Hingis, Mauresmo advance at Qatar

DOHA, Qatar, March 1 (UPI) -- Amelie Mauresmo and Martina Hingis Wednesday advanced to the third round of the Qatar Total Open tennis tournament at Doha.

Sharapova, Henin-Hardenne win at Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Maria Sharapova and Justine Henin-Hardenne Friday advanced to the reach the title match at the Dubai Duty Free Women's Open.

Mauresmo stays hot at Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Amelie Mauresmo and Lindsay Davenport were among the second-round winners Wednesday at the Dubai Duty Free Women's Open.

Sharapova, Hingis win again at Tokyo

TOKYO, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Defending champion Maria Sharapova beat Samantha Stosur, 6-1, 6-4, Friday in the quarterfinals of the Toray Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo.

Hingis, Sharapova advance at Tokyo

TOKYO, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Defending champion Maria Sharapova and four-time champion Martina Hingis were winners on Thursday at the Toray Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo.

Petrova, Hantuchova advance at Auckland

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- Top seeds Nadia Petrova and Daniela Hantuchova Thursday were quarterfinal winners at the ASB Classic in Auckland, New Zealand.

Kirilenko prevails at Beijing

BEIJING, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Maria Kirilenko Sunday won her first WTA title with a 6-3, 6-4, victory over Anna-Lena Groenefeld in the final of the $585,000 China Open at Beijing.

Sharapova exits China Open after injury

BEIJING, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Maria Sharapova retired with an injury Saturday from her semifinal match at the China Open in Beijing, allowing Maria Kirilenko to reach her first WTA final.

Williams sisters roll at Flushing Meadow

NEW YORK, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Maria Sharapova, Kim Clijsters and Venus Williams were easy second-round winners Wednesday at the 2005 U.S. Open tennis tournament at Flushing Meadow.

Jankovic knocked off in New Haven

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Russian Anna Chakvetadze defeated Serbian Jelena Jankovic 6-3, 3-6, 6-2 in Monday's opening-round action at the $600,000 Pilot Pen Tennis tournament.

Mauresmo comes from behind to win match

MIAMI, March 26 (UPI) -- Former world No. 1 Amelie Mauresmo of France came from behind Saturday to win her second-round match at the $3.06 million NASDAQ-100 Open.

Clijsters continues impressive comeback

MIAMI, March 24 (UPI) -- Kim Clijsters continued her sensational return Thursday with a first-round victory over Sandra Kloesel in the NASDAQ-100 Open.

Bartoli, Weingartner win in first round

MASON, Ohio, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Frenchwoman Marion Bartoli and German Marlene Weingartner recorded first-round wins Monday at the inaugural Western & Southern Women's Open.

Federer, Serena, Venus win; Ferrero falls

PARIS, May 27 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Roger Federer of Switzerland and American sisters Serena and Venus Williams won their matches Thursday in the French Open.

Venus Williams, Federer advance in Miami

MIAMI, March 27 (UPI) -- Venus Williams advanced to the third round of the $6.26 million Nasdaq-100 Open on Saturday with a 6-4, 6-4 win over China's Jie Zheng.

Australian veteran Pratt wins Indian Open

HYDERABAD, India, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Australian Nicole Pratt claimed her first WTA title Saturday with a straight-sets victory over Russian teenager Maria Kirilenko in the Indian Open.

Tanasugarn makes it to Indian Open semis

HYDERABAD, India, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Defending champion Tamarine Tanasugarn of Thailand and France's Marion Bartoli reached the semifinals in the Indian Open Saturday with straight-set wins.

Tanasugarn gains victory in Indian Open

HYDERABAD, India, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Third-seed Tamarine Tanasugarn of Thailand posted a 6-4, 6-0 victory over Russian Evgenia Kulikovskaya at the $140,000 Indian Open in Hyderabad, India.

Gagliardi earns quarterfinal berth

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Emmanuelle Gagliardi and fourth seed Virginia Ruano of Spain notched straight-sets win Wednesday in the second round of the Tashkent Open.

Van Lottum claims biggest win

ESTORIL, Portugal, April 7 (UPI) -- Dutchman John Van Lottum earned the biggest win of his career Monday at the venue where his professional tennis career began eight years ago.

Tanasugarn wins in quarterfinals

HYDERABAD, India, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Tamarine Tanasugarn of Thailand moved one step closer to her first career title Thursday in the quarterfinals of the inaugural Indian Open.

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No. 1 Panova rolls in first round

PATTAYA, Thailand, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Top seed Tatiana Panova of Russia, seeking her first career title, cruised Tuesday into the second round of the Volvo Women's Open by routing qualifier and coun

Hewitt advances in Japan

TOKYO, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Top seed Lewitt Hewitt avoided the upset bug Wednesday at the rain-delayed Japan Open as three other seeds from the top 10 fell out of the tournament.
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