GISELA DULKO NEWS

Gisela Dulko is Hanging Up Her Racket (Photos)

27 year old Gisela Dulko from Argentina has decided to retire from professional tennis. Dulko made the announcement Sunday via her website stating she no longer had “the same drive”. Dulko is known for reaching No.1 in doubles, and winning four WTA Tour Titles. In 2004 she made a name for herself, when she defeated the then 47-year-old Navratilova in back-to-back Grand Slams...
Via BlackSportsOnline
January 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Adios, Gise! Dulko calls it a career

By David Kane Whether you remember her as one half of “Dulketta,” the headband-wearing giant-killer whose name made you shudder if it was too close to your favorite’s during a Slam, or as simply the best South American player of the last decade, nearly every WTA fan has memories of Gisela Dulko, something made clear as the Twitterverse reacted to her sad, yet unsurprising retirement...
Via Tennis Grand Stand
November 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Gisela Dulko Says Goodbye

Gisela Dulko, a former No.1 doubles player with arguably the best hair on tour, has decided to retire from tennis at the age of 27. Dulko won 4 WTA singles titles and 17 doubles titles, including the 2011 Australian Open with Flavia Pennetta.  Dulko wrote a touching message on her website that said that she needs to focus on other priorities now. Of course, the first thing that...
Via Onthegotennis
November 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Gisela Dulko retires from tennis

Former top-ranked doubles player Gisela Dulko of Argentina has retired from tennis, finishing her career with four singles titles and 17 in doubles. The 27-year-old Dulko said in a statement on her website that she was retiring because she no longer had ''the same drive'' and is not willing to make ''the sacrifices'' to compete on the WTA Tour. Dulko...
Via AP on Fox
November 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Gisela Dulko retires from tennis at 27

Former top-ranked doubles player Gisela Dulko of Argentina has retired from tennis, finishing her career with four singles titles and 17 in doubles. The 27-year-old Dulko said in a statement on her website that she was retiring because she no longer had ''the same drive'' and is not willing to make ''the sacrifices'' to compete on the WTA circuit...
Via Fox Sports
November 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Dulko Announces Retirement

Argentina’s Gisela Dulko, a former doubles World No.1, announced her retirement from professional tennis on Sunday on her website. The 27-year-old steps away from the game to focus on other priorities with four WTA singles titles and 17 in doubles. “Tennis has been my life for 20 years,” said Dulko, who finishes with 309 singles match wins to her name, 305 in doubles, and total...
Via Tennis Panorama
November 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Serena Williams out in 1st round of mixed doubles

Serena Williams' French Open is over after a first-round loss in mixed doubles to go with her quick exit in singles. Playing together for the first time, Williams and Bob Bryan were beaten 7-5, 3-6, 10-6 by Gisela Dulko and Eduardo Schwank of Argentina at Roland Garros on Friday. Williams was upset by 111th-ranked Virginie Razzano in singles on Tuesday, the American's only...
Via AP on Fox
June 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Chatting with Sofia Arvidsson in Miami

Sofia Arvidsson Sweden’s Sofia Arvidsson began her Sony Ericsson Open with a win over Argentina’s Gisela Dulko 6-4, 7-5 on Wednesday.   Arvidsson said she has been training hard in the off season in Sweden and feels confident out there on court. She even surprised herself about how well she played when Dulko almost went up 5-2 in the second set. They used to play in the juniors...
Via Tennis Panorama
March 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Sharapova Drubs Dulko

INDIAN WELLS, California – Maria Sharapova efficiently dismissed Gisela Dulko from the BNP Paribas Open 6-2, 6-0. While it looked like she was in a hurry to get off the court, it was a little bit of the opposite. “I haven’t played a tournament in a few weeks,” she said. “I was pretty eager to get out there tonight.”   On court after her match, Maria Sharapova said she...
Via Tennis Panorama
March 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Dulgheru and Dulko Done at Monterrey

WHIRLPOOL MONTERREY OPEN Monterrey, México February 20-26, 2012 $220,000/International Hard/Outdoors Results – Tuesday, February 21, 2012 Singles – First Round (3/WC) Sorana Cirstea (ROU) d. Stefanie Voegele (SUI) 63 26 75 Sílvia Soler-Espinosa (ESP) d. (4) Alexandra Dulgheru (ROU) 63 63 Patricia Mayr-Achleitner (AUT) d. (5) Gisela Dulko (ARG) 64 76(2) (6) Greta Arn (HUN) d...
Via Tennis Panorama
February 22, 2012  |  Discuss
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Video: Serena, Dulko play tennis on water

  Serena Williams loves to dance, so it's no surprise that while at an exhibition at the Abierto de Tenis Monterrey with Gisela Dulko, Serena broke out some signature moves as Enrique Iglesias' song 'I Like It' was spun by the DJ. Serena unfortunately had to pull out of Monterrey with an ankle injury, but I'm glad she's still there having a good time...
Via Onthegotennis
February 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Erakovic, Dulko Lose in Bogota

XX COPA BBVA COLSANITAS Bogotá, Colombia February 13-19, 2012 $220,000/International Red Clay/Outdoors Results – Thursday, February 16, 2012 Singles – Second Round Edina Gallovits-Hall (ROU) d. (1) Marina Erakovic (NZL) 64 64 Alexandra Panova (RUS) d. (5) Gisela Dulko (ARG) 75 62 Karin Knapp (ITA) d. (WC) Catalina Castaño (COL) 63 26 62 (Q) Paula Ormaechea (ARG) d. Petra Rampre...
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February 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Knapp rolls past Dulgheru in Bogota

Second-seeded Alexandra Dulgheru of Romania was knocked out of the first round of the Copa BBVA Colsanitas on Tuesday, losing to Karin Knapp of Italy 6-2, 6-2. Three other seeded players made better starts at the clay-court tournament. No. 3 Romina Oprandi of Switzerland defeated Alexandra Cadantu of Romania 6-2, 6-2; No. 5 Gisela Dulko of Argentina defeated Kathrin Woerle of Germany...
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February 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Second Seed Dulgheru Upset by Knapp in Bogota

XX COPA BBVA COLSANITAS Bogotá, Colombia February 13-19, 2012 $220,000/International Red Clay/Outdoors Results – Tuesday, February 14, 2012 Singles – First Round Karin Knapp (ITA) d. (2) Alexandra Dulgheru (ROU) 62 62 (3) Romina Oprandi (SUI) d. Alexandra Cadantu (ROU) 62 62 (5) Gisela Dulko (ARG) d. Kathrin Woerle (GER) 16 62 64 (7) Lourdes Domínguez Lino (ESP) d. Sharon Fichman...
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February 14, 2012  |  Discuss

No seeded players in Bogota quarters

The last two seeded players were knocked out of the Copa BBVA Colsanitas in second-round matches Thursday in the clay-court tournament. Top-seeded Marina Erakovic of New Zealand was beaten 6-4, 6-4 by Edina Gallovits-Hall of Romania while No. 5 Gisela Dulko lost to Alexandra Panova of Russia 7-5, 6-2. In two other second-round matches, Karin Knapp of Italy defeated Catalina Castano...
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February 14, 2012  |  Discuss

2nd-seeded Alexandra Dulgheru loses in Bogota

Second-seeded Alexandra Dulgheru of Romania was knocked out of the first round of the Copa BBVA Colsanitas on Tuesday, losing to Karin Knapp of Italy 6-2, 6-2. Three other seeded players made better starts at the clay-court tournament. No. 3 Romina Oprandi of Switzerland defeated Alexandra Cadantu of Romania 6-2, 6-2; No. 5 Gisela Dulko of Argentina defeated Kathrin Woerle of Germany...
Via AP on Fox
February 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Second-seeded Dulgheru loses in Bogota 1st round

Second-seeded Alexandra Dulgheru of Romania was knocked out of the first round of the Copa BBVA Colsanitas on Tuesday, losing 6-2, 6-2 to Karin Knapp of Italy. Three other seeded players made better starts at the clay-court tournament. Gisela Dulko of Argentina, seeded No. 5, won 1-6, 6-2, 6-4 over Kathrin Woerle of Germany, No. 3 Romina Oprandi of Switzerland defeated Alexandra...
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February 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Copa BBVA Colsanitas Results

Results Tuesday from the Copa BBVA Colsanitas, a $220,00 WTA event on outdoor clay courts at the Centro de Alto Rendimiento Deportivo (seedings in parentheses): Singles First Round Karin Knapp, Italy, def. Alexandra Dulgheru (2), Romania, 6-2, 6-2. Gisela Dulko (5), Argentina, def. Kathrin Woerle, Germany, 1-6, 6-2, 6-4. Romina Oprandi (3), Switzerland, def. Alexandra Cadantu...
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February 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Gisela Dulko: Pantene Beauty Ambassador

Pantene is putting "beauty on the podium" for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, and Gisela Dulko has been selected as one of 11 Olympic hopefuls chosen to be Pantene Beauty Ambassadors in their first global campaign.   She joins swimmer Natalie Coughlin, diver Paola Espinosa, rhythmic gymnast Evgeniya Kanaeva, volleyball player Jaqueline Carvalho, swimmer Annamay Pierse,...
Via Onthegotennis
January 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Onwards and Upwards for Maria Sharapova

Maria Sharapova with her runner-up trophy Maria Sharapova wasn’t the popular pick to win the Australian Open. In fact, many predicted she would be upset in the first round by Gisela Dulko given that she had not played a competitive match in three months because of a bad ankle sprain and pulled out of Brisbane on account of the same injury issue. Facing a tough draw from start...
Via Tennis Grand Stand
January 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Australian Open 2012 – Day 2 Results

AUSTRALIAN OPEN Melbourne, Australia January 16-29, 2012 Hard/Outdoors Women’s Singles – First Round 2) Petra Kvitova (CZE) d. Vera Dushevina (RUS) 62 60 (4) Maria Sharapova (RUS) d. Gisela Dulko (ARG) 60 61 Sorana Cirstea (ROU) d. (6) Samantha Stosur (AUS) 76(2) 63 (7) Vera Zvonareva (RUS) d. Alexandra Dulgheru (ROU) 76(4) 67(5) 63 (9) Marion Bartoli (FRA) d. Virginie Razzano...
Via Tennis Panorama
January 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Sharapova wins 1st-round match at Australian Open

Fourth-seeded Maria Sharapova won the first eight games and beat Gisela Dulko of Argentina 6-0, 6-1 Tuesday to advance to the second round of the Australian Open. Sharapova, the 2008 Australian Open winner and a finalist the previous year, needed just 58 minutes for the win. Dulko's only game win came on a Sharapova service break. Sharapova fended off three breakpoints in the...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Smokeshow Tennis Player Gisela Dulko Owns This 110-Pound Dog

You’ve probably never heard of Argentine tennis player Gisela Dulko, but trust us when we tell you that you should pay a little closer attention. She may only be the 67th ranked player in the world, but she’s fourth in doubles and is a former world No. 1 with partner Flavia Pennetta. More importantly, she’s hot. But why else would we even bother to post something about her...
Via Busted Coverage
December 19, 2011  |  Discuss
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