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Switzerland levels Fed Cup tie vs France

Teenager Belinda Bencic eased past Virginie Razzano 6-1, 6-1 Sunday to bring Switzerland level with France at 2-2 in the first round of their Fed Cup World Group II tie. Bencic showed great composure to break Razzano five times in the one-sided match. ''I just played with no pressure,'' Bencic told Sport Plus television. ''I just enjoyed the match. I was...
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February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

WTA Bastad – Monday Results, Tuesday Schedule

    COLLECTOR SWEDISH OPEN Bastad, Sweden July 15-21, 2013 $235,000/International Red Clay/Outdoors Results – Monday, July 15, 2013 Singles – First Round (5) Lourdes Domínguez Lino (ESP) d. Anabel Medina Garrigues (ESP) 61 62 Virginie Razzano (FRA) d. (7) Sílvia Soler-Espinosa (ESP) 75 61 (8) Johanna Larsson (SWE) d. Sofia Arvidsson (SWE) 61 61 [...]
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July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

As Serena Slips, Razzano Regains Footing

Virginie Razzano has struggled to follow up her inspiring win over Serena Williams, but has posted some encouraging results close to the site of her infamous victory. There are precious few constants on the WTA Tour, but one bizarre set of coincidences seems to point towards an inverse proportion in the careers of Serena Williams and her nemesis, Virginie Razzano. For much of the...
Via Tennis Grand Stand
January 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Stosur Rallies Past Razzano in Osaka

HP OPENOsaka, JapanOctober 8-14, 2012$220,000/InternationalHard/OutdoorsResults – Wednesday, October 10, 2012Singles – Second Round(1) Samantha Stosur (AUS) d. Virginie Razzano (FRA) 16 62 64Jamie Hampton (USA) d. (WC) Tamarine Tanasugarn (THA) 75 75Misaki Doi (JPN) d. (Q) Olga Puchkova (RUS) 63 62Chang Kai-Chen (TPE) d. Casey Dellacqua (AUS) 76(4) 63Doubles – First Round(2...
Via Tennis Panorama
October 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Trendy Tennis Best 2012 French Open Fashion: Fab Five Royal Court

It’s June, and we all know what that means. The heavy, red clay at Roland Garros promises long, well-crafted points and exciting French Open tennis! As is the case at any Grand Slam tournament, we have learned to expect the unexpected…like the early ousting of Serena Williams by French woman, Virginie Razzano and the first-round spanking Andy Roddick took from Frenchman...
Via Trendy Tennis
June 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Razzano overcomes penalties in upset

In one of the most dramatic and scarcely believable duels ever played out on the Center Court at Roland Garros, Serena Williams lost in the first round of a Grand Slam tournament for the first time. In her 47th such event. Williams, the No. 5 seed, was a 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-3 loser Tuesday to 29-year-old French player Virginie Razzano, who is ranked 111th in the world. The loss came...
Via Fox Sports
May 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Razzano gets to smile again at French Open

Virginie Razzano got to smile a really big smile at the French Open for the first time in years. The little-known Frenchwoman played at Roland Garros last year barely a week after the death of her coach and fiance. But on Tuesday, Razzano did what no woman has even done before: she beat Serena Williams in the first round of a Grand Slam tournament. After defeating Williams 4-6...
Via Fox Sports
May 29, 2012  |  Discuss

The Shocker of the Year: Serena Out

The shocker of the year took place in Roland Garros today. After a painfully dull day of tennis, it looked as if the Serena Williams- Virginie Razzano match would finish off the day in the same fashion. Being declared the favorite based on her recent performances, Serena was facing Razzano, who wasn't even within the top 100 of the WTA rankings. Serena won the first set in a...
Via In the Tramlines
May 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Serena Williams cries between sets during loss to Virginie Razzano (Video)

Much of the tennis world will likely need the rest of the day to figure out exactly what happened to Serena Williams in the first round of the French Open on Tuesday. Believe it or not, Serena is out of the tournament. In a match that lasted 23 minutes, the 5th-seeded Williams lost to a little-known player who is ranked 111th in the world named Virginie Razzano. Williams lost 6-4...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Razzano, Parmentier put France 2-0 up vs. Slovenia

Virginie Razzano and Pauline Parmentier won in contrasting ways to give France a 2-0 lead over Slovenia in their Fed Cup World Group II playoff on Saturday. Razzano rallied from a set down and overcame a late bout of cramp in her right thigh to beat Petra Rampre 2-6, 6-4, 6-4, and Parmentier followed up with a breezy 6-2, 6-3 win against 17-year-old Nastja Kolar. Razzano was serving...
Via Fox Sports
April 21, 2012  |  Discuss
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