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Fed Cup Results for April 19

(April 19,2014) The ITF has announced the latest results for the 2014 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group semifinals, and World Group and World Group II play-offs taking place on 19-20 April.   The two semifinal winners will contest the World Group Final on 8-9 November. The four winners of the World Group play-offs will qualify for the 2015 World Group, with the four losers contesting...
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April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Draws Announced for Fed Cup World Group Semifinals and Play-off Ties

(April 18, 2014) The ITF has announced the draws for the 2014 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group semifinals, and World Group and World Group II play-offs taking place on 19-20 April.   The two semifinal winners will contest the World Group Final on 8-9 November. The four winners of the World Group play-offs will qualify for the 2015 World Group, with the four losers contesting 2015...
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April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Fed Cup Announces Team Nominations for World Group semifinals, and World Group and World Group II Play-offs

(April 9, 2014) The ITF has announced the official team nominations for the 2014 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group semifinals, and World Group and World Group II play-offs taking place on April 19-20. The two semifinal winners will contest the World Group Final on November 8-9. The four winners of the World Group play-offs will qualify for the 2015 World Group, with the four losers...
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April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

WTA Bad Gastein Gallery: Beck, Hlavackova, Martic, Rus and More

The Nurnberger Gastein Ladies WTA tournament this week in Austria has featured some great talent and stories, and the last of the second round as well as the quarterfinal action was no exception. Players such as Annika Beck, Karin Knapp, Arantxa Rus, Petra Martic, Mandy Minella, Yvonne Meusburger and more took the court the past two days. Gallery by Tennis Grandstand photographer...
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July 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Knapp Dismisses Beck Easily in Austria

NÜRNBERGER GASTEIN LADIES Bad Gastein, Austria July 15-21, 2013 $235,000/International Red Clay/Outdoors Results – Friday, July 19, 2013 Singles – Quarterfinals (8) Karin Knapp (ITA) d. (2) Annika Beck (GER) 60 61 Yvonne Meusburger (AUT) d. Arantxa Rus (NED) 61 76(1) Elina Svitolina (UKR) d. (WC) Patricia Mayr-Achleitner (AUT) 63 60 Andrea Hlavackova (CZE) d. [...]
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July 19, 2013  |  Discuss

WTA Bad Gastein – Monday Results, Tuesday Schedule

NÜRNBERGER GASTEIN LADIES Bad Gastein, Austria July 15-21, 2013 $235,000/International Red Clay/Outdoors Results – Monday, July 15, 2013 Singles – First Round (1) Mona Barthel (GER) d. Chiara Scholl (USA) 60 60 (3) Irina-Camelia Begu (ROU) d. (WC) Carina Witthoeft (GER) 63 63 Arantxa Rus (NED) d. (7) María-Teresa Torró-Flor (ESP) 75 57 64 (8) [...]
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July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

WTA Gastein Gallery: Rus Breaks 17-Match Losing Streak; Barthel Cruises

(July 15, 2013) Monday at the Nurnberger Gastein Ladies tournament in Austria saw one player’s nearly year-long heartbreak end in triumph. After a 17-match losing streak which ended back to August 2012, 22-year-old Aranxta Rus finally won a Tour-level match against the tournament’s No. 7 seed Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor, 7-5, 5-7, 6-4. Top seed Mona Barthel also quickly dispatched...
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July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Barthel, Begu, Knapp advance at Gastein Ladies

Top-seeded Mona Barthel of Germany needed only 35 minutes to advance to the second round of the Gastein Ladies, routing Chiara Scholl of the United States 6-0, 6-0 on Monday. Barthel lost only eight points on her serve and didn't face any break points. The 31th-ranked German took over the top seeding after defending champion Alize Cornet pulled out with a shoulder injury. Third...
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July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Barthel, Begu win at Gastein Ladies

Top-seeded Mona Barthel of Germany needed only 35 minutes to advance to the second round of the Gastein Ladies, routing Chiara Scholl of the United States 6-0, 6-0 on Monday. Barthel lost only eight points on her serve and didn't face any break points. The 31th-ranked German took over the top seeding after defending champion Alize Cornet pulled out with a shoulder injury. Third...
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July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Begu, Knapp advance to 2nd round of Gastein Ladies

Third-seeded Irina-Camelia Begu of Romania defeated Carina Witthoeft of Germany 6-3, 6-3 in the first round of the Gastein Ladies on Monday. Begu, who hit seven aces but double-faulted 11 times, will play Hungarian Grand Prix finalist Yvonne Meusburger of Austria or Bosnia's Jasmina Tinjic in the next round. Also, eighth-seeded Karin Knapp of Italy beat Valeria Solovyeva of...
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July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

What to Watch in the WTA This Week: Bastad and Bad Gastein Previews

Serena says hello to her new favorite surface. Simona Halep brings a remarkable winning streak in pursuit of a fourth straight International title.  This week, a bit more competition might await her than at the three others. Bastad: Top half:  The second-ranked Maria Sharapova spent a brief holiday in Sweden this month, but world No. 1 Serena Williams will mix at least some business...
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July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

What to Watch in the WTA This Week: Bastad and Bad Gastein Previews

Serena says hello to her new favorite surface. Simona Halep brings a remarkable winning streak in pursuit of a fourth straight International title.  This week, a bit more competition might await her than at the three others. Bastad: Top half:  The second-ranked Maria Sharapova spent a brief holiday in Sweden this month, but world No. 1 Serena Williams will mix at least some business...
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July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Wimbledon Tidbits: Tomic Wants Father Back on Tour, Odesnik Denies Involvement with Clinic, Rus Ties an Undesirable WTA Record

(June 25, 2013) Despite plenty of on-court action at the All England Club on Tuesday at Wimbledon, several stories were making quite a stir off the courts as well. Bernard Tomic Bernard Tomic Calls Out ATP’s Handling of Father’s Case It has been more than seven weeks since John Tomic’s physical attack of son Bernard’s practice partner in Madrid, but the issue is still a topic...
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June 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Rus ties longest WTA losing streak

Dutch tennis player Arantxa Rus lost her 17th consecutive main-draw, tour-level match Tuesday at Wimbledon, equaling the longest WTA losing streak on record. The 156th-ranked Rus was beaten 6-4, 6-2 by Russia's Olga Puchkova in the first round on Court 9 at the All England Club. Rus' last victory in a tour-level match came last year on Aug. 19, when she defeated Romina...
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June 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Dutch tennis player loses 17th consecutive match

Dutch tennis player Arantxa Rus lost her 17th consecutive main-draw, tour-level match Tuesday at Wimbledon, equaling the longest WTA losing streak on record. The 156th-ranked Rus was beaten 6-4, 6-2 by Russia's Olga Puchkova in the first round on Court 9 at the All England Club. Rus' last victory in a tour-level match came last year on Aug. 19, when she defeated Romina...
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June 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Arantxa Rus Losing Streak up to 17

  (June 25, 2013) Dutch player Arantxa Rus  ranked 156th in the world extended her main draw losing streak to 17 with her first round loss at Wimbledon to Russia’s Olga Puchkova 6-2, 6-4. “This year is not a good year for me,” Rus said.  “I lost a lot of matches.  Yeah, it’s hard, but [...]
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June 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Wimbledon Draw

At The All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club London June 24-July 7 q-qualifier, w-wild card, l-lucky loser Men Novak Djokovic (1), Serbia, vs. Florian Mayer, Germany q-Bobby Reynolds, United States, vs. w-Steve Johnson, United States Blaz Kavcic, Slovenia, vs. q-Jan-Lennard Struff, Germany Ryan Harrison, United States, vs. Jeremy Chardy (28), France Gilles Simon (19), France...
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June 23, 2013  |  Discuss

WTA Nürnberg Gallery: Petkovic Ousts Goerges; Jankovic and Beck Thru to QFs

(June 12, 2013) World No. 18 and the top seed this week at WTA Nürnberg, Jelena Jankovic reached the quarterfinals without much resistance. She finished her darkness-delayed first round match against Arantxa Rus 6-4, 6-2, and followed it up with another breezy 6-2, 6-0 win over Johanna Larsson. The Serb will next take on No. 6 seed Lourdes Dominguez Lino who ousted Mandy Minella...
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June 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Jankovic moves on in Nuremberg

Top-seeded Jelena Jankovic went on court twice Wednesday at the rain-disrupted Nurnberger Versicherungscup and cruised into the quarterfinals by losing only four games in three sets played. Jankovic first completed a 6-4, 6-2 win over Arantxa Rus that was suspended by darkness Tuesday after the first set. Later in the day, Jankovic beat Johanna Larsson 6-2, 6-0. As Jankovic cruised...
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June 12, 2013  |  Discuss

WTA Nürnberg Photo Gallery: Practice Sessions, Press Conference

(June 9, 2013) The WTA International event in Nürnberg continued its qualifying action today, as several main draw ladies hit the practice courts. No. 8 seed Annika Beck and wildcard Dinah Pfizenmaier held a joint press conference prior to the start of main draw play scheduled on Monday. As Nürnberg celebrates its inaugural year young German Beck had nothing but praise for the...
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June 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Roland Garros Results for May 26, 2013

ROLAND GARROS Paris, France May 26-June 9, 2013 Red Clay/Outdoors   Results – Sunday, May 26, 2013 Women’s Singles – First Round (1) Serena Williams (USA) d. Anna Tatishvili (GEO) 60 61 (5) Sara Errani (ITA) d. Arantxa Rus (NED) 61 62 Monica Puig (PUR) d. (11) Nadia Petrova (RUS) 36 75 64 (14) Ana [...]
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May 26, 2013  |  Discuss

French Open Seeds Fared

Sunday At Stade Roland Garros Paris Men First Round Roger Federer (2), Switzerland, def. Pablo Carreno Busta, Spain, 6-2, 6-2, 6-3. David Ferrer (4), Spain, def. Marinko Matosevic, Australia, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4. Milos Raonic (14), Canada, def. Xavier Malisse, Belgium, 6-2, 6-1, 4-6, 6-4. Gilles Simon (15), France, def. Lleyton Hewitt, Australia, 3-6, 1-6, 6-4, 6-1, 7-5. Sam Querrey...
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May 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Errani starts French Open strong

An hour into the French Open, 2012 runner-up Sara Errani was into the second round. The tenacious Italian beat Arantxa Rus 6-1, 6-2 Sunday in the opening match on Court Suzanne Lenglen. Errani reached a Grand Slam final for the first time a year ago at Roland Garros, then lost to Maria Sharapova. ''Last year was an unbelievable tournament, the best tournament of my life...
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May 24, 2013  |  Discuss

French Open Draw

At Stade Roland Garros Paris May 26-June 9 wc-wild card Men Novak Djokovic (1), Serbia, vs. David Goffin, Belgium Ivan Dodig, Croatia, vs. Guido Pella, Argentina wc-Alex Kuznetsov, United States, vs. wc-Lucas Pouille, France Alejandro Falla, Colombia, vs. Grigor Dimitrov (26), Bulgaria Alexandr Dolgopolov (22), Ukraine, vs. Dmitry Tursunov, Russia Bernard Tomic, Australia, vs...
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May 24, 2013  |  Discuss

WTA Brussels – Monday Results, Tuesday Schedule

BRUSSELS OPEN Brussels, Belgium May 20-25, 2013 $690,000/Premier Red Clay/Outdoors Results - Monday, May 20, 2013 Singles – First Round (7) Varvara Lepchenko (USA) d. Bojana Jovanovski (SRB) 62 67(8) 64 Olga Govortsova (BLR) d. Arantxa Rus (NED) 62 75 Jana Cepelova (SVK) d. Lesia Tsurenko (UKR) 57 63 75 (WC) Elena Baltacha (GBR) d. [...]
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May 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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