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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...