Kuznetsova, Hingis go to Open second round

NEW YORK, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Former champions Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia and Martina Hingis of Switzerland were first-round winners Tuesday at the U.S. Open.

Schnyder, Golovin win Rogers Cup openers

TORONTO, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Patty Schnyder of Switzerland and Tatiana Golovin of France were among Monday's first-round winners at the $1.34 million Rogers Cup.

Upsets rule at East West

Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Tuesday was a day of upsets at the East West Bank Classic as three seeded players -- Marion Bartoli, Martina Hingis and Dinara Safina -- were eliminated.

Hingis fends off feisty 18-year-old

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Martina Hingis knocked off Michaella Krajicek of the Netherlands in the second round of the Acura Classic Tuesday but the 18-year-old went down fighting.

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Chakvetadze, Hingis ousted at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England, June 29 (UPI) -- Anna Chakvetadze and Martina Hingis were both upset Friday in third-round play of The Championships at Wimbledon.

Jankovic impressive at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England, June 27 (UPI) -- No. 3-seeded Jelena Jankovic dropped just two games in cruising to a second-round victory Wednesday at Wimbledon, the English stop on tennis' Grand Slam.

Hingis wins first-rounder at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England, June 25 (UPI) -- Martina Hingis beat back two match points in claiming a first-round victory at Wimbledon while Justine Henin and Serena Williams had easy wins Monday.

Russia's Dementieva wins Istanbul title

ISTANBUL, Turkey, May 26 (UPI) -- Elena Dementieva of Russia won the Istanbul Cup Saturday after France's Aravane Rezai was forced to retire in the second set because of a knee injury.

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WASHINGTON, May 16 (UPI) -- Hingis withdraws from French Open ... Report: Adelman being eyed by Houston Rockets ... Italians go up 2-1 on U.S. in America's Cup ... NASCAR penalizes Earnhardt ... Bradley to coach U.S. Soccer team ... Sports from United Press International.

Injured Hingis drops out of French Open

PARIS, May 16 (UPI) -- Martina Hingis, the No. 6 ranked women's tennis player in the world, will miss this year's French Open because of a hip injury, event organizers say.

Hantuchova rallies for Italian Masters win

ROME, May 14 (UPI) -- No. 9-seeded Daniela Hantuchova dropped the first set Monday before posting a first-round win at the $1.34 million Italian Masters tennis tournament in Rome.

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, May 11 (UPI) -- Williams fails another drug test ... Hingis withdraws from the Italian Open ... Mauresmo beaten at German Open ... Report: McNair hit with a DUI ... Sports from United Press International

Hingis withdraws from the Italian Open

ROME, May 11 (UPI) -- Martina Hingis has withdrawn from next week's Italian Open Tennis Tournament in Rome because of a lingering back injury. The ailment affected the former world No. 1 player Thursday in a 6-4, 6-0 loss to 13th-seeded Patty Schnyder in the third round of Ger

Hingis upset victim in Berlin

BERLIN, May 10 (UPI) -- Patty Schnyder pulled off a surprise Thursday by ousting former champion Martina Hingis in the third round of the German Open.

Henin, Mauresmo win at the German Open

BERLIN, May 9 (UPI) -- Former champions Justine Henin of Belgium and Amelie Mauresmo of France were among Wednesday's second-round winners at the clay-court German Open in Berlin.

Warsaw tennis final delayed by rain

WARSAW, Poland, May 6 (UPI) -- Rain postponed Sunday's final of the J&S Cup tennis Tournament in Warsaw until Monday. Weather-permitting, Belgium's Justine Henin and Alona Bondarenko of Ukraine will play for a winner's check of $88,265.

Sharapova defeats Venus Williams

MIAMI, March 25 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Maria Sharapova outlasted Venus Williams in a three-set battle Sunday that highlighted third-round action at the Sony Ericsson Open.

Hantuchova rallies for upset at Qatar Open

DOHA, Qatar, March 1 (UPI) -- Daniela Hantuchova was two games from elimination Thursday but roared back to upset Martina Hingis in quarterfinal play at the $1.34 million Qatar Open.

Seven seeded players in Qatar quarters

DOHA, Qatar, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Justine Henin was pushed in the second set Wednesday but held on for a second-round victory in the $1.34 million Qatar Open tennis tournament. Henin got past Alicia Molik 6-2, 7-6 (11-9) on a day in which seeded players rolled in the tournament

Schnyder among Qatar first-round winners

DOHA, Qatar, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Fifth-seeded Patty Schnyder claimed a three-set victory Tuesday in first-round play of the $1.34 million Qatar Open tennis tournament.

Hantuchova opens with win in Qatar

DOHA, Qatar, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Sixth-seeded Daniela Hantuchova rolled to a straight-set victory Monday in the first round of the $1.34 million Qatar Open.

Henin earns semifinal berth at Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Defending champion Justine Henin sailed into the semifinals of the Dubai Women's Open Thursday with a 6-0, 6-2, victory over Eleni Daniilidou.

Henin survives upset bid

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Justine Henin was forced to a third set Wednesday before moving on to the quarterfinals of the Dubai Women's Open.

Jankovic takes easy first-round win

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Fifth-seeded Jelena Jankovic dropped just two games in collecting a first-round victory at the $1.5 million Dubai Duty Free Women's Open tennis tournament.
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