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Vinci moves into quarterfinals at Italiacom Open

PALERMO, Italy, July 11 (UPI) -- No. 2-seeded Roberta Vinci claimed a straight-set win Thursday to end a long day of second-round tennis at the Italiacom Open in Italy.
Vinci takes first-round win in Palermo

Vinci takes first-round win in Palermo

PALERMO, Italy, July 9 (UPI) -- No. 2-seeded Roberta Vinci advanced in straight sets Tuesday despite suffering six service breaks during a first-round match at the Italiacom Open in Italy.
Lisicki defeats Serena Williams at Wimbledon

Lisicki defeats Serena Williams at Wimbledon

LONDON, July 1 (UPI) -- No. 23-seeded Sabine Lisicki beat world No. 1 and defending Wimbledon champion Serena Williams in Monday's fourth-round play.
Kanepi advances with upset win at Wimbledon

Kanepi advances with upset win at Wimbledon

LONDON, June 28 (UPI) -- Kaia Kanepi Friday defeated seventh-seeded Angelique Kerber, making Kerber the sixth Top 10 player to exit the women's draw at Wimbledon.
Azarenka injured, Sharapova loses at Wimbledon

Azarenka injured, Sharapova loses at Wimbledon

LONDON, June 26 (UPI) -- No. 2-ranked Victoria Azarenka withdrew before her second-round match and third-seeded Maria Sharapova was beaten at Wimbledon Wednesday.
Jankovic wins twice at WTA tournament in Germany

Jankovic wins twice at WTA tournament in Germany

NUREMBERG, Germany, June 12 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Jelena Jankovic won twice but three high seeds were upset victims Wednesday at the WTA tournament in Nuremberg, Germany.

Cornet, Scheepers win second-round matches in Morocco

MARRAKECH, Morocco, April 24 (UPI) -- Alize Cornet rallied for a second-round win Wednesday at the Morocco Grand Prix WTA tennis tournament.

Cornet loses two games in WTA win in Morocco

MARRAKECH, Morocco, April 23 (UPI) -- Alize Cornet dropped just two games Tuesday in a first-round victory at the WTA's tournament in Morocco.

Suarez Navarro reaches semis in Mexico

ACAPULCO, Mexico, March 1 (UPI) -- No. 2 seed Carla Suarez Navarro kept alive her hopes for a first career WTA title Thursday by earning a quarterfinal victory at the Mexican Open.

Errani reaches Acapulco quarterfinals

ACAPULCO, Mexico, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- No. 1 seed and defending champion Sara Errani moved into the quarterfinals Wednesday with a straight-sets triumph at the Mexican Open.

Jankovic, Ormaechea make Copa Clara finals

BOGOTA, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Jelena Jankovic of Serbia got past Karin Knapp in three sets Saturday to reach the finals of the Copa Claro Colsanitas in Bogota.

Jankovic coasts into Bogota semifinals

BOGOTA, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Jelena Jankovic, the top seed and once the world's No. 1 ranked player, needed just 73 minutes Friday to reach the semifinals of the Copa Claro Colsanitas.

Jankovic reaches Bogota quarterfinals

BOGOTA, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- No. 1 seed Jelena Jankovic coasted into the quarterfinals of the Copa Claro Colsanitas Thursday while Francesca Schiavone fell in her second-round match.

Dominguez Lino, Schiavone post Bogota wins

BOGOTA, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Third-seeded Lourdes Dominguez Lino and No. 4 seed Francesca Schiavone each advanced Tuesday with first-round wins at the Copa Claro Colsanitas.

Vinci rallies Italy past U.S. in Fed Cup

RIMINI, Italy, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Roberta Vinci's singles victory rallied Italy and her doubles win with Sara Errani Sunday lifted her country to a 3-2 Fed Cup decision over the United States.

Italy and U.S. tied in Fed Cup play

RIMINI, Italy, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Varvara Lepchenko of the United States won her singles match with Roberta Vinci Saturday to deadlock the Americans' Fed Cup series with Italy at 1-1.
U.S. Fed Cup team has newcomers vs. Italy

U.S. Fed Cup team has newcomers vs. Italy

RIMINI, Italy, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Jamie Hampton and Varvara Lepchenko play their first Fed Cup matches this weekend, taking the U.S. singles spots against Italy.
Knapp beats top seed at Tashkent Open

Knapp beats top seed at Tashkent Open

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Karin Knapp defeated top-seeded Monica Niculescu in Tuesday's final first-round match at the WTA's Tashkent Open in Uzbekistan.
Upset win has Kanepi in Estoril final

Upset win has Kanepi in Estoril final

ESTORIL, Portugal, May 4 (UPI) -- Kaia Kanepi ousted top-seeded Roberta Vinci and will play Carla Suarez Navarro in the title match of the Estoril Open tennis tournament in Portugal.

Vinci wins three-set quarterfinal

ESTORIL, Portugal, May 3 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Roberta Vinci needed a third set Thursday before advancing to the semifinals of the Estoril Open tennis tournament in Portugal.
Kirilenko leads 6-0 day for seeded players

Kirilenko leads 6-0 day for seeded players

ESTORIL, Portugal, May 1 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Maria Kirilenko led a perfect day for seeded players Tuesday at the Estoril Open tennis tournament in Portugal.

Top seed ousted in Bogota

BOGOTA, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- No. 1 seed Marina Erakovic and fifth-seeded Gisela Dulko were both ousted Thursday in the second round of the Copa BBVA Colsanitas.

Dulgheru falls to Knapp in Bogota

BOGOTA, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Italy's Karin Knapp staged a major upset Tuesday, bouncing second-seeded Alexandra Dulgheru of Romania in first-round action at the XX Copa BBVA Colsanitas.
Zvonareva sails into Guangzhou semifinals

Zvonareva sails into Guangzhou semifinals

GUANGZHOU, China, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Vera Zvonareva breezed into the semifinals of the $175,000 Guangzhou International Women's Open tennis tournament in China.
Craybas, Knapp win upsets in China

Craybas, Knapp win upsets in China

GUANGZHOU, China, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Jill Craybas and Karin Knapp each picked up second-round upset wins Wednesday at the $175,000 Guangzhou International Women's Open tennis tournament in China.
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