Schmiedlova beats Azarenka in French Open second round, despite injury scare

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World No.161 Anna Karolina Schmiedlova of Slovakia badly fell on her knees early in the second set, but luckily managed to continue where she left off and recorded a confident 6-2 6-2 victory over...

Halep, Azarenka advance on a cold Day 1 at Roland Garros, Venus out

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Simona Halep and Victoria Azarenka both comfortably won their first-round matches on Sunday at the French Open, while Venus Williams slumped to opening defeat. Arriving to Paris on the wings of her Rome title, top...

Rome PHOTOS: Halep, Muguruza, Vondrousova, Pliskova reach semifinals

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All four quarterfinals were on Saturday's schedule at the Internazionali BNL d'Italia and the last four women standing in Rome are Simona Halep, Garbine Muguruza, Marketa Vondrousova and Karolina Pliskova. The first to book her...

Muguruza prevails against Azarenka to reach Rome semis

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Garbine Muguruza came back from a set down and prevailed in a break-fest in the following two sets to defeat fellow two-time Grand Slam champion Victoria Azarenka in the quarterfinals of the Internazionali BNL...

Azarenka advances to Rome quarterfinals as injured Kasatkina leaves in tears

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Victoria Azarenka moved into the quarterfinals of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia, but the way she progressed is absolutely devastating -- after a big battle in the first set that included eight breaks of serve,...

Rome PHOTOS: Kenin, Bertens, Martic, Kontaveit out in the second round

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Second-round action completed on Thursday at the Internazionali BNL d'Italia. Seeds Sofia Kenin, Kiki Bertens, Petra Martic and Anett Kontaveit didn't make it to the third round, but one of these losses was particularly...

Azarenka double bagels Kenin to move into the third round in Rome!

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Facing a fellow Grand Slam champion in her fourth straight match, Victoria Azarenka blitzed past 2020 Australian Open winner Sofia Kenin 6-0 6-0 to reach the third round of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia. We...

Rome PHOTOS: Halep, Pliskova, Svitolina advance to third round

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Top seeds Simona Halep, Karolina Pliskova and Elina Svitolina advanced to the third round at the Internazionali BNL d'Italia, while Victoria Azarenka won a blockbuster against Venus Williams, the only first-round match on Wednesday's...

Azarenka squeezes past Venus to win Rome opener

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After clinching the Western & Southern Open title and reaching the US Open final, Victoria Azarenka is successfully transferring to European clay, surviving a tough first-round match against Venus Williams to progress at the...

Rome PHOTOS: Vika arrives in Rome, first round kicks off

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Main-draw action started on Monday at the Internazionali BNL d'Italia. Our photographer Jimmie48 attended a half of today's first-round matches and caught up with a number of top players who are awaiting their openers...