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Lepchenko, Riske to meet in Tianjin quarterfinals

TIANJIN, China (AP) Varvara Lepchenko and Alison Riske set up an all-American quarterfinal match at the Tianjin Open with straight-set wins on Wednesday. The fourth-seeded Lepchenko defeated 18-year-old Chinese wild-card entry Liu Fangzhou 7-6 (3), 7-5, while the sixth-seeded Riske beat Olga Govortsova of Belarus 6-4, 7-6 (3). Also, Sorana Cirstea of Romania beat Andrea Hlavackova...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Korea Open: American Lepchenko advances to Round 2

SEOUL, South Korea -- Fifth-seeded Varvara Lepchenko of the United States advanced to the second round of the Korea Open by beating Olivia Rogowska of Australia 6-1, 6-2 Monday. Lepchenko converted all three break points in first set at Olympic Park Tennis Center. She will next face Han Na-Lae of South Korea, who beat Su Jeong-jang 7-6 (5), 4-6, 6-3. Also, Christina McHale of the...
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September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Catching Up With Varvara Lepchenko

Image from Varvara's Facebook Page We caught up with American tennis player Varvara Lepchenko at the Sony Open as she was cooling down after her 2:59 hour match against Tomljanovic.  Enjoy! If you could only have 1 meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?Ice cream. What is one thing that you would change about yourself? I wouldn’t change anything. What is one...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Fed Cup Rookie Lepchenko Keeps Team USA’s Hopes Alive in Fed Cup

  (February 9, 2013) United States Fed Cup rookie world No. No. 21 Varvara Lepchenko kept US hopes alive against Italy by defeating.  No. 16 Roberta Vinci  2-6, 6-4, 7-5 in the second singles rubber on Saturday to even the first round tie at 1-1. The match, which lasted for two hours and 17 minutes marked the first time the two women had ever faced off against each other. Italy’s...
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February 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Lepchenko lifts US into tie vs. Italy

American Varvara Lepchenko won on her Fed Cup debut to put the United States level at 1-1 against Italy on Saturday, after Sara Errani had beaten Jamie Hampton. The 21st-ranked Lepchenko beat 16th-ranked Vinci 2-6, 6-4, 7-5 with the Italian appearing to struggle with cramp in a dramatic final set which had seven breaks of serve. Vinci twice had treatment on court as she fought...
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February 08, 2013  |  Discuss

10 things you should know about Vavara Lepchenko

by Lindsay Gibbs The Olympics are here and there is one member of Team USA’s tennis squad who’s name might look unfamiliar to you:  Varvara Lepchenko.  The twenty-six year old has had a phenomenal year on the WTA tour, climbing from 127 at the beginning of the year to 41 now.  Plus she has an inspiring tale that sums up the Olympic spirit!  Here’s what you should know:
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July 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Lepchenko loses but gains likely spot at Olympics

On the day Varvara Lepchenko became the last American singles player to exit the French Open, she also learned she's in line to become one of the few Americans to wear the red, white and blue at the Olympics. A bittersweet close to an overall successful stay at Roland Garros, which included victories over 2010 French Open champion Francesca Schiavone and former No. 1 Jelena...
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June 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Varvara Lepchenko’s successful season continues in Madrid

What do Serena Williams and Varvara Lepchenko have in common? Both players are into the third round at the 2012 Mutua Madrid Open and are the only American women left in the tournament. While the former has a much higher profile, Lepchenko, an Uzbek-born American, scored the bigger win with a first round upset over 2010 French Open champion Francesca Schiavone – the best win...
Via Tennis Grand Stand
May 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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