KARIN KNAPP RUMORS & GOSSIP

No. 4 seed Karin Knapp bounced from Nottingham Open in first round

  Seeded players Karin Knapp and Ajla Tomljanovic lost in the first round of the Nottingham Open on Monday as top-level women's tennis returned to the central England grass-court venue for the first time in 42 years. The fourth-seeded Knapp lost 6-4, 6-2 to Yanina Wickmayer of Belgium, and Tomljanovic, the No. 8 seed from Croatia, was beaten 4-6, 7-6 (1), 7-5 by Lauren Davis of...
Via Associated Press
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Knapp wins first career title at Tashkent Open

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan (AP) Karin Knapp of Italy won her first career WTA title in her 12th year as a pro when she won the Tashkent Open by beating defending champion Bojana Jovanovski of Serbia in the final on Saturday. Knapp saved nine break points, including all five in the first set, in prevailing 6-2, 7-6 (4). The third-seeded Knapp reached only one previous final, six years...
Via Associated Press
September 13, 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 match...
Via Associated Press
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Italy takes 2-0 lead over US in Fed Cup

Karin Knapp and Camila Giorgi won the opening singles matches to give Italy a 2-0 lead over the United States on Saturday in their Fed Cup quarterfinal. Knapp beat Christina McHale 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 in the first match at Cleveland Public Auditorium, and Giorgi routed Madison Keys 6-2, 6-1 in the second. Since World Group play began in 1995, the United States is 0-10 after falling behind...
Via Associated Press
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Sharapova survives heat, Knapp to reach Australian Open third round

Maria Sharapova survived the searing heat and intense challenge from Karin Knapp to advance to the third round of the Australian Open with a grueling 6-3, 4-6, 10-8 win in 3 hours, 28 minutes on Thursday.
Via FOXSports.com
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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