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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.
Clijsters returns with Day 1 UNICEF win

Clijsters returns with Day 1 UNICEF win

'S-HERTOGENBOSCH, Netherlands, June 17 (UPI) -- Former world No. 1 Kim Clijsters returned to action Sunday after skipping the clay court season, logging a first-round win at the UNICEF Open.
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.

Three-time champ Medina Garrigues advances

STRASBOURG, France, May 23 (UPI) -- Three-time champion Anabel Medina Garrigues got past Su-Wei Hsieh Wednesday, advancing to the semifinals of the Strasbourg International tennis event.

Schiavone advances at Strasbourg

STRASBOURG, France, May 22 (UPI) -- Francesca Schiavone advanced to the second round of the Strasbourg International tennis event Tuesday, dispatching Romanian Alexandra Cadantu.
Sharapova wins, Azarenka out in Rome

Sharapova wins, Azarenka out in Rome

ROME, May 17 (UPI) -- No. 2 seed Maria Sharapova Thursday advanced to face Venus Williams in the quarterfinals of the Italian Open, but No. 1 Victoria Azarenka is out due to injury.
Makarova opens Italian Open with upset

Makarova opens Italian Open with upset

ROME, May 14 (UPI) -- Ekaterina Makarova posted a straight-set upset win Monday in opening-day play at the Italian Open.
Upsets mark Estoril Open second round

Upsets mark Estoril Open second round

ESTORIL, Portugal, May 2 (UPI) -- Highly seeded Maria Kirilenko and Anabel Medina Garrigues were upset Wednesday in the second round of the Estoril Open tennis tournament in Portugal.
Kirilenko leads 6-0 day for seeded players

Kirilenko leads 6-0 day for seeded players

ESTORIL, Portugal, May 1 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Maria Kirilenko led a perfect day for seeded players Tuesday at the Estoril Open tennis tournament in Portugal.
Halep knocks out top seed in Morocco

Halep knocks out top seed in Morocco

FES, Morocco, April 26 (UPI) -- Simona Halep ousted top-seeded Anabel Medina Garrigues in Thursday's quarterfinal play at the WTA stop in Morocco.
Kuznetsova injured in WTA tournament

Kuznetsova injured in WTA tournament

FES, Morocco, April 25 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Anabel Medina Garrigues advanced but No. 2-seeded Svetlana Kuznetsova was injured Wednesday and is out of the WTA tournament in Morocco.
Medina Garrigues wins opener in Morocco

Medina Garrigues wins opener in Morocco

FES, Morocco, April 23 (UPI) -- No. 1-seed Anabel Medina Garrigues raced through a straight-set win Monday in first-round play of the WTA stop in Fes, Morocco.

Garrigues wins, McHale out in Charleston

CHARLESTON, S.C., April 2 (UPI) -- Tenth-seeded Anabel Medina Garrigues moved on but No. 11 Christina McHale took a tumble Monday in opening-day action at the Family Circle Cup tennis event.
Lisicki among upset victims in Doha

Lisicki among upset victims in Doha

DOHA, Qatar, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Ninth-seeded Sabine Lisicki was among three seeded players to lose three-set matches Tuesday at the Qatar Total Open tennis tournament.
Women's favorites roll in Australian Open

Women's favorites roll in Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki and every women's favorite won -- all but two in two sets -- Friday and advanced to the fourth round of the Australian Open.
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Lindsey Davenport (USA) waves to the crowds after defeating Anabel Medina Garrigues of Spain 6-3, 6-2 at the US Open at the National Tennis Center on September 3, 2005 in New York City. (UPI Photo/Monika Graff)
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Ana Isabel Medina Garrigues (born 31 July 1982 in Torrent, Valencia), better known as Anabel Medina, is a Spanish female tennis player. She reached a career high WTA Tour ranking of No. 16 on 4 May, 2009, and has won nine singles titles and 12 doubles titles, including the 2008 French Open and 2009 French Open with Virginia Ruano Pascual. Like many of her Spanish compatriots, she is a very crafty clay court specialist who grinds to win most of her rallies. However, unlike most of her fellow Spaniards, she prefers to play on hard courts. Currently she is the highest ranked female from her country. Sitting at Number 25 in the WTA Rankings as of October 29, 2009.

She won the WTA tournament in Strasbourg, France, beating Katarina Srebotnik in the final in May 2008, thus defending the title she won the previous year against Amélie Mauresmo. Her other singles titles came in Palermo in 2006, 2005, 2004 and 2001; Canberra in 2006; Strasbourg in 2005 and Fès in 2009.

2009 Elena Bogdan / Noppawan Lertcheewakarn  • 2008 Jessica Moore / Polona Hercog  • 2007 Ksenia Milevskaya / Urszula Radwańska  • 2006 Sharon Fichman / Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova  • 2005 Victoria Azarenka / Ágnes Szávay  • 2004 Katerina Bohmova / Michaëlla Krajicek  • 2003 Adriana Gonzalez-Peñas / Marta Fraga  • 2002 Anna-Lena Grönefeld / Barbora Strýcová  • 2001 Petra Cetkovská / Renata Voráčová  • 2000 Maria José Martínez / Anabel Medina  • 1999 Flavia Pennetta / Roberta Vinci  • 1998 Kim Clijsters / Jelena Dokić  • 1997 Cara Black / Irina Selyutina  • 1996 Alice Canepa / Giulia Casoni  • 1995 Corina Morariu / Ludmila Varmuzova  • 1994 Martina Hingis / Henrieta Nagyová  • 1993 Laurence Courtois / Nancy Feber  • 1992 Laurence Courtois / Nancy Feber  • 1991 Eva Bes / Inés Gorrochategui  • 1990 Ruxandra Dragomir / Irina Spîrlea  • 1989 Nicole Pratt / Wang Shi-ting  • 1988 Alexia Dechaume / Emmanuelle Derly  • 1987 Natalia Medvedeva / Natalia Zvereva  • 1986 Leila Meskhi / Natalia Zvereva  • 1985 Mariana Perez-Roldan / Patricia Tarabini  • 1984 Digna Ketelaar / Simone Schilder  • 1983 Carin Anderholm / Helena Olsson  • 1982 Beth Herr / Janet Lagasse  • 1981 Sophie Amiach / Corinne Vanier

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