Kvitova, Vinci advance to Katowice Open semifinals

KATOWICE, Poland, April 12 (UPI) -- Top seed Czech Petra Kvitova and second-seeded Italian Roberta Vinci advanced to the semifinals at the inaugural Katowice Open with easy victories Friday.

Kvitova, Vinci reach Katowice Open quarterfinals

KATOWICE, Poland, April 11 (UPI) -- Top seeded Czech Petra Kvitova and second-seeded Italian Roberta Vinci advanced to the quarterfinals Thursday at the Katowice Open in Poland.

Kanepi marks return with Katowice win

KATOWICE, Poland, April 9 (UPI) -- Sixth-seeded Kaia Kanepi of Estonia marked her return from an injury with a dominating first-round victory Tuesday at the inaugural Katowice Open.
Ivanovic survives Wimbledon scare

Ivanovic survives Wimbledon scare

WIMBLEDON, England, June 25 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Ana Ivanovic fought off two match points Wednesday before claiming a tough second-round Wimbledon three-set win from Nathalie Dechy.
Three upsets mark Morocco second round

Three upsets mark Morocco second round

FES, Morocco, April 30 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Anabel Medina Garrigues rallied for a win but three other seeded players lost Wednesday at the $145,000 Moroccan Grand Prix tennis tournament.

Top seed reaches quarterfinals in Chile

VINA DEL MAR, Chile, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Flavia Pennetta posted a 6-4, 6-0 win over Mathilde Johansson Thursday in the second round of the Cachantun Cup in Vina del Mar, Chile.

Henin, Williams sisters win at U.S. Open

NEW YORK, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- No. 1 ranked Justine Henin and both of the Williams sisters advanced past the second round Wednesday at the U.S. Open.

Garrigues is first-round winner in Sweden

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, July 31 (UPI) -- No. 1-seeded Anabel Medina Garrigues posted a straight-set victory Tuesday in the first round of the $145,000 Nordic Light Open tennis tournament in Sweden.

Kanepi, Knapp win at Austrian tournament

BAD GASTEIN, Austria, July 24 (UPI) -- Kaia Kanepi and Karin Knapp collected first-round victories Tuesday at the $175,000 Gastein Ladies clay-court tennis tournament in Austria.

Rezai upset in Gastein Ladies event

BAD GASTEIN, Austria, July 23 (UPI) -- No. 5-seed Aravane Rezai won her first set Monday but dropped the last two in first-round play of the inaugural $175,000 Gastein Ladies tournament in Austria.

Vakulenko among first-round winners at DFS

BIRMINGHAM, England, June 11 (UPI) -- Ninth-seeded Julia Vakulenko rolled to a straight-set, first-round win Monday in the $200,000 DFS Classic grass-court tournament in England.

Top seeds advance in Strasbourg tournament

STRASBOURG, France, May 23 (UPI) -- Top seed Amelie Mauresmo lost just five games Wednesday in moving into the quarterfinals of the $175,000 Strasbourg International tennis tournament in France.

Bartoli posts strong first-round win

STRASBOURG, France, May 22 (UPI) -- Fifth-seeded Marion Bartoli dropped just one game Tuesday in collecting a first-round victory at the $175,000 Strasbourg International tennis tournament. Bartoli had no trouble in eliminating Nicole Kriz, 6-1, 6-0, and advancing in the clay-court tourname

Hantuchova rallies for Italian Masters win

ROME, May 14 (UPI) -- No. 9-seeded Daniela Hantuchova dropped the first set Monday before posting a first-round win at the $1.34 million Italian Masters tennis tournament in Rome.

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Maria Elena Camerin of Italy takes on Justine Henin-Hardenne, of Belgium, who is seeded second, in the first set of their U.S. Open match at USTA National Tennis Center in on August 28, 2006 in New York. (UPI Photo/Monika Graff)
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