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Baghdatis gets US Open spot to replace Haas

|Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014

Tommy Haas has officially withdrawn from the U.S. Open because of surgery on his right shoulder, opening up a spot on the main draw for Marcos Baghdatis.

WTA: Lisicki hit record 131 mph (211 kph) serve

|Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014

The WTA says Sabine Lisicki has hit the fastest record serve in the history of the women's tennis tour, reaching 131 mph (211 kph).

Fitz and The Tantrums headline US Open ceremony

|Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014

Fitz and The Tantrums and 3 Winans Brothers will be the headlining acts for the opening ceremony at the U.S. Open tennis tournament.

Ivanovic, Venus are first round winners

| |Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014

Ana Ivanovic has a new coach and a better outlook. Venus Williams continues to work toward another possible Grand Slam title.

Cilic, Granollers win at Sydney

| |Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2014

Seventh-seeded Croatian Marin Cilic dropped his first set, but rallied in the final two to take a 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 victory over German qualifier Jan-Lennard Struff at the Sydney International, a final hardcourt Australian Open tune-up.

Ivanovic lone seeded player to win at Stanford

| |Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2014

Ana Ivanovic has a new coach and a better outlook.

Ivanovic lone seeded player to win

| |Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2014

No. 5 seed Ana Ivanovic won her first-round match in the Bank of the West Classic, defeating Sabine Lisicki 7-6 (2), 6-1 on Tuesday.

Safarova loses in 1st round of Citi Open

|Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2014

Top-seeded Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic lost to France's Kristina Mladenovic in the first round of the Citi Open on Tuesday.

Safarova, Rybarikova ousted in D.C.

| |Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2014

Top seed Lucie Safarova and two-time defending champion Magdalena Rybarikova both came up first-round losers Tuesday at the Citi Open, a U.S. Open Series tennis event.

Gstaad champion Andujar wins opener in Kitzbuehel

|Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2014

Pablo Andujar beat Jurgen Melzer 6-3, 6-4 at the Kitzbuehel Cup on Tuesday, two days after earning his third career title in Gstaad.