Maria Sharapova beaten by Dinara Safina at Roland Garros

Top seed Maria Sharapova of Russia had struggled for form in her opening three matches and eventually she fell to compatriot Dinara Safina 6-7 (6-8) 7-6 (7-5) 6-2 in the fourth round of the...

Dinara Safina, Svetlana Kuznetsova to meet in Roland Garros semifinals

This year at Roland Garros we will have an all-Serbian and an all-Russian semifinal. In the Russian semifinal Dinara Safina and Svetlana Kuznetsova will meet each other. World No.14 Safina moved into the final four...

Dinara Safina beats Svetlana Kuznetsova, reaches Roland Garros final

Seed No.13 Dinara Safina continued her impressive run at the 2008 Roland Garros defeating compatriot Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-3 6-2 and moving into her first ever Grand Slam final. Safina was a point from defeat...

Ana Ivanovic claims maiden Grand Slam title at Roland Garros 2008

Serbia’s Ana Ivanovic defeated Dinara Safina of Russia 6-4 6-3 in Saturday’s final at the 2008 French Open to claim her first Grand Slam title. The world No.2 Ivanovic was successful at her third attempt...

Jankovic, Sharapova, Safina to skip Wimbledon warmup event

Defending champion Jelena Jankovic, last year's finalist Maria Sharapova, and the 2008 French Open finalist Dinara Safina have all decided to skip the DFS Classic in Birmingham, a Wimbledon warmup event which starts June...

Tamarine Tanasugarn defeats Dinara Safina for Ordina Open title

Thai qualifier Tamarine Tanasugarn beat Roland Garros runner-up Dinara Safina of Russia 7-5 6-3 to take the Ordina Open trophy. It is Tanasugarn’s second WTA title, the first one since winning Hyderabad in 2003. In...

Jelena Jankovic advances to LA semis, to play Dinara Safina

Top seed Jelena Jankovic moved into the East West Bank Classic semifinals with an impressive 7-5 6-4 victory over ninth seed Nadia Petrova and will next meet Russia's Dinara Safina, seeded fourth, who crushed...

Dinara Safina reaches LA final, delays Jelena Jankovic’s bid for top spot

Dinara Safina stopped Jelena Jankovic’s quest for No.1 spot defeating the Serb 7-6 6-1 in the East West Bank Classic semifinals. Safina will face Italian Flavia Pennetta in the final. If top-seeded Jankovic had won...

Dinara Safina powers to Los Angeles title

Dinara Safina confidently defeated Flavia Pennetta 6-4 6-2 to clinch her second title of the year. The fourth-seeded Russian, who ended Jelena Jankovic’s run to No.1 spot in the rankings by defeating her in the...

Dinara Safina, Dominika Cibulkova in Rogers Cup final

Seventh seed Dinara Safina and unseeded Dominika Cibulkova are the finalists at the 2008 Rogers Cup in Montreal. Slovakian Cibulkova came back in her rain-interrupted semifinal against Marion Bartoli to defeat the Frenchwoman 4-6 6-4...
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