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LUCIE SAFAROVA RUMORS

Bouchard earns 3-set victory in Montreal

MONTREAL (AP) Eugenie Bouchard thrilled her hometown crowd with a 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (3) victory over Lucie Safarova in the opening round of the women's Rogers Cup on Tuesday. Bouchard fell behind 3-1 in the tiebreaker, but then put up six straight points, taking the win on Safarova's double fault on match point. The Westmount, Quebec, native has dropped to 41st in WTA rankings since...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lucie Safarova wins Prague Open for 7th career WTA title

PRAGUE (AP) Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic came from a set down to win the Prague Open, overcoming Sam Stosur of Australia 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 in the final on Saturday. Safarova broke Stosur for 4-3 in the final set and served out with her 14th ace to claim her seventh WTA title, and first in 14 months. Coming back from a bacterial infection last year, Safarova, the French Open...
Via Associated Press
April 30, 2016  |  Discuss

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...
Via Associated Press
October 26, 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...
Via Associated Press
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!
Via Onthegotennis
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...
Via NESN.com
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...
Via NESN.com
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss
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