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Wickmayer survives challenge at Stanford

Yanina Wickmayer beat Kai-Chen Chang 7-5, 2-6, 7-5 on Monday in a first-round match of the Bank of the West Classic. Wickmayer, a native of Belgium who is ranked 37th in the world and reached the third round at Wimbledon, is looking for her first WTA title this year and the fourth of her career. She reached the quarterfinals at Stanford two years ago. Chang, from Chinese Taipei...
Via Fox Sports
July 09, 2012  |  Discuss

No. 5 Wickmayer advances at Bank of the West

Yanina Wickmayer beat Kai-Chen Chang 7-5, 2-6, 7-5 on Monday in a first-round match of the Bank of the West Classic. Wickmayer, a native of Belgium who is ranked 37th in the world and reached the third round at Wimbledon, is looking for her first WTA title this year and the fourth of her career. She reached the quarterfinals at Stanford two years ago. Chang, from Chinese Taipei...
Via Fox Sports
July 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Wickmayer and Cornet Gain Bad Gastein Final

NÜRNBERGER GASTEIN LADIES Bad Gastein, Austria June 11-17, 2012 $220,000/International Red Clay/Outdoors Results – Saturday, June 16, 2012 Singles – Semifinals (2/WC) Yanina Wickmayer (BEL) d. Mandy Minella (LUX) 76(3) 63 (7) Alizé Cornet (FRA) d. (3) Ksenia Pervak (KAZ) 62 62 Doubles – Semifinals (1) Groenefeld/Martic (GER/CRO) d. (5) Jurak/Marosi (CRO/HUN) 63 67(2) 104...
Via Tennis Panorama
June 16, 2012  |  Discuss

WTA Bad Gastein gallery – Wickmayer, Cornet, Minella through to quarterfinals

After several days of rain in Bad Gastein, the sun finally arrived on the courts of the Nurnberger Gastein Ladies tournament in Austria, and the quarterfinals have been set. Tennis Grandstand photographer Rick Gleijm has been in Bad Gastein all week, including today’s on-court action. Check out his full gallery below! Results – Thursday, June 14, 2012 Singles – Second Round...
Via Tennis Grand Stand
June 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Wickmayer, Pervak Advance at Bad Gastein

NÜRNBERGER GASTEIN LADIES Bad Gastein, Austria June 11-17, 2012 $220,000/International Red Clay/Outdoors Results – Thursday, June 14, 2012 Singles – Second Round (2/WC) Yanina Wickmayer (BEL) d. Patricia Mayr-Achleitner (AUT) 76(4) 63 (3) Ksenia Pervak (KAZ) d. Sarah Gronert (GER) 62 63 Mandy Minella (LUX) d. (4) Carla Suárez Navarro (ESP) 62 36 63 (Q) Chichi Scholl (USA)...
Via Tennis Panorama
June 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Belgium leads Serbia 2-1 in Fed Cup

Yanina Wickmayer beat late substitute Aleksandra Krunic 6-1, 6-0 on Sunday to give Belgium a 2-1 lead over Serbia and bring it within one win of the Fed Cup semifinals. Krunic was brought in to replace Jelena Jankovic, the former top-ranked player who was forced to withdraw after injuring her left thigh during Saturday's win over Kirsten Flipkens. At just 18, the 198-ranked...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Mattek-Sands, Wickmayer advance at Hobart

Bethanie Mattek-Sands recovered from an early break to beat 15-year-old Wimbledon junior champion Ashleigh Barty 6-2, 6-2 on Monday to advance to the second round of the Hobart International. Mattek-Sands, who played for the United States at the Hopman Cup last week and was a finalist here last year, will next play Romania's Soran Cirstea. Top-seeded Yanina Wickmayer of Belgium...
Via AP on Fox
January 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Kim Clijsters Pulls Off Epic Prank, Tells Fans To Kiss Yanina Wickmayer To Win A Car (Video)

Previously on Outside the Boxscore, we have seen some classic pranks pulled off by athletes but nothing comes close to the prank that tennis star Kim Clijsters pulled during an exhibition match. The exhibition doubles match pitted Clijsters and her sister Elke against Yanina Wickmayer and Caroline Wozniacki. During the match, Kim stopped it to announce to the crowd...
Via Outside the Boxscore
December 21, 2011  |  Discuss

Guys Run Onto Court To Kiss Yanina Wickmayer In Order To Win Car

During an exhibition womens’ doubles tennis match featuring Kim Clijsters and her sister Elke Clijsters facing off against Yanina Wickmayer and Caroline Wozniacki, Clijsters stops the game to announce that the first person to kiss Yanina Wickmayer will win a car.  I have seen some good pranks in my life, but this is just incredible.  A few guys were bold enough to make that...
Via Next Impulse Sports
December 16, 2011  |  Discuss
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