SEOUL, South Korea (AP) Maria Kirilenko took another step in her comeback from injury by beating third-seeded Klara Koukalova of the Czech Republic 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-0 Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the Korea Open.
Kirilenko fell out of the top 100 this year after a knee injury kept her out the first three months of the season. She will next face sixth-seeded Kaia Kanepi of...
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It appears that Alexander Ovechkin is getting over his broken engagement with tennis star Maria Kirilenko by dedicating himself to physical fitness. Ovi posted some videos to his Instagram account in which the Washington Capitals superstar is engaging in some strenuous-looking workouts as he prepares for the upcoming season. The first one is simple enough, […] The post Alexander...
Maria Kirilenko has ended her engagement to NHL hockey player Alexander Ovechki. The two were dating for a year before they became engaged in 2012. In her statement, Maria made it sound like the decision was her's.
"I have made a decision to break up our engagement,” Kirilenko said in an R-Sport interview. “There are a lot of reasons, but I wouldn’t want to go in...
There is a lot going on in Maria Kirilenko’s world. The Russian tennis player is playing her first grand slam since getting engaged to boyfriend Alex Ovechkin last month. Kirilenko also defeated Yanina Wickmayer 7-6, 6-3 on Saturday to advance to the fourth round of the Australian Open.
After her victory, Kirilenko conducted a post-match interview where the subject of her engagement...
Surprise, surprise, Maria Kirilenko is back wearing Stella McCartney. The announcement was made today at the adidas Stella MCCartney barricade line launch in Melbourne. Back in 2008 Kirilenko was the only WTA player wearing adidas by Stella. She was then moved to adidas' Barricade line. Have to say she looked snazz in both but her petite frame is perfect for the designer range...
After tips from several media sources, including Tennis Channel’s own Brett Haber, Washington Capitals left winger and captain Alex Ovechkin confirmed his engagement to the beautiful Maria Kirilenko via his Twitter account today. We are engaged !!!!!!! ))))))))) — Alex Ovechkin (@ovi8) December 31, 2012 The two athletes have been dating since at least November 2011 when Ovechkin...
This week tournament organizers of the Tournament of Champions Sofia announced that Russian’s Maria Kirilenko would receive the second available wild card into the eight-woman contest, joining home-grown favorite Tsvetana Pironkova, who enjoys one of the highest profiles of any Bulgarian athlete and whose wild card was allocated earlier in the year.
A back injury forced former champion Maria Kirilenko of Russia to withdraw from a first-round match of the Korea Open on Wednesday.
The 14th-ranked Kirilenko said she hurt her back in practice and aggravated it in in the two games played against South Korean wild-card Lee So-ra.
Kirilenko won her fifth and last WTA title here four years ago.
Third-seeded Kaia Kanepi, returning...
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September 19, 2012
Doubles specialist Andrea Hlavackova has reached the fourth round of a Grand Slam singles tournament in her U.S. Open debut.
The 82nd-ranked Czech collapsed to the court after Maria Kirilenko's last shot landed wide for a 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 win Saturday. Tears streamed down her face during her post-match interview.
A 2011 French Open doubles champion, Hlavackova lost in U.S. Open...
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September 01, 2012
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Washington Capitals winger Alex Ovechkin confirmed Wednesday that he is dating tennis player Maria Kirilenko. The hockey superstar sent the following tweet from his Ovi8 account: “Me and my girlfriend Maria….she is my queen!!!!” Kirilenko, the No. 27 ranked player in the world, reportedly recently broke up with boyfriend Igor Andreev, who is also a [...]