Zakopalova to meet Brazil's Pereira in Rio Open semifinals

RIO DE JANEIRO, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- No. 1 seed Klara Zakopalova will meet Brazilian challenger Teliana Pereira in the semifinals of the Rio Open after each logged a third-round win Friday.

Klara Zakopalova advances, Francesca Schiavone upset in Rio

RIO DE JANERIO, Brazil, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- No. 1 seed Klara Zakopalova advanced but second-seeded Francesca Schiavone tumbled Tuesday in first-round play at the inaugural Rio Open.

Dominika Cibulkova avoids first-round upset at Topshelf Open

S'HERTOGENBOSCH, Netherlands, June 17 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Dominika Cibulkova struggled but won a third-set tiebreaker Monday, avoiding a first-round upset at the Topshelf Open in the Netherlands.

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.

Zakopalova wins, Robson out at Katowice

KATOWICE, Poland, April 8 (UPI) -- Third-seeded Klara Zakopalova advanced but No. 8 Laura Robson suffered an early upset Monday in the opening round of the inaugural Katowice Open.

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.

Kinlenko wins; Peer, Cibulkova bow out

BARCELONA, Spain, June 10 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Russian Maria Kirilenko won but top-seeded Israeli Shahar Peer and third-seeded Slovakian Dominika Cibulkova lost Tuesday at the Barcelona KIA.

Serena Williams advances in Charleston

CHARLESTON, S.C., April 15 (UPI) -- American Serena Williams advanced in the second round Tuesday at the $1.34 million Family Circle Cup.

Dulko advances to second round in Chile

VINA DEL MAR, Chile, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Gisela Dulko advanced to the second round Monday at the inaugural Cachantun Cup tennis tournament in Chile.

Top-seed Schiavone makes Gastein semis

BAD GASTEIN, Austria, July 27 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Francesca Schiavone had to battle past Agnes Szavay Friday to make the semifinals of the $175,000 Gastein Ladies tennis tournament in Austria.

Sharapova sails to Australia's third round

MELBOURNE, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Maria Sharapova dropped just three games Thursday in cruising into the third round of the Australian Open.

Smashnova, Dominguez Lino reach finals

BUDAPEST, Hungary, July 29 (UPI) -- Israeli Anna Smashnova and Spaniard Lourdes Dominguez Lino advanced Saturday to the final at the Budapest Grand Prix with straight set semifinal wins.

Castano, Smashnova advance in Budapest

BUDAPEST, Hungary, July 25 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Colombian Catalina Castano and defending champ Anna Smashnova were first-round winners Tuesday at Hungary's Budapest Grand Prix.

Dulko, Li win in first round in Portugal

LISBON, Portugal, May 2 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Argentine Gisela Dulko and 2005 runner-up Na Li of China posted first-round wins Tuesday at the women's Estoril Open in Portugal.

Schnyder reaches third round in Charleston

CHARLESTON, S.C., April 11 (UPI) -- Former finalist Patty Schnyder of Switzerland was a second-round winner Tuesday at the $1.34 million Family Circle Cup in Charleston, S.C.
Page 1 of 2
Most Popular
Hershey's new logo launched, compared to emoji poop
Kate Beckinsale joined by Lucas Till in 'The Disappointments Room'
Vicki Gunvalson explains what gay looks like to her
Marisa Tomei, Hugh Grant go to school in 'Rewrite' trailer
LeAnn Rimes jokes she lost virginity by raping boyfriend