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MATTEK-SANDS & SAFAROVA WIN WUHAN DOUBLE

Two matches played, two matches won. No.5 seeds Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova are into the semifinals at the Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open digging deep to survive a long day. Published September 29, 2016 12:13 WUHAN, China – The No.5 seeds Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova dug deep to pull off a doubleheader at the […]

JACK SOCK, BETHANIE MATTEK-SANDS WIN GOLD IN MIXED DOUBLES

By: David Woods, USA TODAY NETWORK Catch up on all the action from championship Sunday in Rio de Janeiro. (Photo: Kyle Terada, USA TODAY Sports) RIO DE JANEIRO — Venus Williams did not divulge where she will store her fifth Olympic tennis medal. We do know where those stars-and-stripes socks worn by Bethanie Mattek-Sands are going, though. “Definitely, […]

WHO IS … BETHANIE MATTEK-SANDS?

USA TODAY SPORTS By:Dan Levinsohn Learn more about Team USA’s doubles specialist Bethanie Mattek-Sands. The United States’ Bethanie Mattek-Sands (born Bethanie Mattek) is a self-described “adrenaline junkie” with a flashy fashion sense, one that’s earned her a reputation as “the Lady Gaga of tennis”. But more importantly, Mattek-Sands is one of the world’s top doubles […]