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Keys advances on upset at Aegon Classic

BIRMINGHAM, England, June 13 (UPI) -- Madison Keys recorded a straight-set set Thursday and the right to meet No. 16-seeded Magdalena Rybarikova in the quarterfinals of the Aegon Classic in England.
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.

U.S. qualifier Alison Riske upends Tamira Paszek in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, England, June 11 (UPI) -- Fourth-seeded Tamira Paszek of Austria fell in a second-round upset to young American qualifier Alison Riske Tuesday at the grass-court Aegon Classic.
Maria Sharapova claims spot in French Open quarterfinals

Maria Sharapova claims spot in French Open quarterfinals

PARIS, June 3 (UPI) -- Defending champion and No. 2-ranked Maria Sharapova gained a quarterfinal berth at the French Open with a straight-set win Monday.
Sharapova, Azarenka advance to French Open fourth round

Sharapova, Azarenka advance to French Open fourth round

PARIS, June 1 (UPI) -- Maria Sharapova and Victoria Azarenka, despite slips in their games, won matches Saturday that put them in the fourth round of the French Open.

Sharapova, Li Na, A. Radwanska win at French Open

PARIS, May 27 (UPI) -- Defending champion Maria Sharapova advanced with a first-round victory at the French Open Monday, joining China's Li Na and Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland.

Hradecka wins twice to gain Strasbourg International final

STRASBOURG, France, May 24 (UPI) -- Lucie Hradecka won a pair of matches Friday that advanced her to the finals of the Strasbourg International tennis tournament in search of her first WTA title.
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.
Kanepi, Suarez Navarro win in Portugal Open second round

Kanepi, Suarez Navarro win in Portugal Open second round

OEIRAS, Portugal, May 1 (UPI) -- Kaia Kanepi and Carla Suarez Navarro, who played in the tournament finals last year, on Wednesday both posted wins at the Portugal Open.
Top seeds ousted in women's section of Portugal Open

Top seeds ousted in women's section of Portugal Open

OEIRAS, Portugal, April 30 (UPI) -- Top seeds Marion Bartoli and Dominika Cibulkova were beaten Tuesday in first-round matches at the Portugal Open.
Sharapova keeps pace with Williams in tennis rankings

Sharapova keeps pace with Williams in tennis rankings

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., April 29 (UPI) -- Maria Sharapova collected her 29th WTA title with a win in Germany that allowed her to keep close to No. 1 Serena Williams in the women's tennis rankings.

Francesca Schiavone routs Dominguez Lino in Morocco final

MARRAKECH, Morocco, April 28 (UPI) -- Italy's Francesca Schiavone cruised to her first title of the year Sunday, dispatching Lourdes Dominguez Lino in the final of the Moroccan Grand Prix.

Schiavone reaches Moroccan Grand Prix finals

MARRAKECH, Morocco, April 27 (UPI) -- Sixth-seeded Francesca Schiavone of Italy defeated Chanelle Scheepers in straight sets in the semifinals of the Moroccan Grand Prix Saturday.
Schiavone takes spot in Morocco Grand Prix semis

Schiavone takes spot in Morocco Grand Prix semis

MARRAKECH, Morocco, April 26 (UPI) -- Francesca Schiavone's win Friday over third-seeded Alize Cornet left her the only seeded player through to the semifinals of the Morocco Grand Prix.

Minella tops Kanepi in Moroccan upset

MARRAKECH, Morocco, April 25 (UPI) -- Mandy Minella ousted fourth-seeded Kaia Kanepi in a second-round match Thursday at the Moroccan Grand Prix tennis tournament.

Cornet, Scheepers win second-round matches in Morocco

MARRAKECH, Morocco, April 24 (UPI) -- Alize Cornet rallied for a second-round win Wednesday at the Morocco Grand Prix WTA tennis tournament.

Italy sweeps Fed Cup singles against Czechs

PALERMO, Italy, April 20 (UPI) -- Italy took a 2-0 lead over the Czech Republic in the Fed Cup semifinals Saturday with singles victories by Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci.
Kvitova keys Czech's Fed Cup hope in Italy

Kvitova keys Czech's Fed Cup hope in Italy

PALERMO, Italy, April 19 (UPI) -- Two-time defending Fed Cup champion Czech Republic placed Petra Kvitova in the key singles slots for this weekend's semifinal series against Italy.

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.

Sharapova, Burdette earn second-round wins

INDIAN WELLS, Calif., March 9 (UPI) -- Maria Sharapova breezed into the third round of the BNP Paribas Friday and 16-year-old American Mallory Burdette picked up a big win as well.

Schiavone earns first-round win

INDIAN WELLS, Calif., March 6 (UPI) -- Francesca Schiavone began the BNP Paribas Open Wednesday with only her fourth victory of the year, one that set up a meeting with No. 2 seed Maria Sharapova.

Suarez Navarro reaches semis in Mexico

ACAPULCO, Mexico, March 1 (UPI) -- No. 2 seed Carla Suarez Navarro kept alive her hopes for a first career WTA title Thursday by earning a quarterfinal victory at the Mexican Open.

Errani reaches Acapulco quarterfinals

ACAPULCO, Mexico, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- No. 1 seed and defending champion Sara Errani moved into the quarterfinals Wednesday with a straight-sets triumph at the Mexican Open.

Jankovic reaches Bogota quarterfinals

BOGOTA, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- No. 1 seed Jelena Jankovic coasted into the quarterfinals of the Copa Claro Colsanitas Thursday while Francesca Schiavone fell in her second-round match.

Dominguez Lino, Schiavone post Bogota wins

BOGOTA, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Third-seeded Lourdes Dominguez Lino and No. 4 seed Francesca Schiavone each advanced Tuesday with first-round wins at the Copa Claro Colsanitas.
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