Venus Williams ends Shahar Peer’s run at Dubai Championships

Venus Williams reached the final of the Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships by defeating surprise semifinalist Shahar Peer in the modest surroundings of Court Two, the court of choice because of safety reasons. Third-seeded Williams defeated...

Shahar Peer and Venus Williams to meet in Dubai semifinals

Israel’s Shahar Peer has continued to advance at the Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships, thus seriously testing the tournaments safety measures. The player that wasn’t even allowed to compete in Dubai last year has now...

Shahar Peer beats top seed Caroline Wozniacki at Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships

Unseeded Shahar Peer of Israel, who wasn’t even allowed to play at last year’s Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships due to visa denial, upset top seed Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark in the third round of...

Shahar Peer wins Tashkent Open for second straight title

More than three years went by without Shahar Peer winning a title, but the Israeli is back in the winner’s circle with back-to-back titles at last week’s Guangzhou International Women’s Open and this week's...

Shahar Peer wins Guangzhou International Women’s Open for first title in three years

Shahar Peer of Israel defeated Alberta Brianti of Italy 6-3 6-4 to win the Guangzhou International Women's Open, her first Sony Ericsson WTA Tour title in more than three years and the fourth one...

Sony Ericsson WTA Tour fines Dubai tournament record $300,000 for Shahar Peer visa denial

The United Arab Emirates denied Israeli player Shahar Peer a visa last week, so she wasn’t able to compete in the Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships. The Sony Ericsson WTA Tour has taken action in...

Israeli Shahar Peer denied visa for UAE and Dubai tournament

Israeli world No.48 Shahar Peer has been denied entry into the United Arab Emirates for the Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships, and will hence not be able to play the tournament which features all the...

Shahar Peer waiting for a better 2009 season

Disappointed with the 2008 tennis season, Israel’s Shahar Peer is training with her new coach Pablo Giacopelli, hoping for better results in 2009. "If I am not mistaken, this is the first year in my...

Seeds Anna Chakvetadze, Maria Kirilenko, Shahar Peer fall on US Open day one

Three seeds fell on the first day of the 2008 US Open: Russians Anna Chakvetadze and Maria Kirilenko, and Shahar Peer of Israel. Chakvetadze, seeded tenth, suffered her earliest Grand Slam defeat in more than...

Shahar Peer completed her military service

At a forum about women’s tennis I read that after two years of being a soldier, world No.18 Shahar Peer completed her duty, gave back her uniform and received official release documents. Shahar Peer comes...
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