American Jamie Hampton beat Stanford All-American Nicole Gibbs 7-5, 6-7(5), 6-3 on Thursday in the second round of the Bank of the West Classic.
Agnieszka Radwanska’s determination helped make her one of the toughest competitors on tour, and she demonstrated that Wednesday night in a 6-4, 6-3 victory over Francesca Schiavone in the second round of the Bank of the West Classic.
Fifth-seeded Sorana Cirstea beat American Coco Vandeweghe 6-3, 6-3 on Wednesday in the second round of the Bank of the West Classic.
Olga Govortsova, ranked 83rd in the world, ended a frustrating streak with a convincing 6-2, 6-4 victory over No. 2 seed Samantha Stosur in the second round at the Bank of the West Classic on Tuesday night.
Daniela Hantuchova beat Yanina Wickmayer 6-2, 4-6, 6-0 in the first round of the Bank of the West Classic on Tuesday.
Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli withdrew from the Bank of the West Classic on Thursday because of a hamstring strain.
Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from next week’s Bank of the West Classic at Stanford because of a left hip injury suffered during Wimbledon.
Andy Murray won his country’s hallowed tennis tournament to become the first British man in 77 years to raise the trophy at the All England Club.
Defending champion and top seed Serena Williams was knocked out of Wimbledon Monday in a stunning upset by Sabine Lisicki. “Everyone was on (the Serena) bandwagon, including me,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.
More commonly known by his stage name, Redfoo of the pop band, LMFAO, Stefan Gordy will be playing this week at the sectional qualifying tournament in Salinas…