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Sloane Stephens ends 3-match skid, advances at Indian Wells

  Sloane Stephens rallied from a two-game deficit in the second set to beat Chanelle Scheepers 7-5, 7-5 in the first round of the BNP Paribas Open on Wednesday night. The victory in the 1-hour, 39-minute match snapped the 21-year-old American's three-match losing streak and set up a second-round meeting with 13th-seeded Angelique Kerber of Germany. Stephens reached the quarterfinals...
Via AP on Fox
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Hantuchova, Tomljanovic advance to final of Thailand Open

PATTAYA, Thailand (AP) Daniela Hantuchova saved two match points to beat Marina Erakovic of New Zealand 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (3) in the Thailand Open semifinals on Saturday. The 31-year-old Slovak is aiming to become the first player to win the tournament three times after victories in 2011 and 2012. Hantuchova faces Ajla Tomljanovic in Sunday's final after the Croat upset seventh-seeded...
Via AP on Fox
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Erakovic saves 3 match points to reach Thai Open semis

PATTAYA, Thailand (AP) Marina Erakovic of New Zealand staved off three match points to beat two-time former champion Vera Zvonareva of Russia 2-6, 7-6 (6), 7-5 in the Thailand Open quarterfinals on Friday. The unseeded Erakovic was persistent and smart from 6-2, 2-0 down, also limiting her unforced errors. She saved a match point in the second-set tiebreaker at 6-5 by unleashing...
Via AP on Fox
February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via COED
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via AP on Fox
August 26, 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 Grand...
Via AP on Fox
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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