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Nadia Petrova Goes Back to the (Live Score)Board

While absent from Indian Wells’ TV coverage, Nadia Petrova posted impressive numbers during her win over No. 21 seed Julia Goerges. Growing up as a tennis fan in the mid 2000s, I remember staying up past 3AM watching matches played in Australia. I remember matches I’ve seen in person around, from New York to New Haven. But if there has been one constant through my tenure in tennis...
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March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Petrova wins third WTA title of 2012

Nadia Petrova stunned top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki 6-2, 6-1 to win the Tournament of Champions on Sunday, clinching her third WTA title of the year. The second-seeded Russian broke Wozniacki twice in each set, taking control from the beginning through her booming serve and groundstrokes. It was Petrova's first win in the last five matches against the 11th-ranked Dane. Petrova...
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November 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Kirilenko and Petrova Claim Final Doubles Spot At TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships

ST. PETERSBURG, FL, USA (October 20, 2012) – The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) announced on Saturday that Russians Maria Kirilenko and Nadia Petrova have claimed the final doubles place at the TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships, which will be staged at the Sinan Erdem Arena in Istanbul, Turkey. This final qualification rounds out an exceptional player field for the WTA...
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October 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Petrova Defeats Radwanska to Earn Tokyo Title

    Nadia Petrova captured her 12th career WTA title on Saturday by winning the final of the Toray Pan Pacific Open over defending champion No. 3 Agniezska Radwanska in Tokyo. “After running out of gas in the second set, I don’t know where I found the strength and willpower to fight in the third set, but I did and it feels amazing,” Petrova said. This is the biggest tournament...
Via Tennis Panorama
September 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Petrova claims Pan Pacific title

Russia's Nadia Petrova beat defending champion Agnieska Radwanska 6-0, 1-6, 6-3 on Saturday to win the Pan Pacific Open. Radwanska double faulted twice in the eighth game of the last set when Petrova broke the Pole to go ahead 5-3 before winning the match in the next game with a smash to the corner. Petrova won her 12th career title and for the first time in her career beat...
Via AP on Fox
September 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Clijsters, Petrova, Tipsarevic US Open 2012 Fila Fashion

The third day of U.S. Open was last for Kim Clijsters. Not only the last day of the tournament, but the last day of her tennis career. 29-year old tennis star retires after the defeat by Briton Laura Robson. With 41 titles, including four major crowns, and long stints at world No.1, Clijsters leaves fulfilled. And we take chance to showcase Kim in our Fila fashion review for...
Via Trendy Tennis
August 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Ferrer and Petrova Capture UNICEF Open Crowns

  David Ferrer and Nadia Petrova took home grass court on Saturday at the UNICEF Open in the Netherlands. Ferrer knocked out Philipp Petzschner 6-3, 6-4 for his 15th career title. “Today was a tough match. The key was with my serve,” noted Ferrer. I served very good all the match. I played my best match of this week. I was more consistent than in my last matches. “I’m very...
Via Tennis Panorama
June 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Jelena Jankovic and Nadia Petrova Join Stanford Field

STANFORD, CA ( – The player field at this year’s Bank of the West Classic now has former top-10 players Jelena Jankovic and Nadia Petrova entered into the premier WTA event. Former world No.1 Jankovic will be making her second appearance at the Bank of the West Classic where she looks to build on her impressive 12 career WTA singles titles. In addition...
Via Tennis Panorama
May 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Petrova applying for US citizenship

Russian tennis star Nadia Petrova will be hoping for home support next time she challenges at Indian Wells. Petrova, who saw her campaign at this year's BNP Paribas Open end Tuesday at the hands of compatriot Maria Kirilenko, hopes to be listed as an American in 2013 after applying for US citizenship. The 29-year-old Petrova, who was born in Moscow, owns a home in Miami and...
Via Fox Sports
March 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Petrova beats Peng in straight sets in Bali

Nadia Petrova of Russia beat second-seeded Peng Shuai of China 6-4, 6-3 on Thursday to reach the semifinals of the Tournament of Champions. Petrova lost her serve four times in the match but managed to break Peng seven times to clinch the victory. The 25-year-old Peng had won both her previous matches against Petrova this year in three sets. ''Today it was very important...
Via AP on Fox
November 03, 2011  |  Discuss
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