Tennis Star Monica Puig Is Still A Winner To Us

Monica Puig is one of tennis’ hottest sensations, and the 21-year-old star is also one of the hottest talents to ever come out of Puerto Rico. Tennis is a tough game, though, and Monica Puig learned that during the first round of the ASB Classic, as she lost to longtime doubles partner Marina Erakovic in the first round of the ASB Classic.  [photo via…] Puig still put on an...
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Giorgi, Knapp advance to semifinals in Linz

LINZ, Austria (AP) Camila Giorgi defeated Marina Erakovic of New Zealand 6-3, 7-5 at the Generali Ladies on Friday to set up an all-Italian semifinal against Karin Knapp. Giorgi, who is ranked 42nd, dominated the opening set and recovered from losing three straight games early in the second to reach her third semifinal of the season. The 59th-ranked Knapp defeated Tsvetana Pironkova...
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October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Stefanie Voegele edges Barbora Zahlavova Strycova in General Ladies opener

  Stefanie Voegele of Switzerland won the last three games to edge sixth-seeded Barbora Zahlavova Strycova of the Czech Republic 7-6 (4), 7-5 in the opening round of the Generali Ladies on Monday. Voegele will next play Anna Schmiedlova of Slovakia, who saved 10 of 16 break points to defeat Annika Beck of Germany 7-6 (6), 6-4. Also, Marina Erakovic of New Zealand defeated eighth...
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October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Erakovic, Schmiedlova reach 2nd round in Linz

LINZ, Austria (AP) Marina Erakovic of New Zealand defeated eighth-seeded Caroline Garcia of France 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 on Monday to reach the second round of the Generali Ladies. The Croatian-born Erakovic hit eight aces and improved to 4-1 against Garcia. In other first-round play, Anna Schmiedlova of Slovakia saved 10 of 16 break points to defeat Annika Beck of Germany 7-6 (6), 6-4...
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October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

2004 US Open champ Kuznetsova loses in 1st round

NEW YORK (AP) Svetlana Kuznetsova lost her first-round match at the U.S. Open for the first time since 2005, the year she was the tournament's defending champion. Kuznetsova, seeded 20th this time, was beaten 3-6, 6-2, 7-6 (3) on Tuesday by 82nd-ranked Marina Erakovic of New Zealand. ''It's disappointing, it's shocking, to lose (in the) first round,'' said Kuznetsova, who won a...
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August 26, 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

  ABIERTO MEXICANO TELCEL Acapulco, México February 24-March 1, 2014 $250,000/International Hard/Outdoors WTA Results – Thursday, February 27, 2014 Singles – Quarterfinals (1) Dominika Cibulkova (SVK) d. Marina Erakovic (NZL) 64 75 Caroline Garcia (FRA) d. (2) Eugenie Bouchard (CAN) 36 64 61 Christina McHale (USA) d. (3) Kaia Kanepi (EST) 61 26 64 (8) Zhang Shuai (CHN) d....
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennis – Results Round-Up for February 24, 2014

ABIERTO MEXICANO TELCEL Acapulco, México Hard/Outdoors Results – Monday, February 24, 2014 WTA Singles – First Round Ajla Tomljanovic (CRO) d. (4) Magdalena Rybarikova (SVK) 61 63 (6) Bojana Jovanovski (SRB) d. (WC) Tornado Black (USA) 64 75 Kimiko Date-Krumm (JPN) d. (7) Stefanie Voegele (SUI) 36 76(5) 64 Marina Erakovic (NZL) d. (WC) Ana Sofía Sánchez (MEX) 62 62 Christina...
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Fed Cup Results for February 6, 2014

(February 6, 2014) The latest results from Fed Cup  Americas Zone Group I, Asia/Oceania Zone Groups I and II, and Europe/Africa Zone Groups I and III.   Five Zone Group events are taking place this week: Europe/Africa Zone Group I in Budapest, Hungary (4-9 February); Americas Zone Group I in Lambare, Paraguay (5-8 February); Asia/Oceania Zone Groups I and II in Astana, Kazakhstan...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Hantuchova advances at Open GDF Suez to meet Sharapova

Daniela Hantuchova will face top seed Maria Sharapova in the second round of the Open GDF Suez after beating Marina Erakovic on Tuesday. Hantuchova was leading 6-3, 3-0, and looked set for a straight-sets victory before Erakovic retired without citing a specified reason. Sharapova leads Hantuchova 8-1 in their head-to-heads, with the Slovak's only win against the four-time...
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January 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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