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Azarenka, Clijsters win at Australian Open

Azarenka, Clijsters win at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- No. 3-seeded Victoria Azarenka and defending champion Kim Clijsters each lost just one game Wednesday in posting second-round wins at the Australian Open.
Wozniacki wins in Australian first round

Wozniacki wins in Australian first round

MELBOURNE, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki had just 12 unforced errors Monday in an opening-round, straight-set victory over Anastasia Rodionova at the Australian Open.

Barthel picks up first WTA title

HOBART, Australia, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Qualifier Mona Barthel lost three games Saturday in beating top-seeded Yanina Wickmayer at the Moorilla International in Australia for her first WTA title.
Hobart upset string continues for Barthel

Hobart upset string continues for Barthel

HOBART, Australia, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Mona Barthel on Friday posted her third consecutive upset and will face No. 1-seeded Yanina Wickmayer in the finals of the Moorilla International in Australia.

Barthel beats defending champion in Hobart

HOBART, Australia, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Qualifier Mona Barthel defeated defending champion Jarmila Gajdosova in Thursday's quarterfinals at the Moorilla International tennis tournament in Australia.
Ivanovic repeats, wins WTA final event

Ivanovic repeats, wins WTA final event

BALI, Indonesia, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Ana Ivanovic repeated as the winner of the WTA's Commonwealth Bank Tournament of Champions with a quick straight-set win Sunday over Anabel Medina Garrigues.
Ivanovic, Medina-Garrigues in Bali final

Ivanovic, Medina-Garrigues in Bali final

BALI, Indonesia, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Defending champion Ana Ivanovic and Anabel Medina Garrigues earned spots Saturday in the finals of the WTA's Commonwealth Bank Tournament of Champions.
Lisicki claims Tournament of Champions win

Lisicki claims Tournament of Champions win

BALI, Indonesia, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- No. 3-seeded Sabine Lisicki won Friday at the WTA's Commonwealth Bank Tournament of Champions in Indonesia but top-seeded Marion Bartoli retired with an injury.
Petrova, Ivanovic win in upsets in Bali

Petrova, Ivanovic win in upsets in Bali

BALI, Indonesia, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Nadia Petrova and defending champion Ana Ivanovic posted upsets Thursday in quarterfinals of the WTA's Commonwealth Bank Tournament of Champions in Indonesia.
Goerges advances in Luxembourg

Goerges advances in Luxembourg

LUXEMBOURG, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Julia Goerges won in straight sets Wednesday and is the first seeded player to reach the quarterfinals of the BGL BNP Paribas Luxembourg Open tennis tournament.
Medina Garrigues posts 6-0, 6-0 win

Medina Garrigues posts 6-0, 6-0 win

LUXEMBOURG, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Anabel Medina Garrigues posted a shutout victory Monday in first-round play of the BGL BNP Paribas Luxembourg Open tennis tournament.
Kvitova has easy first round in Austria

Kvitova has easy first round in Austria

LINZ, Austria, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Petra Kvitova cruised to an easy first-round win Tuesday at the Generali Ladies Linz tennis tournament in Austria.
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Anabel Medina Garrigues
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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