NEW YORK (AP) Wimbledon runner-up Eugenie Bouchard reached the U.S. Open's third round for the first time by beating 80th-ranked Sorana Cirstea of Romania 6-2, 6-7 (4), 6-4 Thursday night.
The seventh-seeded Bouchard was the only woman to reach the semifinals at the year's first three Grand Slam tournaments. She lost in that round at the Australian Open and French Open, before her...
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August 28, 2014
Victoria Duval photo by Christopher Levy @tennis_shots
(June 24, 2014) WIMBLEDON – No. 114 Victoria Duval came through Wimbledon qualifying with a back injury last week. This week she’s taken out 29th seed Sorana Cirstea 6-4, 3-6, 6-1 in the first round of Wimbledon. Born in Miami, the 18-year-old of Haitian heritage, playing Wimbledon for the first time, joined a group of young...
MUTUA MADRID OPEN
May 3-11, 2014
Results – Sunday, May 4, 2014
WTA Singles – First Round
(1) Serena Williams (USA) d. (Q) Belinda Bencic (SUI) 62 61
(5) Petra Kvitova (CZE) d. Sorana Cirstea (ROU) 61 57 76(4)
(Q) Caroline Garcia (FRA) d. (7) Angelique Kerber (GER) 63 20 ret. (back injury)
(8) Maria Sharapova (RUS) d. Klara Koukalova (CZE) 61 62
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...
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
It's always nice to see players venturing outside their tennis courts and hotel rooms in the countries they visit. Ana Ivanovic has been making the effort to do lots of sight seeing in Auckland, New Zealand before her first match at the ASB Classic.
Ana joined Sorana Cirstea, Monica Puig and Sacha Jones in a helicopter flight over New Zealand's biggest city. The foursome...