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Top seed Klara Zakopalova into Rio Open quarterfinals

RIO DE JANERIO, Brazil, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- No. 1 seed Klara Zakopalova made short work of her second-round opponent to advance Wednesday at the inaugural Rio Open tennis event.

Caroline Wozniacki, Sloane Stephens advance at Luxembourg Open

LUXEMBOURG, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki and 20-year-old American Sloane Stephens each recorded a first-round victory Tuesday at the Luxembourg Open.

Samantha Stosur bounced, Victoria Azarenka advances at U.S. Open

NEW YORK, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Unheralded American qualifier Victoria Duval upset No. 11 Samantha Stosur and No. 2 Victoria Azarenka breezed to a first-round win Tuesday at the U.S. Open.

Defending champ Melanie Oudin bounced at Aegon Classic

BIRMINGHAM, England, June 10 (UPI) -- Defending champ Melanie Oudin earned an early exit Monday at the Aegon Classic, falling in straight sets on Day 1 of the grass-court event.

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.

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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.

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.

Schiavone advances at Strasbourg

STRASBOURG, France, May 22 (UPI) -- Francesca Schiavone advanced to the second round of the Strasbourg International tennis event Tuesday, dispatching Romanian Alexandra Cadantu.
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.
Ivanovic, Henin, Sharapova, Serena advance

Ivanovic, Henin, Sharapova, Serena advance

MELBOURNE, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Fourth-seeded Serbian Ana Ivanovic advanced to the quarterfinals of the Australian Open Monday, defeating Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki 6-1, 7-6 (7-2).
Sharapova beats Davenport in Australia

Sharapova beats Davenport in Australia

MELBOURNE, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Fifth-seeded Maria Sharapova derailed the comeback of Lindsey Davenport with a straight-set win Wednesday in the second round of the Australian Open.

Cibulkova an upset victim in Tashkent Open

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Dominika Cibulkova won just four games Wednesday in being upset in first-round play of the $145,000 Tashkent Open in Uzbekistan.
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Hsieh Su-Wei (traditional Chinese: 謝淑薇; simplified Chinese: 谢淑薇; pinyin: Xiè Shúwéi; born January 4, 1986 in Kaohsiung, Taiwan) is a Taiwanese professional female tennis player. As of 31 August 2009, she is ranked 174 in the WTA Tour singles rankings and is the second-highest ranked Taiwanese women's singles player. Hsieh won the women's gold in tennis at the 2006 Asian Games in Doha, Qatar.

In 2006, Hsieh entered Wimbledon for the first time and lost in the first round in both Ladies' Singles and Ladies' Doubles. THe following year, she entered Wimbledon again, losing in the first round in both Ladies' Singles and Ladies' Doubles.

Su-Wei Hsieh started 2008 by winning three matches to qualify for the Australian Open, where she won her first ever main draw Grand Slam match defeating Klára Zakopalová in three sets. In the second round, she beat the No.19 seed Sybille Bammer 6-2 6-0, and defeated Aravane Rezaï in the third round to become first Chinese Taipei player to reach the fourth round of a Grand Slam. She then lost in the fourth round to the World No.1, and No.1 seed Justine Henin in straight sets. The result would lift her into the Top 100 for the first time.

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