Washington Kastles tennis squad sets pro winning streak record

WASHINGTON, July 10 (UPI) -- The Washington Kastles set a record for the longest win streak in U.S. professional sports Tuesday by beating the Boston Lobsters 25-12 in World Team Tennis.

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.

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.
Jankovic wins marathon match in Malaysia

Jankovic wins marathon match in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- No. 2-seeded Jelena Jankovic battled for 3 hours Tuesday before escaping with a first-round win at the BMA Malaysian Open tennis tournament.

Top seeds move on at Mercury Open

CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 3 (UPI) -- The top three seeds all advanced in Tuesday's second round of the Mercury Insurance Open women's tennis tournament in Southern California.

Henin reaches second round

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla., March 24 (UPI) -- Justine Henin took another step in her comeback Wednesday by easily defeating Jill Craybas in the opening round of the Sony Ericsson Open.

Henin advances at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, Calif., March 11 (UPI) -- Justine Henin led the way on the opening day of the BNP Paribas Open Wednesday by rolling to a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Magdalena Rybarikova.

Craybas earns surprise win at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, Calif., March 11 (UPI) -- Jill Craybas pulled off the biggest surprise on the opening day of the BNP Paribas Open Wednesday with a 6-4, 6-2 victory over Jelena Dokic.

U.S. Fed Cup team announced

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Captain Mary Jo Fernandez included 17-year-old Melanie Oudin when she announced the United States Fed Cup team for the match against Argentina next month.
Craybas continues Korea Open success

Craybas continues Korea Open success

SEOUL, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Jill Craybas continued her solid Korean Open play Friday with a straight-set upset of second-seeded Shahar Peer in the tournament quarterfinals in Seoul.

Kirilenko wins in rout in South Korea

SEOUL, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Maria Kirilenko broke her opponent's serve each time Tuesday in a first-round win at the $145,000 Korea Open tennis tournament in Seoul.

France's Rezai a first-round winner

BIRMINGHAM, England, June 9 (UPI) -- Aravane Rezai of France was among Monday's opening-round winners at the Wimbledon tuneup DFS Classic.
Amanmuradova makes Istanbul semifinals

Amanmuradova makes Istanbul semifinals

ISTANBUL, Turkey, May 22 (UPI) -- Akgul Amanmuradova fought back from behind Thursday in claiming a quarterfinal victory at the Istanbul Cup tennis tournament.
Dementieva keeps on Istanbul win track

Dementieva keeps on Istanbul win track

ISTANBUL, Turkey, May 21 (UPI) -- Elena Dementieva opened defense of her Istanbul Cup tournament title with a straight-set victory Wednesday.
Arvidsson a first-round loser in Turkey

Arvidsson a first-round loser in Turkey

ISTANBUL, Turkey, May 19 (UPI) -- Fifth-seeded Sofia Arvidsson was upset in straight sets Monday in first-round play of the $200,000 Istanbul Cup.
Zvonareva eases into Prague second round

Zvonareva eases into Prague second round

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, April 29 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Vera Zvonareva claimed a straight-set victory Tuesday in first-round play at the $145,000 Prague Open.

Jankovic wins tough match at Charleston

CHARLESTON, S.C., April 16 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Jelena Jankovic downed Alexandra Stevenson 7-5, 6-0 Wednesday in a second-round match at the Family Circle Cup tennis tournament in Charleston, S.C.

Davenport among second-round winners

AMELIA ISLAND, Fla., April 9 (UPI) -- Anna Chakvetadze, Amelie Mauresmo and Lindsay Davenport were second-round winners Wednesday at the Bausch & Lomb Championships.

Former World No. 1 Mauresmo wins at Amelia

AMELIA ISLAND, Fla., April 7 (UPI) -- France's Amelie Mauresmo was a first-round winner Monday at the $600,000 Bausch & Lomb Championships in Florida.

Americans advance at Ericsson Open

MIAMI, March 26 (UPI) -- Americans Ashley Harkleroad and Vania King recorded first-round victories Wednesday at the Sony Ericksson Open, a 12-day, 96-player tournament.

Pennetta in fifth straight Acapulco final

ACAPULCO, Mexico, Feb. 29 (UPI) -- No. 1 seed Flavia Pennetta Friday reached the finals of the Abierto Mexicano Telcel for the fifth straight year.

Pannetta easy opening winner in Mexico

ACAPULCO, Mexico, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Flavia Pennetta of Italy won her opening tennis match Monday at the Abierto Mexicano Telcel in Acapulco, Mexico.

Top-seeded Pennetta loses in Bogota opener

BOGOTA, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Italian Flavia Pennetta was among the opening-round losers Tuesday at the Copa Colsanitas Santander tennis tournament.

Radwanska wins Thailand tournament

PATTAYA CITY, Thailand, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska beat American Jill Craybas in three sets Sunday to win the Pattaya Women's Open at Pattaya City, Thailand.
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