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  1. US Open Won't Keep Us Waiting For Drama

    Susie Arth

    It doesn't get much better than first-round matches between Serena Williams and Taylor Townsend, Maria Sharapova and Maria Kirilenko, and Venus Williams and Kimiko Date-Krumm.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2014
  2. Fernando Verdasco, Simona Halep win first-round matches at Topshe...

    Second-seeded Fernando Verdasco of Spain overcame a shaky performance to beat Paul-Henri Mathieu of France 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 and reach the second round at the Topshelf Open on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2014
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  4. Li Na, John Isner secure wins at Madrid Open

    Seeded women's players Li Na and Agnieszka Radwanska overcame stubborn resistance to win their first-round matches at the Madrid Open on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2014
  5. Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova, Ana Ivanovic win first-round ma...

    Serena Williams brushed aside Belinda Bencic of Switzerland 6-2, 6-1 to open her defense of the Madrid Open title on Sunday, while Maria Sharapova beat Klara Koukalova 6-1, 6-2 in the first round.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2014
  6. Top seeds win first round matches in Qatar

    Top seed Rafael Nadal, second seed David Ferrer and third seed Andy Murray opened the new tennis season with first round wins on the last day of 2013.

    Story | Conversation | December 31, 2013
  7. 2013 Wimbledon -- Victoria Azarenka, Maria Sharapova hold court

    Melissa Isaacson

    Maria Sharapova and Victoria Azarenka won their first-round matches in dramatic, straight sets, but the real action was in their news conferences afterward.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2013
  8. Opening day at Strasbourg International washed out

    Heavy rain prevented any play at the Strasbourg International, forcing all seven first-round matches to be postponed to Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2013
  9. Tommy Robredo, Blaz Kavcic advance on red clay in Morocco

    Former top-five player Tommy Robredo of Spain and Blaz Kavcic of Slovenia won the only first-round matches at the Grand Prix Hassan II on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2013
  10. Top two seeds ousted in first round of Dallas Tennis Classic

    The top two seeds in the $125,000 Dallas Tennis Classic were ousted in their first-round matches.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2013
  11. Thomaz Bellucci advances to second round of Brazil Open

    Fifth-seeded Thomaz Bellucci beat Brazilian countryman Guilherme Clezar 7-6 (4), 5-7, 7-6 (1) on Tuesday in the first round of the Brazil Open.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2013
  12. American Sloane Stephens out of Fed Cup for ab injury

    Sloane Stephens is pulling out of the U.S. Fed Cup team's upcoming first-round matches against Italy because of a strained abdominal muscle.

    Story | Conversation | February 03, 2013
  13. Nicolas Almagro to miss Spain's Davis Cup opener vs. Canada

    Nicolas Almagro has withdrawn from Spain's Davis Cup first-round matches against Canada because of an injury.

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2013
  14. Viktor Troicki wins opener at Thailand Open

    Former finalists Viktor Troicki of Serbia and Finland's Jarkko Nieminen each won first-round matches Tuesday at the Thailand Open.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2012
  15. Mikhail Youzhny beats Vasek Pospisil at St. Petersburg

    Top-seeded Mikhail Youzhny of Russia beat Vasek Pospisil of Canada 7-6 (4), 6-1 Tuesday to advance to the second round of the St. Petersburg Open.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2012
  16. Why I always eat pancakes prematch

    Sloane Stephens

    It was an interesting first day of the U.S. Open, to say the least. I had a nice practice with my South African friend Chanelle Scheepers, then had a fun autograph session at the American Express Experience. As first-round matches got under way and I...

    Blog | August 28, 2012
  17. 2012 London Olympics -- Egyptian wrestlers Abdou Omar Abdou Ahmed...

    A pair of Egyptian wrestlers forfeited their Olympic matches on Sunday after failing to show up at ExCel.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2012