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Alize Cornet, Julia Goerges notch early wins in rainy Nuremberg

NUREMBERG, Germany, June 11 (UPI) -- Third-seeded Alize Cornet and No. 4 Julia Goerges each logged a first-round victory in rainy conditions Tuesday at the first Nuremberg Versicherungscup.

Dominguez Lino, Schiavone post Bogota wins

BOGOTA, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Third-seeded Lourdes Dominguez Lino and No. 4 seed Francesca Schiavone each advanced Tuesday with first-round wins at the Copa Claro Colsanitas.
Zakopalova among winners in Paris

Zakopalova among winners in Paris

PARIS, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- No. 8-seeded Klara Zakopalova rallied for a first-round victory Monday at the 21e Open GDF Suez tennis tournament in Paris.
Radwanska advances at Auckland tournament

Radwanska advances at Auckland tournament

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska won in straight sets Wednesday but second-seeded Julia Goerges was ousted at the ASB Classic in New Zealand.
Upsets mark WTA first round at Auckland

Upsets mark WTA first round at Auckland

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Nudnida Luangnam and Jamie Hampton posted first-round upset wins Monday at the ASB Classic tennis tournament in New Zealand.
Parmentier posts upset at WTA Japan event

Parmentier posts upset at WTA Japan event

OSAKA, Japan, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Pauline Parmentier stunned second-seeded Zheng Jie in straight sets Thursday in advancing to the quarterfinals of the HP Japan Women's tennis tournament.
Stosur advances, McHale out in Osaka

Stosur advances, McHale out in Osaka

OSAKA, Japan, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- No. 1-seeded Samantha Stosur collected a first-round victory but third-seeded Christine McHale was ousted Monday at the HP Japan Women's Open tennis tournament.

Clijsters ousted in final tournament

NEW YORK, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Kim Clijsters, playing in what she has said will be her final tournament, lost Wednesday in the second round of the U.S. Open.

Azarenka, Stosur advance at U.S. Open

NEW YORK, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Victoria Azarenka and defending champion Samantha Stosur were among the winners Monday in a rain-filled first day of the 2012 U.S. Open.

Kerber withdraws from Texas Open

DALLAS, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Top seed Angelique Kerber of Germany withdrew from the Texas Open with a left-shoulder injury, one day after falling to Li Na in the finals at Cincinnati.

Schiavone reaches Strasbourg semis

STRASBOURG, France, May 24 (UPI) -- Francesca Schiavone, tuning up for the major championship she won two years ago, easily reached the semifinals Thursday at the Strasbourg International.

Three-time champ Medina Garrigues advances

STRASBOURG, France, May 23 (UPI) -- Three-time champion Anabel Medina Garrigues got past Su-Wei Hsieh Wednesday, advancing to the semifinals of the Strasbourg International tennis event.
Top-seed Lisicki ousted in Strasbourg

Top-seed Lisicki ousted in Strasbourg

STRASBOURG, France, May 21 (UPI) -- French player Pauline Parmentier scored a 6-4, 6-4 win over top-seeded Sabine Lisicki of Germany Monday at the Strasbourg International tennis event in France.
Wozniacki continues Denmark winning steak

Wozniacki continues Denmark winning steak

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, April 10 (UPI) -- Two-time defending champion Caroline Wozniacki overcame a slow start before claiming a first-round win Tuesday at the e-Boks Open tennis tournament in Denmark.

Seeds Pervak, Hradecka out in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- No. 2 seed Ksenia Pervak of Kazakhstan and third-seeded Lucie Hradecka both were shown the exits Wednesday in the second round of the Memphis International.

Pervak bests Marino in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Russia's Ksenia Pervak breezed to a straight-sets win over 2011 runner-up Rebecca Marino Tuesday in the opening round of the Memphis International tennis event.
Bartoli notches lengthy win in Paris

Bartoli notches lengthy win in Paris

PARIS, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Marion Bartoli piled up seven breaks in a straight-set win Thursday in second-round play of the GDF Suez Open tennis tournament in Paris.
Sharapova wins Paris second round

Sharapova wins Paris second round

PARIS, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Maria Sharapova and Julia Goerges picked up second-round victories Wednesday at the GDF Suez Open tennis tournament in Paris.
Wozniacki wins in Australian first round

Wozniacki wins in Australian first round

MELBOURNE, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki had just 12 unforced errors Monday in an opening-round, straight-set victory over Anastasia Rodionova at the Australian Open.
Medina Garrigues posts 6-0, 6-0 win

Medina Garrigues posts 6-0, 6-0 win

LUXEMBOURG, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Anabel Medina Garrigues posted a shutout victory Monday in first-round play of the BGL BNP Paribas Luxembourg Open tennis tournament.

Top seed Goerges advances in Mexico

ACAPULCO, Mexico, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Julia Goerges of Germany had little trouble advancing to the second round of the Mexican Open Monday, crushing Mexico's Ximena Hermoso.

Zakopalova reaches Bogota quarterfinals

BOGOTA, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- No. 7 seed Czech Klara Zakopalova battled back Thursday and posted a second-round win at the Copa Colsanitas tennis tournament in Colombia.
U.S. has 2-0 lead over France at Fed Cup

U.S. has 2-0 lead over France at Fed Cup

LIEVIN, France, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Singles victories Saturday by Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Melanie Oudin gave the United States a 2-0 lead over France at the Fed Cup quarterfinals.
Defending champ out at Gastein Ladies

Defending champ out at Gastein Ladies

BAD GASTEIN, Austria, July 22 (UPI) -- Magdalena Rybarikova defeated defending champion Pauline Parmentier in second-round play at the Gastein Ladies tennis tournament in Austria.

Top seed Cornet wins opener at Gastein

BAD GASTEIN, Austria, July 21 (UPI) -- Top seed Alize Cornet of France beat Mariana Duque Marino of Colombia 4-6, 7-6 (7-3), 6-4 Tuesday in opening play at the Gastein Ladies tennis event in Austria.
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