SEEDED - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SEEDED News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Lisicki reaches quarterfinals at Hong Kong Open http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58397622-77/hong-kong-6-1-lisicki.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58397622-77/hong-kong-6-1-lisicki.html.csp">Lisicki reaches quarterfinals at Hong Kong Open</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T22:32:58.984-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 10:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hong Kong • Top-seeded Sabine Lisicki of Germany advanced to the quarterfinals of the Hong Kong Open by beating Grace Min of the United States 6-1, 6-1 Tuesday. Lisicki will next face Zheng Saisai of China. Zheng defeated sixth-seeded Yanina Wickmayer of Belgium 6-4, 6-2. Also, Jarmila Gajdosova of Australia defeated Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands 4-6, 6-1, 6-4, and Francesca Schiavone of Italy advanced when Japanese veteran Kimiko Date-Krumm retired from the match while trailing 6-3, 4-0. Seco...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583976222014-09-10T22:32:58.984-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-10T22:32:58.984-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58397622@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:32:58 MDT Tennis: Wozniacki outlasts Sharapova, in US Open quarters http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58358571-77/sharapova-wozniacki-final-open.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58358571-77/sharapova-wozniacki-final-open.html.csp">Tennis: Wozniacki outlasts Sharapova, in US Open quarters</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Rachel Cohen</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-31T23:16:55.836-06:00">Updated Aug 31, 2014 11:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Caroline Wozniacki trusts her stamina so much that she plans to return to New York in two months to run a marathon. Maria Sharapova, usually the one wearing down opponents in the third set, sure couldn’t keep up on a steamy Sunday at the U.S. Open. Wozniacki won 6-4, 2-6, 6-2 in 2 hours, 37 minutes to get back to her first Grand Slam quarterfinal in more than two years — and get back in the headlines for reasons other than her personal life. “The season for me has been a little bit up...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583585712014-08-31T23:16:55.836-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-31T23:16:55.836-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58358571@www.sltrib.com Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:16:55 MDT Tennis: Last American man ousted from U.S. Open http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58356041-77/isner-round-open-kohlschreiber.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58356041-77/isner-round-open-kohlschreiber.html.csp">Tennis: Last American man ousted from U.S. Open</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JAMES MARTINEZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-30T23:43:32.089-06:00">Updated Aug 30, 2014 11:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Once again, John Isner’s trip to Flushing Meadows ended in the third round. Once again, it happened with a loss to Germany’s Philipp Kohlschreiber at that stage. And once again, there are zero American men in the U.S. Open’s round of 16 — something that had never happened until it did last year at the country’s tennis championship, which was first played in 1881. On a windy, cloudy evening, the 13th-seeded Isner hit 42 aces, saved all five break points he faced — and yet it wasn’t en...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583560412014-08-30T23:43:32.089-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-30T23:43:32.089-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58356041@www.sltrib.com Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:43:32 MDT Tennis: Sara Errani outlasts Venus Williams at US Open http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58353174-77/errani-williams-third-round.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58353174-77/errani-williams-third-round.html.csp">Tennis: Sara Errani outlasts Venus Williams at US Open</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RACHEL COHEN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T23:28:02.306-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Sara Errani wagged her finger and cupped her hand to her ear for the U.S. Open fans who tried to will Venus Williams to victory. “I think I will remember forever that moment,” Errani said. Two points from defeat, the diminutive Italian rallied to force a third-set tiebreaker and outlasted Williams in a match that was both lopsided and tight. Errani won 6-0, 0-6, 7-6 (5) in the third round Friday after Williams had a chance to serve out the match in the final set. Williams twice came b...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583531742014-08-29T23:28:02.306-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-29T23:28:02.306-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58353174@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:28:02 MDT Peng beats another seeded player at US Open http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58351766-77/seeded-peng-round-grand.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58351766-77/seeded-peng-round-grand.html.csp">Peng beats another seeded player at US Open</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RACHEL COHEN</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T23:27:26.099-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 11:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Peng Shuai beat another seeded player at the U.S. Open to reach her second straight Grand Slam round of 16. Two days after upsetting fourth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska, Peng defeated 28th-seeded Roberta Vinci 6-4, 6-3 on Friday. The Chinese veteran had gone two years without making it past the second round at a major tournament before her Wimbledon run this summer. However, she didn’t meet any seeded players in the first three rounds there before losing to eventual champion Petra Kvit...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583517662014-08-29T23:27:26.099-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-29T23:27:26.099-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58351766@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:27:26 MDT Champions League draw wide open http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343208-77/champions-league-pot-draw.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343208-77/champions-league-pot-draw.html.csp">Champions League draw wide open</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GRAHAM DUNBAR</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T23:28:58.294-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Monaco • Real Madrid’s Champions League title defense takes shape Thursday at one of the most open draws in years. Madrid, Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Chelsea — the past four winners — are among the eight top-seeded clubs in the 32-team draw. However, lower-ranked seeding pots loaded with big spenders returning to the Champions League after years away promise to deliver trickier than usual groups. Five-time winner Liverpool will make its first appearance since 2009 in Pot 3, decided by rankings...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583432082014-08-27T23:28:58.294-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T23:28:58.294-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58343208@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:28:58 MDT Sports briefs: Serena Williams to play Taylor Townsend in U.S. Open http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58323353-77/moelgg-open-seeded-won.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58323353-77/moelgg-open-seeded-won.html.csp">Sports briefs: Serena Williams to play Taylor Townsend in U.S. Open</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T23:43:16.855-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 11:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">TENNIS • Serena Williams will face an up-and-coming American player in the first round of the U.S. Open. The 32-year-old Williams has won 17 Grand Slam titles. At age 18, Taylor Townsend is in her third major tournament. Williams, seeking her third straight title at Flushing Meadows, hasn’t reached the quarterfinals at any of the first three Grand Slam events of 2014. Townsend is a former top-ranked junior player who reached the third round at the French Open this year. She got into her first U...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583233532014-08-21T23:43:16.855-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-21T23:43:16.855-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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He beat top-ranked Novak Djokovic on Thursday, eighth-seeded Andy Murray on Friday and seventh-seeded Grigor Dimitrov on Saturday. Tsonga improved to 5-11 against Federer, who dropped to 2-5 in finals this season. The Swiss star made severa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582824582014-08-10T23:03:01.696-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-10T23:03:01.696-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58282458@www.sltrib.com Sun, 10 Aug 2014 23:03:01 MDT Venus Williams notches rare win over sister Serena http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58279427-77/seeded-third-400-6-3.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58279427-77/seeded-third-400-6-3.html.csp">Venus Williams notches rare win over sister Serena</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-09T23:31:03.127-06:00">Updated Aug 9, 2014 11:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">tennis • Venus Williams defeated Serena 6-7 (2), 6-2, 6-3 Saturday for the first win against her sister in more than five years and advanced to the final of the Rogers Cup in Montreal. The 34-year-old Venus hadn’t beaten her 32-year-old sister in five matches going back to Dubai in 2009. Top-ranked Serena still leads the all-time series 15-11. In the second semifinal, third-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska beat Ekaterina Makarova 7-6 (1), 7-6 (3). • In Toronto, Roger Federer advanced to the men’s fin...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58279427@www.sltrib.com Sat, 09 Aug 2014 23:31:03 MDT Sports briefs: Venus Williams advances in Bank of West tennis tournament http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58248177-77/williams-season-aubin-azarenka.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58248177-77/williams-season-aubin-azarenka.html.csp">Sports briefs: Venus Williams advances in Bank of West tennis tournament</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T23:17:48.28-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 11:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tennis • Venus Williams advanced to the Bank of the West quarterfinals Thursday night in Stanford, Calif., beating fourth-seeded Victoria Azarenka 6-4, 7-6 (1). After the 10th-ranked Azarenka, who celebrated her 25th birthday, saved three match points to tie it 6-6, Williams won the first five points in the tiebreaker. Azarenka’s second serve was the biggest difference between the two hard-hitting players. She won just 32 percent of her second serves, handing Williams a significant advantage. W...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58248177@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:17:48 MDT