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Voskoboeva wins opener in Thailand

PATTAYA, Thailand, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Galina Voskoboeva rallied for a three-set victory Monday in first-round play of the $220,000 Pattaya Open tennis tournament in Thailand.

Kirilenko advances at Slovenia Open

PORTOROZ, Slovenia, July 24 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Maria Kirilenko cruised to a straight sets victory against Italy's Roberta Vinci in the second round of the Banka Koper Slovenia Open in Portoroz.

Pennetta, Suarez Navarro win in Palermo

PALERMO, Italy, July 7 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Italian Flavia Pennetta and fourth-seeded Spaniard Carla Suarez Navarro were opening-round winners Monday at the Palermo International.

Razzano of France upset at Strasbourg

STRASBOURG, France, May 20 (UPI) -- Third-seeded Virginie Razzano of France was upset by Taipei's Yung-Jan Chan 6-1, 6-0 Tuesday at the Strasbourg International tennis tournament.

Russia has A-list lineup for Fed Cup final

MOSCOW, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Russia’s Anna Chakvetadze, No. 5 in the world, was paired against Italy’s Francesca Schiavone to open the Federation Cup finals this weekend in Moscow.

Italy, Russia reach Fed Cup finals

CASTELLANETA MARINA, Italy, July 15 (UPI) -- Francesca Schiavone Sunday beat Tatiana Golovin, 6-4, 2-6, 7-5, giving Italy a 3-2 win over France in the Fed Cup semifinals at Castellaneta Marina, Italy.

Sharapova advances at Wimbledon

LONDON, June 30 (UPI) -- Former champion Maria Sharapova of Russia Saturday beat Japan's Ai Sugiyama 6-3, 6-3 in a third-round match at Wimbledon.

Top seeds reach Eastbourne quarters

EASTBOURNE, England, June 20 (UPI) -- Justine Henin and Amelie Mauresmo, the tournament's top two seeds, coasted into the third round Wednesday at the International Women's Open.

Peer pushed but perseveres at Eastbourne

EASTBOURNE, England, June 19 (UPI) -- No. 6-seeded Shahar Peer was pushed to a third set before claiming a first-round win at the $600,000 International Women's Open in Eastbourne, England.

Jankovic beats Sharapova, wins DFS CLassic

BIRMINGHAM, England, June 17 (UPI) -- Jelena Jankovic of Serbia rallied Sunday to beat Russia's Maria Sharapova in the final of the weather-plagued DFS Classic at Birmingham, England.

Jankovic, Sharapova in Birmingham semis

BIRMINGHAM, England, June 16 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Russian Maria Sharapova and French Open semifinalist Jelena Jankovic were quarterfinal winners Saturday at the DFS Classic in Birmingham, England.

Jankovic moves into Birmingham quarters

BIRMINGHAM, England, June 15 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Jelena Jankovic rallied for a third-round win Friday at the rain-plagued $200,000 DFS Classic grass-court tennis tournament in England.

Rain washes out Birmingham schedule

BIRMINGHAM, England, June 14 (UPI) -- All eight third-round matches at the $200,000 DFS Classic grass-court tournament in Birmingham, England, were postponed Thursday because of rain. Play was pushed back one day but rain is also forecast for Friday.

Sharapova advances past second round

BIRMINGHAM, England, June 13 (UPI) -- Maria Sharapova and Jelena Jankovic, both losers in last week's French Open semifinals, were among the second-round winners Wednesday at the DFS Classic.

Molik, Santangelo win French Open doubles

PARIS, June 8 (UPI) -- The team of Alicia Molik and Mara Santangelo Friday captured the 2007 French Open women's doubles championship.
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Amelie Mauresmo pumps her fist after breaking serve during her 3 sets defeat of Mara Santangelo at the U.S. Open in Flushing Meadows, New York on September 3, 2006. (UPI Photo/John Angelillo) .
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Infobox last updated on: 25 May 2009.

Mara Santangelo (born 28 June 1981 in Latina, Italy) is a professional female tennis player from Italy.

Santangelo reached the fourth round at the 2004 Australian Open, defeating 16th-seeded Magüi Serna, Barbara Schett, and 19th-seeded Eleni Daniilidou—losing to eventual champion and World No. 1 Justine Henin after having been up 4–2 in the second set, 6–1, 7–6(5). She also won her first WTA title in 2006, defeating Jelena Kostanić in the final, her first victory on the WTA level.

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