Nadia Petrova beats Venus Williams to advance to French Open quarters

Seed No.19 Nadia Petrova survived three match points against home favorite Aravane Rezai in the third round, but her next match against second seed Venus Williams saw less drama as the Russian won 6-4...

Jelena Jankovic wins Porsche Tennis Grand Prix

Second seed Jelena Jankovic defeated Russia’s Nadia Petrova 6-4 6-3 in the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix final to win her second title in two weeks. The victory earned the world No.2 her eighth career...

New Haven: Nadia Petrova reaches first final in two years

Nadia Petrova has reached her first final since 2008 and the 20th of her career after a 2-6 6-2 6-2 victory over Maria Kirilenko in the semis of the Pilot Pen Tennis at Yale. Kirilenko...

Two seeds crushed in round one of Roland Garros

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...

Nadia Petrova beats Bethanie Mattek for Bell Challenge title

Russian top seed Nadia Petrova fought back from a set and a break down to get past Bethanie Mattek 4-6 6-4 6-1 in the final of the Bell Challenge in Quebec City, Canada. American world...

Qatar: Sharapova opens strongly in chase of the Diamond Ball trophy

At the 2013 Qatar Total Open, Maria Sharapova has a chance to overtake Victoria Azarenka as the No.1 WTA player and win an extra Diamond Ball trophy if she goes all the way to...

Top-seeded Petrova through to Seoul semifinals, Safina and Date Krumm defeated

All the seeded played that played their quarterfinal matches at the Hansol Korea Open, No.1 seed Nadia Petrova, No.5 seed Alisa Kleybanova and No.8 seed Agnes Szavay, advanced to the semifinals, while in the...

Sharapova gets past Petrova, Safina cruises into French Open third round

The most interesting match-up of the day lived up to the expectations with Maria Sharapova defeating No.11 seed Nadia Petrova 6-2 1-6 8-6 in the second round of the 2009 French Open. World No.1...

Petrova upsets Ivanovic in the second round of Cincinnati

Nadia Petrova started both sets against Ana Ivanovic with a deficit, but the early advantage wasn't enough for the Serb to end up victorious and the Russian won 6-3 7-6(4) at the Western &...

Top seed Nadia Petrova out of Bell Challenge

Defending champion Nadia Petrova had to retire from her quarterfinal match at the Bell Challenge due to a viral illness. The top-seeded Petrova was playing against fifth seed Melinda Czink, and retired after losing the...
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