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The Anatomy of a Match: Vania King vs. Sara Errani on New Year’s Day From Shenzhen Open in China

by Terence Leong What happens when two top doubles players meet up against in other in singles? It happened in the second round of Shenzhen Open in China when Vania King, ranked No. 85 in singles and the 2010 Wimbledon and US Open doubles champion, faced Sara Errani, ranked No. 7 in singles and No. 1 in doubles, in a New Year’s Day confrontation. King prevailed in a grueling 2...
Via Tennis Grand Stand
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Li Na Advances, Vania King Stuns Seed Sara Errani

Vania King playing Carlsbad (January 1, 2014) Top-seed and defending champion Li Na has moved into the quarterfinals of the Shenzhen Open moving past Ukraine’s Nadiya Kichenok 6-1, 6-4 on Wednesday. American Vania King earned her first ever victory over a top-10 player when she upset No. 7 Sara Errani of Italy 2-6, 7-6 (7), 6-3. King will play Barbora Zahlavova Strycova of the...
Via Tennis Panorama
January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Zhang wins Guangzhou Open over King

Zhang Shuai of China won her first WTA singles title Saturday by defeating qualifier Vania King 7-6 (1), 6-1 in the final of Guangzhou Open. Zhang converted her first break point of the match in the opening game of the second set and went on to break King two more times to wrap up the match in 1 hour, 37 minutes. Zhang became the first Chinese player to win the Guangzhou Open since...
Via AP on Fox
September 20, 2013  |  Discuss

King, Konta in Guangzhou Open quarters

Qualifiers Vania King of the United States and Johanna Konta of Britain made it to the Guangzhou Open quarterfinals on Wednesday. King, a main-draw winner as a qualifier for the fourth time this year, defeated Bojana Jovanovski of Serbia 6-4, 0-6, 6-4 to reach her first quarterfinals in 14 months. Konta upset No. 4-seeded Shuai Peng of China 6-1, 6-3 to book her first career quarterfinal...
Via AP on Fox
September 17, 2013  |  Discuss

King advances at Guangzhou Open

American qualifier Vania King advanced to the second round of the Guangzhou Open by beating 2011 champion Chanelle Scheepers of South Africa 2-6, 6-1, 6-3 on Monday. Scheepers finished the match with 10 double-faults. Defending champion Hsieh Su-wei of Taiwan also reached the second round, beating Paula Ormaechea of Argentina 6-1, 6-2, while eighth-seeded Monica Puig of Puerto...
Via AP on Fox
September 16, 2013  |  Discuss

King beats former champion at Guangzhou Open

American qualifier Vania King advanced to the second round of the Guangzhou Open by beating 2011 champion Chanelle Scheepers of South Africa 2-6, 6-1, 6-3 Monday. Scheepers finished the match with 10 double-faults. Defending champion Hsieh Su-wei of Taiwan also reached the second round, beating Paula Ormaechea of Argentina 6-1, 6-2, while eighth-seeded Monica Puig of Puerto Rico...
Via AP on Fox
September 16, 2013  |  Discuss

WTA Spotlight on American Tennis Player Vania King

Vania King at the Sony Ericsson Open (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images) American Vania King may seem like a veteran on the WTA Tour but at only 23-years-old, she is one of the more experienced younger players in women’s tennis. Currently sitting at a steady world number 54, she will soon best her career-high of #50 from back in 2006. I had a chance to chat with Vania after...
Via Tennis Grand Stand
March 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Vania King: A Model of Consistency

Vania King, ranked No. 54 in the world, will take on the 15th seed Ana Ivanovic in the second round of the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami, FL. Call it the Vania King generation. With the Williams sisters seemingly nearing the end of their careers and the focus of American tennis turning to young rising stars such as Christina McHale and Sloane Stephens, King remains one of the standout...
Via Tennis Grand Stand
March 22, 2012  |  Discuss

At 22, Vania King learns to make peace with tennis

By 17, Vania King had won her first WTA title and cracked the top 50 in the rankings. There was just one problem _ she wasn't sure she actually liked playing tennis.
Via Sign on San Diego
January 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Breaking Down the Australian Open Draw: WTA

The beauty of women's tennis over the past couple of years is that there has been no run-away favorite.  It seems like a new woman emerges at every Major, which makes each Grand Slam even more exciting.  This holds true going into the 2012 Australian Open.  There are numerous women who have great chances to hold up the trophy at the end of two weeks, and there figures to be...
Via In the Tramlines
January 15, 2012  |  Discuss
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