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No. 2 Victoria Azarenka rallied from a set down for the second
straight match, beating Ana Ivanovic to return to the U.S. Open
quarterfinals. Fifth-seeded Li Na beat No. 24-seeded Ekaterina
Makarova 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-2 in 2 hours, 20 minutes to advance to the
semifinals, making her the first Chinese woman to do so.
BEST OF MAXIM
Victoria Azarenka advanced to her second straight U.S. Open final Friday, beating Flavia Pennetta 6-4, 6-2 in a nervous, mistake-filled semifinal.
The players combined to hold serve in only five of 18 games.
The second-seeded Azarenka, the Australian Open champion in 2012 and 2013, improved to a tour-best 31-1 on hard courts this year. She is trying to become the first person to...
No. 2 Victoria Azarenka rallied from a set down for the second straight match, beating Ana Ivanovic to return to the U.S. Open quarterfinals.
The 2012 runner-up at Flushing Meadows needed 2 hours, 10 minutes to win 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Tuesday.
Ivanovic, the 2008 French Open champ, was whipping forehand winners in the first set. Then her serve deserted her, as it has before. The 13th...
World No 2 Victoria Azarenka was made to battle every step of the way by Ana Ivanovic in their fourth round clash before coming through 4-6 6-3 6-4 in an error-strewn match. Azarenka had her serve broken seven times and served nine double faults, while Serbia’s Ivanovic lost nine of her service games and made eight doubles.
Seeds Kirilenko and Kvitova Fall as Ivanovic...
Second-seeded Victoria Azarenka moved a win away from a possible showdown in the U.S. Open finals with Serena Williams, topping Daniela Hantuchova 6-2, 6-3 on Wednesday in the quarterfinals.
Victoria Azarenka Battles Past Ana Ivanovic To Make US Open Quarters
Hantuchova and Pennetta Through to Quarterfinals at US Open
Lowly Ranked American Qualifier Victoria Duval...
A version of this story moved earlier as TEN--US Open. With AP Photos. By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer A year ago, Flavia Pennetta was hanging out at her parents' home on Italy's heel, recovering from right wrist surgery, watching the U.S. Open on TV - and wondering how long it would take her to get back on the tennis tour.
Look at her now.
Pennetta is a Grand Slam...
(September 4, 2013) Rafael Nadal and Victoria Azarenka had easy victories on Wednesday night to move into the semifinals of the US Open. Rafael Nadal routed fellow Spaniard Tommy Robredo 6-0, 6-2, 6-2 while Azarenka subdued Daniela Hantuchova 6-2, 6-3. At 24 Azarenka is the only woman who is not 30 in the semifinals. […]
(September 3, 2013) FLUSHING MEADOWS, NY – For the second straight match No. 2 seed Victoria Azarenka was forced to rally from a set down to advance at the US Open. The Belarusian defeated 2008 French Open champion and No. 13 seed Ana Ivanovic 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Tuesday in a tennis match pushed back […]
US OPEN New York, NY, USA August 26-September 9, 2013 Grand Slam Hard/Outdoors Results – Wednesday, September 4, 2013 Singles – Quarterfinals (2) Victoria Azarenka (BLR) d. Daniela Hantuchova (SVK) 62 63 Flavia Pennetta (ITA) d. (10) Roberta Vinci (ITA) 64 61 Doubles – Quarterfinals (8) Barty/Dellacqua (AUS/AUS) d. (2) Makarova/Vesnina (RUS/RUS) 62 63 (5) […]
US OPEN New York, NY, USA August 26-September 9, 2013 Grand Slam Hard/Outdoors Results – Tuesday, September 3, 2013 Women’s Singles – Quarterfinals (1) Serena Williams (USA) d. (18) Carla Suárez Navarro (ESP) 60 60 (5) Li Na (CHN) d. (24) Ekaterina Makarova (RUS) 64 67(5) 62 Women’s Singles – Fourth Round (2) Victoria Azarenka […]