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Lucie Safarova

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  • Andrea Petkovic wins Family Circle Cup tennis title

    CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Andrea Petkovic ended a surprising week at the Family Circle Cup by winning her first WTA tournament in three years, outlasting Jana Cepelova for a 7-5, 6-2 victory Sunday. Petkovic was once ranked ninth in the world before several...
  • Europeans Petkovic and Cepelova make Charleston final

    (Reuters) - Bosnian-born German Andrea Petkovic outlasted rising Canadian star Eugenie Bouchard in a Family Circle Cup semi-final on Saturday to earn a spot in a WTA final for the eighth time. "It's funny how destiny plays, but reaching a final of a...
  • Jelena Jankovic, Sara Errani upset in Family Circle Cup quarterfinals

    CHARLESTON, S.C. -- It proved tough to be a top seed at the Family Circle Cup this week. Second-seeded Jelena Jankovic and No. 3-seeded Sara Errani were both upset Friday in the quarterfinals, leaving sixth-seeded Eugenie Bouchard as the lone top-10...
  • Nadal efficient in quick Sony Open win

    Nadal efficient in quick Sony Open win
    ---For all of his success, Rafael Nadal is still, somehow, looking for his first Sony Open title. But if the world's top-ranked player continues playing the way he did Monday afternoon against unseeded Denis Istomin, that drought could finally come to...
  • Williams battles on at Sony Open in front of empty seats

    MIAMI (Reuters) - World number one Serena Williams battled her way into the fourth round of the Sony Open with a 6-4 4-6 6-4 win over Frenchwoman Caroline Garcia on Saturday but the six-time champion hardly looked at home on the Miami hardcourts calling...
  • Strong serves help Federer notch win in Sony opener

    Strong serves help Federer notch win in Sony opener
    — After leaving the Sony Open off his schedule last year, Roger Federer returned to the Crandon Park Tennis Center on Friday, opening play against big-serving Ivo Karlovic and it didn't take long for the new world No. 5 to show his serve is on point...
  • Andy Murray advances at Wimbledon; U.S. women have mixed results

    No. 2 seed Andy Murray, who is trying to become the first British man to win the Wimbledon singles title since Fred Perry triumphed in 1936, easily won his first-round match on Monday with a 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 victory over Benjamin Becker of Germany. Murray ...
  • U.S. Open Tennis 2013

     
    Venus and Serena Williams advanced to the fourth round of the U.S. Open doubles tournament, eliminating 11th-seeded Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and Lucie Safarova, 6-1, 7-6 (3), Wednesday....
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 9/14 log (updated Saturday AM)

    Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 9/14 log (updated Saturday AM)
    6:30 a.m.    Golf: LPGA Evian Championship third round (in Evian-les-Bains, France).--Golf 7:40 a.m.    Soccer: English Premier League: Crystal Palace at Manchester United.--NBCSN 8:30 a.m.    College highlights: Inside Wolfpack Sports (N.C. State).--MASN...
  • Sports TV and radio: Sunday's 9/15 log (updated Sat. AM)

    8 a.m.    Motorsports: MotoGP World Championship (in San Marino).--FS1 8 a.m.    Tennis: Davis Cup semifinals: Argentina at Czech Republic; Canada at Serbia.--Tennis Ch. 8:30 a.m.    College highlights: Hampton University football.--WGNT 27 8:30 a.m.   ...
  • French Open seeds: Sam Querrey is highest U.S. male at No. 18

    French Open seeds: Sam Querrey is highest U.S. male at No. 18
    Looking for signs of a rebound for U.S. men's tennis? Don't look at the seedings for this year's French Open, which begins Sunday. The highest seeded American male is Sam Querrey of Thousand Oaks, who is seeded 18th. Novak Djokovic is seeded No. 1 for...
  • Down the line: Tennis: Sonny Dearth's French Open picks

    Down the line: Tennis: Sonny Dearth's French Open picks
    My picks for the French Open, which starts at 5 a.m. Sunday, Eastern time, on ESPN2. The Tennis Channel and NBC also are providing coverage. MEN Round of 16: (1) Novak Djokovic over (14) Fernando Verdasco; (5) Jo-Wilfried Tsonga over (18) Stanislas...