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Suarez Navarro, Niculescu among early Brasil Tennis Cup winners

FLORIANOPOLIS, Brazil, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Carla Suarez Navarro cruised in a first-round match and defending champ Monica Niculescu also advanced Monday at the Brasil Tennis Cup.
Cirstea claims first-round win at Pattaya Open

Cirstea claims first-round win at Pattaya Open

PATTAYA, Thailand, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- No. 3-seeded Sorana Cirstea dropped just four games Tuesday in picking up a first-round win at the WTA's PTT Pattaya Open in Thailand.
Azarenka, Sharapova move to second round in Australia

Azarenka, Sharapova move to second round in Australia

MELBOURNE, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Two-time defending champion Victoria Azarenka overcame a slow start but won her first-round match in straight sets Tuesday at the Australian Open.
Li, Peng set up all-Chinese Shenzhen Open final

Li, Peng set up all-Chinese Shenzhen Open final

SHENZHEN, China, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Li Na and Peng Shuai came away with results Friday that boosted the two-highest ranked Chinese women's tennis players into the finals of the Shenzhen Open.
Li, Peng gain semifinal spots at Shenzhen Open

Li, Peng gain semifinal spots at Shenzhen Open

SHENZHEN, China, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Chinese players Li Na and Peng Shuai won quarterfinal matches Thursday at their home country's Shenzhen Open 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.
Nara advances to WTA's Japan Open quarterfinals

Nara advances to WTA's Japan Open quarterfinals

OSAKA, Japan, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Kurumi Nara posted a second-round upset Wednesday at the WTA's HP Japan Women's Open tournament in her home town of Osaka.
Date-Krumm advances on WTA upset in Osaka

Date-Krumm advances on WTA upset in Osaka

OSAKA, Japan, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- Local favorite Kimiko Date-Krumm pulled off an upset victory Tuesday in first-round play at the WTA's HP Japan Women's Open.

Jovanovski wins three-set WTA final in China

NINGBO, China, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Bojana Jovanovski collected her second WTA title in two weeks Friday with a three-set win over Zhang Shuai at the WTA's 125K Series tournament in China.
Zhang, Kng back in WTA Top 100

Zhang, Kng back in WTA Top 100

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Zhang Shuai and Vania King, the finalists at last week's Guangzhou Open, both re-entered the Top 100 of the WTA rankings Monday.

Zhang Shuai wins WTA's Guangzhou Open title

GUANGZHOU, China, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Zhang Shuai defeated Vania King 7-6 (7-1), 6-1 Saturday to win the title at the Guangzhou Open for her first WTA championship.
King, Zhang to meet for Guangzhou Open title

King, Zhang to meet for Guangzhou Open title

GUANGZHOU, China, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Zhang Shuai gained her first WTA finals appearance Friday and will play Vania King in a battle of players outside the Top 100 for the Guangzhou Open title.
King earns spot in Guangzhou Open semis

King earns spot in Guangzhou Open semis

GUANGZHOU, China, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Qualifier Vania King claimed a long three-set win Thursday in advancing to the semifinals of the Guangzhou Open tennis tournament in China.
Konta and King make Guangzhou Open quarterfinals

Konta and King make Guangzhou Open quarterfinals

GUANGZHOU, China, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Qualifiers Johanna Konta and Vania King advanced to the quarterfinals of the Guangzhou Open tennis tournament in China Wednesday.
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Ai Sugiyama of Japan, who is seeded fifth, plays doubles with Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia versus Alexa Glatch and Vania King, both from the USA, during the US Open on September 1, 2005 in New York City. (UPI Photo/Monika Graff)
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Vania King (born February 3, 1989 in Monterey Park, California, US) is an American female tennis player. King won both the 2010 Wimbledon Women's Doubles and 2010 US Open Women's Doubles titles with Kazakh partner Yaroslava Shvedova.

King's parents moved to the United States from Taiwan in 1982. She is the youngest of four children. Her brother Phillip was a four-time All-American at Duke University and two-time US junior champion.

In 2006 King won her only WTA singles title at the PTT Bangkok Open, a Tier III tournament with $200,000 in total prize money. She defeated Tamarine Tanasugarn in the final. On November 6, 2006, King achieved her career-high singles ranking of 50th overall.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Vania King."
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