KRAKOW, Poland (AP) Russia took a 1-0 lead over Poland when Svetlana Kuznetsova defeated Agnieszka Radwanska 6-4, 2-6, 6-2 Saturday in the first round of the Fed Cup.
The eighth-ranked Radwanska was broken twice in the final set in her hometown of Krakow as Kuznetsova wrapped up the win in 2 hours, 15 minutes in front of a crowd of some 15,000.
Both players struggled to hold serve...
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February 07, 2015
Dogs and tennis balls go together like peanut butter and jelly.
So beware ball boys and ball girls.
The pups are taking the court.
With the WTA visiting Auckland, New Zealand this week for the ASB Classic, organizers of the tournament employed a couple canines to work an exhibition match between Venus Williams and Svetlana Kuznetsova.
Check out this doggone puppylicious video.
NEW YORK (AP) Svetlana Kuznetsova lost her first-round match at the U.S. Open for the first time since 2005, the year she was the tournament's defending champion.
Kuznetsova, seeded 20th this time, was beaten 3-6, 6-2, 7-6 (3) on Tuesday by 82nd-ranked Marina Erakovic of New Zealand.
''It's disappointing, it's shocking, to lose (in the) first round,'' said Kuznetsova, who won a...
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August 26, 2014
Dear readers, today’s piece will be a lesson in the craziness, the by-the-minute topsy-turviness, the mayhem that tennis is capable of producing. The stage? Men’s quarterfinal matchup number two, Gaël Monfils, the last Frenchman in the draw, the shining hope of the host nation, against Andy Murray, the staid Scot, the Wimbledon-conqueror himself, the perfect foil for the showman...
In sporting events, adults usually give up souvenirs for kids in attendance. Well, that wasn’t the case on Monday.
After Svetlana Kuznetsova beat Lucie Safarova in the fourth round of the 2014 French Open, she threw some of her personal gears into the crowd. Then this grown man in suit battled for Kuznetsova’s towel with a teenager. You don’t see this often. It’s safe to...
Watch this complete piece of **** at The French Open steal a towel thrown to two kids by Svetlana Kuznetsova. [Extra Mustard]Follow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return Home
Fifth-seeded Elena Vesnina of Russia advanced to the quarterfinals of the Pattaya Open on Thursday by beating local player Nicha Lertpitaksinchai of Thailand 6-3, 6-3.
Vesnina trailed 3-1 in the second set before taking the last five games to clinch the win in 1 hour, 16 minutes.
Vesina will play Julia Goerges of Germany, who had a walkover in the second round after second-seeded...
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January 30, 2014
Merry Christmas everyone! I hope 2013 has been a wonderful year for you. It's been a little but up and down for me. Once again I had a wonderful time at the Australian Open and went on another fantastic holiday, (this time Bali), but I also said goodbye to my wonderful granddad who passed away on his 92nd birthday. I'm kicking off 2014 with the Australian Open so I will have lots...