Tennis

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After French Open rejection, MAria Sharapova retires from match

ROME – Maria Sharapova retired from her Italian Open match due to a left thigh injury hours after learning she would not be granted a wild card into the French Open. Sharapova was leading Mirjana...

DATE: May 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Roger Federer to skip French Open

Roger Federer is skipping the French Open and instead will prepare for the grass and hard courts later this season. The 18-time major champion posted a message entitled “Roger to skip Roland...

DATE: May 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Bayfield’s Mavis Edwards claims second for Durango at state tennis

Mavis Edwards made a relentless run to the state championship match the last two weeks. It took a two-time state champion to stop her. The freshman from Bayfield High School, who plays for Durango...

DATE: May 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Mavis Edwards makes 4A girls tennis No. 1 singles championship match

Mavis Edwards had to beat a defending state runner-up to win a regional championship last week. Friday, she beat the same player to give herself a chance at the biggest title of all. Edwards, a...

DATE: May 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Durango girls tennis slams way into two state semifinals

Durango High School sent its largest contingent to the state tennis tournament in years. In the first two rounds of play Thursday, the Demons played like champions. Durango sent nine players at...

DATE: May 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Durango High School girls tennis team wins region title

The Durango High School girls tennis team will take nine competitors to the Colorado High School Activities Association 4A State Girls Tennis Tournament after the Demons won the Region 7 title...

DATE: May 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Maria Sharapova wins 1st match on return from 15-month doping ban

STUTTGART, Germany – Looking relieved, Maria Sharapova went through her familiar routine of waving to the crowd and blowing kisses after winning her first match on her return from a 15-month doping...

DATE: April 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Loud sex sounds interrupt pro tennis match in Florida

SARASOTA, Fla. — An outdoor professional tennis match in Florida came to a brief halt amid sounds of loud sex. Frances Tiafoe was about to serve Mitchell Krueger during their Tuesday night match in...

DATE: April 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Prep Spotlight: Tennis runs in the family for Durango’s Hackett sisters

Most families have an activity or something special they do together. Some like to fish, hunt, play board games, ski, ride bikes or take hikes. The Hackett family likes to play tennis – and sisters...

DATE: April 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Prep Roundup: Bayfield baseball takes two, Durango swept

A young Bayfield High School baseball team entered Saturday tied atop the league standings with Intermountain League newcomer Montezuma-Cortez. The Wolverines traveled home with a two-game lead....

DATE: April 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Maggie Hackett’s racket leads Durango High School girls tennis to victory

The Durango Demons girls tennis team was undefeated in dual matches heading into its first home match Friday against Grand Junction. With two matches left on the court, and the last DHS doubles...

DATE: April 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Prep Roundup: one run continues to cost Durango baseball

One run has been the story of the Durango High School baseball season. The Demons fell to 1-6 overall Wednesday with a 4-3 loss to Ponderosa. Of the Demons’ six losses, five have come by one run....

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports