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WTA titles boost Pironkova, Muguruza in rankings

WTA titles boost Pironkova, Muguruza in rankings

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Tsvetana Pironkova and Garbine Muguruza made solid gains this week in the women's world tennis rankings after picking up their first WTA titles.
Serena Williams posts solid first-round win in Australia

Serena Williams posts solid first-round win in Australia

MELBOURNE, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- No. 1-ranked Serena Williams cruised through a 6-2, 6-1 victory over Ashleigh Barty Monday, beginning her quest for a sixth Australian Open title.
Azarenka could face three Top 5 players in Melbourne

Azarenka could face three Top 5 players in Melbourne

MELBOURNE, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Three Top 5 players are potentially ahead for Victoria Azarenka in her quest for a third consecutive Australian Open title.
Pironkova beats Kerber in Sydney, wins first WTA title

Pironkova beats Kerber in Sydney, wins first WTA title

SYDNEY, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Tsvetana Pironkova defeated world No. 9-ranked Angelique Kerber 6-4, 6-4 Friday in collecting the first WTA title of her career.
Nadal, Serena named top seeds in Australia

Nadal, Serena named top seeds in Australia

MELBOURNE, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams were named the No. 1 seeds Thursday for the first major tennis championship of the year -- the Australian Open.
Pironkova reaches first WTA final

Pironkova reaches first WTA final

SYDNEY, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Tsvetana Pironkova ousted No. 2-seeded Petra Kvitova at the Apia International Sydney Thursday and advanced to her first WTA final.
Upset win has Pironkova in Sydney semifinals

Upset win has Pironkova in Sydney semifinals

SYDNEY, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Tsvetana Pironkova ousted third-seeded Sara Errani in gaining a place Wednesday in the semifinals of the Apia International Sydney tennis tournament.
Mattek-Sands pulls off major Sydney upset

Mattek-Sands pulls off major Sydney upset

SYDNEY, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Bethanie Mattek-Sands ousted top-seeded and defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska in straight sets Tuesday at the Apia International Sydney tennis tournament.
Sharapova passes Li for third spot in WTA Rankings

Sharapova passes Li for third spot in WTA Rankings

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Maria Sharapova lost in the semifinals and Li Na won a tournament but Sharapova still moves ahead of Li in the WTA rankings, which were updated Monday.
Errani beats Vinci as Apia International Sydney opens

Errani beats Vinci as Apia International Sydney opens

SYDNEY, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- Third-seeded Sara Errani beat her doubles partner Roberta Vinci in opening-round play Sunday at the Apia International Sydney tennis tournament.
King tops Errani at Shenzhen Open

King tops Errani at Shenzhen Open

SHENZHEN, China, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Vania King eliminated second-seeded Sara Errani in a lengthy three-set battle Wednesday at the WTA's Shenzhen Open in China.
Friedsam takes upset win at Shenzhen Open

Friedsam takes upset win at Shenzhen Open

SHENZHEN, China, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Qualifier Anna-Lena Friedsam defeated No. 4-seeded Bojana Jovanovski in Monday's first-round play of the Shenzhen Open tennis tournament in China.

WTA 2014: All chasing Serena Williams

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Dec. 23 (UPI) -- WTA players to watch in 2014 include Li Na, Maria Sharapova and Simona Halep but they're all chasing Serena Williams.
Serena Williams, Djokovic take ITF year-end honors

Serena Williams, Djokovic take ITF year-end honors

LONDON, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- No. 2-ranked men's player Novak Djokovic and No. 1 women's player Serena Williams were selected the ITF world champions for 2013.
Luksika Kumkhum reaches WTA Top 100

Luksika Kumkhum reaches WTA Top 100

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Luksika Kumkhum cracked the WTA Top 100 after collecting her 10th ITF title.
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Sara Errani
Sara Errani from Italy returns the ball to opponent Serena Williams from United States, on the third day of the Dubai Tennis Championships, February 17, 2009. Williams won the match 4-6, 6-2, 6-0. (UPI Photo/Norbert Schiller)
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Sara Errani (born April 29, 1987 in Bologna, Italy), nicknamed "Poco Gigante", is a professional female tennis player from Italy. On February 23, 2009, she reached a new career high of No. 31 on the Tour rankings. She won her 2 WTA titles within two weeks, and also has 2 ITF Titles.

Errani competed in her first event at the $10,000 Cagliari event in her native country of Italy where she lost to Sun Tiantian 6-1 6-0.

She is a Professional since 2002. Her first WTA title of her career was in the Internazionali Femminili di Palermo, where she defeated Mariya Koryttseva. On July 27, 2008, she captured her second career title in two weeks defeating Anabel Medina Garrigues 6–3, 6–3. She also won six doubles WTA titles.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Sara Errani."
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