simona Halep $2,290,765 6. Petra Kvitova $1,543,691 7. Carla Suarez Navarro $1,476,297 8. Ekaterina Makarova…

  • WTA Schedule

    H-hard, RC-red clay, GC-green clay, G-grass Jan. 4-10 — Shenzhen Open, HO (Simona Halep) Jan. 4-10 — Brisbane International, HO (Maria Sharapova) Jan. 5-10 — ASB Classic, HO (Venus Williams) Jan. 11-16 — Apia International,…

  • ATP World Tour Money Leaders

    Through Aug. 2 1. Novak Djokovic $9,942,309 2. Andy Murray $4,735,863 3. Roger Federer $3,804,034 4. Stan Wawrinka $3,777,215 5. Tomas Berdych $2,302,294 6. Rafael Nadal $2,198,058 7. Kei Nishikori $1,988,656 8. David Ferrer $1,942,725…

  • ATP Schedule

    H-hard, C-clay, G-grass Jan. 4-11 — Brisbane International, HO (Roger Federer) Jan. 5-10 — Qatar ExxonMobil Open, HO (David Ferrer) Jan. 5-11 — Aircel Chennai Open, HO (Stan Wawrinka) Jan. 12-17 — Apia International, HO…

  • ATP World Tour Rankings

    Through Aug. 2 q-qualified for ATP World Tour Finals-London, Nov. 15-22 Singles 1. q-Novak Djokovic, Serbia, 13845 2. Roger Federer, Switzerland, 9665 3. Andy Murray, Britain, 7840 4. Stan Wawrinka, Switzerland, 5790 5. Kei Nishikori,…

  • Local star Denis Kudla returns home with momentum for Citi Open

    WASHINGTON — Quick: Name the American man who advanced the furthest at Wimbledon this year. It wasn’t John Isner, the top-ranked American man. It wasn’t Sam Querrey or Jack Sock. No, the last American standing…

  • John Isner wins Atlanta Open for 3rd straight year

    ATLANTA (AP) — John Isner won the Atlanta Open for the third straight year, beating Marcos Baghdatis 6-3, 6-3 on Sunday at Atlantic Station. The top-seeded former University of Georgia star has reached the finals…

  • Hingis helps Washington Kastles win World TeamTennis title

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Martina Hingis helped the Washington Kastles win their record fifth consecutive World TeamTennis championship on Sunday with a 24-18 victory over the Austin Aces. Kastles captain Leander Paes was selected as the…