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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.

Schiavone earns first-round win

INDIAN WELLS, Calif., March 6 (UPI) -- Francesca Schiavone began the BNP Paribas Open Wednesday with only her fourth victory of the year, one that set up a meeting with No. 2 seed Maria Sharapova.

Venus Williams reaches semis in Brazil

FLORIANOPOLIS, Brazil, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- No. 1 seed Venus Williams coasted into the semifinals of the Brazil Tennis Cup Thursday, moving within two wins of recording her 45th WTA title.
Venus Williams fights off upset bid

Venus Williams fights off upset bid

FLORIANOPOLIS, Brazil, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Venus Williams outlasted Garbine Muguruza Wednesday to earn a quarterfinal berth in the Brazil Tennis Cup.

Scheepers in, Shvedova out at Brazil Cup

FLORIANOPOLIS, Brazil, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Fourth-seeded Chanelle Scheepers advanced but No. 2 Yaroslava Shvedova was bounced Monday in rain-shortened first-round play at the WTA Brazil Tennis Cup.

Flipkens wins, Arvidsson falls in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Kirsten Flipkens advanced but No. 2 seed Sofia Arvidsson was upended in second-round matches Wednesday at the U.S. Indoor Championships.

Watson wins, Scheepers out in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Fourth-seeded Heather Watson advanced but No. 6 Chanelle Scheepers of South Africa was eliminated Sunday in first-round play at the Memphis indoors event.
Czink rallies for Bell Challenge title

Czink rallies for Bell Challenge title

QUEBEC CITY, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Melinda Czink of Hungary dropped the opening set but came back to down Czech Lucie Safarova Sunday in the title match of the Bell Challenge in Canada.
Medina Garrigues, Makarova set for final

Medina Garrigues, Makarova set for final

FES, Morocco, May 1 (UPI) -- Anabel Medina Garrigues and Ekaterina Makarova easily advanced Friday to the finals of the $220,000 Moroccan Grand Prix tennis tournament.
Medina Garrigues claims semifinal berth

Medina Garrigues claims semifinal berth

FES, Morocco, April 30 (UPI) -- Anabel Medina Garrigues, the No. 1 seed and the runner-up a year ago, reached the semifinals Thursday at the Moroccan Grand Prix.

Jankovic opens with win in California

CARSON, Calif., July 24 (UPI) -- Jelena Jankovic overcame a slow start Wednesday to dispose of Vania King in the second round of the East-West Bank Classic in California.

Stosur stuns Peer at East West Classic

CARSON, Calif., July 22 (UPI) -- Samantha Stosur and Melinda Czink pulled off first-round upsets Monday in the East West Bank Classic tennis tournament in Los Angeles.

Vaidisova, Bondarenko avoid DFS upsets

BIRMINGHAM, England, June 12 (UPI) -- Nicola Vaidisova and Alona Bondarenko both came from behind Thursday in third-round play at the $200,000 DFS Classic tennis tournament in England.
Upset bug bites Bartoli again

Upset bug bites Bartoli again

BIRMINGHAM, England, June 11 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Marion Bartoli was one of four seeded players losing matches Wednesday at the $200,000 DFS Classic tennis tournament in England.
Peer among those in Prague quarterfinals

Peer among those in Prague quarterfinals

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, May 1 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Shahar Peer was a straight-set winner Thursday as the four top seeds advanced to the quarterfinals of the $145,000 Prague Open tennis tournament.
Zvonareva eases into Prague second round

Zvonareva eases into Prague second round

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, April 29 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Vera Zvonareva claimed a straight-set victory Tuesday in first-round play at the $145,000 Prague Open.

Sharapova and Davenport win in Amelia

AMELIA ISLAND, Fla., April 8 (UPI) -- Top seed Maria Sharapova advanced to the third round Tuesday at the Bausch & Lomb Championships and three-time champion Lindsay Davenport also won.

Davenport reaches Memphis quarterfinals

MEMPHIS, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Lindsay Davenport, seeking her second title of the year, coasted into the quarterfinals Wednesday at the Morgan Keegan Championships.

Razzano continues winning ways

BANGKOK, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Virginie Razzano ran her winning streak to 11 matches with a straight-set win Tuesday in first-round play of the $200,000 Bangkok Open tennis tournament.

Chakvetadze, Schnyder win at Western Open

CINCINNATI, July 17 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Russian Anna Chakvetadze and second-seeded Swiss Patty Schnyder both picked up wins Tuesday at the Western & Southern Financial Open.

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.

Schiavone routed in Barcelona tennis

BARCELONA, Spain, June 13 (UPI) -- No. 1-seeded Francesca Schiavone won just two games Wednesday and was ousted from the inaugural Barcelona KIA tennis tournament in Spain. Schiavone was given a bye into the second round of the $145,000 tournament because of her high seeding but qualifier

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

King takes first-round rout in Morocco

FES, Morocco, May 14 (UPI) -- Vania King routed Bahia Mouhtassine in first-round action of the $145,000 Moroccan Grand Prix tennis tournament.

Santangelo into Bangalore semis

BANGALORE, India, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Mara Santangelo ran her event winning streak to eight with a quarterfinal victory at the Sony Ericsson International tennis tournament in India.
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