Cagla Buyukakcay wins the Istanbul Cup, makes history for Turkish tennis

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This year's TEB BNP Paribas Istanbul Cup was greatly compromised due to the terrorist attacks that had happened in the city and a number of WTA players decided to skip the tournament for safety...

Olga Savchuk plays three matches in 24 hours

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People often notice just the perks of being a tennis pro, frequently forgetting the inevitable grueling aspect of the game. It got largely unnoticed by the media, but world No.283 Olga Savchuk played three matches...

Birthday twins Wozniacki and Barthel win Istanbul and Bastad, respectively

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Caroline Wozniacki and Mona Barthel, both born on July 11th, 1990, triumphed at this week's WTA events - the Dane in Istanbul, the German in Bastad. The fresh 24-year-old Wozniacki won her 22nd career title...

Wozniacki enjoys high heels and progress to the Istanbul semifinals

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Caroline Wozniacki, who has recently celebrated her 24th birthday, is the top seed at the TEB BNP Paribas Istanbul Cup, the tournament which resurfaced after the three-year staging of the WTA Championships in the...

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova wins Istanbul Cup

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Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova defeated Elena Vesnina 5-7 7-5 6-4 in the all-Russian final of the Istanbul Cup even though her opponent initially had a 7-5 4-0 lead and a 3-1 lead in the third set....

Vera Dushevina wins Istanbul Cup for maiden WTA singles title

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Russian fifth seed Vera Dushevina won her first Sony Ericsson WTA Tour singles final, in her fourth attempt, crushing eighth seed Lucie Hradecka of the Czech Republic at the Istanbul Cup. World No.49 Dushevina handily...

Two top seeds Vera Zvonareva and Patty Schnyder upset in Istanbul Cup first round

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Top seed Vera Zvonareva and second seed Patty Schnyder were upset in the opening round of the Istanbul Cup on Tuesday. The Russian world No.7 was defeated by Mariya Koryttseva of Ukraine 6-2 1-6 6-4,...

Agnieszka Radwanska beats Elena Dementieva for Istanbul title

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Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland beat defending champion and top seed Elena Dementieva 6-3 6-2 to capture the Istanbul Cup on Saturday. The victory in the Istanbul Cup final earned world No.15 Radwanska her third WTA...

Dementieva, Garrigues clinch titles

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Saturday was the final day of the Istanbul Cup and the Strasbourg Open. Elena Dementieva (left) won the title in Turkey, while Anabel Medina Garrigues (right) cruised to victory in France. Elena, the 13th-ranked...