Like our Facebook Page

Early Times Newspaper Jammu, Leading Newspaper Jammu
Breaking News :   LPU sets world record with largest display of Macarons | Daylong seminar on Indian Nuclear Power Program concludes at NIT Srinagar | Shah invokes Maharaja Hari Singh, Prem Nath Dogra to seek support for party candidates | ISRO develops light-weight, innovative nozzle for rocket engines, terms it 'breakthrough' | Sunita Kejriwal likely to campaign for AAP in Gujarat | Kejriwal being treated like a terrorist in Tihar: AAP's Sanjay Singh | Advertisements case: Willing to tender public apology, Ramdev and Balkrishna tell SC | Israel's military chief says that Israel will respond to Iran"s weekend missile attack | ‘PM Modi transformed J&K, peace, development new normal’ | As poll campaign nears end, Lal Singh plays Dogra card to counter BJP in Udhampur, Kathua district | Kavinder slams INDIA Bloc's call for nuclear disarmament | This election is to punish those who are against Constitution: PM Modi | Jugal pays obeisance at Mata Vaishno Devi Temple | No discrimination with Muslims under PM Modi: Anurag Thakur | 6 dead as boat capsizes in Jhelum | Development of Chenab Valley my top priority: Azad | LS polls: Mehbooba Mufti kick-starts campaign | Youth extend support to Apni Party, says Manjit Singh | Jammu-Sgr highway blocked | CUJ ASTRO team selected for final round of IN-SPACe CANSAT competition | Samba police arrests 4 bovine smugglers, rescues 39 animals | LS polls: Rahul Gandhi attacks PM Modi, calls him instrument of rich | Army Law Institute, Pune wins national moot court competition | Embracing Ayurveda | Ram Navmi celebrations infuse Shiv Public Hr Sec School with zeal, fervour | Illicit liquor recovered; accused arrested, FIR lodged | PPS organizes Baisakhi Welfare Fete | Signature campaign conducted by Doordarshan Artists association | AIC - IIIM organizes two-day training programme on design, manufacture of leather goods | Dharmik Yuvak Mandal appeals people to participate in Ram Navami Shobha Yatra enmass | TMC protects infiltrators, opposes CAA: PM Modi | International Youth Economic Forum to be held on June 8 | Krishi Vigyan Kendra Reasi organises Field Day on Oilseed Crop | Another ankle injury rules Dortmund forward Haller out of Champions League | After troubled start to season, Jehan Daruvala bags first points in Formula E | RCB's Maxwell takes "mental and physical" break from IPL 2024 | Despite weather glitch, Paris Olympics flame lit at the Greek cradle of ancient games | Chelsea vs Everton: "Goal" Palmer scores four in 6-0 demolition of dismal Everton | GT Vs DC: Gujarat Titans, Delhi Capitals search for consistency | DPS Kathua hosts special Ramnavami assembly celebrating the spirit of Shree Ram | Rich Harvest celebrates Ram Navami | Back Issues  
news details
No. 1 seed Jessica in San Diego Open semis
3/3/2024 9:47:48 PM
CALIFORNIA, Mar 3: Top-seeded Jessica Pegula beat Anna Blinkova 6-1, 2-6, 6-2 on Friday to advance to the semi-finals of the San Diego Open.
Pegula, ranked No. 5 in the world, will face sixth-seeded Marta Kostyuk, who eliminated fourth-seeded Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 in a rain-delayed quarterfinal.
"Anna's always a really tough competitor," Pegula said. "She makes you really have to earn it. I feel like I started out playing really well, then she changed up her game plan and started hitting a lot of high balls. I wasn't stepping in and was getting frustrated. I reeled off some really bad errors for a couple of games there, but I managed to find my range."
Pegula finished with 24 winners. She made 17 unforced errors, the majority of which came in the second set. Third-seeded Emma Navarro advanced to the semi-finals for the second year in a row by beating the last remaining qualifier, 113th-ranked Daria Saville, 6-4, 6-2. She'll face Katie Boulter, who beat 2022 runner-up Donna Vekic 6-4, 6-3.
Navarro, 2021 NCAA singles champion at Virginia, was trailing 1-4 in the opening set before reeling off five straight games to take control of the match.
"Someone in the crowd told me to wake up. I guess that was maybe the push I needed," said the 22-year-old Navarro, who capitalized on eight of her 14 break-point opportunities.
"It's tough playing someone I've never played before. I was just kind of getting used to her game and putting together a strategy of how I wanted to play. It took me a little bit to find that, but I got there in the end. I'm happy with the win and excited to be moving forward."
It will be Navarro's fifth tour-level semifinal in less than a year. She won her first WTA title earlier this year in Hobart, Australia.
There will be no return trip to the semifinals for Vekic. The seventh seed was upset on a windy day by Boulter, who at No. 49 is Britain's top-ranked player. Earlier this week, Boulter beat second-seeded Beatriz Haddad Maia 3-6, 6-3, 6-4.
"It was an absolute battle," said the 27-year-old Boulter, who overcame a 1-3 first-set deficit to reach the second tour-level semifinal of her career.
"Very tricky conditions. Not easy to get any rhythm for either of us, because we're both big hitters. I found it tough to kind of get into the match. I just tried to stay as strong as I could and somehow found a way over the line. I'm an aggressive player, so I do try to go for it no matter what the conditions are.
  Share This News with Your Friends on Social Network  
  Comment on this Story  
Early Times Android App
BSE Sensex
NSE Nifty
Home About Us Top Stories Local News National News Sports News Opinion Editorial ET Cetra Advertise with Us ET E-paper
J&K Govt. Official website
Jammu Kashmir Tourism
Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board
Shri Amarnath Ji Shrine Board
Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board
Train Enquiry
Jammu Kashmir Bank
State Bank of India
Passport Department
Income Tax Department
IT Education
Web Site Design Services
Jammu University
Jammu University Results
Kashmir University
IGNOU Jammu Center