American tennis player Andy Roddick announced on Thursday that he will retire following the 2012 U.S. Open.
Three-time champion Kim Clijsters, playing in her final WTA event, came up a second-round loser Wednesday at the U.S. Open.
Third-seeded Roberta Vinci of Italy advanced to the Texas Open final on Thursday after routing Bojana Jovanovski 6-0, 6-0. She will face second-seeded Jelena Jankovic in the final.
Second-seeded Jelena Jankovic advanced to the semifinals of the Texas Open on Thursday night, beating eighth-seeded Sorana Cirstea 6-2, 6-1 in the hard-court tournament.
Roger Federer has been installed as the top seed for the 2012 U.S. Open, which will commence Monday at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.
Second-seeded Jelena Jankovic of Serbia outlasted Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan 6-7 (7), 7-6 (4), 6-1 to advance to the second round of the Texas Open on Monday.
Canada’s Aleksandra Wozniak beat fifth-seeded Klara Zakopalova of the Czech Republic 6-0, 7-6 (2) on Sunday in the first round of the Texas Open.
19 year old Jack Sock, who teamed with Melanie Oudin to win the 2011 U.S. Open mixed doubles title, has advanced to tonight’s doubles final of the YP Challenger of Dallas at T Bar M Racquet Club.
When I was younger I tried my hand at tennis but found I had no talent for that. I couldn’t control the ball off my racquet. I would try to hit it like I was a pro and the ball would fly out of the courts. In today’s Through the Lens I went to the YP Challenger of Dallas where they’re mission is to take tennis to everyone.
Some of the best tennis players in the world are in Dallas this week for the 2012 Challenger of Dallas tennis tournament.
After 18 years at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and six more at the Dallas Observer, sportswriter Richie Whitt has found a new home here at CBSDFW.COM. Come in. Have a seat. Prop up your feet. Take a load off. And enjoy the almost daily blog ramblings of a true sports fanatic.
Fifth-seeded Sabine Lisicki continued her roll through the Texas Open, going into the semifinals as the top seed remaining.