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February 16th, 2014

Previews: Serena Williams, Nadal Lead WTA/ATP Events This Week

Notes: One of the toughest 28-draw fields of the year with seven Top 10 players among the seeds, and more dangerous floaters than seeds…Challenging starts for (1) Serena after a bye vs. the Kleybanova-Makarova winner, (5) Jankovic after a bye vs. the Stephens-Safarova winner…

Posted by Staff @ 4:18 pm in Dubai, Tennis | 3 Comments »

November 3rd, 2013

Errani, Vinci Lead Italy To Fed Cup Title Over Russia

Friends Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci led Italy to their fourth Fed Cup title in eight years.

Posted by Staff @ 5:34 pm in Fed Cup | Comments Off

March 21st, 2012

Venus Williams Returns Today In Miami; Kleybanova Gets First Win After Cancer Battle

The first round of the women’s event is all about the comebacks: Alisa Kleybanova, Venus Williams and Kim Clijsters.

Posted by Staff @ 9:14 am in Miami | 7 Comments »

February 29th, 2012

Alisa Kleybanova Set To Return From Hodgkin’s Lymphoma In Miami

After a long battle with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, Russian Alisa Kleybanova is set to return to pro tennis next month in Miami.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:45 pm in 2012 Season | 1 Comment »

July 15th, 2011

Soderling, Berdych Clash in Bastad; Kleybanova Diagnosed with Cancer

Robin Soderling and Tomas Berdych will clash in the Bastad semifinals.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 5:39 pm in 2011 Season | 38 Comments »

October 17th, 2010

Jankovic Headlines Moscow; Dementieva in Luxembourg: WTA Previews

Notes: (1) Dementieva opens against Peng, and (3) Wickmayer against the Osaka finalist Schnyder; wildcards went to Dementieva, Russian Yulia Putintseva, Luxembourg’s Mandy Minella, and France’s Virginie Razzano; in last year’s final Francesca Schiavone defeated Olga Govortsova.

Posted by Staff @ 11:36 pm in Tennis | 8 Comments »

September 26th, 2010

Chela Doubles-Up; Del Potro, Azarenka Return; Serena Visits Oprah; Tennis-X Notes

Juan Ignacio Chela wins two titles this weekend while Juan Martin Del Potro returns in Bangkok.

Posted by Staff @ 10:13 pm in 2010 Season | 4 Comments »

February 28th, 2010

Kleybanova Upsets Dementieva in All-Russian WTA Kuala Lumpur Final

“I want to congratulate Alisa, she played really well today,” Dementieva said. “I know it is difficult to organize a tennis event such as this but I think the organizers have done a great job and I hope that this tournament will continue for many years. I am grateful for the warm welcome here in Malaysia and I thank all the fans for staying and supporting us today and through the week.”

Posted by Staff @ 12:06 pm in Tennis | Comments Off

January 22nd, 2010

Petrova Pummels Clijsters at Australian Open; Henin Survives

US Open champion Kim Clijsters had dominated her opponent, Nadia Petrova, in four prior meetings, but it wasn’t the Belgian’s night.

Posted by Staff @ 7:15 am in Australian Open | 19 Comments »

January 7th, 2010

2010 WTA Preview: Will Justine Henin Resume Her Domination?

Sean Randall takes a look at what’s to come on the WTA tour in 2010.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 3:41 pm in 2010 Season, WTA, Year-End No. 1 | 27 Comments »

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2 Roger Federer2 Maria Sharapova
3 Rafael Nadal3 Simona Halep
4 Stan Wawrinka4 Petra Kvitova
5 Kei Nishikori5 Ana Ivanovic
6 Andy Murray6 Agnieszka Radwanska
7 Tomas Berdych7 Eugenie Bouchard
8 Milos Raonic8 Caroline Wozniacki
9 Marin Cilic9 Angelique Kerber
10 David Ferrer10 Dominika Cibulkova
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