Pliskova and Cibulkova lose opening matches in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Second-seeded Karolina Pliskova and third-seeded Dominika Cibulkova both lost their opening matches at the Dubai Tennis Championships on Tuesday. Plikova fell 6-2, 6-4 to Kristina Mladenovic, while Cibulkova lost 6-2, 4-6, 6-2 to Ekaterina Makarova in the second round after both had received byes. Top-seeded Angelique Kerber, who would return...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Makarova beats Cibulkova, advances to 3rd round in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Ekaterina Makarova advanced to the third round of the Dubai Tennis Championships by beating third-seeded Dominika Cibulkova 6-2, 4-6, 6-2 Tuesday. The 37th-ranked Russian had lost her first three matches against Cibulkova, but Makarova eliminated the Slovak in the third round of last month's Australian Open. ''I never beat her before (Australia...
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Cibulkova surprised by Putintseva in St. Petersburg semis

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) Dominika Cibulkova, ranked No. 5 in the world, was surprisingly defeated by unseeded Yulia Putintseva in the semifinals of the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy on Saturday. Cibulkova, from Slovakia, appeared likely to advance to the final after breaking Putintseva midway through the deciding set, but Putintseva fought back to win 3-6, 6-4, 6-4. It's was...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Dominika Cibulkova: Sharapova is ‘arrogant, conceited and cold’

Maria Sharapova has spoken openly in the past about not having many close friends in women’s tennis, so you probably could have guessed how her peers would react when the five-time major champion was busted for using a banned substance at the Australian Open. While most players in the Women’s Tennis Association have offered no comment about Sharapova, Dominika Cibulkova had...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Catching Up with Dominika Cibulkova at the Sony Open

Image from Dominika's Facebook Page If you could only have 1 meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?French Fries. What is one thing that you would change about yourself?I wouldn’t change much. Sometimes, I feel like I can be more positive sometimes. What is your best quality?I am a fighter. How happy would your rate yourself right now on a scale from 1-10?8 What...
Via Onthegotennis
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Cibulkova hopes first slam final won't be her last

Dominika Cibulkova didn't speak to her parents back in Slovakia before the biggest tennis match of her life. In fact, she hadn't spoken to them for nearly two weeks. ''We were superstitious,'' she said in her post-match news conference, beaming despite losing the women's final to Li Na 7-6 (3), 6-0 at the Australian Open on Saturday. ''I won my first round and I didn't call them...
Via Associated Press
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Dominika Cibulkova got naked for this Adam photoshoot (Video)

Dominika Cibulkova was the biggest surprise of the 2014 Australian Open. The Slovakian tennis player defeated Maria Sharapova and Agi Radwanska to reach her first grand slam final, where she faced a tougher and more experienced Li Na. Prior to the Australian Open, Cibulkova’s most notable accomplishment was reaching the semifinals of the 2009 French […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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