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Shahar Peer Wins Suzhou Ladies Open

  (August 10, 2013) Former world No. 11 Shahar Peer won the WTA 125K Series in Suzhou China over China’s Zheng Saisai 6-2, 2-6, 6-3. The Israeli who fell to as low as 179 in the rankings during Wimbledon is up to 113 and close to returning to the top 100. “It was extremely hot […]
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August 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Svitolina Wins Baku Cup for First WTA Title

   , (July 28, 2013) Elina Svitolina captured her first WTA title by winning the Baku Cup over Shahar Peer 6-4, 6-4. For the 18-year-old Svitolina, she becomes the first teenager to win a title since Timea Babos won in Monterrey in February of 2012 “Thank you Shahar for a great final,” Svitolina said. “It [...]
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July 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Peer, Svitolina to Baku Cup final

Shahar Peer of Israel advanced to the Baku Cup final by routing Polish qualifier Magda Linette 6-1, 6-1 on Saturday. The 149th-ranked Peer will face Ukrainian teenager Elina Svitolina, the 2010 French Open junior champion who defeated fourth-seeded Alexandra Cadantu of Romania 6-1, 6-4. Peer is bidding for a sixth career title in her first final since losing to Nadia Petrova in...
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July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Svitolina claims Baku Cup title

Elina Svitolina won the Baku Cup title by beating Shahar Peer of Israel 6-4, 6-4 in the final on Sunday. The 18-year-old Ukrainian, the 2010 French Open junior champion, landed four aces and broke Peer decisively in each set to claim her second career title. She won her first last November in Pune, India. The 149-ranked Peer, whose ranking has fallen from a career-best No. 11,...
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July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Peer upsets Scheepers at Baku Cup

Israel's Shahar Peer defeated third-seeded South African Chanelle Scheepers 2-6, 7-5, 6-3 Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals of the Baku Cup. Peer will face Tadeja Majeric on Friday. Majeric stopped Tereza Martincova 7-6 (5), 6-3, securing victory with three second-set breaks. Elina Svitolina beat Nastassja Burnett 6-0, 7-6 (3) and will face Donna Vekic. Also, Magda...
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July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Scheepers, Peer advance at Budapest GP

Chanelle Scheepers of South Africa reached her third quarterfinals of the year when she defeated Petra Martic of Croatia 7-5, 6-4 at the Hungarian Grand Prix on Thursday. ''I'm happy to have made the transition to clay from grass fairly smoothly,'' said Scheepers, the sixth seed. ''Petra is such a good player, so I knew I had to take my chances when I...
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July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

WTA Katowice Gallery: Radwanska Exhibition Match; Pironkova, Minella, Peer and more

KATOWICE (April 9, 2013) — Tuesday at the BNP Paribas Katowice Open included a special doubles exhibition match featuring Poland’s top talent, Agnieszka Radwanska, and also saw two seed bow out, No. 5 seed Alize Cornet and No. 4 Julia Goerges as she was forced to retire down 4-1 in the third set. Full results and gallery below. SINGLES – FIRST ROUND Mandy Minella (LUX) d Vesna...
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April 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Gajdosova, Peer Move On In Hobart

After rain hampered play for much of the day No.6 seed Shahar Peer (ISR) defeated Sacha Jones (AUS) 7-6(7) 6-4 not until early Wednesday evening at the Morilla Hobart International. Qualifier Mona Barthel (GER) continued her hot streak defeating No.2 seed Anabel Medina-Garrigues (ESP) in straight sets 6-1 6-4.   Defending champion Jarmila Gajdosova (AUS) also progressed to the next...
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January 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Medina Garrigues, Peer Gain Second Round in Hobart

No.2 seed Anabel Medina Garrigues (ESP), No.6 seed Shahar Peer (ISR) and qualifier Sacha Jones (AUS) all notched wins to move through to the second round today at the Moorilla Hobart International.   In other matches world No.60 Sorana Cirstea (ROU) upset 2011 finalist Bethanie Mattek-Sands (USA) in three sets 2-6 6-3 7-5 to reach the quarterfinals. Joining her in the third round...
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January 10, 2012  |  Discuss

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