Hingis, Sharapova win at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, Calif., March 16 (UPI) -- Maria Sharapova and Martina Hingis won their quarterfinal matches Wednesday at the Pacific Life Open Tennis Tournament at Indian Wells, Calif.

Henin-Hardenne wins at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, Calif., March 14 (UPI) -- Top seed Justine Henin-Hardenne of Belgium downed Japan's Aiko Nakamura, 6-0, 6-0 in third-round action at the $2.1 million Pacific Life Open Monday.

Groenefeld beats Pennetta in Acapulco

ACAPULCO, Mexico, March 5 (UPI) -- Second-seeded German Anna-Lena Groenefeld beat top-seed Italian Flavia Pennetta in the final at the $180,000 Abierto Mexicano TELCEL tennis event.

Pennetta advances to Acapulco semis

ACAPULCO, Mexico, March 3 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Flavia Pennetta of Italy Thursday advanced to the semifinals of the Abierto Mexicano TELCEL tennis tournament at Acapulco, Mexico.

Defending champ Safina advances in Paris

PARIS, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Defending champion Dinara Safina advanced at the Open Gaz de France on Monday by beating her fellow Russian Anna Chakvetadze in the first round.

Sharapova loses at Moscow

MOSCOW, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Dinara Safin upset world No. 1 Maria Sharapova, 1-6, 6-4, 7-5, in Friday's quarterfinals at the Kremlin Cup in Moscow.

Sharapova loses at Moscow

MOSCOW, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Dinara Safin upset world No. 1 Maria Sharapova, 1-6, 6-4, 7-5, in Friday's quarterfinals at the Kremlin Cup in Moscow.

Former U.S. Open champ Kuznetsova advances

MOSCOW, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Open champion Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia was among the opening-round winners Tuesday at the $1.3 million Ladies Kremlin Cup.

Kirilenko prevails at Beijing

BEIJING, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Maria Kirilenko Sunday won her first WTA title with a 6-3, 6-4, victory over Anna-Lena Groenefeld in the final of the $585,000 China Open at Beijing.

Sharapova exits China Open after injury

BEIJING, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Maria Sharapova retired with an injury Saturday from her semifinal match at the China Open in Beijing, allowing Maria Kirilenko to reach her first WTA final.

Davenport, Mauresmo advance at New Haven

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Lindsay Davenport and Amelie Mauresmo highlighted quarter-final winners Thursday at the $600,000 Pilot Pen Tennis tournament.

Clijsters and Venus to meet again

STANFORD, Calif., July 31 (UPI) -- Venus Williams and Kim Clijsters both won Saturday to advance to the finals at the Bank of the West Classic.

No. 1 seed misses semifinals in Italy

PALERMO, Italy, July 23 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Klara Koukalova was ousted Friday in the quarterfinals of the Palermo Open.

Top seed survives in Palermo

PALERMO, Italy, July 22 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Klara Koukalova and No. 5 Flavia Pennetta were among those advancing Thursday in the second round of the Palermo International.

Koukalova, Pennetta win Palermo openers

PALERMO, Italy, July 20 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Czech Klara Koukalova and fifth-seeded Italian Flavia Pennetta were winners Tuesday in opening-round play at the Palermo International.

Tanasugarn gains victory in Indian Open

HYDERABAD, India, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Third-seed Tamarine Tanasugarn of Thailand posted a 6-4, 6-0 victory over Russian Evgenia Kulikovskaya at the $140,000 Indian Open in Hyderabad, India.

Raymond upsets Zvonareva at Advanta

VILLANOVA, Pa., Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Vera Zvonareva's chances for the WTA Tour Championships took a hit Tuesday in a first-round loss to American Lisa Raymond at the Advanta Championships.

Martinez, Farina Elia advance

FILDERSTADT, Germany, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Spain's Conchita Martinez and Italian Silvia Farina Elia advanced Monday to the second round of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix.

One seeded player left in Croatia

BOL, Croatia, May 1 (UPI) -- No. 1 Patty Schnyder became the latest seed to be shown the exit Thursday at the Croatian Bol Ladies Open.

Farina Elia continues to struggle

BOL, Croatia, April 30 (UPI) -- Local product Silvija Talaja handed second seed Silvia Farina Elia of Italy yet another early-round defeat Wednesday at the Croatian Bol Ladies Open.

Costa beats Ferrero to win French Open

PARIS, June 9 (UPI) -- Albert Costa captured his first career Grand Slam title Sunday by winning the French Open with a 6-1, 6-0, 4-6, 6-3 victory over fellow Spaniard Juan Carlos Fer
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