Another early exit for Mauresmo

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France’s Amelie Mauresmo, who won many titles in her career, including two Grand Slams, has never gone beyond the quarter-finals at Roland Garros. Even though she was in front of the home crowd, Lucie...

Justine advances to round four of French Open

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On her 25th birthday, top seeded Justine Henin beat Italy’s Mara Santangelo 6-2 6-3 to advance to the fourth round of Roland Garros. The Belgian got one step closer to defending her title by...

Sharapova’s and Williams’ quotes from RG

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Certain things Maria and Serena said during the French Open were chosen by BBC as quotes of the day. I find them interesting, so I’ll share them with you. Maria wasn’t competing for quite some...

Martina Hingis comes back from injury

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Martina Hingis is missing the ongoing French Open due to injury. However, I found on a website martinaworld.com that she will play the $175,000 Ordina Open in 's-Hertogenbosch, Holland. This Tier III event starts...

Sharapova reaches round two of Roland Garros

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The No. 2 seed Maria Sharapova advances to the second round of Roland Garros by beating France’s Emilie Loit 6-3 7-6 (7-4). The Russian easily took the first set, but struggled in the second, when...

Two seeds crushed in round one of Roland Garros

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Half of the women’s first round matches are finished, and players seeded number 31 and 11 are sent home. On Monday, France’s Severine Bremond, seeded 31, was beaten 6-3 6-3 by Michaella Krajicek of the...

Should Jankovic have skipped Strasbourg?

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Jelena Jankovic has had some amazing results this season - she would be ranked No. 1 as of last week if you went by 2007 rankings points earned only. Exactly one year ago, before the...

Henin, Williams, Safina move to round two of RG

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On the rainy first day of the French Open, four players advanced to the second round: the defending champion and three-time Roland Garros winner Justine Henin, the 2002 French Open winner Serena Williams, Dinara...

Dementieva, Garrigues clinch titles

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Saturday was the final day of the Istanbul Cup and the Strasbourg Open. Elena Dementieva (left) won the title in Turkey, while Anabel Medina Garrigues (right) cruised to victory in France. Elena, the 13th-ranked player...

Golovin becomes promoter of gender equality

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Porsche, a famous automotive company and supporter of women's professional tennis, donated €50,000 to benefit the partnership between UNESCO and the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour. This partnership was formed in November 2006, in order...