Angelique Kerber and Petra Kvitova first into the third round of Tokyo, Roberta Vinci out

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Thirteen first-round matches were played at the Toray Pan Pacific Open on Monday and the second-round action was launched with three matches. One of the second-rounders was between Roberta Vinci and Lucie Safarova and the...

Victoria Azarenka again moves into the US Open finals

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Second seed Victoria Azarenka moved into her second straight US Open final by defeating unseeded Flavia Pennetta. Just like last year, the Belarusian will meet Serena Williams in the championships match. The encounter finished  in...

Flavia Pennetta advances to US Open semifinals

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Unseeded Flavia Pennetta defeated her compatriot, tenth-seeded Roberta Vinci, and advanced to the semifinals of the US Open. Pennetta stormed to the victory in just 65 minutes in straight sets 6-4 6-1. In the beginning...

Flavia Pennetta sends Simona Halep home

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Italian Flavia Pennetta stunned 21st-seeded Simona Halep and passed into the US Open quarterfinals for the fourth time in her career. The first set was finished in just 27 minutes with the result 6-2. Halep just wasn't...

Kirilenko and Kvitova fall quickly, Ivanovic and Azarenka push through to round four

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It's been an exciting day at the US Open. Some seeds got flushed away, while others were pushed to the limits before finding themselves in the fourth round of the last Grand Slam of...

Serena Williams cruises into the US Open third round, Sara Errani out

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Yesterday's storm that covered New York postponed many matches, but when the sun shone over Flushing Meadows Thursday morning, the city was ready for tennis action and many interesting matches took the stage. World No.1...

Wimbledon Awards: Ms. Opportunity, Ms. Consistency, Ms. Brave Heart and more

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Women's Tennis Blog's contributor Omair is back after his lengthy exam period to present our WTA stars with the awards they deserved based on their performance at Wimbledon 2013. Last year his article was...

Victoria Azarenka withdraws ahead of her Wimbledon second round match

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In the first round of Wimbledon Victoria Azarenka fell badly and injured her knee, but even though her reaction to the nasty slip was dramatic, later on we were assured that an MRI showed...

Gisela Dulko, 27, ends her tennis career

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At the age of 27, Gisela Dulko retires from professional tennis with a letter posted on WTA Tour's official website. The most popular WTA player from Argentina, with prominent singles career and extraordinary doubles career,...

Flavia Pennetta to miss the rest of the season

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Flavia Pennetta, the first Italian Top 10 player and the first one from her country to rank No.1 in either singles or doubles, has undergone a successful right wrist surgery and is now taking...