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Knapp beats top seed at Tashkent Open

Knapp beats top seed at Tashkent Open

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Karin Knapp defeated top-seeded Monica Niculescu in Tuesday's final first-round match at the WTA's Tashkent Open in Uzbekistan.

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.
Wickmayer advances in Hobart

Wickmayer advances in Hobart

HOBART, Australia, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- No. 1-seed Yanina Wickmayer lost just two games Tuesday in posting a second-round win at the Moorilla Hobart International tennis tournament in Australia.
Cibulkova wins, Zakopalova loses at UNICEF

Cibulkova wins, Zakopalova loses at UNICEF

'S-HERTOGENBOSCH, Netherlands, June 12 (UPI) -- Fifth-seeded Dominika Cibulkova won but No. 8 seed Klara Zakopalova fell Sunday in first-round action of the UNICEF Open in the Netherlands.
Wozniacki moves to third round in Dubai

Wozniacki moves to third round in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki advanced Wednesday to the third round of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.

Chakvetadze breezes to Slovenia Open title

PORTOROZ, Slovenia, July 25 (UPI) -- Anna Chakvetadze of Russia breezed past Sweden's Johanna Larsson 6-1, 6-2 Sunday to win the Slovenia Open title match.
Mauresmo reaches quarters at Pilot Pen

Mauresmo reaches quarters at Pilot Pen

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Amelie Mauresmo and Anna Chakvetadze became the first two players to reach the quarterfinals Tuesday at the Pilot Pen in New Haven, Conn.

Safina, Zvonareva advance at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, Calif., March 16 (UPI) -- Top seed Dinara Safina and fourth-seeded Vera Zvonareva were winners Sunday at the Paribas Open at Indian Wells, Calif.

Russia blanks China at Fed Cup

MOSCOW, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Russia completed a 5-0 sweep of China Sunday in Moscow and advanced to the Fed Cup semifinals in April.

Hantuchova among losers at Luxembourg

LUXEMBOURG, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Defending champion Daniela Hantuchova was among Wednesday's second-round losers at the $225,000 Luxembourg Championships.
Chakvetadze an early upset loser in Tokyo

Chakvetadze an early upset loser in Tokyo

TOKYO, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Eighth-seeded Anna Chakvetadze was ousted by qualifier Kaia Kanepi in first-round play Tuesday at the $1.34 million Pan Pacific Open tennis tournament in Tokyo.
Chakvetadze, Wozniacki reach finals

Chakvetadze, Wozniacki reach finals

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Anna Chakvetadze of Russia and unseeded Dane Caroline Wozniacki won semifinal matches Friday in the Pilot Pen Tennis event in New Haven, Conn.
Chakvetadze eases into semifinals

Chakvetadze eases into semifinals

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Anna Chakvetadze of Russia, the top-seed, won in straight sets Thursday to reach the semifinals of the Pilot Pen Tennis tournament in New Haven, Conn.
Top-seed Chakvetadze advances

Top-seed Chakvetadze advances

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Anna Chakvetadze of Russia scored a straight-set win Wednesday to advance to the quarterfinals of the Pilot Pen Tennis event in New Haven, Conn.
Chakvetadze won't to repeat Ordina title

Chakvetadze won't to repeat Ordina title

'S-HERTOGENBOSCH, Netherlands, June 19 (UPI) -- No. 2-seeded Anna Chakvetadze saw her defense of the Ordina Open end with a quarterfinal upset Thursday in the tennis tournament in the Netherlands.
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Anna Chakvetadze reacts after a lost point in her semi final match against Svetlana Kuznetsova on day 12 at the U.S. Open in New York City on September 7, 2007. Svetlana Kuznetsov defeated Anna Chakvetadz 3-6, 6-1, 6-1 to advance to her first ever U.S. Open final. (UPI Photo/John Angelillo) .
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Anna Djambulilovna Chakvetadze (Russian: Анна Джамбулиловна Чакветадзе; born March 5, 1987) is a Russian professional tennis player (with Georgian roots). On September 10, 2007, she reached her career-high professional singles ranking of World No. 5. She has won eight WTA Singles Titles and appeared in the 2007 US Open semifinals. As of February 21, 2011, Chakvetadze is ranked World No. 49.

She began playing tennis at the age of eight after being introduced to the sport by her mother, Natalia. She travels for tournaments with her father. She speaks both Russian and English.

Chakvetadze hit her peak of World No. 5 in 2007 after a semifinal appearance at the US Open. Also in that year, she reached the quarterfinals at the Australian Open and the French Open, both of which were career bests for those events. Four of her eight career singles titles also occurred in 2007. She ended 2010 ranked inside the top 60 at number 56. The same year, she won 1 title and her 8th overall.

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