Sabine Lisicki – the first to move into the semifinals of Wimbledon 2013

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German Sabine Lisicki built on her stunning Wimbledon fourth-round victory over unbeatable Serena Williams, world No.1 and defending champion, by taking out fellow powerful server Kaia Kanepi. The 23rd-seeded Lisicki started the match by breaking...

Kaia Kanepi triumphs at the Brussels Open

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It was Kaia Kanepi of Estonia who lifted the winner’s trophy at the rainy, windy and cold $690,000 Brussels Open and is now projected to move from current No.40 to No.26 in the rankings. After edging...

Wozniacki wins Seoul for first title in a year

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Caroline Wozniacki has ended a more than a year long title drought by taking the Korea Open, which has upgraded from a $220,000 event to $500,000. In the 62-minute final, the top seed lost...

Top seed Bartoli retires in Guangzhou, Kanepi and Wozniacki cruise in Seoul

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Marion Bartoli, top seed at the GRC Bank Guangzhou International Women's Open and quarterfinalist at the recent US Open, retired in the first round while trailing Taiwan’s Chang Kai-Chen 4-3. The reason for the withdrawal...

Pennetta, Kuznetsova, Kanepi, Baltacha withdraw from US Open

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The US Open starts in six days and so far we know that four WTA players will not participate: Flavia Pennetta of Italy, the 2004 US Open champion Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia, Kaia Kanepi...

Injury misfortune for Kaia Kanepi for her third Olympics in a row

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Estonian No.1 and world No.16 Kaia Kanepi has not healed from her Achilles injury and has thus withdrawn from the 2012 London Olympics. Unbelievable! Before the 2004 Athens Olympics, Kanepi broke her little finger when she fell...

Roland Garros WTA awards: Clay Queen, Cinderella, Underachiever, Headcase, Biggest Choker

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Women's Tennis Blog's contributor Omair is known for his statistical approach to tennis, but now he's summing up the claycourt season, awarding the WTA players titles based on their performance at Roland Garros 2012....

Interview: London Olympics calling Kanepi

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David Fearnhead, long-time reader of Women's Tennis Blog, professional journalist and author of novel Bailey of the Saints (out now!), did a Q&A with Kaia Kanepi about the Olympics. The interview's timing is perfect, as Kanepi...

Kanepi survives two choking sessions to defeat Wozniacki in third round of Roland Garros

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Kaia Kanepi survived one immense choking session and one regular-size choking session to beat Caroline Wozniacki in the third round of Roland Garros 6-1 6-7(3) 6-3 on the fifth match point. Let's first mention the...

Weekend winners: Kanepi victorious in Estoril, Errani in Budapest

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The blue Madrid Open was already heating up while the week’s touraments were coming to a close - Kaia Kanepi saved two match points in the Estoril Open final before defeating Carla Suarez Navarro...