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Caroline Wozniacki: “I almost took my head off.” (Video)

Caroline Wozniacki found the most unusual way to lose a point in her second-round match against Aliaksandra Sasnovich at the U.S. Open — she got her hair stuck in her racket. “I almost took my head off," Wozniakci said via ABC News. “It was really tangled up good, so I didn't have a chance.” Check out the video of Wozniacki’s worst hair day:  
Via Intrigue Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrea Petkovic Beats Shelby Rogers for Bad Gastein Crown

  (July 13, 2014) Andrea Petkovic won her second title of the year at the Gastein Ladies on Sunday. The 20th ranked German defeated Shelby Rogers of the United States 6-3, 6-3 to add to her Charleston title in April which was also on clay. Surprise finalist 21-year-old Rogers, ranked at 147th had to come through qualifying, had precious never reached the second round of a WTA event...
Via Tennis Panorama
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Stella style Wimbledon 2014. Caroline Wozniacki and Andrea Petkovic.

Here's what Stella McCartney/adidas has created for Caroline Wozniacki and Andrea Petkovic on the famed Wimbledon grass. Wozniacki will wear...
Via Tennis Identity
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Simona Halep’s breast reduction surgery helped her career

Simona Halep played better tennis than anyone in the women’s draw at the 2014 French Open entering her finals match with Maria Sharapova. Halep has yet to drop a set in the tournament and won every set without allowing more than four games, save for her second-set tiebreak with Andrea Petkovic in the semifinals. If […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Simona Halep and Andrea Petkovic Reach French Open Semis

  #495554487 / gettyimages.com     (June 4, 2014) Andrea Petkovic and Simona Halep have both moved into their first-ever Grand Slam semifinal, both advancing with 6-2, 6-2 quarterfinal victories at the French Open on Wednesday. The matches on the show courts had their starts delayed by rain. The 28th seeded Petkovic from Germany defeated 10th seed Sara Errani, the losing finalist...
Via Tennis Panorama
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Nadal Fights Off Simon, Serena Sails Past Petkovic in Rome

(May 14, 2014) Defending champion No. 1 Rafael Nadal needed 3 hours and 18 minutes to fight off Gilles Simon 7-6 (1), 6-7 (4), 6-2 to move into the third round of the Italian Open in a very windy Rome. “The conditions were difficult, it was very cold and the ball didn’t bounce a lot,” Nadal said to press. “It was a tough moment in the second set, but this was the first match...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrea Petkovic Wins Family Circle Cup

(April 6, 2014) In a week full of surprises in Charleston, 14th seed Andrea Petkovic won the Family Circle Cup for her first WTA Premier level tournament title with a 7-5, 6-2 win over Jana Cepelova of Slovakia on Sunday. This is her third WTA tournament crown, first in three years since she won the Strasbourg title in 2011. Petkkovic knocked out three top ten seeds on the road to...
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April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Germany's Petkovic wins Family Circle Cup

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Andrea Petkovic ended a surprising week at the Family Circle Cup by winning her first WTA tournament in three years, outlasting Jana Cepelova for a 7-5, 6-2 victory Sunday.
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April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Petkovic rallies past Bouchard in 3 sets

CHJARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Andrea Petkovic rallied in the final two sets to defeat sixth-seeded Eugenie Bouchard 1-6, 6-3, 7-5 and reach the Family Circle Cup finals on Saturday.
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April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennis – WTA Results and Schedules for Charleston and Monterrey

FAMILY CIRCLE CUP Charleston, USA March 31-April 6, 2014 $710,000/Premier Green Clay/Outdoors Results – Friday, April 4, 2014 Singles – Quarterfinals (6) Eugenie Bouchard (CAN) d  (2) Jelena Jankovic (SRB) 63 46 63 (Q) Belinda Bencic (SUI) d. (3) Sara Errani (ITA) 46 62 61 (14) Andrea Petkovic (GER) d. (9) Lucie Safarova (CZE) 63 16 61 Jana Cepelova (SVK) d. (12) Daniela Hantuchova...
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April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Petkovic helps Germany gain lead over Slovakia in Fed Cup

Germany took a 1-0 lead over Slovakia in the Fed Cup first round on Saturday after Andrea Petkovic saved a match point to upset Australian Open finalist Dominika Cibulkova 2-6, 7-6 (7), 6-2. In the second set tiebreaker, the 36th-ranked, hard-hitting Petkovic wasted five straight set points before saving a match point at 6-7 on an indoor hard court. "It was a turning point...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Cibulkova opens Fed Cup for Slovakia

Australian Open finalist Dominika Cibulkova will open for Slovakia in the Fed Cup first-round tie against Andrea Petkovic of Germany. Cibulkova lost to Li Na 7-6 (3), 6-0 in her first major final, which saw her jump to No. 13 in the WTA rankings. Friday's draw also pitted Daniela Hantuchova for Slovakia against No. 9-ranked Angelique Kerber in the second singles on Saturday...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Serena Williams opens season with win vs Petkovic

Serena Williams did a quick little dance behind the baseline to remind herself to move her feet. After a complete whiff at the net in the second set, she smiled ruefully and drew in some long, deep breaths. She netted a service return on her first match point. Top-ranked Williams' first competitive match of the season, on New Year's Eve, was by no means perfect, but the...
Via AP on Fox
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Serena Williams Opens 2014 Season with win over Petkovic in Brisbane

(December 31, 2013) In her first official match of the 2014 tennis season, No. 1 Serena Williams dusted off a little rust to stop Andrea Petkovic 6-4, 6-4 at the Brisbane International. Williams said it was an intense match and gave credit to the rising Petkovic, currently at No. 39 who before multiple injuries had made it to No. 9 in the world. “It was an intense match, which...
Via Tennis Panorama
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Serena Williams opens season with a win over Petkovic at Brisbane

Serena Williams did a quick little dance behind the baseline to remind herself to move her feet. After a complete air swing at the net in the second set, she smiled ruefully and drew in some long, deep breaths. She netted a service return on her first match point. Top-ranked Williams' first official match of the season, on New Year's Eve, was by no means perfect, but the...
Via AP on Fox
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Jovanovski advances in Luxembourg

Bojana Jovanovski of Serbia advanced to the quarterfinals of the Luxembourg Open by beating Su-Wei Hsieh of Taiwan 6-1, 6-4 Wednesday. The 38th-ranked Jovanovski has yet to lose a set in the tournament. She'll face either top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark or Monica Niculescu of Romania. Also, Andrea Petkovic of Germany rallied past seventh-seeded Eugenie Bouchard of...
Via AP on Fox
October 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Stephens reaches quarters in Linz

Second-seeded Sloane Stephens defeated Andrea Petkovic of Germany 7-6 (1), 4-6, 6-3 at the Generali Ladies to reach her seventh quarterfinal of the season on Thursday. The 12th-ranked American won just two of the first 14 points and trailed 5-2 in the first set. But Stephens saved three set points before dominating the tiebreaker. ''I let out some screams, which I normally...
Via AP on Fox
October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Petkovic knocks out Azarenka in China Open

Defending champion Victoria Azarenka was knocked out in the first round of the China Open on Monday, losing 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 to Andrea Petkovic. The second-ranked Azarenka double-faulted 15 times and was broken five times by Petkovic, who reached the final here in 2011. ''I'm very happy with my performance,'' Petkovic said. ''I was happy with my movement...
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September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Defending China Open Champ Victoria Azarenka Done in by Double Faults and Andrea Petkovic

(September 30, 2013) BEIJING – Double faults and erratic play were the undoing of defending China Open champion and No. 2 Victoria Azarenka on Monday. She lost to Andrea Petkovic 6-4 2-6 6-4 in first round play in Beijing. To go along with 15 double faults, Azarenka hit 44 unforced errors and appeared to still […]
Via Tennis Panorama
September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Defending champ Azarenka knocked out

Defending champion Victoria Azarenka was knocked out in the first round of the China Open on Monday, losing 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 to Andrea Petkovic. The second-ranked Azarenka double-faulted 15 times and was broken five times by Petkovic, who reached the final here in 2011. "I'm very happy with my performance," Petkovic said. "I was happy with my movement and my serve...
Via AP on Fox
September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Rybarikova beats Petkovic for 2nd Washington title

Magdalena Rybarikova is unbeaten at the Citi Open: two years, two titles. The seventh-seeded Slovakian turned things around after a slow start and beat unseeded Andrea Petkovic of Germany 6-4, 7-6 (2) in Sunday's final to improve to 10-0 at the hard-court tournament. Half of her four career trophies came at the Citi Open. ''I would love to play (here) all the time...
Via Fox Sports
August 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Insider’s Look at Super Saturday at the Citi Open with Del Potro, Dimitrov, Petkovic

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Set against the backdrop of downtown Washington, D.C., this week’s Citi Open has brought some of tennis’ most recognizable names to the tournament, including Juan Martin del Potro, Tommy Haas and the youngest player in the women’s draw, 17-year-old newcomer and American Taylor Townsend. It was a full schedule on tap with both men’s singles semifinals...
Via Tennis Grand Stand
August 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Citi Open Friday Gallery: Cornet, Tursunov, Petkovic and More

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Friday at the Citi Open brought plenty of good tennis action to the District of Columbia. Players in the gallery below include Angelique Kerber, Dmitry Tursunov, Marinko Matosevic, Alize Cornet, Andrea Petkovic, Magdalena Rybarikova and more! Gallery by Tennis Grandstand photographer Christopher Levy. ...
Via Tennis Grand Stand
August 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Isner, Petkovic, Fish Comment on Current State of Doping in Tennis

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Andrea Petkovic believes that doping cases should be somewhat personalized. John Isner backs the implementation of a biological passport in tennis. Grigor Dimitrov comments that players have the resources to ask questions any time of day regarding supplements. Mardy Fish insists on checking every substance that goes into his body with his trainer for approval...
Via Tennis Grand Stand
August 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Citi Open – Wednesday Results, Thursday Schedule

  CITI OPEN Washington DC, USA July 29-August 4, 2013 Hard/Outdoors Results – Wednesday, July 31, 2013 WTA Singles – Second Round Andrea Petkovic (GER) d. (6) Mona Barthel (GER) 62 62 Suspended due to rain Paula Ormaechea (ARG) leads Olga Puchkova (RUS) 36 63 21 WTA Doubles – First Round (2) Falconi/Hrdinova (USA/CZE) d. [...]
Via Tennis Panorama
August 01, 2013  |  Discuss
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