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Garcia tops Giorgi to seal France's Fed Cup win over Italy

MARSEILLE, France (AP) Caroline Garcia followed Kristina Mladenovic's earlier win by beating Camila Giorgi 6-3, 6-4 as France moved 3-1 up against Italy in their Fed Cup first-round matchup Sunday, clinching a spot in the semifinals. Garcia had 11 winners and broke Giorgi's serve three times to dominate the match. France, bidding for its third Fed Cup title, will play at home when...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mladenovic beats Errani to put France 2-1 up against Italy

MARSEILLE, France (AP) Kristina Mladenovic punished some poor serving from Sara Errani to beat the former French Open runner-up 7-6 (4), 6-1 and give France a 2-1 lead against Italy in their Fed Cup first-round tie on Sunday. Mladenovic was desperate to make amends for her loss to Camila Giorgi in Saturday's singles, and played with aggression against Errani, who lost both her...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Garcia wins to draw France level 1-1 with Italy in Fed Cup

MARSEILLE, France (AP) Caroline Garcia beat former French Open runner-up Sara Errani 6-3, 7-5 to move France level with Italy 1-1 after the opening day of their Fed Cup first-round tie on Saturday. France coach Amelie Mauresmo will be relieved and frustrated in equal measure, after Kristina Mladenovic lost the opening singles to Camila Giorgi 1-6, 6-4, 6-1. Mladenovic looked in...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mladenovic to open against Giorgi in Fed Cup 1st round

MARSEILLE, France (AP) Kristina Mladenovic will open against Camila Giorgi when France meets Italy in the first round of the Fed Cup on Saturday. In the second singles, Caroline Garcia will take on Italy No. 1 Sara Errani. After Sunday's reverse singles, the indoor hard-court tie could be decided by the doubles between Oceane Dodin and Pauline Parmentier against Martina Caregaro...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Previewing the women’s draw in Sydney

It’s hard to believe that we’re only a week away from the start of the Australian Open, but the start of the tennis season can sneak up on us quickly. The start of the year is always a bit chaotic with many players in different places in terms of their health and current form. This year is no different with many notable WTA players being cautious, and pulling out of their warm...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Eugenie Bouchard and the United States Tennis Association

Mandatory Credit: Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports Currently the top ranked Canadian player in the WTA, Eugenie Bouchard has created an unexpected amount of attention for herself in the past week. As you may have already known, Genie pulled out of her fourth round match of the US Open last month after slipping and hitting her head in the locker room. The 25th seed said that she received...
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October 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Madison Keys advances to 2nd round at Connecticut Open

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) Madison Keys advanced to the second round of the Connecticut Open with a victory over Elina Svitolina on Monday. Keys battled back from a 0-4 deficit to win the first set 7-6 (7-4) and was leading 4-2 in the second when Svitolina retired due to a lower back injury. ''I'm really happy with how I turned things around today,'' Keys said. ''I kind of just started...
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August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Bencic withdraws from Western & Southern Open with arm injury

  Belinda Bencic withdrew from the Western & Southern Open because of a right forearm injury after losing the first set 6-2 Thursday against sixth-ranked Lucie Safarova. Bencic upset top-ranked Serena Williams last weekend en route to winning the Rogers Cup in Toronto. The 12th-ranked Bencic said it's too soon to know if she will play in next week's tournament at New Haven,...
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August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Bencic withdraws from Western & Southern with arm injury

MASON, Ohio (AP) Belinda Bencic withdrew from the Western & Southern Open because of a right forearm injury after losing the first set 6-2 Thursday against sixth-ranked Lucie Safarova. Bencic upset top-ranked Serena Williams last weekend en route to winning the Rogers Cup in Toronto. The 12th-ranked Bencic said it's too soon to know if she will play in next week's tournament...
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August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Sharapova needs three sets to reach quarterfinals of Madrid Open

MADRID -- Maria Sharapova advanced to the quarterfinals of the Madrid Open by beating Caroline Garcia of France 6-2, 4-6, 7-5 Wednesday. The third-seeded Russian, the defending champion who is making her sixth appearance at the Madrid tournament, broke her opponent's serve five times but was broken three times. Also, fourth-seeded Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic defeated Anastasia...
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May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Sharapova beats Garcia, reaches quarterfinals of Madrid Open

MADRID (AP) Maria Sharapova advanced to the quarterfinals of the Madrid Open by beating Caroline Garcia of France 6-2, 4-6, 7-5 Wednesday. The third-seeded Russian, the defending champion who is making her sixth appearance at the Madrid tournament, broke her opponent's serve five times but was broken three times. Also, fourth-seeded Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic defeated Anastasia...
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May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Czech Republic beats France 3-0 in Fed Cup semis

OSTRAVA, Czech Republic (AP) Defending champion Czech Republic reached the fourth Fed Cup final in five years by defeating France after Petra Kvitova won the first reverse singles Sunday. In a match of two big-hitting players, fourth-ranked Kvitova beat 29th-ranked Caroline Garcia 6-4, 6-4 for an insurmountable 3-0 lead in the semifinals. After failing to serve out the match at...
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April 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Czech Republic leads France 1-0 in Fed Cup semis

OSTRAVA, Czech Republic (AP) Lucie Safarova saved five match points before beating Caroline Garcia 4-6, 7-6 (1), 6-1 as defending champion Czech Republic took a 1-0 lead over France in the Fed Cup semifinals Saturday. The 13th-ranked Safarova converted her first match point with the 29th-ranked Garcia unable to return her serve. Fourth-ranked Czech Petra Kvitova will play 58th-ranked...
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April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Safarova opens Fed Cup for defending champion Czechs

OSTRAVA, Czech Republic (AP) Lucie Safarova will face Caroline Garcia in the opening singles match Saturday when the defending champion Czech Republic faces France in the Fed Cup semifinals. The 13th-ranked Safarova and the 29th-ranked Garcia have never met at WTA tournaments. Fourth-ranked Petra Kvitova will play the second singles for the hosts against 58th-ranked Kristina Mladenovic...
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April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Timea Bacsinszky rallies to win Monterrey Open for 2nd straight title

MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland rallied to win the Monterrey Open early Monday for her second straight WTA Tour title in Mexico. The fourth-seeded Bacsinszky beat third-seeded Caroline Garcia of France 4-6, 6-2, 6-4 after waiting out a four-hour rain delay in the second set in the hard-court event at Club Sonoma. Bacsinszky also beat Garcia last week in Acapulco...
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March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Timea Bacsinszky rallies to win Monterrey Open

MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland rallied to win the Monterrey Open early Monday for her second straight WTA Tour title in Mexico. The fourth-seeded Bacsinszky beat third-seeded Caroline Garcia of France 4-6, 6-2, 6-4 after waiting out a four-hour rain delay in the second set in the hard-court event at Club Sonoma. Bacsinszky also beat Garcia last week in Acapulco...
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March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Timea Bacsinszky reaches Monterrey Open final

MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) Fourth-seeded Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland advanced to the Monterrey Open final, outlasting second-seeded Sara Errani of Italy 6-0, 4-6, 7-6 (3) on Saturday in the hard-court event at Club Sonoma. Bacsinszky won the Mexico Open last week in Acapulco for her second WTA Tour title. Top-seeded defending champion Ana Ivanovic of Serbia faced third-seeded Caroline...
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March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Monterrey Open: Defending champ Ivanovic, Bacsinszky advance to semis

  Top-seeded defending champion Ana Ivanovic of Serbia advanced to the Monterrey Open semifinals Friday night, beating Kristina Mladenovic of France 6-3, 6-2. On Saturday in the hard-court event at Club Sonoma, Ivanovic will face third-seeded Caroline Garcia of France. Garcia, the runner-up last week in the Mexico Open in Acapulco, led eighth-seeded Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia...
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March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Switzerland's Timea Bacsinszky wins Mexico Open

ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) Fifth-seeded Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland won the Mexico Open on Saturday night for her second WTA Tour title, beating third-seeded Caroline Garcia of France 6-3, 6-0. The 25-year-old Bacsinszky also won the 2009 Luxembourg Open. In the men's final in the hard-court event at The Fairmont Acapulco Princess, top-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan faced second-seeded...
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February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Mexico Open: Maria Sharapova withdraws because of stomach virus

  Top-seeded Maria Sharapova of Russia withdrew Friday before her Mexico Open semifinal against Caroline Garcia because of a stomach virus. The third-seeded Garcia will face fifth-seeded Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland in the hard-court event at The Fairmont Acapulco Princess. Bacsinszky beat Bulgaria's Sesil Karatantcheva 6-2, 6-4. In the men's semifinals, top-seeded Kei Nishikori...
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February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Maria Sharapova withdraws because of stomach virus

ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) Top-seeded Maria Sharapova of Russia withdrew Friday before her Mexico Open semifinal against Caroline Garcia because of a stomach virus. The third-seeded Garcia will face fifth-seeded Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland in the hard-court event at The Fairmont Acapulco Princess. Bacsinszky beat Bulgaria's Sesil Karatantcheva 6-2, 6-4. In the men's semifinals, top...
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February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Top-seeded Maria Sharapova reaches Mexico Open semifinals

  Top-seeded Maria Sharapova of Russia beat Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia 6-1, 4-6, 6-2 on Thursday night to reach the Mexico Open semifinals. Sharapova will face third-seeded Caroline Garcia of France in the hard-court event at The Fairmont Acapulco Princess. Garcia led Mirjana Lucic-Baroni 6-2, 2-1 when the Croatian player retired. In the other quarterfinals, Bulgaria's Sesil...
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February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

French comeback highlights 1st round of Fed Cup

France's comeback from 2-0 down to beat host Italy 3-2 highlighted Sunday's first-round play in the Fed Cup, with Russia, Germany and the Czech Republic also advancing to the semifinals. Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic stunned Italy by first winning their respective singles matches before teaming up to rout top-ranked doubles pair Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci, 6-1, 6-2 to...
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February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

France fights back to beat Italy 3-2 and reach Fed Cup semis

GENOA, Italy (AP) France recovered from 2-0 down to beat Italy 3-2 after a dominant doubles victory on Sunday to reach the Fed Cup semifinals for the first time since 2007. Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic followed up their earlier singles victories by beating the world's top-ranked doubles pair, Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci, 6-1, 6-2 to complete the comeback. They took...
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February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Fed Cup: Errani to open against Garcia in Italy vs France

GENOA, Italy (AP) World No. 13 Sara Errani will lead host Italy against No. 30 Caroline Garcia of France in the opening match of their Fed Cup first-round tie on Saturday. The draw on Friday also pitted No. 31 Camila Giorgi of Italy against No. 19 Alize Cornet in the second singles on the red clay court inside the 105 Stadium. After the reverse singles on Sunday, Italy's Karin Knapp...
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February 06, 2015  |  Discuss
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