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ROBERTA VINCI RUMORS

Vinci, Rybarikova to meet in Istanbul Cup quarterfinals

ISTANBUL (AP) Italy's Roberta Vinci beat Russian qualifier Alexandra Panova 7-6 (3), 6-3 on Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals of the Istanbul Cup. Vinci next plays Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia, who only needed 50 minutes to cruise past wild card entrant Ipek Soylu of Turkey 6-0, 6-0. In the day's other second round matches, Lesia Tsurenko of Ukraine was a 6-1, 6-1 winner...
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July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Vinci, Knapp roll to quarterfinals at Nuremberg Cup

NUREMBERG, Germany -- Seeded Italians Roberta Vinci and Karin Knapp advanced to the Nuremberg Cup quarterfinals with comfortable second-round victories on Tuesday. Vinci, the No. 4 seed, defeated Czech player Tereza Smitkova 6-2, 6-1, and Knapp, the No. 6, prevailed over German wild card Anna-Lena Friedsam 6-1, 6-3. Vinci next faces Switzerland's Stephanie Voegele or the seventh...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Luxembourg Open: Sixth-seeded Vinci reaches second round

LUXEMBOURG -- Sixth-seeded Roberta Vinci of Italy reached the second round at the Luxembourg Open with a 6-1, 6-3 win over Tereza Smitkova of the Czech Republic on Monday. Struggling with her first serve, the 2010 champion was broken twice but converted six of 11 break points against her 84th-ranked opponent. Vinci was joined in the next round by eighth-seeded Monica Niculescu of...
Via AP on Fox
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Croatian teen Konjuh stuns No. 1 seed Vinci in ASB Classic

Only four days after her 16th birthday and in her first match at WTA level, Croatia's Ana Konjuh pulled off a major upset by beating top-seeded Roberta Vinci 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 on Tuesday in the opening round of the ASB Classic. Konjuh, who won the Australian Open and US Open junior singles titles in 2013, finished stronger than Italy's Vinci who is ranked 14; 245 places ahead of her...
Via AP on Fox
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss
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