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February 12, 2015 10:00 PM Schiavone ousts Kerber in Antwerp

Antwerp, Belgium (SportsNetwork.com) - Former French Open champion Francesca Schiavone upset second seed Angelique Kerber in Thursday's second-round action at the Diamond Games tennis event. The 34-year-old Italian Schiavone drilled the left-handed German Kerber 6-1, 6-1 on the indoor hardcourts at Sportpaleis Merksem. Up next for Schiavone will be nifty

February 12, 2015 9:05 PM Eugenie Bouchard and Angelique Kerber lose in Antwerp second round

It was a day of shocks at the WTA Diamond Games on Thursday as top two seeds Eugenie Bouchard and Angelique Kerber crashed out in the second round. Top seed Bouchard surrendered a one-set advantage to lose 4-6 6-1 6-2 to Mona Barthel. Playing in her first match since the Australian Open, Bouchard showed signs of fallibility as she allowed Barthel to come back from 3-0 down to tie the first

January 23, 2015 7:41 AM No. 3 Halep, No. 10 Makarova move on in Aussie Open

Melbourne, Australia - No. 3 seed Simona Halep fought past Bethanie Mattek-Sands to reach the fourth round of the Australian Open on Friday. After taking the first set, Halep led 4-1 in the second before Mattek-Sands took four of the next six games. The Romanian ended up taking the next game to finish off Mattek-Sands 6-4, 7-5 and advance. Canadian Eugenie 1

January 23, 2015 5:49 AM Guys should 'flex their muscles'

MELBOURNE, Australia – On the third day of the "twirl" controversy swirling around the Australian Open, Eugenie Bouchard addressed the issue head-on with reporters. "I stay out of this stuff," Bouchard said in a press conference after her third round win. "I'm fine with being asked to twirl if they're going to ask the guys to flex their muscles and stuff 3

January 19, 2015 3:58 PM Sharapova, Halep advance; Ivanovic exits Aussie Open

Melbourne, Australia (SportsNetwork.com) - Former champion Maria Sharapova and third seed Simona Halep notched wins, while former runner-up Ana Ivanovic was a stunning opening-round loser on Day 1 at the Australian Open. The second-seeded former world No. 1 Sharapova eased past Croat Petra Martic 6-4, 6-1. The reigning French Open champion titled here in 2008 and was an Aussie 14

January 19, 2015 6:22 AM Ivanovic topples out of Australian Open with loss to Hradecka

Czech Lucie Hradecka sent shockwaves on the first day of the Australian Open by ousting fifth seed Ana Ivanovic, 1-6, 6-3, 6-2, at Rod Laver Arena. The Serb Ivanovic, who was the runner-up to Maria Sharapova in 2008, suffered her earliest exit at a Grand Slam event since the French Open in 2011. She was a quarterfinalist here last year. "I think the whole 9

January 17, 2015 4:41 AM Kvitova claims maiden Sydney International title

Petra Kvitova had just enough to see off Czech compatriot Karolina Pliskova in Friday's Sydney International final - winning the WTA Premier title for the first time thanks to a 7-6 (7-5) 7-6 (8-6) victory. Petra Kvitova had just enough to see off Czech compatriot Karolina Pliskova in Friday's Sydney International final - winning the WTA Premier title 1

January 17, 2015 2:01 AM Kvitova wins Sydney title

SYDNEY - Petra Kvitova edged out fellow Czech Karolina Pliskova in two tiebreak sets to win the Sydney International on Friday. The reigning Wimbledon champion downed her rising compatriot 7-6 (7/5), 7-6 (8/6) to send her into next week's Australian Open full of confidence. Kvitova quelled Pliskova's tenacious challenge in one hour and 52 minutes to secure 1

January 16, 2015 9:37 PM Kvitova and Pliskova set up Sydney International final

Petra Kvitova and Karolina Pliskova ensured there will be an all-Czech final at the Sydney International after progressing through Thursday's semis in straight-sets at the Sydney Olympic Park Tennis Centre. Petra Kvitova and Karolina Pliskova ensured there will be an all-Czech final at the Sydney International after progressing through Thursday's semis 1

January 16, 2015 9:37 PM Kvitova warms up for Australian Open with Sydney win

Petra Kvitova tuned up nicely for next weeks Australian Open by winning the Sydney International on Friday. The world No.4 and second seed was pushed all the way by fellow Czech Karolina Pliskova before prevailing in two tiebreak sets. The first set went to a tiebreak which Kvitova squeezed through to win. The second set followed a similar pattern but with the same result 1