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FRANCESCA SCHIAVONE RUMORS

Schiavone, Kuznetsova endure another Grand Slam marathon

  In a matchup of past French Open champions with similar, grind-it-out-at-the-baseline games, Francesca Schiavone knew she and Svetlana Kuznetsova would wind up playing for hours and hours. They've done it before, once meeting in the longest Grand Slam women's match in history, and they did it again Thursday. Schiavone saved a match point with an off-balance, down-the-line backhand...
Via Associated Press
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Unlike Sisyphus, Schiavone gets to top of mountain in Paris

PARIS (AP) In a matchup of past French Open champions with similar, grind-it-out-at-the-baseline games, Francesca Schiavone knew she and Svetlana Kuznetsova would wind up playing for hours and hours. They've done it before, once meeting in the longest Grand Slam women's match in history, and they did it again Thursday. Schiavone saved a match point with an off-balance, down-the...
Via Associated Press
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Shvedova beats Schiavone at Sony Open

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan defeated 2010 French Open champion Francesca Schiavone of Italy 6-4, 6-2 on Tuesday to advance to a second-round match against top-seeded Serena Williams at the Sony Open.
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Schiavone ousted in 1st round in Brazil, still winless in 2014

Fourth-seeded Francesca Schiavone of Italy lost to Barbora Zahlavova Strycova of the Czech Republic 4-6, 6-1, 5-7 in the first round of the Brazil Cup on Monday, extending her winless streak to six matches this year. The former world No. 4 and 2010 French Open champion was broken five times by the unseeded Zahlavova Strycova, losing the match in 2 hours, 19 minutes. Schiavone,...
Via Associated Press
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Schiavone ousted in 1st round in Brazil

Fourth-seeded Francesca Schiavone of Italy lost to Barbora Zahlavova Strycova of the Czech Republic 4-6, 6-1, 5-7 in the first round of the Brazil Cup on Monday, extending her winless streak to six matches this year. The former world No. 4 and 2010 French Open champion was broken five times by the unseeded Zahlavova Strycova, losing the match in 2 hours, 19 minutes. Schiavone,...
Via Associated Press
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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