Third-seeded Maria Sharapova was routed in straight sets Thursday during second-round play of The Championships at Wimbledon.
Russian Maria Kirilenko trounced Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez 6-0, 6-2 Sunday to win the Barcelona KIA tournament in Spain.
No. 2 seed Maria Kirilenko of Russia beat unseeded Stephanie Cohen-Aloro 7-5, 6-3 in Saturday's semifinals at the Barcelona (Spain) KIA tennis tournament.
Stephanie Cohen-Aloro qualified for her second career WTA semifinal Friday at the $145,000 Barcelona KIA tennis tournament in Spain.
Second-seeded Maria Kirilenko was pushed to a third set Thursday before she advanced at the $145,000 Barcelona KIA tennis tournament in Spain.
Wild-card entrant Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez upset fifth-seeded Pauline Parmentier at the $145,000 Barcelona KIA tennis tournament in Spain.
Anabel Medina Garrigues of Spain repeated as Strasbourg International champion Saturday, beating Slovenia's Katarina Srebotnik.
China, anchored by Jie Zheng, who is set to play three times this weekend, goes against Spain in search of a first trip to the finals of the Federation Cup.
Four Australian men who admitted beating up a drunken man have been denied compensation for the time they spent in prison charged with killing him.
Frenchwoman Alize Cornet and Czech Klara Zakopalova won their first-round matches Tuesday in the $180,000 Abierto Mexicano Telcel tennis tournament.