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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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Dinara Safina of Russia forehand returns to Anna-Lena Groenefeld of Germany. Groenefeld won semifinal (6-4, 5-7, 6-4) at Fortis Championships WTA women's tennis tournament ($585,000 Tier II) at Luxembourg on October 1, 2005. (UPI Photo/Tom Theobald)
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Anna-Lena Grönefeld (born on June 4, 1985 in Nordhorn, Lower Saxony, then West Germany) is a professional tennis player from Germany. She turned professional in 2003.

As of February 2006, Grönefeld was the No. 1 tennis player from Germany. She was coached and trained by Rafael Font de Mora in Scottsdale, Arizona until 2006. Anna-Lena is currently coached by former German pro tennis player Dirk Dier (since the WTA tournament in Stuttart in October 2006). She now lives and trains in Saarbrücken, Germany.

In June, 2003 she captured the prestigious French Open Junior title, becoming the first player from Germany since 1957 to accomplish this feat. In 2002 she was the Singles Champion of both the Belgium and Frankfurt International Championships and a finalist at the Orange Bowl. In July 2003, she won the Apple and Eve Newsday Long Island Classic, held in Woodbury, New York, defeating Bethanie Mattek in the final. She is an accomplished doubles player winning the French Open title and reaching the finals at Wimbledon. As a result of her tennis successes in 2003, Grönefeld had achieved the Junior World ranking of #1 in singles and doubles. She launched her professional career début under the direction of the USA Academy and Rafael Font de Mora.

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