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Doi, Tatishvili advance on upsets at Strasbourg International

STRASBOURG, France, May 22 (UPI) -- Misaki Doi and Anna Tatishvili claimed upset wins Wednesday in second-round play of the Strasbourg International tennis tournament in France.
Top seeds ousted at WTA's Strasbourg International

Top seeds ousted at WTA's Strasbourg International

STRASBOURG, France, May 21 (UPI) -- Top seeds Marion Bartoli and Tamira Paszek were ousted in Tuesday's first-round play at the Strasbourg International tennis tournament in France.
Laura Robson beats Venus Williams in Rome

Laura Robson beats Venus Williams in Rome

ROME, May 13 (UPI) -- Laura Robson posted a Rome International tennis tournament win Monday over Venus Williams that gives her a match against world No. 1 Serena Williams.
Kanepi, Suarez Navarro win in Portugal Open second round

Kanepi, Suarez Navarro win in Portugal Open second round

OEIRAS, Portugal, May 1 (UPI) -- Kaia Kanepi and Carla Suarez Navarro, who played in the tournament finals last year, on Wednesday both posted wins at the Portugal Open.
Top seeds ousted in women's section of Portugal Open

Top seeds ousted in women's section of Portugal Open

OEIRAS, Portugal, April 30 (UPI) -- Top seeds Marion Bartoli and Dominika Cibulkova were beaten Tuesday in first-round matches at the Portugal Open.

Kerber reaches title match in Monterrey

MONTERREY, Mexico, April 7 (UPI) -- No. 1 seed Angelique Kerber had to go three sets Saturday to set up a championship match against Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova at the Monterrey Open.

Kerber reaches Monterrey semifinals

MONTERREY, Mexico, April 6 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Angelique Kerber breezed into the semifinals of the Monterrey Open Friday with a 6-2, 6-1 decision over Ayumi Morita.

Babos surprises Ivanovic in Monterrey Open

MONTERREY, Mexico, April 4 (UPI) -- Timea Babos pulled off the biggest surprise of the tournament Wednesday by ousting No. 4 seed Ana Ivanovic in the second round of the Monterrey Open.

Wickmayer, Radwanska take Monterrey wins

MONTERREY, Mexico, April 2 (UPI) -- Sixth-seeded Yanina Wickmayer and No. 7 Urszula Radwanska each advanced with opening-day victories at the Monterrey Open in Mexico.

Kuznetsova takes first-round Miami win

MIAMI, March 20 (UPI) -- Former Miami champion Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia moved on to the second round Wednesday with a straight-set victory at the Sony Open.

Azarenka, Kerber move on at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, Calif., March 10 (UPI) -- Defending champ Victoria Azarenka breezed in a second-round match and No. 4 Angelique Kerber also advanced Saturday at the BNP Paribas Open.

Townsend wins in WTA debut

INDIAN WELLS, Calif., March 7 (UPI) -- American teen Taylor Townsend won in her debut on the WTA Tour Thursday, advancing to the second round of the BNP Paribas Open.
Errani wins, stays eighth in rankings

Errani wins, stays eighth in rankings

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., March 4 (UPI) -- Sara Errani repeated as champion in Acapulco, but it wasn't enough to get back the spot she lost in the women's tennis rankings last week.

Niculescu bests Puchkova for Brazil title

FLORIANOPOLIS, Brazil, March 2 (UPI) -- Romania's Monica Niculescu outlasted Russian Olga Puchkova in the final of the WTA Brazil Tennis Cup Saturday, notching her first career championship.

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V. Williams falls in Brazilian semifinals

FLORIANOPOLIS, Brazil, March 1 (UPI) -- Olga Puchkova surprised Venus Williams in their first career meeting Friday to reach the championship match of the Brazil Tennis Cup.

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.
Azarenka among 2nd-round winners in Doha

Azarenka among 2nd-round winners in Doha

DOHA, Qatar, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Victoria Azarenka and No. 4-seed Agnieszka Radwanska had clear wins Wednesday in second-round matches of the WTA's Qatar Total Open.

Mladenovic posted first-round win in Paris

PARIS, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Kristina Mladenovic pulled off a first-round upset in Tuesday's action of the 21e Open GDF Suez tennis tournament in her hometown of Paris.

Serena Williams wins despite ankle injury

MELBOURNE, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Serena Williams, slowed momentarily by an ankle injury, didn't lose a game Tuesday in her first-round match at the Australian Open.

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Djokovic enjoys easy draw in Australia

MELBOURNE, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Novak Djokovic received a favorable draw Friday in his bid to win the Australian Open for the third straight year.
Stephens takes tight quarterfinal victory

Stephens takes tight quarterfinal victory

HOBART, Australia, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- No. 8-seeded Sloane Stephens came out on top of a marathon three-set quarterfinal Thursday at the Moorilla Hobart International tennis tournament in Australia.
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