Kateryna Bondarenko victorious in Tashkent, becomes first mom to win a singles title since 2011

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It took Kateryna Bondarenko nine years to get back to a WTA singles final, but the 31-year-old mother of daughter Karin defied the odds this week at the Tashkent Open and lifted the champion's trophy...

Michaella Krajicek’s boyfriend proposes after her victory at Topshelf Open

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After Dutch Michaella Krajicek won her first-round match against Jana Cepelova at her home tournament of the Topshelf Open, her boyfriend Martin Emmrich stepped on the court and asked her to marry him! She said...

Bojana Jovanovski claims Tashkent Open title

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Top seed Bojana Jovanovski won her second career title by rallying for win against Olga Govortsova in the Tashkent Open final. The Serb, who was the only seeded player to reach the semis of the...

Bojana Jovanovski makes first final of the season at the Tashkent Open

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Top seed Bojana Jovanovski and Olga Govortsova are the winners of Friday's Tashkent Open semifinals. Jovanovski eliminated unseeded Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor in one hour and 5 minutes, 6-2 6-2. Torro-Flor, who defeated two seeds in her...

Bojana Jovanovski advances to semifinals of the Tashkent Open

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In Thursday's quarterfinals of the Tashkent Open, top seed Bojana Jovanovski defeated seventh seed Galina Voskoboeva of Kazakhstan 1-6 6-4 7-6(5) in two hours and 18 minutes. Voskoboeva set the tone in the first set,...

Anna Chakvetadze retires from professional tennis

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Former world No.5 Anna Chakvetadze decided to officially quit tennis, succumbing to her chronic back injury and the consequences of the robbery she survived in her house in Moscow in December 2007 at the peak...

Bojana Jovanovski moves into Tashkent quarterfinals, defending champ loses

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Top seed Bojana Jovanovski advanced to the quarterfinals of the Tashkent Open by defeating Misaki Doi 6-2 7-5. Next for Jovanovski is seed No.7 Galina Voskoboeva of Kazakhstan, who beat Julia Glushko in her second-round match on...

About Donna Vekic – young tennis prospect from Croatia

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Practically since starting Women's Tennis Blog I've been in touch with Miodrag Bozovic from Croatia, organizer of Smrikva Bowl, a tournament for children under 10. While it's not possible to predict future tennis stars...

Flipkens and Begu win titles on the post-US Open weekend

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The week following the US Open brought us two new champions - Kirsten Flipkens and Irina-Camelia Begu. At the US Open, Belgium's Kirsten Flipkens fell to top seed and eventual runner-up Victoria Azarenka in the...

Ksenia Pervak wins first WTA title at Tashkent Open

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World No.52 Ksenia Pervak of Russia defeated first-time finalist Eva Birnerova 6-3 6-1 in the final of the $220,000 Tashkent Open and won her maiden title on the WTA Tour. In July Pervak played...