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  • Tiafoe falls in ATP debut

    July 28, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Sixteen-year-old Francis Tiafoe lost his ATP tour debut while fellow Americans Robby Ginepri and Donald Young won their opening-round matches at the Citi Open on Monday.Russia's Evgeny Donskoy defeated Tiafoe, the world's seventh-ranked junior player and a D.C.-area native, 6-4, 6-4.

  • Kuznetsova, Ginepri advance at Citi Open

    July 28, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) - No. 6 seed Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia advanced to the second round of the Citi Open with a 6-3, 6-2 victory Monday over Slovenia's Polona Hercog.American Vania King also moved on, cruising to a 6-2, 6-0 win against Canada's Francoise Abanda.

  • Tiafoe falls in ATP debut

    July 28, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Sixteen-year-old Francis Tiafoe lost his ATP tour debut while fellow Americans Robby Ginepri and Donald Young won their opening-round matches at the Citi Open on Monday.Russia's Evgeny Donskoy defeated Tiafoe, the world's seventh-ranked junior player and a D.C.-area native, 6-4, 6-4.

  • Recovered from illness, Serena ready for return

    July 28, 2014

    STANFORD, Calif. (AP) - Serena Williams finally realized what happened days later, when she was allowed to get out of bed.Williams said she was barely aware of how sick she was as she tried to play through a viral infection that caused her to lose equilibrium during a women's doubles match with sister Venus at Wimbledon. It was only later, when she was able to clear her head, that she realized the seriousness of her situation.

  • Thiem beats Souza in Kitzbuehel opener

    July 28, 2014

    KITZBUEHEL, Austria (AP) - Fifth-seeded Dominic Thiem defeated Joao Souza of Brazil 7-6 (4), 3-6, 7-5 in a rain-soaked first-round match at the Bet-at-Home Cup on Monday.The 50th-ranked Austrian converted his fourth match point as he broke Souza for a third time in the final set. After the second set, the match was interrupted for nearly an hour due to heavy rain.