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Tiny Insect Escapes Near Death At Wimbledon

During Laura Robson and Kaia Kanepi’s match today at Wimbledon, a small insect missed certain death by a mere inches when a serve narrowly missed the bug, landing just in front of it. ESPN’s cameras caught the close call on super slow-mo, showing us just how close this bug was to becoming a splat on the grass.   [The Big Lead] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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July 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Unseeded Kanepi Earns First Title of Year at Brussels Open

  (May 25, 2013) Unseeded Kaia Kanepi claimed her first title of 2013 by defeating eighth seed Peng Shuai in the final of the Brussels Open on Saturday 6-2, 7-5. Both women had to play both semifinals and the final due to rain earlier in the week washing out play. The Estonian Kanepi also had [...]
Via Tennis Panorama
May 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Kanepi beats Peng in Brussels final

Kaia Kanepi of Estonia beat Peng Shuai of China 6-2, 7-5 to win the Brussels Open on Saturday. Kanepi won the fourth tournament in her WTA career by racing out to build a big lead before surviving some late jitters and clinching a big boost ahead of the French Open which starts on Sunday. `'This win gives me confidence and I feel good going to Roland Garros,'' 27-year...
Via AP on Fox
May 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Peng, Kanepi in Brussels Open final

Peng Shuai of China will face Kaia Kanepi of Estonia in the final of the Brussels Open. Eighth-seeded Peng defeated Romina Oprandi of Switzerland 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 in the semifinal on Saturday. Kanepi moved into the final by edging Jamie Hampton of the United States, 7-6 (6), 6-4. The players were given a few hours rest before their final later Saturday. Peng, ranked 34th, reached...
Via Fox Sports
May 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Estonia's Kanepi to miss Olympics

Estonian tennis player Kaia Kanepi has pulled out of the Olympics because she has not recovered from a heel injury. Kanepi says she is ''very sad'' about the withdrawal from the London Games. She's not sure whether she'll ''ever get another chance to attend the Olympics.'' The 27-year-old player posted the comments on her website Wednesday...
Via AP on Fox
July 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Estonian tennis player Kanepi to miss Olympics

Estonian tennis player Kaia Kanepi has pulled out of the Olympics because she has not recovered from a heel injury. Kanepi says she is ''very sad'' about the withdrawal from the London Games. She's not sure whether she'll ''ever get another chance to attend the Olympics.'' The 27-year-old player posted the comments on her website Wednesday...
Via AP on Fox
July 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Petkovic, Kanepi Among Recent Wimbledon Withdrawals

Wimbledon has announced the following withdrawals: Gentlemen’s Singles Pablo Cuevas (URU) is out due to surgery and will be replaced by  Vaske Pospisil (CAN).  Ladies’ Singles Agnes Szavay (HUN) out with a back injury and will be replaced by Lesia Tsurenko. Andrea Petkovic (GER) has a right ankle injury and will be replaced by Bojanna  Jovanovski (SRB). Kaia Kanepi (EST)...
Via Tennis Panorama
June 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Kanepi Rallies from match point Down to Capture Estoril Open

  Kaia Kanepi fought off two match points to capture the Estoril Open by defeating Carla Suarez Navarro 3-6, 7-6 (6), 6-4. “I’ve won a few matches from match points down but I’ve never won a final like this,” Kanepi said. “I’ll remember this final in a good way for a long time.This title means a lot. I was injured and it was tough to come back. And though my fitness...
Via Tennis Panorama
May 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Kanepi Takes Brisbane Title

Estonia’s Kaia Kanepi hits a return against Italy’s Francesca Schiavone during their Kremlin Cup tennis match in Moscow October 19, 2011. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor (RUSSIA – Tags: SPORT TENNIS)   Estonia’s Kaia Kanepi won her second career WTA by defeating Slovakia’s Daniela Hantuchova 6-2 6-1 for the Brisbane title. The win also snapped her 0-3 losing strak against Hantuchova...
Via Tennis Panorama
January 07, 2012  |  Discuss
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