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USTA apologizes for playing Nazi Germany-era anthem

Mistakes with national anthems are rare. Which is great, as when they happen they’re incredibly offensive. The United States Tennis Association made a big one on Saturday.The US was hosting Germany in a Fed Cup match played in Hawaii, and prior to the first match when Alison Riske played Andrea Petkovic, the USTA goofed big time and played a stanza of the anthem that dated back...
Via The Comeback
February 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Petkovic ousts Muguruza to reach Qatar semis

DOHA, Qatar (AP) Andrea Petkovic of Germany eliminated fourth-seeded Garbine Muguruza 6-1, 5-7, 6-2 to reach the Qatar Open semifinals on Thursday. Petkovic, a former top-10 player who has dropped to 29th, met Muguruza with a 2-0 record against the Spaniard, but both wins were before 2014, since when Muguruza has risen to a career-high ranking of No. 5. Petkovic will next face...
Via Associated Press
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Tennis star Andrea Petkovic serves hot dogs before Bundesliga match

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Via FOX Sports
November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Darmstadt draw Köln despite support from tennis star Petkovic

DUESSELDORF, Germany -- Tennis star Andrea Petkovic barbequed sausages but couldn't inspire her hometown side to a Bundesliga win as Darmstadt played out a 0-0 draw with Köln on Friday.Petkovic cooked sausages and served fans before the game to fulfill a promise she had made ahead of the opening game of the season, saying she'd man the grill if Darmstadt didn't lose to Hannover...
Via Associated Press
November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Andrea Petkovic throws racquet towards linesman during epic rant (VIDEO)

A hot-headed Andrea Petkovic went on a crazed rant over a bad call and threw her racquet in the direction of a linesman during a match at the Dubai Tennis Championships. The world's tenth-ranked woman's player flew into a rage after a ball was ruled in by the line judge when it appeared to land outside the baseline. The furious German then falls to her knees in frustration...
Via The Other Paper
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Diamond Games: Petkovic wins as Suarez Navarro pulls out with injury

ANTWERP, Belgium -- Third-seeded Andrea Petkovic of Germany won the Diamond Games without hitting a ball when fifth-seeded Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain pulled out of Sunday's final with a neck injury. "I really like Carla, she's a great person and always friendly and positive, and she has a tremendous amount of talent," Petkovic said after clinching her sixth career title. "You...
Via Associated Press
February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Germany's Petkovic wins Family Circle Cup

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) 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.
Via FOXSports.com
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Petkovic rallies past Bouchard in 3 sets

CHJARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Andrea Petkovic rallied in the final two sets to defeat sixth-seeded Eugenie Bouchard 1-6, 6-3, 7-5 and reach the Family Circle Cup finals on Saturday.
Via FOXSports.com
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Petkovic helps Germany gain lead over Slovakia in Fed Cup

Germany took a 1-0 lead over Slovakia in the Fed Cup first round on Saturday after Andrea Petkovic saved a match point to upset Australian Open finalist Dominika Cibulkova 2-6, 7-6 (7), 6-2. In the second set tiebreaker, the 36th-ranked, hard-hitting Petkovic wasted five straight set points before saving a match point at 6-7 on an indoor hard court. "It was a turning point," Cibulkova...
Via Associated Press
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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