Serena, Sharapova advance to Rogers Cup semis, Jankovic out

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Maria Sharapova is among the three Russians to join American Serena Williams in the final four of the Rogers Cup. The semifinal pairs are: Alisa Kleybanova vs. Maria Sharapova, Elena Dementieva vs. Serena Williams. World...

Elena Dementieva, Maria Sharapova to face in all-Russian Rogers Cup final

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Fourth seed Elena Dementieva avenged her Wimbledon loss to Serena Williams in the semifinals of the Rogers Cup, while Maria Sharapova has continued to climb back to where she belongs and despite persistent struggles...

Elena Dementieva beats Maria Sharapova in straight sets for Rogers Cup title

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Elena Dementieva has won her third title of the 2009 season, after Auckland and Sydney in January, defeating Maria Sharapova 6-4 6-3 in the first ever all-Russian Rogers Cup final. The first set wasn't impressive,...

Maria Sharapova’s on-court fashion in 2009

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As promised, Women's Tennis Blog is continuing its tradition of revising on-court outfits from the season behind us. This year's retrospections will start with the best-dressed WTA player – Nike-clad Maria Sharapova. Sharapova started the...

Ana Ivanovic to play qualifying at Rogers Cup

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The 2010 Rogers Cup in Montreal is favoring Canadian players over 2006 champion Ana Ivanovic when it comes to awarding wildcards and so the Grand Slam winner will have to play qualifying to get...

Venus Williams withdraws from Rogers Cup

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World No.4 Venus Williams has withdrawn from the Rogers Cup in Montreal due to a left knee injury. Williams was supposed to play in Montreal for the first time. Top-ranked Serena Williams will also miss...

Left foot injury forces Sharapova to withdraw from Rogers Cup

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Maria Sharapova has been added to the long list of withdrawals of top players from the Rogers Cup in Montreal. The Russian three-time Grand Slam champion started to feel pain in her left foot...

Dinara Safina moves to round two of Montreal

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Dinara Safina had a comfortable 6-3 6-3 victory over world No.36 Andrea Petkovic in the first round of the Rogers Cup played in Montreal this year. The Russian won the Rogers Cup the last...

Qualifier Iveta Benesova upsets top seed Jelena Jankovic at Montreal

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Qualifier Iveta Benesova recorded the biggest victory of her 12-year pro career by upsetting top seed and world No.3 Jelena Jankovic in the second round of the Rogers Cup in Montreal. The world No.75...

Dinara Safina advances to third round of Rogers Cup, Mattek-Sands almost defeats Clijsters

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Dinara Safina has extended her winning streak in Montreal to seven matches by upsetting seed No.18 Nadia Petrova 7-5 4-6 6-4 in the second round. The Russian’s winning streak in the city started in...