Svetlana Kuznetsova

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Svetlana Kuznetsova ends four-year WTA drought

Victorious: Svetlana Kuznetsova.

Two-time grand slam champion Svetlana Kuznetsova has snapped a four-year WTA title drought by outlasting Japan's Kurumi Nara 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 to win the WTA Washington Open.

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Svetlana Kuznetsova downs Petra Kvitova to reach last 16 in French Open

Paris Svetlana Kuznetsova won a three-hour, 13-minute thriller to defeat Petra Kvitova 6-7 (3-7), 6-1, 9-7 and reach the last 16 of the French Open on Saturday as the tournament lost the fourth of its top...

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Samantha Stosur to meet doubles partner Svetlana Kuznetsova in Kremlin Cup semi-finals

Samantha Stosur

Samantha Stosur will face doubles partner Svetlana Kuznetsova in the semi finals of the Kremlin Cup after both players won in straight sets on Friday.

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Samantha Stosur beats Svetlana Kuznetsova in Ohio

Samantha Stosur.

Former US Open champion Sam Stosur moved into the second round of the Western & Southern Open with a 6-1 7-5 win over Svetlana Kuznetsova on Monday.

Serena Williams named US Open top seed

Serena Williams returns a forehand to Ana Ivanovic in Cincinnati this week.

Two-time defending champion Serena Williams has been named the top seed for the US Open, the year's final Grand Slam tennis showdown that opens Monday on the Flushing Meadows hardcourts.

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Milos Raonic and Vasek Pospisil to meet in all-Canadian final

Milos Raonic and Vasek Pospisil will meet in an all-Canadian final at the Citi Open in Washington on Sunday.

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Raonic rips Pospisil in all-Canada final

Vasek Pospisil (L) and Milos Raonic of Canada pose with the Canadian flag before the start of the mens final of the Citi Open.

WASHINGTON, Aug 3 AFP - Wimbledon semi-finalist Milos Raonic has captured his sixth ATP title at the Washington Open, defeating Vasek Pospisil 6-1 6-4 in the tour's first all-Canadian final.

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2014 French Open draw - women's singles

Top seed: Serena Williams.

The completed draw for the women's singles at the 2014 French Open which gets underway at Roland Garros on Sunday (prefiprefix number denotes seeding) (prefix number denotes seeding).

Rafael Nadal impresses at French Open

Rafael Nadal has cruised through to the third round.

Dave James Rafael Nadal handed out a brutal French Open lesson to highly-rated Dominic Thiem on Thursday as Roland Garros took a breather from the shocks that rocked the tournament.

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Unstoppable Nadal marches on in Paris

Rafael Nadal

Julien Pretot Rafael Nadal once again showed he is the man to beat at the French Open after putting down a brief rebellion from Argentine Leonardo Mayer to win 6-2 7-5 6-2 and reach the fourth round despite a sore...

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Philosopher Petkovic finds zone to reach first slam semi

Andrea Petkovic of Germany celebrates after winning a point against Sara Errani of Italy.

Alison Williams For a woman who admires 19th century philosophy, Andrea Petkovic says she did not need to think at all to reach her first grand slam semi-final on Wednesday.

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Rising star Simona Halep shoulders Romania's hopes in French Open final

Simona Halep

Christopher Clarey One of the quirks and delights of the grand slam tennis tournaments is that the game's historical figures are often still here on site, playing in the senior events, watching from the stands or the...

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Maria Sharapova into last eight in Stuttgart WTA tournament

Maria Sharapova

Defending champion Maria Sharapova reached the last eight of the Stuttgart WTA tournament on Thursday with a convincing 6-4 6-3 win over fellow Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.

Suarez Navarro claims maiden WTA title

Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro claimed her first WTA title on Saturday when she beat Russia's Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-4 3-6 6-4 at the Portugal Open.

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Samantha Stosur, Marinko Matosevic win in Madrid

Sam Stosur during a minute's silence for British tennis player Elena Baltacha, who died during day three of the Madrid Masters.

Madrid Samantha Stosur starts her European claycourt season with an upset straight sets win over ninth seed Dominika Cibulkova.

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Samantha Stosur in sight of back-to-back titles

Alexandre Fedorets Samantha Stosur moved to within a match of winning her second successive WTA title on Saturday beating Russia's two-time Grand Slam winner Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-2 6-4 in their semi-final.

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Tomic gets wildcard to defend Sydney title

Bernard Tomic.

Bernard Tomic has needed a wildcard entry to make the field and defend his only ATP Tour title in Sydney next month.

Sam Stosur needs 'time away': Molik

Samantha Stosur.

Linda Pearce, New York Australia's Fed Cup captain Alicia Molik said she would consider any request to continue working with Sam Stosur on a temporary or longer-term basis.

Sydney international: top seeds rest for tough women's opening round

David Sygall Defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska received a bye into the second round of the Sydney International along with second seed Petra Kvitova, who is slated to meet sixth seed Caroline Wozniacki later...

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Superstitions and idiosyncracies of tennis players

Rafael Nadal.

Will Brodie The unnerving physical and mental tension of tennis makes neurotic heaps of its best players.