WTA Round-up; Pavlyuchenkova wins in Paris, Makarova in Pattaya City

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova photo courtesy of Taste of Tennis (February 2, 2014 )Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova rallied to beat Sara Errani of Italy 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 to claim the Open GDF Suez in Paris, her sixth career WTA title. In a topsy turvy match, Errani came back from a1-3 first set deficit winning seven games on the trot to take a 6-3, 2-0 lead. Pavlyuchenkova took the next seven games...
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February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Pavlyuchenkova Upsets Sharapova to Reach Paris Final

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova photo courtesy of Taste of Tennis Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova stunned top seed Maria Sharapova in the semifinal of Open GDF Suez topping her Russian countrywoman 4-6, 6-3, 6-4. Sharapova handed her opponent the win ending the match with a pair of double faults. “I’m very happy with my performance today,” Pavlyuchenkova said. “Maria’s so tough and she’s...
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Pavlyuchenkova in Korea Open quarters

Already a two-time winner this year, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia reached the Korea Open quarterfinals by beating wild card Lee Ye-ra of South Korea 6-4, 6-1 on Wednesday. Pavlyuchenkova, who won her fourth and fifth career titles in April in Monterrey and Estoril, will line up against Irina-Camelia Begu of Romania, who defeated sixth-seeded Julia Goerges of Germany 6-4, 6...
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September 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Pavlyuchenkova Earns First Clay Court Title at Portugal Open

  (May 4, 2013) Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova won her first clay court event of her career by defeating Carla Suarez Navarro for the Portugal Open title. It’s the Russian’s fifth title on the WTA tour and second on tour this year as she won in Monterrey.   “I definitely had a slow start,” Pavlyuchenkova said.  “I [...]
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May 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Pavlyuchenkova wins Portugal Open

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova beat Spain's Carla Suarez 7-5, 6-2 to win the Portugal Open on Saturday. The 21-year-old Russian saved six of seven break points and overcame five double-faults to win her fifth career title and second of the year. In the men's event, top-seeded David Ferrer beat Andreas Seppi 6-1, 6-4. He'll play second-seeded Stan Wawrinka in Sunday's...
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May 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Wawrinka, Pavlyuchenkova Advance in Portugal

PORTUGAL OPEN Oeiras, Portugal April 29-May 4, 2013 $235,000/International Red Clay/Outdoors Results – Thursday, May 2, 2013 Women’s Singles – Quarterfinals (3) Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) d. (7) Elena Vesnina (RUS) 63 67(3) 76(3) (4) Carla Suárez Navarro (ESP) d. (LL) Monica Puig (PUR) 62 64 Kaia Kanepi (EST) d. Ayumi Morita (JPN) 64 63 Romina [...]
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May 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Bouncing Back: Pavlyuchenkova and Tomic in Brisbane and Perth

Bernard Tomic started 2013 in style by defeating three top-25 opponents at the Hopman Cup. At first, 2011 appeared to mark the breakthrough of Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova when she reached two major quarterfinals and stood toe to toe with many of the WTA’s leading ladies.  The former junior #1 looked likely to become the latest Russian woman to rise in a sport riddled with them over...
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January 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Pavlyuchenkova to lead Russian squad

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova will play for Russia against Jelena Jankovic of Serbia in the opening singles of the Fed Cup semifinals on Saturday. Two-time Grand Slam champion Svetlana Kuznetsova will face former French Open champion Ana Ivanovic in the second match. In Sunday's reverse singles, Pavlyuchenkova will take on Ivanovic, while Kuznetsova will play Jankovic. In doubles...
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April 20, 2012  |  Discuss

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