Govortsova, Pironkova advance in New Haven

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Aug. 17 (UPI) -- Olga Govortsova and Tsvetana Pironkova scored opening-round victories Sunday in the women's Pilot Pen Tennis tournament, a U.S. Open tuneup, in New Haven, Conn.

Bartoli advances at Bank of West Classic

STANFORD, Calif., July 15 (UPI) -- Sixth-seeded Frenchwoman Marion Bartoli defeated qualifier Akgul Amanmuradova of Uzbekistan 6-1, 6-3 Monday at the Bank of the West Classic at Stanford, Calif.
Bartoli wins in day of tennis upsets

Bartoli wins in day of tennis upsets

EASTBOURNE, England, June 18 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Marion Bartoli won but the No. 1 and No. 3-seeded players lost Wednesday at the $600,000 International Women's Open tennis tournament in England.
Medina Garrigues makes Morocco 2nd round

Medina Garrigues makes Morocco 2nd round

FES, Morocco, April 29 (UPI) -- No. 1 seeded Anabel Medina Garrigues roared back from a deficit Tuesday for a first-round win in the $145,000 Moroccan Grand Prix tennis tournament.

Henin advances to Antwerp semifinals

ANTWERP, Belgium, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Justine Henin easily beat Alisa Kleybanova 6-4, 6-3 at Friday's quarterfinals of the Diamond Games tennis tournament in Antwerp, Belgium.
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Alisa Kleybanova
Maria Sharapova hits a forehand return to Alisa Kleybanova during Rogers Cup semi-final action at the Rexall Center in Toronto, Canada on August 22, 2009. UPI /Christine Chew

Alisa is affectionately known on the tour as "the big fat cow" because of her lack of fitness.

Alisa Mikhaelovna Kleybanova (Russian: Алиса Михаиловна Клейбанова, born July 15, 1989) is a Russian professional tennis player. Her highest WTA world ranking to date is No. 23, achieved on May 18, 2009.

Kleybanova made her senior tennis début in 2003 aged just fourteen, and won the very first ITF tournament she entered.

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