ISTANBUL (AP) Urszula Radwanska of Poland beat the last surviving seed in the Istanbul Cup quarterfinals when she outlasted No. 8 Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria 6-2, 3-6, 7-6 (5) on Friday. In reaching the semis, Radwanska earned her best result on tour in three years. She was bothered by right shoulder and right leg injuries over the last two years. The younger sister of top-10...
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LONDON (AP) Garbine Muguruza took control early, lost the momentum and then held on at the end to beat Agnieszka Radwanska and reach her first Grand Slam final. The 21-year-old Muguruza lost six games in a row in one stretch but regrouped to defeat Radwanska 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 on Thursday, becoming the first Spanish woman to advance to the Wimbledon final since Arantxa Sanchez Vicario...
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Garbine Muguruza beat Agnieszka Radwanska on Thursday in the Wimbledon semifinals, reaching her first career Grand Slam final. Playing in just her third Wimbledon main draw, the 21-year-old and 20th-seeded Muguruza won 6-2, 3-6, 6-3. Her previous best performances at a Grand Slam were a pair of quarterfinal runs at the last two French Opens. In Thursday's later semifinal, No. 1 Serena...
EASTBOURNE, England -- Swiss teenager Belinda Bencic won her first title by beating Agnieszka Radwanska 6-4, 4-6, 6-0 Eastbourne final on Saturday, enhancing her burgeoning reputation ahead of Wimbledon. The 18-year-old Bencic won on grass in windy conditions on the south coast to deny the ninth-seeded Radwanska a second title at Eastbourne. Watched by compatriot and mentor Martina...
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As we get set up for the Tour Finals in a couple of weeks, let’s take a look at the contenders as they have done since the end of the US Open. Serena Williams, the 18-time Grand Slam champion who will be defending her title at the Finals, took a few weeks off only to return and withdraw from her first two tournaments, at the Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open and at the China Open, which...
As we move closer to the start of the French Open in Paris on May 24, here are a few more lessons to take away. The Internazionali BNL d’Italia is happening in Rome right now, one of the more important tune-up tournaments in advance of the French. The best clay courters in the world generally show up, and this year has been the site of some amazing tennis. I wrote recently to look...
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