The battle of French Open champs: Schiavone wins another marathon against Kuznetsova

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Svetlana Kuznetsova and Francesca Schiavone have both won the French Open in their careers, in 2009 and 2010, respectively, and their 2011 Australian Open clash has remained the longest Grand Slam women's match in history. Schiavone was the...

The final four women that withstood the Hong Kong heat (and rain!)

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I hope you have enjoyed our photo coverage of the Prudential Hong Kong Tennis Open, as our photographer Jimmie48 handled the sauna conditions to bring us wonderful action shots on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday....

WTA Best Matches of 2013: Part 2, 5 to 1

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James of Moo's Tennis Blog is back with the second part of his overview of the best WTA matches in the season behind us. If you haven't seen Part 1, you can read it here,...

Ana Ivanovic beats Francesca Schiavone and advances into Linz quarterfinals

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Seed No.3 Ana Ivanovic of Serbia defeated fellow former French Open champion Francesca Shiavone of Italy 6-3 7-5 in one hour and 32 minutes at the Generali Ladies Linz on Wednesday and advanced into the...

Vintage photo of little Francesca Schiavone – old racquet, blue knit cuteness

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Almost daily our WTA stars are photographed during their matches and off-court appearances, but we rarely get to see how they looked when they were just awakening their interest for the sport. Luckily, Women's...

Serena Williams moves into the third round in Beijing, Venus out

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Top seed Serena Williams beat Francesca Schiavone in a tight two-setter on Tuesday at the China Open in Beijing. Williams started the first set with three successive aces to hold serve and then earned...

Agnieszka Radwanska pushes through into the second round of the China Open, Samantha Stosur out

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Third seed Agnieszka Radwanska advanced into the second round of the China Open in Beijing on Sunday, just like top-seeded Serena Williams and seed No.4 Li Na, while 15th-seed Samatha Stosur suffered an elimination. Radwanska...

Angelique Kerber and Petra Kvitova first into the third round of Tokyo, Roberta Vinci out

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Thirteen first-round matches were played at the Toray Pan Pacific Open on Monday and the second-round action was launched with three matches. One of the second-rounders was between Roberta Vinci and Lucie Safarova and the...

Seeds Radwanska and Pavlyuchenkova advance to KDB Korea Open final

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Seed No.1 Agnieszka Radwanska rolled into the final of the KDB Korea Open in Seoul where she will face third seed Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova. Their head-to-head record is 2-1 for Radwanska. They met this year at...

Francesca Schiavone pushes through into the KDB Korea Open semifinals

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All four quarterfinals at the KDB Korea Open were played on Friday and the most dramatic was a three-setter between Francesca Schiavone and Kimiko Date-Krumm. Their match lasted just over two hours with Schiavone...