Sign up for Yardbarker's daily Top 10 newsletter, the Morning Bark! Customize to get news on your favorite sports and teams.


Giorgi beats Knapp in straight sets to reach Generali Ladies final

LINZ, Austria -- Camila Giorgi defeated fellow Italian Karin Knapp 6-4, 6-2 Saturday to reach the final of the Generali Ladies. Chasing her first career title, Giorgi will play either the seventh-seeded Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic or Anna-Lena Friedsam of Germany in Sunday's final. The 42nd-ranked Giorgi, who hasn't dropped a set in the tournament, will go into...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Friedsam joins Giorgi, Knapp in semifinals at Generali Ladies

  Anna-Lena Friedsam of Germany rallied to defeat Stefanie Voegele of Switzerland 4-6, 6-2, 6-3 at the Generali Ladies on Friday to advance to her first career semifinal. The 94th-ranked Friedsam, who won three qualifying matches and beat the third-seeded Dominika Cibulkova in the first round, came back from a break down in the third set and served two aces in the final game. Friedsam...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Knapp Sacks Riske: Italy Advances in Fed Cup Over USA

By Steve Fogleman (February 9, 2014) Karin Knapp followed up on her win over Christina McHale yesterday with a clinching 6-3, 7-5 victory today over Alison Riske in the first round of the 2014 Fed Cup season in Cleveland, Ohio. The Italians defeated the American team in all three live rubbers. Knapp did had some trouble closing it out over Riske, who was a last-minute replacement...
Via Tennis Panorama
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Fed Cup: Italy beats United States behind Knapp's clincher

Karin Knapp won her second match of the weekend to give Italy a 3-1 win over the United States in the first round of the Fed Cup World Group on Sunday. Knapp defeated American Alison Riske 6-3, 7-5 to secure Italy's victory in the best-of-five series. She held a 5-2 lead in the second set, only to let Riske tie it at five. But Knapp regained the momentum and closed out the...
Via AP on Fox
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Mistake on the Lake: Italy Sweeps USA on Day 1 in Fed Cup to Take 2-0 Lead

By Steve Fogleman (February 8, 2014) CLEVELAND – Team Italy blanked the USA on Saturday in Cleveland, Ohio, to take a 2-0 lead in Fed Cup first round action. Christina McHale played a horrendous first set, ceding second serves to Karin Knapp. Knapp’s powerful backhand threatened to make the match a runaway for the Italian. McHale settled down in the second and broke twice to...
Via Tennis Panorama
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Knapp Dismisses Beck Easily in Austria

NÜRNBERGER GASTEIN LADIES Bad Gastein, Austria July 15-21, 2013 $235,000/International Red Clay/Outdoors Results – Friday, July 19, 2013 Singles – Quarterfinals (8) Karin Knapp (ITA) d. (2) Annika Beck (GER) 60 61 Yvonne Meusburger (AUT) d. Arantxa Rus (NED) 61 76(1) Elina Svitolina (UKR) d. (WC) Patricia Mayr-Achleitner (AUT) 63 60 Andrea Hlavackova (CZE) d. [...]
Via Tennis Panorama
July 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Knapp reaches third semifinal

Karin Knapp of Italy routed second-seeded Annika Beck of Germany 6-0, 6-1 at the Gastein Ladies on Friday to reach her third semifinal of the season. The 69th-ranked Knapp didn't face a break point and converted all five chances to break Beck's serve. Beck had beaten Knapp in straight sets in Nuremberg last month. Knapp, who also reached the semis in Slovakia and Colombia...
Via Fox Sports
July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Knapp Knocks Out Top Seed in Tashkent

TASHKENT OPEN Tashkent, Uzbekistan September 10-15, 2012 $220,000/International Hard/Outdoors Results – Tuesday, September 11, 2012 Singles – First Round Karin Knapp (ITA) d. (1) Monica Niculescu (ROU) 26 63 75 (Q) Donna Vekic (CRO) d. (4) Magdalena Rybarikova (SVK) 76(3) 63 (5) Alexandra Cadantu (ROU) d. (Q) Ekaterina Bychkova (RUS) 36 64 75 (6) Bojana Jovanovski (SRB) d. Dinah...
Via Tennis Panorama
September 11, 2012  |  Discuss
Tennis News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Kiffin's mom worried for son's safety

Report: Goodell will have to testify

Penguins do 'O Canada' following tragedy

UEFA Champions League midway report: Groups A – D

Porn star: No one parties like Janikowski

Report: Expect Florida to make a run at Bob Stoops

The San Francisco Giants are zombies

10 bold predictions for NFL Week 8

Pitcher's wife leaves generous tip

Nicklaus defends Jameis Winston

NFL players who could be traded by the deadline

Royals fans sleeping during Game 1

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.