Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova wins first WTA title at Monterrey Open

Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova claimed her maiden Sony Ericsson WTA Tour title by beating Slovakian second seed Daniela Hantuchova in the final of the Monterrey Open in Mexico. The 18-year-old Pavlyuchenkova was forced to play both...

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova wins Istanbul Cup

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova defeated Elena Vesnina 5-7 7-5 6-4 in the all-Russian final of the Istanbul Cup even though her opponent initially had a 7-5 4-0 lead and a 3-1 lead in the third set....

Anastasia Pavyuchenkova falls first round in Moscow

It was Anastasia Pavyuchenkova’s fourth appearance at the Kremlin Cup in five years and her fourth defeat in the first round. The highest-ranked teenager and world No.21 lost to Nicole Vaidisova in 2006, in...

Fed Cup: Kuznetsova and Pavlyuchenkova edge Russia against France to regain pride

On the left you can see the results of this weekend’s Fed Cup action in World Group. The first thing I’d like to point out is that Russia recovered their Saturday’s two hurtful losses on...

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova defends Monterrey Open title

Top seed Jelena Jankovic got off to a good start, but it was defending champion and second seed Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova that prevailed and won the Whirlpool Monterrey Open final 2-6 6-2 6-3. The International-level...

Francesca Schiavone works her way into Roland Garros quarterfinals

Defending champion Francesca Schiavone resisted the challenge of Jelena Jankovic and advanced to the quarterfinals of Roland Garros. On her tournament debut ten years ago she reached the quarterfinals, and together with her last...

Pavlyuchenkova allows Schiavone to run into Roland Garros semis

First-time Grand Slam quarterfinalist Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova looked to be following up her upset of world No.3 Vera Zvonareva with an upset of defending champion Francesca Schiavone when the score was 6-1 4-1 for the...

Qualifiers upset three seeds on first day of Rogers Cup

Monday at the Rogers Cup was a bad day for seeded players, as only one advanced and three of the other four fell to qualifiers in their opening matches. The first in action was the...

Pavlyuchenkova and Kirilenko sport personalized shoes at US Open and you can have them

The first week of the US Open has almost come to a close and Adidas-clad Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and Maria Kirilenko are both working their way through singles and doubles draws (in singles they are...

Preview of US Open women’s quarterfinal matches, Serena still on top

Dear readers, Florian Meier from is back to preview the US Open quarterfinals. One of his and actually the world's biggest favorites Maria Sharapova was eliminated early, but Serena Williams is still doing strong....
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