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Stephens rallies to reach quarters in Acapulco

Top-seeded Sloane Stephens rallied to beat Dutch qualifier Arantxa Rus 5-7, 7-6 (6), 6-0 on Wednesday night to reach the Mexico Open quarterfinals.
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Bertens fightback leaves Belarus, Dutch level in Fed Cup

MINSK, Belarus (AP) Kiki Bertens saved a match point on Saturday before beating Aryna Sabalenka to level the Netherlands' Fed Cup match against Belarus at 1-1. Aliaksandra Sasnovich gave Belarus the lead with a 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 win over Michaella Krajicek in the opening rubber of the day, before 24th-ranked Bertens took on Aryna Sabalenka, who is 118 places lower. Sabalenka started...
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February 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Bertens gives Dutch a surprise win over Russia in Fed Cup

MOSCOW (AP) Last year's finalist Russia suffered a surprise first-round defeat in the Fed Cup on Sunday as the Netherlands built an unassailable 3-0 lead when Kiki Bertens beat Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-1, 6-4 in the first reverse singles match. Russian No. 1 Maria Sharapova had been scheduled to play only the final doubles match because of a shoulder injury. But with tie already lost...
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February 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Bertens gives Netherlands lead over Russia in Fed Cup

MOSCOW (AP) Kiki Bertens beat Ekaterina Makarova 6-3, 6-4 in the opening rubber to give the Netherlands a 1-0 lead over last year's finalist Russia in the Fed Cup first round Saturday. Despite being 75 ranking places behind the 31st-ranked Makarova, Bertens won with an all-action style, recording 16 winners to just four for the Russian. Russia can pull level if Svetlana Kuznetsova...
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February 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Rus ties longest WTA losing streak

Dutch tennis player Arantxa Rus lost her 17th consecutive main-draw, tour-level match Tuesday at Wimbledon, equaling the longest WTA losing streak on record. The 156th-ranked Rus was beaten 6-4, 6-2 by Russia's Olga Puchkova in the first round on Court 9 at the All England Club. Rus' last victory in a tour-level match came last year on Aug. 19, when she defeated Romina Oprandi...
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June 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Clijsters falls to unheralded Rus

PARIS ? There were plenty of excuses available for Kim Clijsters after a stunning collapse in the second round of the French Open against a woman ranked just 114th in the world. In assessing her 3-6, 7-5, 6-1 loss to Arantxa Rus of the Netherlands on Thursday, the second-seeded Clijsters could have pointed to her heavily taped right ankle, which she hurt while dancing barefoot at...
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May 27, 2011  |  Discuss

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