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Sharapova advances in straight sets at Italian Open

ROME, May 15 (UPI) -- Two-time defending champion Maria Sharapova posted a solid straight-set win Wednesday at the Italian Open tennis tournament in Rome.
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.
Robson advances on Madrid Open upset

Robson advances on Madrid Open upset

MADRID, May 6 (UPI) -- Laura Robson posted a second-round upset of world No. 4 Agnieszka Radwanska in Monday's play at the Mutua Madrid Open.
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.

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Williams sisters advance at Sony Open

Williams sisters advance at Sony Open

MIAMI, March 21 (UPI) -- Serena and Venus Williams both reached the third round of the Sony Open Thursday, using very different methods to do so.

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Petkovic, Pennetta score Sony Open wins

MIAMI, March 19 (UPI) -- Germany's Andrea Petkovic and Flavia Pennetta of Italy logged victories Tuesday on the opening day of the Sony Open in Miami.

Azarenka rallies for 3rd-round victory

INDIAN WELLS, Calif., March 12 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Victoria Azarenka battled back from a first-set loss to advance and No. 4 seed Angelique Kerber also moved on Monday at Indian Wells.
Azarenka, S. Williams advance easily

Azarenka, S. Williams advance easily

MELBOURNE, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Victoria Azarenka and third-ranked Serena Williams dropped just three games between them Thursday in second-round wins at the Australian Open.

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.
Pironkova posts upset win in Hobart

Pironkova posts upset win in Hobart

HOBART, Australia, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Tsvetana Pironkova earned a three-set upset win Wednesday to gain a quarterfinal berth at the Moorilla Hobart International tennis tournament in Australia.
Peng Shuai ousts top-seeded Hsieh Su-Wei

Peng Shuai ousts top-seeded Hsieh Su-Wei

HOBART, Australia, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Peng Shuai ousted top-seeded Hsieh Su-Wei in a first-round match Monday at the Moorilla Hobart International tennis tournament in Australia.
Li, Zakopalova to meet in Shenzhen final

Li, Zakopalova to meet in Shenzhen final

SHENZHEN, China, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Li Na and Klara Zakopalova each lost just four games Friday in semifinal victories at the Shenzhen Gemdale Open tennis tournament in China.
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Peng Shuai (simplified Chinese: 彭帅; traditional Chinese: 彭帥; pinyin: Péng Shuài; born January 8, 1986, in Xiangtan) is a Chinese professional female tennis player. She won a gold medal at the 2010 Asian Games, defeating Akgul Amanmuradova in the final.

Peng is known for her stamina and plays with two hands on both sides and hits very flat. She has defeated many top 10 and top 5 players, including Anastasia Myskina, Elena Dementieva, Dinara Safina, Kim Clijsters, Martina Hingis, Amélie Mauresmo, Francesca Schiavone, Jelena Janković, Maria Sharapova, Agnieszka Radwańska, Li Na, Svetlana Kuznetsova, Nadia Petrova and Vera Zvonareva (#3).

She has yet to win a WTA singles title, making four finals and many semifinals.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Peng Shuai."
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