Ana Ivanovic celebrates birthday with semifinal Bali win

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Former world No.1 Ana Ivanovic may have downgraded from playing Doha two years ago to playing the lower-rate Bali, but she’s on a good way to get back to the Top 20, being one...

Aravane Rezai leaves Bali with no matches won

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Newly-acquired BMW driving skills were of no help to Aravane Rezai against Alisa Kleybanova in their opening match at the Commonwealth Bank Tournament of Champions in Bali. Together with Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, who was dominated by...

Alisa Kleybanova loses in Tokyo right after winning in Seoul

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Russia’s Alisa Kleybanova came to the Toray Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo fresh off her second career title in Seoul and lost in the very first round to none other than Ana Ivanovic who...

Hansol Korea Open: Alisa Kleybanova wins another title in Asia

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Russian world No.28 Alisa Kleybanova won her second career title in her second Sony Ericsson WTA Tour singles final with a 6-1 6-3 victory over 39th-ranked Czech Klara Zakopalova at the Hansol Korea Open....

Kleybanova upsets top seed Jankovic in round two of San Diego

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Top seed Jelena Jankovic lost in straight sets in the second round of the Mercury Insurance Open to Alisa Kleybanova, despite leading 4-0 in the first set. Jankovic even had three set points at...

Kleybanova bagels Ivanovic and advances to French Open second round

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Ana Ivanovic’s second-round match against Alisa Kleybanova was delayed by rain, but the inevitable was apparently waiting for Ivanovic and the former French Open champion lost with a stunning 6-3 6-0 score, with sets...

Jelena Jankovic earns semifinal berth at Indian Wells

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World number nine Jelena Jankovic reached her first semifinal of the season by beating Alisa Kleybanova 6-4 6-4 in the quarterfinals of the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells. The sixth-seeded Serb, a semifinalist at...

Alisa Kleybanova wins inaugural Malaysian Open for maiden WTA title

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Russia’s Alisa Kleybanova overcame both a rain delay and top-seeded compatriot Elena Dementieva to win her first WTA title at the Malaysian Open in Kuala Lumpur. The fourth-seeded Kleybanova survived some tough matches prior to...

Ana Ivanovic avenges Australian Open loss to Alisa Kleybanova

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Eighth seed Ana Ivanovic defeated Alisa Kleybanova in the second round of the Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships and in that way avenged the loss to the Russian in the third round of the Australian...