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Top seeds Cibulkova, Bouchard win at Mexican Open

ACAPULCO, Mexico, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia and No. 2 seed Eugenie Bouchard of Canada moved up to the third round of the Mexican Open Wednesday.
Friedsam takes upset win at Shenzhen Open

Friedsam takes upset win at Shenzhen Open

SHENZHEN, China, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Qualifier Anna-Lena Friedsam defeated No. 4-seeded Bojana Jovanovski in Monday's first-round play of the Shenzhen Open tennis tournament in China.
Date-Krumm advances on WTA upset in Osaka

Date-Krumm advances on WTA upset in Osaka

OSAKA, Japan, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- Local favorite Kimiko Date-Krumm pulled off an upset victory Tuesday in first-round play at the WTA's HP Japan Women's Open.

Italians Sara Errani, Roberta Vinci record first-round China Open wins

BEIJING, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Seeded Italians Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci each recorded a first-round victory Saturday to help kick off the China Open in Beijing.
Venus Williams beats Victoria Azarenka at Pan Pacific Open

Venus Williams beats Victoria Azarenka at Pan Pacific Open

TOKYO, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Venus Williams defeated world No. 2 Victoria Azarenka in a second-round match Tuesday at the Toray Pan Pacific Open tennis tournament in Tokyo.

Marina Erakovic, Caroline Garcia post Day 1 wins in Quebec

QUEBEC, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Sixth-seeded Marina Erakovic and No. 8 Caroline Garcia each collected a first-round victory Monday to kick off the Bell Challenge tournament in Quebec.
S. Williams, Azarenka gain third round at U.S. Open

S. Williams, Azarenka gain third round at U.S. Open

NEW YORK, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Serena Williams and Victoria Azarenka, the 2012 U.S. Open finalists, breezed to second-round wins Thursday at this year's final major tournament.

Oudin advances without playing in Canada

QUEBEC CITY, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Melanie Oudin reached the quarterfinals of the Bell Challenge Thursday due to an injury suffered by her opponent just before the match.

Azarenka, Stosur advance at U.S. Open

NEW YORK, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Victoria Azarenka and defending champion Samantha Stosur were among the winners Monday in a rain-filled first day of the 2012 U.S. Open.

Wozniak among early Rogers Cup winners

MONTREAL, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Canadian Aleksandra Wozniak chalked up a straight-set win over Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia Tuesday in the first round of the Rogers Cup in Montreal.

Three-hour third set in Olympic tennis

LONDON, July 31 (UPI) -- Novak Djokovic blitzed Andy Roddick and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga prevailed in a three-hour third set Tuesday in another rainy day at the Olympic tennis tournament.
Kvitova among Tuesday winners at Wimbledon

Kvitova among Tuesday winners at Wimbledon

LONDON, June 26 (UPI) -- Top 10 seeds Victoria Azarenka, Petra Kvitova, Serena Williams and Marion Bartoli all had straight-set wins Tuesday in their first-round matches at Wimbledon.
Hantuchova wins at AEGON International

Hantuchova wins at AEGON International

EASTBOURNE, England, June 18 (UPI) -- No. 8-seeded Daniela Hantuchova posted a solid first-round win Monday at the AEGON International tennis tournament in England.
Radwanska hands Venus Williams a loss

Radwanska hands Venus Williams a loss

PARIS, May 30 (UPI) -- No. 1-ranked Victoria Azarenka dropped just two games and Agnieszka Radwanska defeated Venus Williams in Wednesday's second-round play at the French Open.

Stosur, Ivanovic take Day 1 Paris wins

PARIS, May 27 (UPI) -- Sixth-seeded Samantha Stosur and former champions Ana Ivanovic and Svetlana Kuznetsova were among the Day 1 winners Sunday at the French Open.
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Canadian Aleksandra Wozniak hits a shot during her French Open fourth-round match against American Serena Williams at Roland Garros in Paris on June 1, 2009. Williams defeated Wozniak 6-1, 6-2. (UPI Photo/ David Silpa)
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Aleksandra Wozniak (born September 7, 1987, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada) is a professional Canadian tennis player of Polish descent. Wozniak is Canada's highest-ranked women's singles player at #50 in the world (June 7, 2010), and the 4th-highest ranked Canadian singles player of all time. She has won one WTA and seven ITF tournaments, and is the only Québécoise ever to have won a WTA tournament.

Wozniak speaks six languages, having learned Polish first. She has been coached since she was 3 years old by her Polish-born father,, Antoni, a former pro soccer player whose "day" job is that of a truck inspector. Her older sister, Dorota, was the No. 1 player in Canada in the 14-and-unders and the 16-and-unders, and 2-time NCAA champion for San Diego State.

In 2002, as a 14-year-old, Wozniak won the Canadian Indoors Under-16 and Under-18 championships. Aleksandra won the Kentucky International Junior Tennis Derby in 2004. In 2005, Wozniak reached #3 in the juniors. She also won the Tevlin Challenger 25K tournament in Toronto, the Hamilton Challenger 25K in Canada, the Victoria Challenger 25K and the Junior Casablanca Cup (as well as the doubles) in Mexico, and the Junior Del Cafe Cup (as well as the doubles) in Costa Rica.

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