Henin, Bartoli, Petrova, Mauresmo in Eastbourne semis

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The first known semifinalist of the Eastbourne International grass-court tournament was the defending champion Justine Henin, who crushed fifth-seeded Nicole Vaidisova 6-2 6-2. I had expected much more from this match. Vaidisova serves well, so...

Marion Bartoli upsets Jelena Jankovic at Wimbledon

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One of the favorites for the title, third seed Jelena Jankovic, failed to progress to the quarterfinals falling to 18th seed Marion Bartoli 6-3 5-7 3-6. Jankovic has been the form player of 2007 but...

Italy leave out Flavia Pennetta for Fed Cup, France omit Marion Bartoli

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In the Fed Cup semi-final Italy and France will face each other at Castellaneta Marina on July 14 and 15 (surface: clay - outdoors). Corrado Barazzutti, captain of the defending champions Italy, chose Tathiana Garbin,...

Venus Williams clinches her fourth title at Wimbledon, Marion Bartoli leaves an impression

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Marion Bartoli leaves Stanford in tears

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World No. 11 Marion Bartoli lost her first chance to prove that she is not just a one-hit wonder. The Frenchwoman was beaten in her first match since the Wimbledon final. Bartoli left the court...

Serena Williams embarrassed Marion Bartoli, almost lobbed her with serve

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In an interview Marion Bartoli sited the funniest moment in her career, which really made me laugh. In Miami quarterfinals, the first time Bartoli played against Serena Williams, the Frenchwoman was almost lobbed by...

Serena Williams advances to the US Open 2007 quarterfinals

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Former champion Serena Williams beat Wimbledon finalist Marion Bartoli of France 6-3 6-4 to reach the quarter-finals of the US Open on Sunday. The eighth-seeded American lost her serve early in the match, but quickly...

Mauresmo, Bartoli fall in Stuttgart opener

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Marion Bartoli and Amelie Mauresmo, the two highest-ranked French players, both lost in the opening round of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart. Former world number one Amelie Mauresmo simply can’t put an end...

Sharapova, Bartoli, Mauresmo, Schnyder, Jankovic all fall on a nightmare Wednesday for top players

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With the exception of two tennis stars, there was nothing but rain, heat, and upsets in Moscow and Bangkok on Wednesday. Who fell? Before the start of the third round, the Kremlin Cup was left without...

Golovin leaves Linz Open injured; Bartoli to play on Thursday

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France’s Tatiana Golovin sustained an injury in her first round match at the Generali Ladies Linz, while her countrywoman Marion Bartoli eventually decided to take part in the tournament (I assume she has fully...