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Third-seeded Victoria Azarenka became the first woman
representing Belarus to reach the semifinals of the French Open by
defeating Maria Kirilenko of Russia 7-6 (3), 6-2 on Wednesday.
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Third-seeded Victoria Azarenka became the first woman representing Belarus to reach the semifinals of the French Open, defeating Maria Kirilenko of Russia 7-6 (3), 6-2 on Wednesday.
The two-time Australian Open champion won five straight points to lead 6-1 in the tiebreaker before hitting a backhand winner to take the first set.
Kirilenko, who never went beyond the quarterfinals...
By Ros Satar (June 3, 2013) PARIS – It started as a baseline battle for the former world No. 1 Victoria Azarenka, and ended up as easy as a walk along the Champs Élysées, as the third seed reeled off 7 games in a row to win 6-3, 6-0 over Francesca Schiavone. Conditions were cloudy [...]
Will either, both, or neither make it back to the podium on Saturday?
Judging by recent history, Maria Sharapova might want to bring a portable roof with her when she faces Victoria Azarenka. With the exception of a retirement in Rome, Azarenka has won their last six matches outdoors while losing one total set, whereas Sharapova has both of their meetings indoors. One would...
ROLAND GARROS Paris, France May 26-June 9, 2013 Red Clay/Outdoors Results – Monday, June 3, 2013 Women’s Singles – Fourth Round (2) Maria Sharapova (RUS) d. (17) Sloane Stephens (USA) 64 63 (3) Victoria Azarenka (BLR) d. Francesca Schiavone (ITA) 63 60 (12) Maria Kirilenko (RUS) d. Bethanie Mattek-Sands (USA) 75 64 (18) Jelena [...]