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Katowice Open: Kulichkova defeats Kanepi to make quarterfinals

KATOWICE, Poland -- Elizaveta Kulichkova of Russia defeated fifth-seeded Kaia Kanepi 6-1, 6-2 at the Katowice Open on Thursday, and is now set to face Camila Giorgi in the quarterfinal. Eighth-seeded Anna Schmiedlova of Slovakia defeated Katerina Siniakova of the Czech Republic, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3, and plays her next match against Alize Cornet in the last eight. First-seeded Agnieszka...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Kulichkova defeats Kanepi at Katowice Open

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) Elizaveta Kulichkova of Russia defeated fifth-seeded Kaia Kanepi 6-1, 6-2 at the Katowice Open on Thursday, and is now set to face Camila Giorgi in the quarterfinal. Eighth-seeded Anna Schmiedlova of Slovakia defeated Katerina Siniakova of the Czech Republic, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3, and plays her next match against Alize Cornet in the last eight. First-seeded Agnieszka...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Open: Eugenie Bouchard upset by qualifier in second round

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. -- Eugenie Bouchard was upset Saturday in her opening match at the Miami Open by qualifier Tatjana Maria 6-0, 7-6 (4). Bouchard, who was seeded No. 6, won less than half her service points, had five double-faults and was broken five times. The Canadian, a Wimbledon finalist last year, has a 6-4 record this year. Her career record at Key Biscayne fell to 1-3. Maria...
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March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Eugenie Bouchard upset by qualifier at Miami Open

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) Eugenie Bouchard was upset Saturday in her opening match at the Miami Open by qualifier Tatjana Maria 6-0, 7-6 (4). Bouchard, who was seeded No. 6, won less than half her service points, had five double-faults and was broken five times. The Canadian, a Wimbledon finalist last year, has a 6-4 record this year. Her career record at Key Biscayne fell to 1-3...
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March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Venus, Sharapova reach China Open's second round

BEIJING -- Maria Sharapova and Venus Williams moved into the second round at the China Open on Sunday with straight-set victories. The fourth-seeded Sharapova overcame six double-faults to defeat Estonian Kaia Kanepi 6-4, 6-1, while the 16th-seeded Williams came back from a 3-0 deficit in the opening set to defeat Britain's Heather Watson 6-3, 6-1. In other first-round matches, Australian...
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September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

What to watch at US Open: Serena seeking quarters

NEW YORK (AP) With Maria Sharapova's loss at the U.S. Open, four different women will win Grand Slam titles this year. Serena Williams takes the next step toward trying to fill out that list when she plays her fourth-round match Monday. First things first, though. The 17-time Grand Slam champion has yet to even reach a major quarterfinal this season. ''I've been a casualty this...
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August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Former champ Samantha Stosur out at US Open

NEW YORK (AP) Former champion Samantha Stosur is out at the U.S. Open. The 24th-seeded Australian lost to Kaia Kanepi 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (8) in the second round Thursday. Stosur, who won the 2011 U.S. Open title, holds the distinction as the last woman to beat Serena Williams at Flushing Meadows. Williams has won the past two titles and on Thursday extended her winning streak at the...
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Muguruza wins 1st WTA singles tournament

Qualifier Garbine Muguruza of Spain defeated Klara Zakapalova of the Czech Republic 6-4, 6-0 to win the Hobart International on Saturday, her first WTA singles title. The 20-year-old Muguzura, who did not drop a set from the qualifiers to the final, joins 2012 champion Mona Barthel as the only qualifiers to win the Hobart event. Muguruza, ranked 58th, beat second-seeded and Wimbledon...
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January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Sharapova survives three-setter to reach Brisbane semifinals

Maria Sharapova recovered her serve and her nerve to beat Kaia Kanepi 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 on Thursday and advance to the Brisbane International semifinals. The third-seeded Sharapova, playing just her second competitive match since August, was broken three times and made a rash of errors in the first set against the No. 30-ranked Kanepi of Estonia, who won the Brisbane tournament in 2012...
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January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

WTA's Brussels Open folds after 3 years, too expensive to stage

The WTA Brussels Open has folded after three years because it became too expensive to stage. The tennis tournament was a clay-court event in the week before the French Open in late May, and drew top players like Caroline Wozniacki (2011 champion), Agnieszka Radwanska (2012) and Marion Bartoli. The tournament said in a statement that ''the current economic context and the ever-increasing...
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December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

WTA's Brussels Open folds after 3 years

The WTA's Brussels Open has folded after three years because it has become too expensive to stage. The tennis tournament was a clay-court event in the week before the French Open, and drew top players like Caroline Wozniacki, Agnieszka Radwanska and Marion Bartoli. The tournament says ''the current economic context and the ever-increasing investments to meet the demands of the...
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December 11, 2013  |  Discuss
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