Granville advances at Kroger St. Jude

MEMPHIS, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Fourth seed Laura Granville beat fellow American Bea Bielik, 6-4, 6-3, Sunday in the opening round of the $880,000 Kroger St. Jude Tennis Championships.

Rain washes out first day of Tashkent Open

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- The opening day of the Tashkent Open tennis tournament was postponed Monday due to rain.

Australian opens Shanghai tennis with win

SHANGHAI, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Alicia Molik of Australia began the Shanghai Open on Monday with a straight-sets victory over Flavia Pennetta of Italy.

Pistolesi earns quarterfinal berth

HELSINKI, Finland, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Second seed Anna Pistolesi of Israel earned a quarterfinal berth in the Nordic Light Open Thursday with a win over Myriam Casanova of Switzerland.

Friday's Sports Calendar

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French Open Wednesday's Schedule

Men's Singles - Second Round

Suarez, Tulyaganova advance in Madrid

MADRID, May 19 (UPI) -- No. 5 Paola Suarez of Argentina had an easy route to the second round at the Madrid Open Monday as American Sarah Taylor retired with an injury.

Serena advances; Coetzer, Rubin fall

ROME, May 13 (UPI) -- Defending champion Serena Williams continued her march through the field on Tuesday at the $1.3 million Italian Masters as the top-seeded American rolled to a 6

Zvonareva avoids upset bug at Croatian

BOL, Croatia, April 29 (UPI) -- Third-seeded Vera Zvonareva of Russia was the only one of four seeds in action Tuesday who advanced to the second round of the Croatian Bol Ladies Open.

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A roundup of top sports stories.

Williams sisters dominate in Fed Cup

LOWELL, Mass., April 27 (UPI) -- Team Williams completed a 5-0 sweep of the Czech Republic Sunday as the United States rolled into the second round of the Fed Cup.

Moya survives in three sets

ACAPULCO, Mexico, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Defending champion Carlos Moya did not have it easy in the second round but managed to prevail in three sets Wednesday over Brazilian lucky loser Ricardo Mello

Some seeds get by at Acapulco

ACAPULCO, Mexico, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Defending champion Carlos Moya breezed into the second round of the Mexican Open claycourt tennis tournament on Tuesday.

Zuluaga reaches Bogota semifinals

BOGOTA, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Fourth-seeded Colombian Fabiola Zuluaga continued to please the hometown fans at the Copa Colsanitas Friday, advancing to the semifinals at the claycourt event.

Suarez among Bogota winners

BOGOTA, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Top seed Paola Suarez of Argentina was among the winners Wednesday in the second round of the Copa Colsanitas.

Torrens Valero upset at Copa Colsanitas

BOGOTA, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Spain's third-seeded Cristina Torrens Valero suffered a 7-5, 2-6, 6-3 first-round upset at the hands of Croatian qualifier Ivana Abramovic Tuesday at the Copa C

Rain spoils opening day of Copa Colsanitas

BOGOTA, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- American Ansley Cargill rallied for a three-set victory Monday as rain spoiled nearly half of the first-round tennis matches at the Copa Colsanitas.

Tanasugarn wins in quarterfinals

HYDERABAD, India, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Tamarine Tanasugarn of Thailand moved one step closer to her first career title Thursday in the quarterfinals of the inaugural Indian Open.

Australian Open Women's Draw

MELBOURNE, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- The women's draw for the 2003 Australian Open:

Australian Open Women's Draw

MELBOURNE, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- The women's draw for the 2003 Australian Open:

Australian Open Women's Draw

MELBOURNE, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- The women's draw for the 2003 Australian Open:

Shaughnessy earns semifinal berth

CANBERRA, Australia, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Second seed Meghann Shaughnessy of the United States advanced to the semifinals of the Canberra Women's Classic Thursday with a 7-6 (7-5), 6-4 win over No. 8 Ma

Weingartner continues lucky streak

CANBERRA, Australia, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- After making the draw because of an injury and advancing to the second round when the top seed retired, Marlene Weingartner Wednesday moved on to the quarterfin

Fernandez, Serna advance to second round

CANBERRA, Australia, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Third seed Clarisa Fernandez of Argentina, a surprise semifinalist at last year's French Open, advanced Monday second round of the Canberra Women's Classic.

Moya reaches quarterfinals

SOPOT, Poland, July 24 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Carlos Moya cruised past Russian Andrei Stoliarov Wednesday, 6-4, 6-1, to reach the quarterfinals of the Idea Prokom Open.
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