Svetlana Kuznetsova spills her conversation with Serena Williams post pregnancy announcement to media

Last week Serena Williams announced that she was pregnant by way of a  SnapChat photo that read “20 Weeks.” This post was then deleted, but her publicist later confirmed the news that she and her fiancé Alexis Ohanian are expecting in the fall. She plans to return to the tennis court in 2018. Fans, players and people everywhere can’t seem to get enough of the news, especially...
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3 days ago

Vesnina beats Kuznetsova in 3 sets to win Indian Wells title

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) Elena Vesnina defeated Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-7 (6), 7-5, 6-4 to win the BNP Paribas Open in an all-Russian final. Vesnina had never advanced beyond the third round in singles, although she has won the doubles title at the desert tournament three times. She beat No. 2 seed Angelique Kerber and No. 12 Venus Williams on her way to the final, the biggest...
Via Associated Press
March 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Kuznetsova retains Kremlin Cup title for WTA Finals spot

MOSCOW (AP) Svetlana Kuznetsova secured the last spot at the WTA Finals in Singapore after defeating Daria Gavrilova of Australia 6-2, 6-1 Saturday to retain her Kremlin Cup title. The top-seeded Russian saved six of the seven break points she faced and converted six of her eight opportunities to beat the 38th-ranked Gavrilova in 72 minutes. The 22-year-old Gavrilova, who knocked...
Via Associated Press
October 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Kuznetsova, Dimitrov win at Sydney International

SYDNEY (AP) Two-time Grand Slam champion Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia has booked a semifinal berth at the Sydney International, while fourth-seeded Grigor Dimitrov advanced to the men's quarterfinals of the Australian Open tune-up event. The 30-year-old Kuznetsova, who won the 2004 U.S. Open and 2009 French Open, beat Sara Errani of Italy 7-6 (1), 6-0 on Wednesday and will meet...
Via Associated Press
January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Qualifier beats Kuznetsova in NZ, 2nd upset win in 2 days

Austrian qualifier Tamira Paszek continued her strong run at the ASB Classic on Wednesday by beating two-time Grand Slam champion Svetlana Kuznetsova after defeating former French Open champion Francesca Schiavone in the first round. Paszek's 6-2, 6-3 win over fourth-seeded Kuznetsova deprived the Auckland tournament of another of its drawcards after the top two seeds, defending...
Via Associated Press
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Momentum is a fickle beast for Monfils

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...
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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