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LUCIE SAFAROVA RUMORS

Safarova eliminated, Pliskova advances at Prague Open

PRAGUE -- Top-seeded Karolina Pliskova rallied from a set down to advance to the quarterfinals of the Prague Open on Wednesday with a 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (1) victory over Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria. Pliskova will next face either fifth-seeded Alize Cornet of France or Czech wild-card entry Denisa Allertova. Second-seeded Lucie Safarova, ranked 13th, was eliminated in the first round...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Czech Republic beats Canada in Hopman Cup opener

Lucie Safarova scored two wins -- one in the women's singles, another in the mixed doubles -- to give the Czech Republic a 2-1 victory over Canada on the opening day of the Hopman Cup on Sunday. Safarova defeated Wimbledon runner-up Eugenie Bouchard 6-0, 6-4 in 70 minutes to give the Czechs an early 1-0 lead, then teamed with Adam Pavlasek to beat Bouchard and Vasek Pospisil 6-4...
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January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Pan Pacific Open: Madison Keys falls to Safarova

TOKYO -- Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic rallied from a set down to beat American teenager Madison Keys 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-2 in the first round of the Pan Pacific Open on Monday. The seventh-seeded Safarova saved eight of 10 break points to oust the unseeded Keys and advance to the second round, where she will face wild-card entry Belinda Bencic of Switzerland. Bencic defeated...
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September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Grown Man Battles Teenager for Female Tennis Player’s Towel

In sporting events, adults usually give up souvenirs for kids in attendance. Well, that wasn’t the case on Monday. After Svetlana Kuznetsova beat Lucie Safarova in the fourth round of the 2014 French Open, she threw some of her personal gears into the crowd. Then this grown man in suit battled for Kuznetsova’s towel with a teenager. You don’t see this often. It’s safe to...
Via The Garbage Time
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Czech Republic names Kvitova, Safarova to Fed Cup squad

The Czech Republic has named its highest ranked players on Wednesday to face Spain in next month first round of the Fed Cup. World No. 6 Petra Kvitova and Lucie Safarova, ranked 27th are expected to play the singles at the Feb 8-9 series on an outdoor clay-court in Seville. Kvitova was upset in the first round of the Australian Open by Thailand's Luksika Kumkhum while Safarova...
Via AP on Fox
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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