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Muguruza defeats Safarova in WTA Finals debut

SINGAPORE -- Second seed Garbine Muguruza had a successful debut at the WTA Finals, recording a 6-3, 7-6 (4) win against Lucie Safarova on Monday. Muguruza, who is the first Spaniard to play in the WTA Finals since Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario in 2001, didn't face a break point in the first set and captured it by breaking Safarova's serve in the final game. The eighth-seeded Safarova...
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October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Safarova qualifies for WTA finals as Suarez Navarro loses

MOSCOW (AP) Lucie Safarova qualified for the WTA finals Thursday after her last rival Carla Suarez Navarro lost to a qualifier at the Kremlin Cup. Suarez Navarro could have qualified for the season-ending tournament in Singapore by reaching the final in Moscow but was beaten 6-1, 6-2 by Russia's Daria Kasatkina in the quarterfinals. Suarez Navarro landed just 56 percent of her first...
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October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

French Open runner-up Safarova says she has bacteria infection

  French Open finalist Lucie Safarova has been hospitalized in the Czech Republic with an unspecified infectious disease, and it's not clear when she may recover. Safarova posted a message with a photo from the hospital in Brno on Facebook on Wednesday: "It's been really hard month for me. Injury and now fighting bacteria infection in hospital!" Safarova has already qualified for...
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September 16, 2015  |  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!
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August 25, 2015  |  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

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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