Brengle falls to Putintseva in U.S. Open first round

FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y. — Dover’s Madison Brengle was able to break her opponent’s serve five times Tuesday night in the first round of the U.S. Open at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Usually, that means she’d have a great chance to win. But unfortunately for Brengle, hard-hitting Russian Yulia Putintseva broke her eight […]

Brengle edged by Kenin in tiebreaker at U.S. Open

FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y. — With all the debilitating pain she suffers through every day as a pro tennis player, Madison Brengle said she doesn’t stress about wins and losses much anymore. But Brengle’s first-round U.S. Open match Monday night at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center will surely be one she thinks about for […]

Despite constant pain, Brengle keeps playing

FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y. — Madison Brengle is a professional women’s tennis player, one of the 100 best in the world. Madison Brengle also can’t pick up a cup of coffee with her right hand without immense pain. Those two sentences sound totally incongruous: How could a top athlete in the prime of her life be […]