TORONTO — Karolina Pliskova advanced to the quarterfinals at the Rogers Cup on Thursday when Japanese qualifier Naomi Osaka was forced to retire because of an injury. The world’s top-ranked player moved on with a 6-2, 6-7 (4), 1-0 victory when Osaka had to retire because of an abdominal injury. It wasn’t immediately clear when
STANFORD, Calif. — Madison Keys and CoCo Vandeweghe had never played on opposite sides of the net, just together on Fed Cup for the U.S., bonding and becoming friends during that extended stay in Australia in April last year. With a wrist injury behind her and a victory on her home soil under her belt,
TORONTO — Karolina Pliskova began her run as world No. 1 on a positive note, beating Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-3, 6-3 on Wednesday to reach the third round of the Rogers Cup. The 25-year-old Czech, who had a first-round bye, extended her winning streak over the 19th-ranked player to five matches. She earned the No.
Nick Kyrgios has beaten Italy’s Paolo Lorenzi in straight sets to progress to the third round of the Rogers Cup in Canada. The No. 16 seed needed only 63 minutes to see off the world No. 38′, winning 6-2 6-3 in Montreal on Wednesday. Kyrgios will play either No. 4 seed Alexander Zverev or Richard
Aug 4, 2017 ESPN staff Stan Wawrinka will not defend his US Open title after confirming he will miss the rest of the 2017 season because of an injury. Switzerland’s Wawrinka, 32, announced via his official Facebook page that he underwent knee surgery and will not return until 2018. Earlier this week, he stated he