Found February 14, 2013 on Tennis Panorama :
(February 14, 2013) All of the top seeds advanced easily at the Qatar Open on Thursday. No. 1 Victoria Azarenka demolished American Christina McHale 6-0, 6-0. “I felt like I came out very focused, with a good mindset and a good game plan,” Azarenka  told the WTA website. “There were a few close games, but I felt like I was really taking advantage of every opportunity I had and not letting her play her game,” said the Belarusian. Serena Williams, No. 2 defeated Urszula Radwanska 6-0, 6-3 in less than an hour. Williams is close regaining the No. 1 ranking.  Should she move into the semifinals she’ll be the oldest woman to obtain the top spot at 31 years old.   QATAR TOTAL OPEN Doha, Qatar February 11-17, 2013 $2,369,000/Premier Hard/Outdoors Results - Thursday, February 14, 2013 Singles – Third Round (1) Victoria Azarenka (BLR) d. Christina McHale (USA) 60 60 (2) Serena Williams (USA) d. Urszula Radwanska (POL) 60 63 (3) Maria Sharapova (RUS) d. Klara Zakopalova (CZE) 63 63 (4) Agnies...

Williams Stops Sharapova and Will Face Azarenka in Doha Final

(February 16, 2013) A day after moving up to world No. 1 Serena Williams defeated Maria Sharapova 6-3, 6-2 on Saturday to reach the Qatar Open final. Williams extended her winning streak against the Russian to 10 straight. The American is 11-2 versus Sharapova. “Maria is always playing really well and so consistent, but I’m trying to be consistent as well,” Williams said to...

Serena Williams, Sharapova Advance Easily in Doha

(February 12, 2013) Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova moved on in Doha with routine victories on Tuesday. Sharapova extended her winning streak to 10 in Doha stopping French qualifier Caroline Garcia 6-3, 6-2. Sharapova  has never lost in Doha having won teh tournament in 2005 and 2008. “I was quite happy with the way I played, because my opponent has already played a few matches...

Serena Williams Moves Back to No. 1 After Win Over Kvitova

(February 15, 2013) Serena Williams returned to No. 1 ranking by virtue of her 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 quarterfinal win over Petra Kvitova in Doha at the Qatar Open. The win makes Williams the oldest WTA No. 1 ever at 31 years old when the rankings come out on Monday. Chris Evert held that record previously back in 1985, short of her 31st birthday. Williams was last at world No. 1 in October...

VIDEO VAULT: A Guys' Guide to Valentine's Day by Redfoo

Guys. It's Valentine's Day. Are you bombing out with a blooming bouquet of roses? Getting a sour face when you present a box of sweet treats? Here's why: IT'S BORING. If you really want a sure fire way to touch someone's heart (and other naughty bits), take off your shirt, put on your best pink fuzzy bear head and do the Harlem Shake in your club room (you...
Tennis News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.