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Tennis – Results Round-Up for February 13, 2014

Buenos Aires RESULTS – THURSDAY, 13 FEBRUARY 2014 Singles – Second Round [1] [WC] D Ferrer (ESP) d S Giraldo (COL) 64 76(1) [4] N Almagro (ESP) d D Gimeno-Traver (ESP) 16 75 64 [8] J Chardy (FRA) d A Dolgopolov (UKR) 63 36 76(3) A Ramos (ESP) d F Volandri (ITA) 62 61 Doubles – Quarter-finals [4] P Cuevas (URU) / H Zeballos (ARG) d D Gimeno-Traver (ESP) / A Montanes (ESP) 64...
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February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Aussie Open champ Li Na falls at Qatar Open

Australian Open champion Li Na was upset by Czech qualifier Petra Cetkovska 7-6 (2), 2-6, 6-4 in the Qatar Open third round on Thursday. ''She played well. I don't think I was playing so bad,'' Li said. ''Maybe, sometimes the wrong choice made me lose a lot of important points.'' It was the top-seeded Li's first loss of the year having won...
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February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Venus Wins, Stephens Falls in Doha

(February 10, 2014) Venus Williams returned to the court for the first time since losing in the first round of the Australian Open, while countrywoman Sloane Stephens fell in Doha on Monday. Williams bested qualifier Petra Martic 6-2, 6-2 to set up a second-round match with former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova. No. 2 American Stephens could not find any consistency and lost to...
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February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

The Curious Case of Sloane Stephens

Sloane Stephens is third at odds to win Wimbledon, according to ESPN. (June 29, 2013) Twelve. That’s how many times 20-year-old American Sloane Stephens has used the phrase “play hard” in her last two press conferences at Wimbledon this week. After her turbulent season on the WTA Tour since debuting in the top 20 for the first time in January, that’s all Stephens can focus...
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June 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Wozniacki loses in 2nd round at Wimbledon

Playing with a tape on her right ankle, former world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki slumped to a 6-2, 6-2 defeat to Petra Cetkovska in the second round of Wimbledon on Wednesday. The ninth-seeded Wozniacki, who has never fared very well on the London grass, is going through a mediocre season. She also lost in the 2nd round at the French Open. The 196th-ranked Cetkovska, who reached the...
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June 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Wozniacki loses to Cetkovska

Playing with tape on her right ankle, former world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki slumped to a 6-2, 6-2 defeat to Petra Cetkovska in the second round of Wimbledon on Wednesday. The ninth-seeded Wozniacki, who has never fared very well on the London grass, is going through a mediocre season. She also lost in the 2nd round at the French Open. The 196th-ranked Cetkovska, who reached the...
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June 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Wimbledon Qualifying Results

Qualifying results Thursday for Wimbledon: Singles Women Qualifying Round Michelle Larcher de Brito (19), Portugal, def. Shahar Peer, Israel, 6-3, 6-0. Ajla Tomljanovic, Croatia, def. Irina Falconi, United States, 6-4, 6-4. Petra Cetkovska, Czech Republic, def. Grace Min, United States, 6-0, 6-2. Carina Witthoeft, Germany, def. Casey Dellacqua, Australia, 5-7, 6-3, 6-4. Virginie...
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June 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Stephens of US reaches Wimbledon's 3rd round

Unseeded Sloane Stephens of the United States upset No. 23 Petra Cetkovska of the Czech Republic 7-6 (6), 4-6, 6-3 Wednesday to reach Wimbledon's third round in her debut at the Grand Slam tournament. The 19-year-old American, who is based in Coral Springs, Fla., is coming off her first run to the fourth round at a major at the French Open. The match Wednesday was an up-and...
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June 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Wozniacki, Radwanska, Bartoli out of the Rome Open

By Lisa-Marie Burrows Internazionali BNL D’Italia, Rome – It was all about the women’s matches out on the red courts of Rome today. There were some exciting line-ups, fantastic rallies and staggering losses. Many of the matches were scheduled around the same time, so with a lot of running, camera ready and comfy shoes here are some of the exciting matches I was able to catch...
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May 16, 2012  |  Discuss

No. 3 Radwanska upset at Italian Open

Third-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska was upset by 28th-ranked Petra Cetkovska of the Czech Republic 6-4, 4-6, 6-1 in her opening match at the Italian Open on Wednesday. Radwanska has had a solid season, winning titles in Dubai and Miami to achieve a career-high ranking of No. 3, but she's now 0-4 in her career against Cetkovska. She'll have to improve her clay-court game if...
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May 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Madrid Open – Wednesday Results, Thursday Schedule

MUTUA MADRID OPEN Madrid, Spain May 5-13, 2012 Blue Clay/Outdoors Results – Wednesday, May 9, 2012 Women’s Singles – Third Round (1) Victoria Azarenka (BLR) d. (13) Ana Ivanovic (SRB) 64 64 (5) Samantha Stosur (AUS) d. Petra Cetkovska (CZE) 63 62 (8) Li Na (CHN) d. (12) Angelique Kerber (GER) 75 64 Women’s Singles – Second Round (Q) Lucie Hradecka (CZE) d. (3) Petra Kvitova...
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May 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Madrid Open – Monday Results, Tuesday Schedule

MUTUA MADRID OPEN Madrid, Spain May 5-13, 2012 Blue Clay/Outdoors Results – Monday, May 7, 2012 Singles – Second Round (5) Samantha Stosur (AUS) d. Christina McHale (USA) 26 64 60 (8) Li Na (CHN) d. (WC) Sílvia Soler-Espinosa (ESP) 63 61 (12) Angelique Kerber (GER) d. (WC) Venus Williams (USA) 64 61 Petra Cetkovska (CZE) d. (Q) Lourdes Domínguez Lino (ESP) 64...
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May 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Del Potro Begins Estoril Title Defense by Drubbing Machado

Juan Martin Del Potro Juan Martin Del Potro showed no signs of  being rusty after a five week layoff. Del Potro destroyed Rui Machado 6-0, 6-1 at the Estoril Open. “I like to play on clay, I prefer hard courts obviously, but I have been working hard at home, before I came here. This tournament is very important to my clay-court season and for my confidence ahead of  Masters 1000...
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May 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Del Potro reaches Estoril Open quarters

Former U.S. Open champion Juan del Potro cruised into the quarterfinals of the Estoril Open with a 6-1, 6-0 win over Rui Machado of Portugal on Thursday. The top-seeded Argentine, who won at Flushing Meadow in 2009, looked to be only troubled in the third game of the first set when he saved two break points. Del Potro will meet 2009 and 2010 champion Albert Montanes of Spain, who...
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May 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Top Seeds Gain Ground in Estoril

ESTORIL OPEN Estoril, Portugal April 30-May 6 Red Clay/Outdoors Results – Tuesday, May 1, 2012 Women’s Singles – First Round (2) Maria Kirilenko (RUS) d. Elena Baltacha (GBR) 76(6) 61 (3) Anabel Medina Garrigues (ESP) d. (Q) Kristina Barrois (GER) 64 61 (4) Petra Cetkovska (CZE) d. Alexandra Panova (RUS) 62 61 (5) Zheng Jie (CHN) d. Ekaterina Makarova (RUS) 63 61 (6) Kaia Kanepi...
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May 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Top Seed Garrigues Upset in Fès

GRAND PRIX DE SAR LA PRINCESSE LALLA MERYEM Fès, Morocco April 23-28, 2012 $220,000/International Red Clay/Outdoors Results – Thursday, April 26, 2012 Singles – Quarterfinals (5) Simona Halep (ROU) d. (1/WC) Anabel Medina Garrigues (ESP) 62 61 (LL) Mathilde Johansson (FRA) d. (3) Petra Cetkovska (CZE) 63 64 Laura Pous-Tio (ESP) d. Irina-Camelia Begu (ROU) 64 61 (Q) Kiki Bertens...
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April 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Kuznetsova Out with Thigh Injury in Fès

GRAND PRIX DE SAR LA PRINCESSE LALLA MERYEM Fès, Morocco April 23-28, 2012 $220,000/International Red Clay/Outdoors Results – Wednesday, April 25, 2012 Singles – Second Round (1/WC) Anabel Medina Garrigues (ESP) d. Mandy Minella (LUX) 62 63 Irina-Camelia Begu (ROU) d. (2) Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) 16 76(4) 32 ret. (left thigh injury) (saved 1mp) (3) Petra Cetkovska (CZE) d....
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April 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Kuznestsova Moves Past Daniilidou in Fès

GRAND PRIX DE SAR LA PRINCESSE LALLA MERYEM Fès, Morocco April 23-28, 2012 $220,000/International Red Clay/Outdoors Results – Tuesday, April 24, 2012 Singles – First Round (2) Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) d. Eleni Daniilidou (GRE) 61 75 (3) Petra Cetkovska (CZE) d. (Q) Melinda Czink (HUN) 64 62 (5) Simona Halep (ROU) d. (WC) Fatima Zahrae El Allami (MAR) 61 ret. (GI illness) Arantxa...
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April 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Kuznetsova through at Morocco

Former U.S. and French Open champion Svetlana Kuznetsova moved into the second round of the Grand Prix SAR by beating Eleni Daniilidou of Greece 6-1, 7-5 on Tuesday. The Russian second seed broke Daniilidou seven times. Third-seeded Petra Cetkovska of Czech Republic beat Melinda Czink of Hungary 6-4, 6-2, and fifth-seeded Simona Halep of Romania advanced when Fatima Zahrae El Allami...
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April 23, 2012  |  Discuss

WTA Barcelona – Wednesday Results,Thursday Schedule

BARCELONA LADIES OPEN Barcelona, Spain April 9-15, 2012 $220,000/International Red Clay/Outdoors Results – Wednesday, April 11, 2012 Singles – Second Round Simona Halep (ROU) d. (4) Roberta Vinci (ITA) 61 63 Carla Suárez Navarro (ESP) d. (6) Petra Cetkovska (CZE) 62 64 (7) Sara Errani (ITA) d. (LL) Estrella Cabeza Candela (ESP) 60 62 Singles – First Round Sorana Cirstea (ROU...
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April 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Halep ousts defending champion Vinci

Simona Halep of Romania ousted defending champion Roberta Vinci from the Barcelona Open on Tuesday, and sixth-seeded Petra Cetkovska also lost in the second round. Halep broke five times to secure a 6-1, 6-3 victory in just over an hour against the fourth-seeded Vinci, who had also won the outdoor clay tournament in 2009. It was the Italian's second loss in 17 matches here....
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April 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Barcelona Open Results

Results Monday from the Barcelona Open, a $220,000 WTA event on clay at the Vall d'Hebron Municipal Tennis Center (seedings in parentheses): Singles First Round Sara Errani (7), Italy, def. Irina-Camelia Begu, Romania, 7-6 (5), 6-4. Petra Cetkovska (6), Czech Republic, def. Shahar Peer, Israel, 6-1, 5-7, 7-5. Simona Halep, Romania, def. Sloane Stephens, United States, 6-4...
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April 09, 2012  |  Discuss

WTA Barcelona – Monday Results, Tuesday Schedule

  BARCELONA LADIES OPEN Barcelona, Spain April 9-15, 2012 $220,000/International Red Clay/Outdoors Results – Monday, April 9, 2012 Singles – First Round (4) Roberta Vinci (ITA) d. Mathilde Johansson (FRA) 16 61 61 (6) Petra Cetkovska (CZE) d. Shahar Peer (ISR) 61 57 75 (7) Sara Errani (ITA) d. Irina-Camelia Begu (ROU) 76(5) 64 Simona Halep (ROU) d. Sloane Stephens (USA) 64 64...
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April 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Cetkovska, Errani win in Barcelona Open 1st round

Sixth-seeded Petra Cetkovska defeated Shahar Peer 6-1, 5-7, 7-5 and seventh-seeded Sara Errani beat Irina-Camelia Begu 7-6 (5), 6-4 in first-round matches at the Barcelona Open. Trailing 5-2 in the third set Monday, Peer held off three match points to pull even at 5-all but gave up a late service break when she netted a return. Errani needed just over two hours to hold off Begu...
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April 09, 2012  |  Discuss

WTA Barcelona – Monday Schedule

BARCELONA LADIES OPEN Barcelona, Spain April 9-15, 2012 $220,000/International Red Clay/Outdoors Order Of Play – Monday, April 9, 2012 Central (from 12.00hrs) 1. Sara Errani vs. Irina-Camelia Begu 2. Petra Cetkovska vs. Shahar Peer (NB 14.00hrs) 3. Garbiñe Muguruza Blanco vs. Arantxa Parra Santonja (NB 16.00hrs) 4. Mathilde Johansson vs. Roberta Vinci Pista 2 (from 12.00hrs) 1...
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April 08, 2012  |  Discuss
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