Camila Giorgi eliminates Elina Svitolina at Aegon Classic

Italian qualifier Camila Giorgi upset second-seeded Elina Svitolina 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 in the second round of the Aegon Classic on Thursday. After the match, Svitolina, who just recently cracked the WTA top 10, said a foot injury could force her to miss Wimbledon. “There is a question about it,” Svitolina said after the match. “I will talk with my physios. The season is very long...
Via Excelle Sports
1 day ago

Elina Svitolina eliminated at Aegon Classic

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Elina Svitolina was eliminated in the second round of the Aegon Classic on Thursday, losing to Italian qualifier Camila Giorgi 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 in the second round. Svitolina, a 22-year-old Ukrainian who recently broke into the top 10, said a foot injury could force her to skip Wimbledon. “There is a question about it,” Svitolina said. “I will talk...
2 days ago

Giorgi issued 9-month Fed Cup ban by Italian federation

ROME (AP) Camila Giorgi has been banned for nine months by the Italian Tennis Federation for refusing a Fed Cup callup. The 74th-ranked Giorgi was also fined 30,000 euros ($32,000) for turning down a request to take part in Italy's tie against Spain in April. The ban prevents Giorgi from Fed Cup play, training at federation facilities, and from receiving a wild card for the Italian...
Via Associated Press
January 31, 2017  |  Discuss

Giorgi risks being left off Italy's Olympic tennis team

ROME (AP) Camila Giorgi risks being left off Italy's Olympic tennis squad for this year's Rio de Janeiro Games after severing ties with her national federation. Italian Tennis Federation president Angelo Binaghi says, ''The ITF rules say that players must be `in good standing' with their federation to qualify for the games. For me right now Giorgi is not in good standing.'' Last...
Via Associated Press
April 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Giorgi turns down call-up to Italy's Fed Cup team

ROME (AP) Camila Giorgi has turned down a call-up to Italy's Fed Cup team for its World Group playoff against Spain, choosing to compete in qualifying for a tournament in Stuttgart, Germany, instead. The 48th-ranked Giorgi announced last week that she was cutting off ties with the Italian Tennis Federation - apparently because the federation insisted she play Fed Cup. Italy captain...
Via Associated Press
April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Rybarikova beats Giorgi in Connecticut Open semifinals

NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia beat Camila Giorgi of Italy 6-2, 6-4 Friday to earn a berth into the finals of the Connecticut Open, the final tune-up for the women before next week's US Open. Rybarikova broke Giorgi in the first game of the match and breezed through the first set in 34 minutes, earning another service break to go up 5-1. The Italian could not...
Via Associated Press
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

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