Sharapova, Li Na, A. Radwanska win at French Open

PARIS, May 27 (UPI) -- Defending champion Maria Sharapova advanced with a first-round victory at the French Open Monday, joining China's Li Na and Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland.

Townsend wins in WTA debut

INDIAN WELLS, Calif., March 7 (UPI) -- American teen Taylor Townsend won in her debut on the WTA Tour Thursday, advancing to the second round of the BNP Paribas Open.

Watson wins, Scheepers out in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Fourth-seeded Heather Watson advanced but No. 6 Chanelle Scheepers of South Africa was eliminated Sunday in first-round play at the Memphis indoors event.

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Sharapova, Venus win Australian openers

Sharapova, Venus win Australian openers

MELBOURNE, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- No. 2-seeded Maria Sharapova posted a double-bagel win and Venus Williams dropped just one game Monday, the opening day of the 101st Australian Open.

Azarenka advances in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Belarusian Victoria Azarenka was a second-round winner Tuesday at the women's Regions Morgan Keegan Championships.

Davenport earns semifinal berth

QUEBEC CITY, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Lindsay Davenport reached the semifinals of the Bell Challenge Friday with a 6-4, 6-0 victory over Stephanie Foretz.

Davenport a winner in Quebec City opener

QUEBEC CITY, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- American Lindsay Davenport continued her comeback Tuesday by beating seventh-seeded Angelique Kerber of Germany in the first round of the Bell Challenge.

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.

Seeded Schruff loses opener in Budapest

BUDAPEST, Hungary, July 24 (UPI) -- Sixth-seeded German Julia Schruff was upset 6-2, 6-0 Monday by Ukrainian Yuliana Fedak in the opening round of the Budapest Grand Prix.

Krajicek, Smashnova advance in Palermo

PALERMO, Italy, July 17 (UPI) -- Third-seeded Michaella Krajicek of Holland and fifth-seeded Israeli Anna Smashnova had opening-round wins Monday at Italy's Palermo International.

Krajicek, Smashnova advance at Palermo

PALERMO, Italy, July 17 (UPI) -- Michaella Krajicek of the Netherlands won her opening match, 6-2, 6-7 (3-7), 7-5 over Swiss Emmanuelle Gagliardi at the Palermo International tennis tourney.

Peer, Camerin move on at Prague

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, May 10 (UPI) -- No. 3 Shahar Peer of Israel and sixth-seeded Maria Elena Camerin of Italy Wednesday led the winners in Round Two of the Prague Open tennis tournament.

Top-seeded Bartoli upset in Prague

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, May 8 (UPI) -- Kaia Kanepi of Estonia upset top-seeded Marion Bartoli of France 6-7 (5-7), 6-3, 6-2, in Monday's first-round action at the Prague Open.

Safarova and Santangelo win in Charleston

CHARLESTON, S.C., April 10 (UPI) -- Czech Lucie Safarova and Italian Mara Santangelo were among Monday's opening-round winners at the $1.34 million Family Circle Cup in Charleston, S.C.
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