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2011-07-14 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bank of the West Classic and CrowdOptic, a new Silicon Valley technology company, today announced a partnership that will allow the tournament to launch a new mobile technology that will enhance the viewing experience for its live event spectators at the 2011 Bank of the West Classic. The new technology from CrowdOptic will allow the spectators in the stands to see real-time information about the players displayed on their smartphones while...

2010-07-22 15:58:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Tournament officials announced today that American Lindsay Davenport, a former No. 1 player in the world, has accepted a wild card to play in the doubles competition of the 2010 Mercury Insurance Open Presented by Tri-City Medical Center, scheduled for July 31 to Aug. 8 at the La Costa Resort and Spa. Davenport will play doubles with fellow American Liezel Huber at the Mercury Insurance Open Presented by Tri-City Medical Center, which will...

2010-07-21 19:53:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Tournament officials announced today that the winners of the 2010 Mercury Insurance Open Opportunity Tournaments, Nazari Urbina of Tijuana, Mexico, Tori Kinard of Pasadena, Calif. and Stacey Tan of Lakewood, Calif., have been awarded wild cards into the qualifying draw of the Mercury Insurance Open Presented by Tri-City Medical Center which begins at 10 a.m. on July 31 at the La Costa Resort and Spa. Urbina captured the San Diego Opportunity...

2009-02-04 16:32:00

Professional Women's Tennis Tournament to Be Played February 13-21, 2009 at The Racquet Club of Memphis MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cellular South Cup announced today that former world #4 player Jelena Dokic (AUS), winner of five career singles titles and a quarterfinalist at last month's Australian Open, has accepted a singles qualifying wildcard in the 2009 Cellular South Cup qualifying event. Dokic will be working her way through the qualifying round in hopes of competing...

2008-12-17 22:13:54

Pro tennis player Lindsay Davenport disclosed Wednesday she is pregnant and said she would leave the WTA Tour for an indefinite period. Davenport, the winner of three major titles, had recently entered the 2009 Australian Open. Of course, this unexpected but exciting surprise now means I will be putting tennis on hold for the foreseeable future, Davenport said. Davenport needs a victory in the French Open to complete a career grand slam. She has been ranked No. 1 in her career in both singles...

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2008-12-11 12:44:10

Longtime women's tennis star Lindsay Davenport will compete in the Australian Open, the first grand slam tournament of the 2009 season. The event at Melbourne, where Davenport's career singles record is 56-13, runs from Jan. 19 through Feb. 1. The 6-foot-2 inch native of Palos Verdes, Calif., is the all-time women's earnings leader with more than $22 million, and her decision ended speculation that she would retire. She has not played since she since her third-place finish last August at the...

2008-08-26 09:00:00

Olympic champions Rafael Nadal and Elena Dementieva showed their mettle at the U.S. Open, overcoming early challenges to win Monday in the start of what's expected to be a wide-open tournament. Former champs Lindsay Davenport and Svetlana Kuznetsova also opened with straight-sets victories. Many of the stars like to hurry through the first round - it takes seven wins for the title, and any rest is welcome. Playing for the first time as the world's No. 1 player, Nadal swatted his very first...

2008-06-26 18:00:10

By Michelle Kaufman, The Miami Herald Jun. 26--WIMBLEDON, England -- Wimbledon lost two of its biggest names in shocking upsets on Thursday, and only one American male -- 106th-ranked Bobby Reynolds -- is left standing. Maria Sharapova, wearing a glamorous tuxedo ensemble and dangling Tiffany earrings, was bounced 6-2, 6-4 in the second round by 154th-ranked Russian compatriot and Boca Raton resident Alla Kudryavtseva. A few hours later, the sun went down, and so did American hope...


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