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No. 1 seed Kerber reaches Citi Open quarterfinals

WASHINGTON, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- No. 1 seed Angelique Kerber led a parade of players into the quarterfinals Thursday with a victory over Melanie Oudin at the Citi Open.

Top women's seeds all move on at Citi Open in DC

WASHINGTON, July 31 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Angelique Kerber of Germany moved on along with other top seeds at the Citi Open in Washington Tuesday.

S. Williams, A. Radawanska, Li Na advance at Wimbledon

LONDON, June 29 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Serena Williams, No. 4 Agnieszka Radwanska and No. 6 Li Na advanced with third-round victories at Wimbledon Saturday.
Kanepi advances with upset win at Wimbledon

Kanepi advances with upset win at Wimbledon

LONDON, June 28 (UPI) -- Kaia Kanepi Friday defeated seventh-seeded Angelique Kerber, making Kerber the sixth Top 10 player to exit the women's draw at Wimbledon.
Azarenka injured, Sharapova loses at Wimbledon

Azarenka injured, Sharapova loses at Wimbledon

LONDON, June 26 (UPI) -- No. 2-ranked Victoria Azarenka withdrew before her second-round match and third-seeded Maria Sharapova was beaten at Wimbledon Wednesday.

Victoria Azarenka, Maria Sharapova among Day 1 Wimbledon winners

LONDON, June 24 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Victoria Azarenka and No. 3 Maria Sharapova each advanced with first-round wins Monday at Wimbledon, but No. 5 Sara Errani fell in an upset.
Wozniacki heads into Eastbourne semifinals

Wozniacki heads into Eastbourne semifinals

EASTBOURNE, England, June 20 (UPI) -- Fifth-seeded Caroline Wozniacki rallied for a three-set win but No. 2-seeded Li Na was ousted Thursday at the Aegon International tennis tournament in England.

Li Na advances in walkover, Caroline Wozniacki logs Eastbourne win

EASTBOURNE, England, June 19 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Li Na advanced in a walkover and No. 5 Caroline Wozniacki also gained the quarterfinals with a win Wednesday at the Aegon International.

Jamie Hampton bounces Agnieszka Radwanska in Eastbourne surprise

EASTBOURNE, England, June 18 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland was ushered to a first-round exit by American qualifier Jamie Hampton Tuesday in an Aegon International upset.
Flipkens rallies for three-set win in Birmingham

Flipkens rallies for three-set win in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, England, June 12 (UPI) -- No. 1-seed Kirsten Flipkens rallied for a three-set victory Wednesday in second-round play of the Aegon Classic tennis tournament in England.
Laura Robson beats Venus Williams in Rome

Laura Robson beats Venus Williams in Rome

ROME, May 13 (UPI) -- Laura Robson posted a Rome International tennis tournament win Monday over Venus Williams that gives her a match against world No. 1 Serena Williams.
Serena Williams rallies to make Madrid semifinals

Serena Williams rallies to make Madrid semifinals

MADRID, May 10 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Serena Williams needed to rally Friday to claim a quarterfinal win at the Mutua Madrid Open.
Williams, behind serve, extends Madrid winning streak

Williams, behind serve, extends Madrid winning streak

MADRID, May 9 (UPI) -- World No. 1 and defending champion Serena Williams dropped just two points on serve Thursday in grabbing a berth in the quarterfinals of the Mutua Madrid Open.
Makarova beats Azarenka at Madrid Open

Makarova beats Azarenka at Madrid Open

MADRID, May 8 (UPI) -- Ekaterina Makarova stunned world No. 3 Victoria Azarenka in three sets Wednesday in a second-round match at the Mutua Madrid Open.

Serena Williams, Agnieszka Radwanska among early Madrid winners

MADRID, May 5 (UPI) -- Defending champ Serena Williams and Agnieszka Radwanska each advanced but Li Na fell Sunday in first-round action at the Madrid Open.
Jankovic, Suarez Navarro win in upsets in Stuttgart

Jankovic, Suarez Navarro win in upsets in Stuttgart

STUTTGART, Germany, April 24 (UPI) -- Jelena Jankovic and Carla Suarez Navarro advanced with first-round upset wins Wednesday at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Germany.

Ekaterina Makarova, Elena Vesnina complete Russia Fed Cup rally

MOSCOW, April 21 (UPI) -- The Russian doubles team of Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina bested their Slovakian opponents Sunday, completing an improbable Fed Cup semifinal rally.
Cibulkova, Hantuchova anchor Slovaks in Fed Cup

Cibulkova, Hantuchova anchor Slovaks in Fed Cup

MOSCOW, April 19 (UPI) -- Fed Cup veterans Dominika Cibulkova and Daniela Hantuchova will have the singles assignments for the Slovak Republic a semifinal series against Russia.

Sharapova easily advances at Sony Open

MIAMI, March 22 (UPI) -- No. 2 seed Maria Sharapova breezed into the third round of the Sony Open Friday and Lauren Davis took advantage of her second chance.

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Azarenka withdraws from Dubai championship

Azarenka withdraws from Dubai championship

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- World No. 2-ranked Victoria Azarenka on Tuesday withdrew from the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships due to injury.
Makarova helps Russia defeat Japan

Makarova helps Russia defeat Japan

MOSCOW, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Ekaterina Makarova won a singles match and was part of a winning doubles team Sunday that gave Russia a 3-2 Fed Cup series win over Japan.
Morita has Japan, Russia even in Fed Cup

Morita has Japan, Russia even in Fed Cup

MOSCOW, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Ayumi Morita used a straight-set win over Ekaterina Makarova Saturday to pull Japan even with Russia after the first day of their Fed Cup first-round series.
Kirilenko leads off for Russia in Fed Cup

Kirilenko leads off for Russia in Fed Cup

MOSCOW, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Maria Kirilenko, coming off a tournament win, was placed in the leadoff spot for Russia in this weekend's Fed Cup first-round series against Japan.
Errani, Vinci win Australian doubles

Errani, Vinci win Australian doubles

MELBOURNE, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Italians Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci defeated Australians Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua and won the women's double title Friday at the Australian Open.
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