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Sharapova, Petrova advance in Moscow

MOSCOW, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Fellow Russians Maria Sharapova and Nadia Petrova Wednesday won their matches at the Kremlin Cup tennis tournament in Moscow.

Petrova, Schnyder advance at Stuttgart

STUTTGART, Germany, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Nadia Petrova of Russia and Switzerland's Patty Schnyder Thursday were second round winners at the Porsche Grand Prix tennis tournament in Stuttgart, Germany.

Russian Safina gets tough win at Stuttgart

STUTTGART, Germany, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Sixth-seeded Russian Dinara Safina barely won her first-round match Tuesday at the $650,000 Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart, Germany.

Navratilova wins 176th doubles title

MONTREAL, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Martina Navratilova won the 176th doubles title of her career Monday at the Rogers Cup in Montreal.

Groenefeld, Hantuchova win at Rogers Cup

MONTREAL, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- German Anna-Lena Groenefeld and Slovak Daniela Hantuchova were among Tuesday's opening-round tennis winners at the $1.34 million Rogers Cup in Canada.

Davenport loses at Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Slovenia, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- In her return from a back injury, Lindsay Davenport lost in the second round of the J.P. Morgan Chase Open Tennis Tournament in Los Angeles Wednesday night.

Clijsters in Bank of the West semifinals

STANFORD, Calif., July 29 (UPI) -- Belgian Kim Clijsters earned her 400th career singles victory Friday, as she reached the semifinals at the Bank of the West Classic in Stanford, Calif.

Clijsters, Henin-Hardenne advance

EASTBOURNE, England, June 22 (UPI) -- Kim Clijsters and Justine Henin-Hardenne won their quarterfinal matches Thursday at the Hastings Direct International Championships in Eastbourne, England.

Mauresmo beaten at Eastbourne

EASTBOURNE, England, June 21 (UPI) -- Amelie Mauresmo Wednesday lost to compatriot Nathalie Dechy of France in three sets in the second round of the Hastings Direct International Championships. The Eastbourne, England, tournament is the final event before Wimbledon starts on Monday.

Kuznetsova in Eastbourne quarterfinals

EASTBOURNE, England, June 20 (UPI) -- French Open runner-up Svetlana Kuznetsova reached the quarterfinals Tuesday at the $600,000 Hastings Direct International Championships. Kuznetsova, seeded No. 4, defeated Japanese Ai Sugiyama 1-6, 6-1, 6-2. The 2004 U.S. Open champion, Kuznetsova capture

Clijsters, Henin-Hardenne in semifinals

PARIS, June 6 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Kim Clijsters and fifth-seeded fellow Belgian Justine Henin- Hardenne will meet in Thursday's semifinals at the French Open.

Sharapova, Mauresmo lose in Paris

PARIS, June 4 (UPI) -- Top seed Amelie Mauresmo and No. 4 Maria Sharapova both lost their fourth round matches Sunday at the French Open Tennis Tournament in Paris.

Clijsters, Henin-Hardenne advance in Paris

PARIS, June 3 (UPI) -- Belgians Kim Clijsters and Justine Henin-Hardenne Saturday advanced to the women's fourth round at the French Open Tennis Tournament in Paris.

High women's seeds advance in Paris

PARIS, June 2 (UPI) -- Amelie Mauresmo, Maria Sharapova, Kim Clijsters and Venus Williams all won third-round matches Friday at the French Open Tennis Tournament in Paris.

Myskina makes the semifinals at Istanbul

ISTANBUL, Turkey, May 25 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Anastasia Myskina of Russia was among Thursday's quarterfinal winners at the Istanbul Cup Tennis Tournament in Turkey.

Groenefeld leads winners at Istanbul

ISTANBUL, Turkey, May 24 (UPI) -- Second seed Anna-Lena Groenefeld of Germany Wednesday advanced to the third round of the clay-court Istanbul Cup in Turkey.

Clijsters beaten in Rome

ROME, May 18 (UPI) -- Dinara Safina Thursday stunned top seed Kim Clijsters, 6-4, 7-6 (7-2), in the third round of the women's Italian Masters Tennis Tournament in Rome.

Clijsters, Dementieva move on in Rome

ROME, May 17 (UPI) -- Former champion Kim Clijsters and Elena Dementieva Wednesday both advanced to the quarterfinals of the Italian Masters women's tennis tournament in Rome.

U.S. team closes out Germany at Fed Cup

ETTENHEIM, Germany, April 23 (UPI) -- The United States Sunday advanced to the semifinals of this year's Federation Cup with a 3-2 victory over Germany.

U.S. team takes 2-0 lead over Germans

ETTENHEIM, Germany, April 22 (UPI) -- The United States used two little-known players Saturday to take a 2-0 lead over Germany in the Federation Cup at Ettenheim.

Schnyder over Henin-Hardenne at Charleston

CHARLESTON, S.C., April 15 (UPI) -- Patty Schnyder rallied Saturday to beat defending champion Justine Henin-Hardenne in the semifinals of the Family Circle Cup at Charleston, S.C.

Henin-Hardenne makes semis at Charleston

CHARLESTON, S.C., April 14 (UPI) -- Reigning champion Justine Henin-Hardenne won her quarterfinal match Friday at the Family Circle Cup tennis tournament in Charleston, S.C.

Henin-Hardenne wins again at Charleston

CHARLESTON, S.C., April 13 (UPI) -- Reigning champion Justine Henin-Hardenne and second-seeded Nadia Petrova Thursday were third-round winners at the Family Circle Cup in Charleston, S.C.

Petrova leads winners at Charleston

CHARLESTON, S.C., April 13 (UPI) -- Nadia Petrova Wednesday night avoided an upset against Alona Bondarenko in the second round of the Family Circle Cup at Charleston, S.C.

Petrova, Kuznetsova in Bausch & Lomb semis

AMELIA ISLAND, Fla., April 7 (UPI) -- Russians Nadia Petrova and Svetlana Kuznetsova won their quarterfinal matches Friday at the $600,000 Bausch & Lomb Championships in Amelia Island, Fla.
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