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Taylor Townsend Striving for Top 50

  (March 6, 2014) INDIAN WELLS, California – Just a year ago a 16-year-old Taylor Townsend made her pro debut at the BNP Paribas Open knocking off top 100 player Lucie Hradecka. A year later the young American, another wildcard and a year wiser, Townsend tops No. 49 Karin Knapp 7-6(1), 6-1, Back in January Knapp extended Maria Sharapova to the brink at the Australian Open. The...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Hlavackova, Hradecka win US Open doubles title

Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka rallied from down a set and a break to win their first U.S. Open women's doubles title. The fifth-seeded Czechs beat Australia's Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua 6-7 (4), 6-1, 6-4 on Saturday night. They also won the 2011 French Open championship. Barty and Dellacqua, who were seeded eighth, lost in three Grand Slam finals this year...
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September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Hradecka, Cermak win French Open mixed doubles

Frantisek Cermak and Lucie Hradecka of the Czech Republic won the French Open mixed doubles title Thursday, beating Daniel Nestor of Canada and Kristina Mladenovic of France 1-6, 6-4, 10-6. In the super tiebreaker, the Czechs won four straight points to go up 9-5 and clinched victory when Mladenovic netted a backhand volley. It's the second Grand Slam title for Hradecka, who...
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June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Cornet and Hradecka Gain Strasbourg Final

INTERNATIONAUX DE STRASBOURG Strasbourg, France May 20-25, 2013 $235,000/International Red Clay/Outdoors Results – Friday, May 24, 2013 Singles - Semifinals (3) Alizé Cornet (FRA) d. Eugenie Bouchard (CAN) 75 67(5) 63 Lucie Hradecka (CZE) d. (Q) Flavia Pennetta (ITA) 16 63 61 Singles - Quarterfinals Lucie Hradecka (CZE) d. Johanna Larsson (SWE) 75 63 (Q) [...]
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May 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Hradecka reaches Luxembourg quarters

Lucie Hradecka of the Czech Republic beat teenage qualifier Annika Beck of Germany 6-1, 6-1 on Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals of the Luxembourg Open. Hradecka has never won a singles title but was runner-up in Quebec City last month. She next faces either second-seeded Julia Goerges of Germany or Romania's Monica Niculescu. Lourdes Dominguez Lino of Spain made it into...
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October 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Flipkens and Hradecka Move into Québec City Final

BELL CHALLENGE Québec City, Canada September 10-16, 2012 $220,000/International Hard/Indoors Results – Saturday, September 15, 2012 Singles – Semifinals Kirsten Flipkens (BEL) d. (3) Mona Barthel (GER) 76(6) 76(3) (8) Lucie Hradecka (CZE) d. (Q) Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) 75 76(5) Doubles – Semifinals (3) Malek/Mladenovic (GER/FRA) d. Dabrowski/Riske (CAN/USA) 63 61 Order Of...
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September 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Serena Williams, Andrea Hlavackova/Lucie Hradecka and Liezel Huber/Lisa Raymond qualify for WTA Year End Championships

Serena Williams (photo from NEW YORK, NY, USA – The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) announced today that Serena Williams and the doubles teams of Andrea Hlavackova/Lucie Hradecka and Liezel Huber/Lisa Raymond have qualified for this year’s TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships, which will be staged at the Sinan Erdem Arena in Istanbul, Turkey. The WTA’s...
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September 10, 2012  |  Discuss

American wild card Burdette into US Open 3rd round

American Mallory Burdette is through to the third round of the U.S. Open in her Grand Slam debut. The 252nd-ranked Stanford All-American beat Lucie Hradecka 6-2, 6-4 on Wednesday. The 21-year-old from Georgia was this year's NCAA singles runner-up to teammate Nicole Gibbs. Burdette got in on a wild card as the American woman who earned the most points on the USTA Pro Circuit...
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August 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Czechs top Russia for 1st Fed Cup title since 1988

MOSCOW - The Czech Republic won its first Fed Cup title in 23 years on Sunday after Lucie Hradecka and Kveta Peschke...
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November 06, 2011  |  Discuss

Doubles win gives Czechs first Fed Cup title since 1988

Lucie Hradecka and veteran doubles specialist Kveta Peschke beat Maria Kirilenko and Elena Vesnina 6-4, 6-2 in the decisive doubles match Sunday to secure a 3-2 win for the Czech Republic over Russia in the Fed Cup final.
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November 06, 2011  |  Discuss
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