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Kvitova needs 3 sets but wins in Australia

Kvitova needs 3 sets but wins in Australia

MELBOURNE, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- World No. 2 Petra Kvitova needed three sets but Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams rolled in straight sets Thursday in the second round of the Australian Open.
Stosur ousted in Australian first round

Stosur ousted in Australian first round

MELBOURNE, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Sorana Cirstea ousted sixth-seeded, local favorite Samantha Stosur in straight sets Tuesday in first-round play at the Australian Open.
Azarenka, Sharapova advance at French Open

Azarenka, Sharapova advance at French Open

PARIS, May 28 (UPI) -- Victoria Azarenka of Belarus stayed hot and former world No. 1 Maria Sharapova cruised to a win Saturday in third-round action at the French Open in Paris.

Upsets dot first round in Barcelona

BARCELONA, Spain, April 26 (UPI) -- No. 3-seeded Tsvetana Pironkova was one of four seeded players to lose Tuesday during the first round of the Barcelona Ladies Open tennis tournament in Spain.
Zvonareva, Clijsters win in Melbourne

Zvonareva, Clijsters win in Melbourne

MELBOURNE, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Vera Zvonareva and No. 3 Kim Clijsters advanced to the Australian Open quarterfinals with straight-set wins Monday.
Date Krumm continues Korea Open run

Date Krumm continues Korea Open run

SEOUL, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Defending champion Kimiko Date Krumm rolled to a second-round victory Thursday at the Korea Open tennis tournament in Seoul.
Kleybanova takes Korea Open opener

Kleybanova takes Korea Open opener

SEOUL, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- No. 5-seeded Alisa Kleybanova swept to a first-round victory Monday at the WTA's Korea Open in Seoul.
Petkovic wins long match in Turkey

Petkovic wins long match in Turkey

ISTANBUL, Turkey, July 28 (UPI) -- No. 6-seeded Andrea Petkovic survived a three-set test Wednesday and advanced to the quarterfinals of the Istanbul Cup tennis tournament in Turkey.

Makarova bests Azarenka at Eastbourne

EASTBOURNE, England, June 19 (UPI) -- Russia's Ekaterina Makarova won her first singles title Saturday, defeating Victoria Azarenka of Belarus 7-6 (7-5), 6-4 in the Aegon International final.
Makarova, Azarenka make Eastbourne finals

Makarova, Azarenka make Eastbourne finals

EASTBOURNE, England, June 18 (UPI) -- Ekaterina Makarova and Victoria Azarenka pulled off upsets Friday and won berths in the finals of the Aegon International grass-court tennis tournament.
Stosur rallies to make Aegon semis

Stosur rallies to make Aegon semis

EASTBOURNE, England, June 17 (UPI) -- Samantha Stosur lost just one game after the first set Thursday in earning a semifinals berth at the Aegon International tournament in England.
Bartoli, Schiavone advance at Dubai

Bartoli, Schiavone advance at Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Marion Bartoli of France and Italian Francesca Schiavone gained first-round wins Sunday in the Dubai Tennis Championships.

Wickmayer wins women's Estroril Open

ESTORIL, Portugal, May 9 (UPI) -- Belgium's Yanina Wickmayer captured the women's title Saturday at the Estoril (Portugal) Open with a 7-5, 6-2 win over Russia's Ekaterina Makarova.

Makarova, Wickmayer in Estoril final

ESTORIL, Portugal, May 8 (UPI) -- Ekaterina Makarova advanced to her second WTA Tour final in as many weeks Friday with a solid victory in the clay-court Estoril Open in Portugal.
Three upsets in Estoril quarterfinals

Three upsets in Estoril quarterfinals

ESTORIL, Portugal, May 7 (UPI) -- Defending champion Maria Kirilenko was among three highly seeded players failing to advance in quarterfinal play at the $220,000 Estoril Open in Portugal.
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Ai Sugiyama of Japan plays against Ekaterina Makarova of Russia during Round 2 of the U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in New York on August 29, 2007. (UPI Photo/Laura Cavanaugh)
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Ekaterina Valeryevna Makarova (Russian: Екатерина Валерьевна Макарова, born on 7 June 1988) is a professional Russian tennis player. She achieved her career high ranking of number 29 on June 6, 2011.

She began playing tennis when she was six years old and joined the senior women's circuit at the age of fifteen.

In her first professional tournament in Elektrostal, Russia as a wildcard, she reached the quarter-finals losing to Olga Savchuk, 6–3 3–6 0–6. At the Zhukovsky, Russia, she lost in the first round after qualifying. This was her last tournament of 2003.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Ekaterina Makarova."
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