Szavay, Schnyder stage rematch

BUDAPEST, Hungary, July 10 (UPI) -- Agnes Szavay and Patty Schnyder, who met for the championship at the Budapest Grand Prix last year, will stage a rematch for the crown Sunday.
No. 1 seed Kleybanova beaten in Budapest

No. 1 seed Kleybanova beaten in Budapest

BUDAPEST, Hungary, July 7 (UPI) -- Patty Schnyder pulled off a straight-set upset of No. 1-seeded Alisa Kleybanova at the $220,000 Budapest Grand Prix tennis tournament in Hungary.

Venus, Kuznetsova advance at French Open

PARIS, May 23 (UPI) -- Venus Williams and defending champ Svetlana Kuznetsova advanced to the second round of the French Open Sunday after taking their opening round matches.
Schnyder through to Morocco quarters

Schnyder through to Morocco quarters

FES, Morocco, April 28 (UPI) -- No. 2-seeded Patty Schnyder was pushed to three sets Wednesday before advancing to the quarterfinals of the $220,000 Moroccan Grand Prix tennis tournament.

Henin advances at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, Calif., March 11 (UPI) -- Justine Henin led the way on the opening day of the BNP Paribas Open Wednesday by rolling to a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Magdalena Rybarikova.

Kim Clijsters out at Luxembourg Open

LUXEMBOURG, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Kim Clijsters was among Thursday's losers in a second-round match at the Luxembourg Open.

Top seed reaches Palermo semis

PALERMO, Italy, July 17 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Flavia Pennetta and defending champion Sara Errani moved into the semifinals of the Palermo International Friday.

Serena Williams upset in Rome

ROME, May 5 (UPI) -- American Serena Williams was upset Tuesday by 30-year-old Patty Schnyder of Switzerland in the $2 million Internazionali BNL d'Italia.

Radwanska wins, Schnyder loses in Zurich

ZURICH, Switzerland, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Fifth-seeded Pole Agnieszka Radwanska won but sixth-seeded heavy Swiss crowd favorite Patty Schnyder was upset Tuesday in first-round play at the Zurich Open.

Schnyder, Bartoli advance in Rogers Cup

MONTREAL, July 28 (UPI) -- Swiss veteran Patty Schnyder and French former Wimbledon runner-up Marion Bartoli were first-round winners Monday at the $1.34 million Rogers Cup in Montreal.

Schnyder earns meeting with Serena

STANFORD, Calif., July 17 (UPI) -- Samantha Stosur pulled off an upset Thursday and Patty Schnyder set up a quarterfinal meeting with Serena Williams at the Bank of the West Classic.
Ivanovic, Jankovic in all-Serb semifinal

Ivanovic, Jankovic in all-Serb semifinal

PARIS, June 3 (UPI) -- Serbians Ana Ivanovic and Jelena Jankovic meet in the French Open semifinals after both women won quarterfinal victories Tuesday.

Ivanovic, Jankovic advance at French Open

PARIS, June 1 (UPI) -- Ana Ivanovic and Jelena Jankovic, the second and third seeds, led Sunday's women's winners at the French Open tennis tournament in Paris.
Sharapova, Ivanovic advance at French Open

Sharapova, Ivanovic advance at French Open

PARIS, May 30 (UPI) -- Maria Sharapova and Ana Ivanovic, the top two women's seeds, were among the winners Friday at the French Open tennis tournament in Paris.
Sharapova survives shaky French outing

Sharapova survives shaky French outing

PARIS, May 28 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Maria Sharapova survived 17 double faults Wednesday in claiming a first-round victory at the French Open in Paris.
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Patty Schnyder
NYP99090314 - 03 SEPTEMBER 1999 - NEW YORK, NY, USA: No. 10 seed Arantxa Sanchez Vicario of Spain relaxes after beating Patty Schnyder (Sweden) during their September 3 match at the 1999 U. S. Open in Flushing Meadows, New York. Vicario defeated Schnyder 6-2, 6-2. ep/Ezio Petersen UPI

Patty Schnyder (born 14 December 1978 in Basel) is a Swiss professional tennis player. She has been playing on the WTA tour since 1993 and is a former World No. 7. She has defeated several World No. 1 players, including Martina Hingis, Lindsay Davenport, Serena Williams, Arantxa Sánchez Vicario, Steffi Graf, Jelena Janković, Ana Ivanović, Jennifer Capriati, Kim Clijsters, Justine Henin, Amélie Mauresmo, and Maria Sharapova.

During her long career, she has reached four Grand Slam singles quarterfinals and one Grand Slam singles semifinal. She has won 11 WTA singles titles and 5 WTA doubles titles and has earned over US$7.6 million in prize money.

In 1996, Schnyder made her Grand Slam main-draw debut at the French Open. In 1997, she quickly rose up through the rankings, and by August 1998 she had entered the WTA Top 10. However, Schnyder fell out of the Top 10 in April 1999, and spent the next 6 years ranked in the 15–30 range before re-entering the Top 10 in May 2005.

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