Dinara Safina withdraws from Dubai

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World No.2 Dinara Safina still hasn't recovered from the back injury which has been bothering her for months, and the 23-year-old Russian will skip the $2,000,000 Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships which starts next week. Because...

WTA players getting glamorous for Lorenzo Agius’ photo shoot in Dubai

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The Sony Ericsson WTA Tour staged its second "Iconic" photo shoot during the Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships, and big tennis names such as Serena Williams, Dinara Safina, Jelena Jankovic, Ana Ivanovic and Daniela Hantuchova...

Venus Williams beats Virginie Razzano in Dubai for 40th singles title

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Sixth seed Venus Williams won her 40th career Sony Ericsson WTA Tour singles title with a 6-4 6-2 win over unseeded Virginie Razzano in the final of the Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships. Dating back to...

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

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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...

Venus Williams defeats sister Serena in third set tiebreak to move into Dubai final

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Sixth seed Venus Williams advanced to the final of the Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships with a three-set victory over sister Serena. Venus beat Serena 6-1 2-6 7-6 after winning a third set tiebreak 7-3. The...

Virginie Razzano beats Kaia Kanepi to reach Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships final

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World No.58 Virginie Razzano reached the biggest final of her career with a 6-1 6-2 victory over No.16 seed Kaia Kanepi at the Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships. The 25-year-old Razzano, who put out world number...

Razzano, Kanepi, Venus and Serena Williams in Dubai semifinals

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Virginie Razzano, Kaia Kanepi, Venus Williams and Serena Williams reached the semifinals of the Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships on Thursday. France’s Virginie Razzano, who upset world No.2 Dinara Safina in the second round, defeated fifth...

Jelena Jankovic beaten by Kaia Kanepi in Dubai third round

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Third seed Jelena Jankovic was upset 6-2 7-5 by Estonian world No.24 Kaia Kanepi in the third round of the Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships. After taking the first set without giving Jankovic one break point,...

Dinara Safina upset in the second round of Dubai

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Second seed Dinara Safina was upset by Virginie Razzano 6-4 6-2 in the second round of the Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships, while all the other seeded players progressed on Tuesday. The Australian Open finalist Safina...

Ana Ivanovic avenges Australian Open loss to Alisa Kleybanova

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Eighth seed Ana Ivanovic defeated Alisa Kleybanova in the second round of the Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships and in that way avenged the loss to the Russian in the third round of the Australian...