Posts Tagged ‘quarterfinal’

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal reach semis showdown: Enjoy it while you can

The tennis match that drives ticket sales, TV ratings and the increasing heartbeats of sports fans is set for Saturday, in a huge stadium that rises out of the Southern California desert like a concrete mirage. Yes, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal won their quarterfinal matches Friday at the BNP…

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Burbank tennis moves on to CIF quarterfinals

For the first time in 14 years, the Burbank High girls’ tennis team is headed to the CIF Southern Section quarterfinals. Burbank advanced to the quarterfinal round of the Division II playoffs with a 12-6 win over Riverside Poly on Friday at home

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Burbank tennis moves on to CIF quarterfinals

For the first time in 14 years, the Burbank High girls’ tennis team is headed to the CIF Southern Section quarterfinals. Burbank advanced to the quarterfinal round of the Division II playoffs with a 12-6 win over Riverside Poly on Friday at home. Burbank (11-4), which finished third in the Pacific…

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French Open: Title up for grabs for women; Murray, top men in quarterfinals

For all of the tumult in the French Open women’s draw and the unfamiliar names filling the quarterfinal slots, the men’s tournament has been much more about the usual suspects: Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic, Stan Wawrinka and, of course, Rafael Nadal. The No

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Australia topples U.S. to advance to Davis Cup semifinals

Australia advanced to the Davis Cup semifinals after Nick Kyrgios beat late substitute Sam Querrey of the United States, 7-6 (4), 6-3, 6-4, in the first reverse singles match on Sunday, clinching the quarterfinal victory, 3-1, with a match to spare. On a hard court at Pat Rafter Arena, Kyrgios…

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Jack Sock will get his shot at Roger Federer in the semifinals of the BNP Paribas Open

Instead of a tennis racquet, Roger Federer held a microphone when he took to the court Friday at Stadium 1. He had been told that Nick Kyrgios, his quarterfinal opponent at the BNP Paribas Open, had withdrawn because of a bout with suspected food poisoning but word didn’t reach some early-arriving…

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Venus Williams can’t catch a break late and loses at BNP Paribas Open

Lethargic Thursday night in losing the first set of her quarterfinal match against Elena Vesnina, Venus Williams suddenly began moving her feet and fighting back with fierce forehands in the second set at Indian Wells.

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Bruins are confident heading into Pac-12 tournament, but significant challenges await

UCLA does not plan to use either of its allotted practice times inside T-Mobile Arena before the Pac-12 Conference tournament. The first scheduled session was Wednesday morning, before the Bruins even arrive in town, and the second was Thursday morning, 11 hours before their tipoff in the quarterfinal…

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Williams sisters close to family reunion at Wimbledon

Venus Williams didn’t just turn away her quarterfinal opponent Tuesday, she turned back the clock. In a nostalgia-stirring performance, the five-time Wimbledon winner secured a spot in a Grand Slam semifinal for the first time in six years by beating Kazakhstan’s Yaroslava Shvedova, 7-6 (5), 6-2. …

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Copa quarterfinal preview: Argentina vs. Venezuela on Saturday

Where: Foxborough, Mass. Time: 4 p.m. PDT.

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