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September 7, 2020

The line judge Djokovic hit in the throat is from Owensboro

Drew Franklin 1:30pm September 7, 2020 9/7/20

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World No. 1 tennis player Novak Djokovic is out of the U.S. Open via a disqualification after he struck a ball out of frustration that inadvertently hit the line judge in the throat. “In accordance with the Grand Slam rulebook, following his actions of intentionally hitting a ball dangerously or recklessly within the court or…

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August 14, 2020

Serena Williams upset by 116th-ranked Shelby Rogers in Top Seed Open quarterfinals

Zack Geoghegan 8:00pm August 14, 2020 8/14/20

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Serena Williams had only lost to an opponent ranked outside the top-100 four times in her career before Friday. That number was bumped to five by the end of the day. During the quarterfinals of the Top Seed Open, played right here in Lexington, KY, Williams lost in three sets to Shelby Rogers, who is…

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August 13, 2020

Top Seed Open Recap: Serena and Venus didn’t disappoint

Drew Franklin 9:00pm August 13, 2020 8/13/20

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There are still three more days of Top Seed Open tennis, but the tournament’s main event was held today on Day 5 when sisters Venus and Serena Williams met in the second round of the singles draw. The older sister, Venus, knocked out former World No. 1 Victoria Azarenka to get there; Serena survived a…

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August 12, 2020

Top Seed Open Recap: Coco advances on Williams Sister Eve

Drew Franklin 7:00pm August 12, 2020 8/12/20 Comments Disabled

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Day 4 at the WTA’s stop in Nicholasville is winding down after another day of entertaining tennis. The No. 2 seed in the tournament went down to the youngest player in the top 100, half of the quarterfinalists were decided, and we are one sleep away from Serena vs. Venus for the 31st time. Here’s…

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July 21, 2020

Venus Williams, Coco Gauff join Top Seed Open in Nicholasville

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 6:30pm July 21, 2020 7/21/20 Comments Disabled

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More marquee names have joined the field for next month’s Top Seed Open in Nicholasville. Venus Williams, Victoria Azarenka, and Coco Gauff will also play in the event, the first WTA tournament in the United States since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Last week, Serena Williams and Sloane Stephens were announced as participants. Venus…

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July 16, 2020

Serena Williams playing in WTA event in Nicholasville next month

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:00pm July 16, 2020 7/16/20

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I now interrupt depressing coronavirus news for a very cool piece of actual sports news. Next month, the Top Seed Tennis Club in Nicholasville, Ky. will host the Top Seed Open, the first WTA event in the United States since the pandemic began. Today, they announced that Serena Williams, the greatest tennis player of all…

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May 25, 2020

The Outer Courts: Federer thinks tennis is a “long way off”

Drew Franklin 3:00pm May 25, 2020 5/25/20

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KSR’s pro tennis blog, The Outer Courts, returns today to bring news that Roger Federer thinks the return of the sport is “a long way off.” Federer’s comments are making major headlines because (a) he’s the biggest name in the game and he isn’t optimistic about the future; and (b) the French Open was supposed…

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