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Govortsova beats Barcelona top seed

BARCELONA, Spain, April 10 (UPI) -- Olga Govortsova ousted top-seeded Francesca Schiavone during first-round play Tuesday at the Barcelona Ladies Open tennis tournament in Spain.

Sharapova advances in Miami

MIAMI, March 22 (UPI) -- Maria Sharapova survived the loss of a set Thursday and Caroline Wozniacki also moved on in the second round of the Sony Ericsson Open.

Azarenka picking up steam in Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, Calif., March 11 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Victoria Azarenka swept past Svetlana Kuznetsova in straight sets Sunday to advance to the next round of the BNP Paribas Open.

Wozniacki wins second-round match

INDIAN WELLS, Calif., March 10 (UPI) -- Caroline Wozniacki, seeking a return to the form that made her No. 1 in the world, stormed into the second round Saturday at the BNP Paribas Open.

Azarenka survives upset scare

INDIAN WELLS, Calif., March 10 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Victoria Azarenka rallied in the third set to beat Mona Barthel win a wild match Friday and reach the third round of the BNP Paribas Open.

Radwanska wins Dubai tennis title

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Fifth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland downed Julia Goerges in straight sets Saturday to win the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.
Julia Goerges rides upset to Dubai finals

Julia Goerges rides upset to Dubai finals

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Julia Goerges upset Caroline Wozniacki Friday and earned a spot in the finals of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships against Agnieszka Radwanska.
Jankovic advances to Dubai semifinals

Jankovic advances to Dubai semifinals

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Jelena Jankovic claimed an upset win Thursday and advanced to the semifinals of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.
Wozniacki wins in straight sets in Dubai

Wozniacki wins in straight sets in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Third-seeded Caroline Wozniacki posted a solid straight-set win Wednesday in a second-round match of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.
Jankovic notches first-round win in Dubai

Jankovic notches first-round win in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Eighth-seeded Jelena Jankovic rolled to a first-round win Monday at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.
Lisicki among upset victims in Doha

Lisicki among upset victims in Doha

DOHA, Qatar, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Ninth-seeded Sabine Lisicki was among three seeded players to lose three-set matches Tuesday at the Qatar Total Open tennis tournament.
Bartoli notches lengthy win in Paris

Bartoli notches lengthy win in Paris

PARIS, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Marion Bartoli piled up seven breaks in a straight-set win Thursday in second-round play of the GDF Suez Open tennis tournament in Paris.
Sharapova wins Paris second round

Sharapova wins Paris second round

PARIS, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Maria Sharapova and Julia Goerges picked up second-round victories Wednesday at the GDF Suez Open tennis tournament in Paris.
Injuries knock Li, Jankovic out in Paris

Injuries knock Li, Jankovic out in Paris

PARIS, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Seeded players Li Na and Jelena Jankovic both are out of the GDF Suez Open tennis tournament in France because of injuries.
Czechs advance on Kvitova wins

Czechs advance on Kvitova wins

STUTTGART, Germany, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Petra Kvitova's second three-set victory locked up a Fed Cup quarterfinal series win Sunday for the Czech Republic over Germany.
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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
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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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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Julia Goerges."
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