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.

Parmentier rallies in Chile

VINA DEL MAR, Chile, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Fourth-seeded Pauline Parmentier battled her way past Rossana De Los Rios Wednesday to reach the third round of the Cachantum Cup.
Safina moves into Gold Coast quarterfinals

Safina moves into Gold Coast quarterfinals

GOLD COAST, Australia, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Defending champion Dinara Safina was pushed to three sets before taking a second-round win Wednesday at the Australian Women's Hardcourts tennis tournament.

Muller ousted from Barcelona tournament

BARCELONA, Spain, June 12 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Martina Muller was an upset victim Tuesday in first-round play at the $145,000 Barcelona KIA clay-court tennis tournament in Spain. Muller was dropped in straight sets by Alla Kudryavtseva, 6-3, 6-4, on the second day of the inaugural Barcel

Bartoli qualifies for Prague semifinals

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, May 11 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Marion Bartoli of France Friday downed Jarmila Gajdosova, 6-1, 6-4, in the quarterfinals of the Prague Open Tennis Tournament in the Czech Republic.

Dechy out at Prague

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, May 10 (UPI) -- Victoria Azarenka, a 17-year-old from Belarus, beat No. 5 seed Nathalie Dechy of France 7-6 (7-3), 6-1 Thursday in the second round of the Prague Open.

Top seed reaches quarters in Prague

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, May 9 (UPI) -- No. 1 seed Marion Bartoli reached the quarterfinals of the Prague Open Wednesday with a 6-3, 6-4, decision over Viktoriya Kutuzova.

Razzano cruises at Prague Open

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, May 7 (UPI) -- Virginie Razzano of France was an easy first-found winner at the $145,000 Prague Open in the Czech Republic Monday in a 6-0, 7-5 victory over Tiantian Sun.

Pennetta, Loit reach Acapulco final

ACAPULCO, Mexico, March 2 (UPI) -- Flavia Pennetta and Emilie Loit won their semifinal matches Friday and will meet Saturday for the championship in the Abierto Mexicano Telcel tennis tourney.

Upsets reign in Acapulco tennis

ACAPULCO, Mexico, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Julia Schruff highlighted a day of upsets Wednesday, eliminating top-seed Marion Bartoli in the second round of the Abierto Mexicano Telcel tennis tournament.

Mauresmo, Kuznetsova through second round

MELBOURNE, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- No. 2-seeded Amelie Mauresmo and third-seeded Svetlana Kuznetsova cruised through matches Wednesday and into the third round of the Australian Open.

Top-seeded Jankovic wins opener

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Jelena Jankovic posted a straight-set victory Tuesday in her first-round match of the ASB Open tennis tournament in Auckland, New Zealand.

Bammer beats Dechy at Bangkok

VIENNA, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Austria's Sylvia Bammer Thursday was a surprise winner against Natalie Dechy of France in the second round of the Bangkok Open tennis tournament.

Bartoli withdraws from Bangkok Open

BANGKOK, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Marion Bartoli, citing an injured right heel, has withdrawn from the $200,000 Bangkok Open in Thailand.

Stosur defeats Kremer in Luxembourg

LUXEMBOURG CITY, Luxembourg, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Aussie Samantha Stosur defeated Luxembourg's Anne Kremer in Monday's first-round action at the $600,000 Luxembourg Tennis Championships.
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Julia Schruff
Maria Sharapova (RUS) chases a ball in her match against Julia Schruff (GER) during day 5 at the US Open in Flushing Meadows, New York on September 2, 2005. (UPI Photo/John Angelillo) .

Infobox last updated on: February 18, 2008.

Julia Schruff (born August 16, 1982 in Augsburg, West Germany) is a professional female tennis player from Germany. She enjoyed a breakthrough season in 2005 and has beaten two Top 10-ranked players - Anastasia Myskina in 2005 and Elena Dementieva in 2006.

Her all time world ranking high was attained on April 17, 2006, when she reached 52.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Julia Schruff."
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