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Latest on US Open: Safarova is next top women's seed to lose

NEW YORK (AP) The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Half of the top 10 seeds in the women's draw are already out of the U.S. Open. The second day of the tournament started just like the first, with sixth-seeded Lucie Safarova the one getting upset this time. The French Open runner-up had a tough first-round matchup against 37th-ranked Lesia Tsurenko and lost...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Lucie Safarova advances to Connecticut Open final

  Fourth-seeded Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic held off lucky-loser Lesia Tsurenko of the Ukraine 6-2, 7-6 (7-4) on Friday in the Connecticut Open semifinals. Second-seeded defending champion Petra Kvitova, also from the Czech Republic, faced third-seeded Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark in the second semifinal. ''It's going to be a tough finals match, which it should be,'' Safarova...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Q&A with Lucie Safarova

We sat down with Lucie following her 1st round win at the 2015 Connecticut Open and it didn't take long before the laughter ensued.  She was both thoughtul and comical with her answers but I really wish there was video proof of her last karaoke adventure! Check out her answers below and enjoy!
Via Onthegotennis
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bencic withdraws from Western & Southern Open with arm injury

  Belinda Bencic withdrew from the Western & Southern Open because of a right forearm injury after losing the first set 6-2 Thursday against sixth-ranked Lucie Safarova. Bencic upset top-ranked Serena Williams last weekend en route to winning the Rogers Cup in Toronto. The 12th-ranked Bencic said it's too soon to know if she will play in next week's tournament at New Haven,...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Bencic withdraws in Cincinnati after 1 set against Safarova

MASON, Ohio (AP) Belinda Bencic has withdrawn from the Western & Southern Open after dropping the first set against seventh-seeded Lucie Safarova 6-2 in the round of 16. No reason was immediately given for the 12th-seeded Bencic's abrupt withdrawal Thursday. The Swiss teenager was coming off the biggest moment of her brief career, when she won the tournament in Toronto last...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Serena Williams Downs Lucie Safarova, Captures Third French Open Title

PARIS — Serena Williams has won the French Open title for the third time after beating Lucie Safarova 6-3, 6-7 (2), 6-2. The top-ranked American has now won 20 Grand Slam titles. Safarova led 2-0 in the final set. Williams led 4-1 in the second set but then her serve fell apart as the 13th-seeded Czech player rallied to force a decider. Thumbnail photo via Michel Euler/Associated...
June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

French Open Day 12: Safarova and Williams into Final

The French Open women’s semifinals were completed today. The day featured two very different, but equally enjoyable matches. The first semifinal seemed to be the more intriguing. With Serena Williams looming on the other half of the draw, there was a lot on the line for both Lucie Safarova and Ana Ivanovic. For Safarova, this was only the second major semifinal in her career. The...
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Serena Williams Reaches French Open Final Despite Flu, Will Face Lucie Safarova

PARIS — At changeovers in her French Open semifinal, an ill Serena Williams walked ever so slowly to the sideline, where even lowering herself to sit down seemed difficult. With the temperature nearing 85 degrees (30 Celsius) on the hottest day of the tournament, she pressed white towels filled with ice against her forehead and neck and guzzled water...
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

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