Venus and Serena Williams advance to doubles quarters at U.S. Open
disoriented and had trouble reaching balls. The reason given was that she was ill. They next face the fourth-seeded Russian team of Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina, who beat Americans Vania King and Lisa Raymond 6-3, 6-7 (4), 6-2.
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swirling wind, so much so that she double-faulted three times in her first service game against 81st-ranked American Vania King . Williams quickly put her rough start behind her and beat King 6-1, 6-0 in 56 minutes to reach the third round
US OPEN SCENE: Serena's opponent sure can sing
NEW YORK (AP) She might have been out-hit by Serena Williams at the U.S. Open, but Vania King hit all the right notes at her news conference afterward. King, a 25-year-old based in Florida, studied music as a kid
CiCi Bellis moves to bigger stage for second round at U.S. Open
a 15-match Flushing Meadows winning streak into her second-round contest against another American, 81st-ranked Vania King . Williams has won five U.S. Open titles in all, including in 2012 and 2013. She is trying to become the first woman
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Andy Murray vs. Matthias Bachinger, No. 9 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga; Women, Second Round: No. 1 Serena Williams vs. Vania King , No. 3 Petra Kvitova vs. Petra Cetkovska, No. 7 Eugenie Bouchard vs. Sorana Cirstea, No. 8 Ana Ivanovic vs
King withdraws; Kuznetsova gains Citi Open semis
WASHINGTON (AP) Vania King withdrew from the Citi Open before her quarterfinal Friday against two-time major champion Svetlana Kuznetsova because of a right
Johnson beat 9th-seeded Karlovic at Citi Open
Pavlyuchenkova topped Hiroko Kuwata 6-3, 6-3, sixth-seeded Svetlana Kuznetsova beat Kirsten Flipkens 6-4, 7-5 and Vania King routed Christina McHale 6-1, 6-3. Later, second-seeded Ekaterina Makarova faced Lauren Davis.
Citi Open: American Johnson ousts 9th-seeded Karlovic
Makarova beat Lauren Davis 6-2, 6-4; fifth-seeded Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova topped Hiroko Kuwata 6-3, 6-3; sixth-seeded Svetlana Kuznetsova beat Kirsten Flipkens 6-4, 7-5; and Vania King routed Christina McHale 6-1, 6-3.
Kuznetsova, Ginepri advance at Citi Open
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. Top-seeded Tomas Berdych will
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Netherlands retired. Fourth-seeded Sabine Lisicki of Germany was extended to three sets before defeating American Vania King 7-5, 4-6, 6-3. Andrea Petkovic of Germany, the 14th seed, defeated Lourdes Dominguez Lino of Spain 6-0