Tennis http://au.rd.yahoo.com/news/rss/top_stories/*http://au.news.yahoo.com/top/ en-au Copyright (c) 2014 Yahoo New Zealand. All rights reserved. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 06:28:42 +1200 Yahoo New Zealand Sport https://s.yimg.com/ao/i/hp/nz2/test/ynz.gif 144 36 Serena Williams into US Open quarter-finals (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/tennis/news/article/-/24870325 New York (AFP) - World number one and two-time defending champion Serena Williams reached the US Open quarter-finals on Monday with a 6-3, 6-3 win over Estonia's Kaia Kanepi. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:11:56 +1200 Tsonga banks on home support to topple Czech champions in Davis Cup (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/tennis/news/article/-/24870288 (Reuters) - Jo-Wilfried Tsonga expects a raucous home crowd to help inspire France to a first Davis Cup final since 2010 when they meet holders Czech Republic at Roland Garros in Paris from September ... Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:00:00 +1200 Pennetta returns to quarters with win over Dellacqua (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/tennis/news/article/-/24870283 By Simon Cambers
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Flavia Pennetta reached the U.S. Open quarter-finals for the fifth time in seven years on Monday, beating Australian Casey Dellacqua 7-5 6-2.
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US Tennis Open: Pennetta through to quarter finals (Newstalk ZB) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/tennis/news/article/-/24870238 Veteran Italian Flavia Pennetta is through to the quarter finals at the US Tennis Open in New York. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:33:42 +1200 Ex-Czech star Vaidisova prepares comeback (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/tennis/news/article/-/24870237 Prague (AFP) - Former Czech tennis star Nicole Vaidisova, who retired in 2010 aged 20, is set to make her comeback, her agent Olivier van Lindonk said on Monday. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:32:11 +1200 Pennetta ends Dellacqua's US Open campaign (AAP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/tennis/news/article/-/24870133 Australia has lost its last singles representative at the US Open, with Casey Dellacqua falling in straight sets in the fourth round to Flavia Pennetta. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:25:05 +1200 Tennis: A new Swiss star emerges (Newstalk ZB) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/tennis/news/article/-/24868252 Belinda Bencic has confirmed her status as the newest star in Swiss tennis. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 05:48:11 +1200 Federer to return to Brisbane International (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/tennis/news/article/-/24867443 Brisbane (Australia) (AFP) - Grand Slam record-holder Roger Federer will return to play next year's Brisbane International as he warms up for a tilt at his fifth Australian Open title, organisers said Monday. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 04:21:59 +1200 Federer to start 2015 in Brisbane (AAP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/tennis/news/article/-/24866118 Tennis great Roger Federer will kick off his 2015 campaign at the Brisbane International. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 03:48:09 +1200 Wozniacki back on top of her game (AAP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/tennis/news/article/-/24863580 Caroline Wozniacki has continued her resurgence since splitting with superstar golfer Rory McIlroy to power into the US Open quarter-finals in New York. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 02:08:25 +1200