Hantuchova, Farina Elia advance

LEIPZIG, Germany, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Fifth-seeded Slovakian Daniela Hantuchova on Monday reached the second round of the Sparkassen Cup International indoor tennis tournament.

Davenport moves into quarterfinals

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Lindsay Davenport overcame a sloppy effort Thursday to defeat unseeded Argentine Paola Suarez at the JP Morgan Chase Open.

Henin-Hardenne moves into semifinals

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Third-seeded Justine Henin-Hardenne routed Nadia Petrova, 6-0, 6-2, in 55 minutes Friday and advanced to the semifinals of the Acura Classic.

Capriati advances to quarters

INDIAN WELLS, Calif., March 8 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Jennifer Capriati routed Denisa Chladkova of the Czech Republic, 6-2, 6-2, on Saturday to reach the quarterfinals at the Pacific Lite Open.

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Kuznetsova, Safina reach second round

DOHA, Qatar, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova ousted sixth seed Francesca Schiavone of Italy, 6-2, 6-3, Monday in the first round of the Qatar Women's Open.

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Capriati defends Australian title

MELBOURNE, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Jennifer Capriati opens her drive for a third straight Australian Open title Monday when she takes on Germany's Marlene Weingartner in an evening match at Rod L

Dechy wins first WTA Tour title

GOLD COAST, Australia, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Nathalie Dechy, a 23-year-old Frenchwoman, earned the first WTA Tour title of her career Saturday by outlasting Swiss teenager Marie-Gaianeh Mikaelian at the Un

Hewitt advances in Japan

TOKYO, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Top seed Lewitt Hewitt avoided the upset bug Wednesday at the rain-delayed Japan Open as three other seeds from the top 10 fell out of the tournament.

Spaniards claim semifinal berths

BALI, Indonesia, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario of Spain and her countrywoman, No. 8 Conchita Martinez, moved into the semifinals Friday at the Wismilak International.

Conchita Martinez avoids upset

BALI, Indonesia, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Eighth seed Conchita Martinez avoided an upset Wednesday, but No. 7 Emmanuelle Gagliardi of Switzerland became the latest seed to fall in the second round of th

Sucha last seed left in Nordic

HELSINKI, Finland, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- No. 5 Martina Sucha of Slovakia is the only remaining seed at the $140,000 Nordea Nordic Light Open.

Schnyder, Sucha advance in Nordic

HELSINKI, Finland, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Third seed Patty Schnyder of Switzerland and fifth-seeded Slovakian Martina Sucha moved into the quarterfinals of the $140,000 Nordea Nordic Light Open Wednesda

Wartusch only seed remaining in Morocco

CASABLANCA, Morocco, July 12 (UPI) -- No. 6 Patricia Wartusch of Austria was the only seeded player to move into the semifinals Friday at the Grand Prix De SAR La Princesse.

Wartusch reaches Casablanca quarters

CASABLANCA, Morocco, July 11 (UPI) -- Sixth seeded Patricia Wartusch of Austria, the only seeded player in action, moved into the quarterfinals Thursday at the Grand Prix De SAR La Princesse.

Poutchek wins, Mandula loses at Budapest

BUDAPEST, Hungary, April 17 (UPI) -- Sixth seed Tatiana Poutchek of Belarus moved into the quarterfinals, but second-seeded Hungarian Petra Mandula lost her first-round match in the $110,000 Budape

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Montolio reaches Porto quarterfinals

PORTO, Portugal, April 4 (UPI) -- Top seed Angeles Montolio of Spain recorded her second straight-sets victory in as many days at the $140,000 Porto Ladies Open Thursday.
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