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  1. Amelie Mauresmo announces birth of 2nd child

    04.26 / 15:23 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Tennis
    PARIS (AP) - Former top-ranked tennis player Amelie Mauresmo has given birth to a second child. Mauresmo, who stepped down as France's Fed Cup captain last year when she announced her pregnancy, posted a picture of her children's hands with the caption: "Aaron and Ayla finally met on April 20!…
  2. Oops! Serena Williams made pregnancy public by accident

    04.26 / 12:12 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Tennis
    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Serena Williams says she was taking a personal photo of her progressing pregnancy on Snapchat when she accidentally pressed the wrong button and made the post public. The photo of the tennis superstar in a one piece bathing suit was captioned "20 weeks." Despite the…
  3. Murray advances in Barcelona after injured Tomic withdraws

    04.26 / 11:14 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Tennis
    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Top-seeded Andy Murray advanced to the third round at the Barcelona Open after Bernard Tomic withdrew from the tournament on Wednesday. Tomic, who needed three sets to defeat Dustin Brown in the first round on Tuesday, said he would not be able to face Murray because…
  4. Decision on Sharapova's French Open wild card set for May 16

    04.26 / 10:17 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Tennis
    PARIS (AP) - Maria Sharapova will find out next month if she can compete at the French Open. French tennis federation president Bernard Giudicelli said Tuesday that the announcement will be made on Facebook on May 16 at 7 p.m. local time. "The only guarantee I gave her is to…
  5. French Open prize money increased 12 percent to 36 million

    04.26 / 10:17 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Tennis
    PARIS (AP) - French Open prize money will increase by 12 percent this year, with the men's and women's champions winning 2.1 million euros each - an increase of 100,000 euros. Roland Garros director Guy Forget says that the total prize money of about 36 million euros ($39.2 million) is…
  6. Sharapova returns to tennis after 15-month doping ban

    04.26 / 09:13 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Tennis
    STUTTGART, Germany (AP) - Maria Sharapova returned to professional tennis on Wednesday after a 15-month doping ban, completing a one-hour training session on an empty center court less than 10 hours before her first competitive match since January 2016. Handed a much-debated wild card, Sharapova will play Roberta Vinci in…
  7. Gullikson retires as full-time USTA player development coach

    04.25 / 22:15 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Tennis
    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) - U.S. Tennis Association lead national coach Tom Gullikson is retiring from full-time coaching with the group's development program. The USTA announced Tuesday that Gullikson, a former professional player and U.S. Davis Cup captain, will leave the post on June 2. The USTA expects to hire…