Davenport leads U.S. in Fed Cup

LA JOLLA, Calif., Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Lindsay Davenport will lead off for the United States Saturday when the Fed Cup quarterfinals begin at the La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club.

Bartoli defeats defending champ

LUXEMBOURG CITY, Luxembourg, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Wimbledon runner-up Marion Bartoli beat defending Luxembourg titlist Alona Bondarenko in Tuesday's opening action at the Fortis Championships.

Henin, Jankovic among winners at U.S. Open

NEW YORK, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Belgium Justine Henin and Serbian Jelena Jankovic were among the early women winners Monday in the first round of the U.S. Open.

Radwanska, Dushevina in Nordic Light final

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland and eighth-seeded Vera Dushevina of Russia advanced to the final at the Nordic Light Open tennis tournament. Radwanska needed to win a pair of matches Saturday after rain halted quarterfinal play on Friday. She

Rain disrupts Nordic Light Open

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- No. 8 seed Vera Dushevina was the only player to advance Friday as rain wiped out most of the play at the Nordic Light Open.

Medina Garrigues ousted from Nordic Light

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- No. 1-seeded Anabel Medina Garrigues dropped a three-set decision in second-round play at the $145,000 Nordic Light Open hard-court tennis tournament in Sweden.

Loit rallies for Nordic Light win

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Third-seeded Emilie Loit rallied for a three-set victory earning a quarterfinals spot in the $145,000 Nordic Light Open tennis tournament in Sweden. Loit dropped the first set Wednesday but won a pair of tiebreakers, eliminating Ruano Pascual with a tough

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.

Seven seeded players in Qatar quarters

DOHA, Qatar, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Justine Henin was pushed in the second set Wednesday but held on for a second-round victory in the $1.34 million Qatar Open tennis tournament. Henin got past Alicia Molik 6-2, 7-6 (11-9) on a day in which seeded players rolled in the tournament

Schnyder among Qatar first-round winners

DOHA, Qatar, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Fifth-seeded Patty Schnyder claimed a three-set victory Tuesday in first-round play of the $1.34 million Qatar Open tennis tournament.
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Julia Goerges
German Julia Goerges hits a shot during her French Open second-round match against American Serena Williams at Roland Garros in Paris on May 28, 2010. Williams defeated Goerges 6-1, 6-1. UPI/David Silpa

Julia Görges (born 2 November 1988 in Bad Oldesloe, Schleswig-Holstein) is a professional tennis player from Germany. Görges reached career-high WTA singles ranking of No. 16 on June 6, 2011 and a doubles ranking of 31 on June 6, 2011. She has won two WTA singles titles and three doubles titles as of April 2011.

Julia Görges was born in Bad Oldesloe to Klaus and Inge Görges, both of whom work in insurance. She has one half-sister named Maike, who also works in insurance. She attended the Klaus-Groth Schule and Theodor-Mommsen Schule in Bad Oldesloe from 1995 to 2005, and completed the mittlere Reife (Realschulabschluss).

She began playing tennis around the age of 5 when her parents began taking her to the local club. Her tennis idol growing up was Martina Hingis, and she is also a fan of Roger Federer. She is coached by Sascha Nensel, former coach of fellow German player Nicolas Kiefer. The surfaces she prefers are hard and grass courts, and her favorite tournament is the Australian Open.

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