Championship weekend at the 2017 Western & Southern Open kicked off Saturday with the semifinal round in both the men's and women's draws from the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Cincinnati.
Rafael Nadal, the top seed in the men's bracket, lost to Nick Kyrgios on Friday night after weather issues Thursday forced him to play two matches in one day. It left seventh-seeded Grigor Dimitrov as the top-ranked player left in the draw.
Meanwhile, the women's tournament started the day with three of the top four seeds still alive, including No. 1 seed and reigning champion Karo...more
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A legal battle is being waged in Kenya over the outcome of Aug. 8 presidential elections, which pitted incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta against former Prime Minister Raila Odinga. While Kenyatta was declared the winner in the first round, Odinga alleged that the result was rigged. Violent street protests broke out after the announcement of the results, but tension has abated since the opposition’s Aug. 16 announcement that it would challenge the results in the Supreme Court. Ongoing turmoil in East Afri
Barcelona have a lot to prove when they host Real Betis at the Camp Nou on Sunday to begin their La Liga campaign.
The Blaugrana enter the match following consecutive defeats to bitter rivals Real Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup. New manager Ernesto Valverde will have to find ways to cope without key striker Luis Suarez, who will miss out with a knee injury.
Meanwhile, Betis are much-changed under manager Quique Setien. New signings such as defensive midfielders Andres Guardado and Javi Garcia could help stifle a Barcelona team likely to be nervy in front of their supporters fol...more
Friday brought a jam-packed schedule to the 2017 Western and Southern Open after rain wreaked havoc Thursday night at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Rafael Nadal, the No. 1 seed in the men's draw, headlined a group of players listed twice on Friday's order of play as the tournament attempted to get back on track for championship weekend. Top women's seed and reigning champion Karolina Pliskova started Day 5 in the same unenviable position.
Let's check out the complete list of matches and results from the 2017 U.S. Open Series event, which will get updated through the day...more