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Lisicki wins Hong Kong Open

HONG KONG (AP) Sabine Lisicki won her first WTA title in three years by defeating Karolina Pliskova 7-5, 6-3 in the final of the Hong Kong Open on Sunday. No. 36-ranked Pliskova squandered a 5-1 lead in the match after she twice broke the top-seeded German in the first set before losing the next six games. Lisicki fired five aces in the second set and twice broke her Czech opponent...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lisicki wins Hong Kong Open for first title in three years

  Sabine Lisicki won her first WTA title in three years by defeating Karolina Pliskova 7-5, 6-3 in the final of the Hong Kong Open on Sunday. No. 36-ranked Pliskova squandered a 5-1 lead in the match after she twice broke the top-seeded German in the first set before losing the next six games. Lisicki fired five aces in the second set and twice broke her Czech opponent's serve...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lisicki to play Pliskova in Hong Kong Open final

HONG KONG (AP) Top-seeded Sabine Lisicki hit 12 aces and broke her opponent five times to beat Francesca Schiavone of Italy 6-3, 3-6, 6-2 Saturday to reach the final of the Hong Kong Open. The German needed more than two hours to win the tight encounter and will face third-seeded Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic in Sunday's final. Pliskova saved 11 of the 13 break points...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lisicki through to Hong Kong Open semifinals

HONG KONG (AP) Top-seeded Sabine Lisicki of Germany advanced to the semifinals of the Hong Kong Open with a 6-4, 6-3 victory over China's Zheng Saisai on Friday. Lisicki's semifinal opponent will be unseeded Italian Francesca Schiavone, who beat Jana Cepelova of Slovakia 6-2, 6-2. The other semifinal will feature Czech player Karolina Pliskova, seeded third, and Alison...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hong Kong Open: No. 2 seeded Hantuchova upset by Belgian

HONG KONG -- Alison van Uytvanck of Belgium advanced to the quarterfinals of the Hong Kong Open by beating second-seeded Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia 3-6, 6-2, 6-4 Thursday. Van Uytvanck will next face Slovak qualifier Jarmila Gajdosova. Also advancing to the quarterfinals were third-seeded Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic, fifth-seeded Zheng Jie of China and seventh-seeded...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Van Uytvanck beats Hantuchova at Hong Kong Open

HONG KONG (AP) Alison van Uytvanck of Belgium advanced to the quarterfinals of the Hong Kong Open by beating second-seeded Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia 3-6, 6-2, 6-4 Thursday. Van Uytvanck will next face Slovak qualifier Jarmila Gajdosova. Also advancing to the quarterfinals were third-seeded Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic, fifth-seeded Zheng Jie of China and seventh...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

“My Rhythm Was Really Off,” Ivanovic Upset at US Open

(August 28, 2014) FLUSHING MEADOWS – Former No. 1 and 2008 French Open champion Ana Ivanovic lost control of her serve and her groundstrokes to suffer a second round defeat at the US Open on Thursday to No. 42 Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic. The Serbian hit seven double-faults along with 29 unforced errors in the 7-5, 6-4 loss. “I had great leadups to every Grand Slam...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

U.S. Open: 8th seed Ana Ivanovic loses in round two to Karolina Pliskova

Eighth-seeded Ana Ivanovic is out of the U.S. Open. Ivanovic, who had been having her best season since winning the French Open in 2008, lost to Karolina Pliskova 7-5, 6-4 in the second round Thursday. Ivanovic had 47 match wins coming into Flushing Meadows, the most of any woman on the tour this year. But she was unable to find a rhythm against Pliskova, a tall, big-hitting Czech...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Eugenie Bouchard Wins Nuremberg Cup for First WTA Title

Eugenie Bouchard (May 24, 2014) Eugenie Bouchard became just the second Canadian in the past 26 years to win a WTA title when she defeated Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 on Saturday to win the Nuremberg Cup to claim her first WTA title.  “This is kind of like a stepping stone for me. Winning a WTA title is of course a goal I’ve had, and I’m so happy...
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Friday Results and Saturday Schedules for Düsseldorf, Nice, Nürnberg and Strasbourg

Düsseldorf Open RESULTS – FRIDAY, 23 MAY 2014 Singles – Semi-finals D[1] P Kohlschreiber (GER) d D Istomin (UZB) 62 46 64 [7] I Karlovic (CRO) d J Vesely (CZE) 76(6) 76(7) Singles – Quarter-finals [1] P Kohlschreiber (GER) d [Q] M Delic (CRO) 75 46 61 Doubles – Semi-finals [3] S Gonzalez (MEX) / S Lipsky (USA) d [2] J Murray (GBR) / J Peers (AUS) 64 75 M Emmrich (GER) /...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennis – Thursday Results and Schedules for Düsseldorf, Nice, Nürnberg and Strasbourg

Düsseldorf Open RESULTS – THURSDAY, 22 MAY 2014 Singles – Quarter-finals D Istomin (UZB) d [3] A Seppi (ITA) 63 64 [7] I Karlovic (CRO) d J Monaco (ARG) 64 36 63 J Vesely (CZE) d J Melzer (AUT) 61 61 Doubles – Quarter-finals [2] J Murray (GBR) / J Peers (AUS) d P Carreno Busta (ESP) / J Sousa (POR) 62 63 [3] S Gonzalez (MEX) / S Lipsky (USA) d M Draganja (CRO) / H Kontinen...
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May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Wednesday Results and Schedules for Düsseldorf, Nice, Nürnberg and Strasbourg

Düsseldorf Open RESULTS – WEDNESDAY, 21 MAY 2014 Singles – Second Round [1] P Kohlschreiber (GER) d T Gabashvili (RUS) 63 61 J Monaco (ARG) d [2] M Granollers (ESP) 61 62 [3] A Seppi (ITA) d A Mannarino (FRA) 62 61 J Melzer (AUT) d [4] J Sousa (POR) 76(6) 46 64 [7] I Karlovic (CRO) d [WC] N Milojevic (SRB) 64 75 [Q] M Delic (CRO) d [WC] D Brown (GER) 63 60 D Istomin (UZB) d...
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May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Schedules for Düsseldorf, Nice, Nürnberg and Strasbourg

Düsseldorf Open RESULTS – SUNDAY, 18 MAY 2014 Singles – First Round [7] I Karlovic (CRO) d [WC] T Kamke (GER) 36 75 76(5) A Mannarino (FRA) d M Matosevic (AUS) 36 63 64 Doubles – First Round J Brunstrom (SWE) / F Nielsen (DEN) d T Gabashvili (RUS) / I Sijsling (NED) 63 62 M Emmrich (GER) / C Kas (GER) d N Monroe (USA) / S Stadler (GER) 26 64 10-7 SCHEDULE – MONDAY, 19 MAY...
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May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Cibulkova Rallies to Reach Kuala Lumpur Final

BMW MALAYSIAN OPEN Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia April 14-April 20, 2014 $250,000/International Hard/Outdoors Results – Saturday, April 19, 2014 Singles – Semifinals (1) Dominika Cibulkova (SVK) d. (3) Karolina Pliskova (CZE) 67(3) 63 63 (7) Donna Vekic (CRO) d. (2) Zhang Shuai (CHN) 16 63 64 Doubles – Semifinals (4) Chan/Zheng (TPE/CHN) d. Kichenok/Savchuk (UKR/UKR) 46 64 104 (Match...
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April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

WTA Kuala Lumpur – Results and Schedule

BMW MALAYSIAN OPEN Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia April 14-April 20, 2014 $250,000/International Hard/Outdoors Results – Thursday, April 17, 2014 Singles – Second Round (1) Dominika Cibulkova (SVK) d. Hsieh Su-Wei (TPE) 61 62 (2) Zhang Shuai (CHN) d. (WC) Zhang Ling (HKG) 63 46 60 (3) Karolina Pliskova (CZE) d. (Q) Duan Ying-Ying (CHN) 61 63 (7) Donna Vekic (CRO) d. Kristyna Pliskova...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Pliskova breezes into Malaysian Open 2nd round

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic made a winning start to her defense of the Malaysian Open title by easing past Aleksandra Krunic 6-2, 6-2 in the first round on Tuesday.
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April 15, 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

Sony Open Tennis – Wednesday Results, Thursday Schedule

SONY OPEN TENNIS Miami, USA March 18-March 30, 2014 Hard/Outdoors Results - Wednesday, March 19, 2013 WTA Singles – First Round Andrea Petkovic (GER) d. María-Teresa Torró-Flor (ESP) 63 64 Madison Keys (USA) d. (WC) Anett Kontaveit (EST) 63 62 Yvonne Meusburger (AUT) d. Lourdes Domínguez Lino (ESP) 63 60 Peng Shuai (CHN) d. Karolina Pliskova (CZE) 75 60 Alison Riske (USA) d...
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

BNP Paribas Open – Thursday’s Results, Friday’s Schedule

BNP PARIBAS OPEN – INDIAN WELLS, USA USD 6,169,040.00 (ATP) USD 5,946,740.00 (WTA) 3-16 MARCH 2014 Results – Thursday, March 6, 2013 Singles – First Round Elina Svitolina (UKR) d. Monica Puig (PUR) 64 75 Francesca Schiavone (ITA) d. Mona Barthel (GER) 36 62 62 Zheng Jie (CHN) d. Paula Ormaechea (ARG) 36 63 76(5) Monica Niculescu (ROU) d. Marina Erakovic (NZL) 62 62 Karolina...
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Monday Schedules for Delray Beach, Dubai, Marseilles and Rio

  ATP World Tour 250 Delray Beach, U.S.A.  (-5 hour GMT) 17-23 February 2014   Surface: Hard SCHEDULE – MONDAY, 17 FEBRUARY 2014 CENTRE COURT start 11:00 am Qualifying – S Johnson (USA) vs S Groth (AUS) Not Before 12:30 pm Qualifying – R Ginepri (USA) vs G Elias (POR) Not Before 2:30 pm [WC] J Sock (USA) vs A Mannarino (FRA) Not Before 6:30 pm S Groth (AUS) / M Mirnyi...
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February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Makarova beats Pliskova to win Pattaya Open championship

Fourth-seeded Ekaterina Makarova of Russia won her first tournament in almost four years after she beat Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic 6-3, 7-6 (7) in the final of the Pattaya Open on Sunday. Makarova needed 1 hour, 36 minutes to defeat the 66th-ranked Pliskova and claim her second career title. She also won in Eastbourne on grass in 2010. "I had to focus on my return...
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February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Makarova to face Pliskova in Pattaya Open final

Fourth-seeded Ekaterina Makarova of Russia beat Andrea Hlavackova 6-3, 0-6, 6-4 Saturday to reach the final of the Pattaya Open where she will play Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic for the first time. Makarova is chasing her second career title after winning in Eastbourne in 2010. She needed 1 hour, 46 minutes to eliminate Czech doubles specialist Hlavackova. ''She...
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Pliskova tops Goerges to reach Pattaya Open final

Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic beat Julia Goerges of Germany 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 Saturday to reach the final of the Pattaya Open. The 21-year-old Pliskova served 13 aces against the error-prone German to win the match in 1 hour, 35 minutes. She reached her second career WTA final after winning the title in Kuala Lumpur last year. Pliskova took a 3-0 lead in the decisive set...
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Pliskova saves two match points to reach Pattaya semi

Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic reached her first WTA semifinal in almost a year after she came back from two match points down to beat third-seeded Sorana Cirstea 1-6, 7-6 (3), 6-0 in the Pattaya Open on Friday. Pliskova came up with good serves when she needed them at 4-5, 15-40 in the second set to hold that game, and went on to dominate the tiebreak and third set thanks...
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January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennis Results Round-Up for January 1, 2014

  Tennis Results Round-Up for January 1, 2014 ASB CLASSIC Auckland, New Zealand December 30, 2013 – January 5, 2014 $250,000/International Hard/Outdoors Results – Wednesday, January 1, 2013 Singles – Second Round (2) Ana Ivanovic (SRB) d. Johanna Larsson (SWE) 61 61 (3) Kirsten Flipkens (BEL) d. Karolina Pliskova (CZE) 64 63 (5) Jamie Hampton (USA) d. (Q) Kristyna Pliskova...
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January 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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