Venus Williams upset by Flavia Pennetta in Kremlin Cup first round

Sixth seed Venus Williams lost 6-4 2-6 6-4 to Italy’s Flavia Pennetta in the opening round of the Kremlin Cup in Moscow. Pennetta and Williams exhanged breaks in the first set. The world No.18 Pennetta...

Serena Williams won’t play Moscow’s Kremlin Cup

Soon-not-to-be world No.1 Serena Williams withdrew from the Kremlin Cup, which starts on Monday in Moscow, due to an ankle injury. "My left ankle has been bothering me since the US Open and I need...

Elena Dementieva beats Serena Williams for Kremlin Cup title

Elena Dementieva claimed her first Kremlin Cup title on Sunday with a 5-7 6-1 6-1 victory over fourth-seeded Serena Williams in their fifth career meeting. This title has a special significance to the Russian, since...

Serena dominates Vaidisova to reach Kremlin Cup semifinals

Fourth seed Serena Williams defeated eight seed Nicole Vaidisova 6-4 7-6(7) to advance to Moscow semifinals. Vaidisova difficultly held her serve, especially in the first set when none of her serves went without at least...

Defending champion Anna Chakvetadze loses to Dinara Safina in Moscow

Third seed Anna Chakvetadze succumbed to fellow Muscovite Dinara Safina 7-6 (8-6), 6-2 at the $1.34 million Kremlin Cup on Thursday. Chakvetadze’s defeat is just a continuation of a series of upsets at the...

Sharapova, Bartoli, Mauresmo, Schnyder, Jankovic all fall on a nightmare Wednesday for top players

With the exception of two tennis stars, there was nothing but rain, heat, and upsets in Moscow and Bangkok on Wednesday. Who fell? Before the start of the third round, the Kremlin Cup was left without...

Justine Henin pulls out of Kremlin Cup, Sharapova awarded wildcard

World number one Justine Henin has withdrawn from next week's Kremlin Cup with a shoulder injury. Maria Sharapova, however, has recovered from her persistent shoulder injury and will compete in Moscow. You may be asking...
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