Petrova starts with win in Florida

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Nadia Petrova is one step closer to defending her title at the Bausch & Lomb Championships in Amelia Island, Florida. After having a bye in round one, she reaches the third round by beating...

Ivanovic, Golovin, Bammer and Petrova — Final Four of Bausch & Lomb

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The first player to enter the semifinals at Amelia Island was sixth-seeded Ana Ivanovic who defeated second seed and compatriot Jelena Jankovic 7-5, 6-3. In the following match, Venus Williams was ousted by France's...

Only Russia has top 10 players in first round of Fed Cup

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Only three women from the top ten will take part in the first round of the Fed Cup -- Svetlana Kuznetsova, Nadia Petrova and Anna Chakvetadze; they are all representatives of Russia. Why won't the...

Petrova, Chakvetadze advance in Warsaw despite cold weather

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Russians Nadia Petrova and Anna Chakvetadze overcame the cold and wind and reached the second round of the J&S Cup. "The conditions were I think the worst," Petrova said. "It was...

Players most likely to win in Rome

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Internazionali BNL d'Italia is the most prestigious clay-court tournament after Roland Garros. It is a Tier I event with the prize money of $1,340,000. Amelie Mauresmo of France is seeded at the top. She...

Two seeds crushed in round one of Roland Garros

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Half of the women’s first round matches are finished, and players seeded number 31 and 11 are sent home. On Monday, France’s Severine Bremond, seeded 31, was beaten 6-3 6-3 by Michaella Krajicek of the...

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...

Battling Ivanovic beats Jankovic, advances to Los Angeles final

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World No.5 Ana Ivanovic extended her head-to-head superiority over Jelena Jankovic to 4-1 defeating her 4-6, 6-3, 7-5 in an all-Serbian semifinal at the East West Bank Classic. The Ivanovic vs. Jankovic match was a...

Ivanovic sails past Petrova, wins Los Angeles Classic

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Agnes Szavay upsets Nadia Petrova in straight sets at the 2007 US Open

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Hungarian Agnes Szavay, ranked 31st in the world, defeated seventh-seeded Nadia Petrova of Russia 6-4 6-4 to reach the fourth round of the 2007 US Open. Petrova had treatment for a left hip injury late...