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SVETLANA KUZNETSOVA RUMORS

2004 US Open champ Kuznetsova loses in 1st round

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,''...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Raonic and Kuznetsova Claim Citi Open Crowns

Milos Raonic   (August 3, 2014) Milos Raonic and Svetlana Kuznetsova won the singles titles at the Citi Open on Sunday in Washington, DC. In the first-ever all-Canadian final on the ATP World Tour in the Open Era, No. 7 Milos Raonic defeated Vasek Pospisil 6-1, 6-4. For Raonic it’s his sixth ATP title, his last coming last September in Bangkok. “It’s great the way (the match...
Via Tennis Panorama
26 days ago  |  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...
Via isportsweb.com
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Bouchard Falls to Kuznetsova at Portugal Open

  Svetlana Kuznetsova (May 1, 2014) Second seed Eugenie Bouchard of Canada fell 6-4, 6-1 to former French Open champion, Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova at the Portugal Open on Thursday. The former Roland Garros champion’s experience showed on the clay of Oeiras. “She was consistent, but aggressive when she had to be,” Bouchard said to WTAtennis.com. “I tried to play my game...
Via Tennis Panorama
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Kuznetsova Quietly Breezes Through Australian Open Draw

By Jaclyn Stacey   (January 17, 2013) Svetlana Kuznetsova needed only 52 minutes to dispose of twenty-sixth seed Hsieh Su-Wei and progress through to a third round meeting with Spaniard Carla Suarez-Navarro on Saturday.   The two time Grand Slam champion missed much of the second half of the 2012 season due to a knee injury and fell outside of the top 50 for the first time in 11...
Via Tennis Panorama
January 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Kuznetsova bows out in Auckland 1st round

Former world No. 2 Svetlana Kuznetsova stumbled to a three-set loss to unseeded Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands in the first round of the ASB Tennis Classic on Monday. The two-time Grand Slam winner won the first set in a tight tiebreak but struggled in windy conditions and went down 7-6 (6), 6-2, 7-5. Swirling winds on center court at the Auckland Tennis Center contributed to...
Via AP on Fox
December 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Kuznetsova teams up with Argentine coach

Shortly after losing in the first round of the Italian Open, Svetlana Kuznetsova decided to make a change. With a straight-set win in the opening round of the French Open already complete, it looks like it was a change for the better. The 2009 French Open champion has struggled since winning her second Grand Slam title at Roland Garros. But after the disappointing loss in Rome...
Via AP on Fox
May 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Kuznetsova exits Morocco with leg injury

Second-seeded Svetlana Kuznetsova is out of the Grand Prix SAR after retiring with a leg injury in the third set of her second-round match against Irina-Camelia Begu on Wednesday. Former French and U.S. Open champion Kuznetsova breezed through the first set 6-1, lost the second in a tiebreaker and trailed 3-2 in the third when she pulled out. Sixth-seeded Chanelle Scheepers of...
Via AP on Fox
April 25, 2012  |  Discuss

PHOTO OP: Kuznetsova's hairy situation

Maria Sharapova showed a photo of herself with short locks over on Facebook and the tennis world went cray. Then we found out it was a wig. Svetlana Kuznetsova showed up at the FED CUP presser in Moscow today wearing this hairy situation on her head. Then we found out it's REAL. So...Alexandr. Give Sveta her hair back. [Photo(s) credit: AP]
Via Down the Line!
April 18, 2012  |  Discuss

What Lies Beneath: Svetlana Kuznetsova

While in Auckland, Svetlana Kuznetsova displayed a new tattoo on the inside of her right arm which says,  Pain doesn't kill me, I kill the pain. With all the injuries happening early in the 2012 season, I hope this tattoo gives her some sort of magic shield against getting injured herself. Sveta, already has two other tattoos (that I am aware of).  One on the inside...
Via Onthegotennis
January 11, 2012  |  Discuss
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