(July 13, 2014) Andrea Petkovic won her second title of the year at the Gastein Ladies on Sunday. The 20th ranked German defeated Shelby Rogers of the United States 6-3, 6-3 to add to her Charleston title in April which was also on clay.
Surprise finalist 21-year-old Rogers, ranked at 147th had to come through qualifying, had precious never reached the second round of a WTA event...
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(June 4, 2014) Andrea Petkovic and Simona Halep have both moved into their first-ever Grand Slam semifinal, both advancing with 6-2, 6-2 quarterfinal victories at the French Open on Wednesday. The matches on the show courts had their starts delayed by rain.
The 28th seeded Petkovic from Germany defeated 10th seed Sara Errani, the losing finalist...
(April 6, 2014) In a week full of surprises in Charleston, 14th seed Andrea Petkovic won the Family Circle Cup for her first WTA Premier level tournament title with a 7-5, 6-2 win over Jana Cepelova of Slovakia on Sunday. This is her third WTA tournament crown, first in three years since she won the Strasbourg title in 2011.
Petkkovic knocked out three top ten seeds on the road to...
Magdalena Rybarikova is unbeaten at the Citi Open: two years, two titles.
The seventh-seeded Slovakian turned things around after a slow start and beat unseeded Andrea Petkovic of Germany 6-4, 7-6 (2) in Sunday's final to improve to 10-0 at the hard-court tournament.
Half of her four career trophies came at the Citi Open.
''I would love to play (here) all the time...
Simona Halep defeated Andrea Petkovic 6-3, 6-3 Saturday to win the inaugural Nurnberger Versicherungscup for her first WTA title.
The seventh-seeded Romanian had six aces and broke serve for a 2-0 lead in the second set. She held off two break points in the final game before closing out the match with two forehand winners. It's her first win in four career finals.
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June 11, 2013
By David Kane No matter a tennis fan’s complicated allegiances, the vast majority can agree that nobody wants to see a player in pain. Moreover, nobody wants to see an injured player before a new season has truly begin. Sadly, that was exactly what we were forced to witness this week; a mere hours into the 2013 season, the plucky but hapless Andrea Petkovic ruptured the meniscus...
WTA player Andrea Petkovic helped unveil refurbished tennis courts at McClain Park in New Haven ahead of the New Haven Open.
The refurbished courts are part of the Fresh Courts program, which was introduced in 2010 by American Express and the United States Tennis Association and designed to support local tennis in communities across the U.S.
Local dignitaries including Connecticut...
Andrea Petkovic of Germany will miss the next three months after tearing ligaments in her right ankle at the Porsche Grand Prix.
Petkovic says a scan confirmed the injury on Friday. She twisted her ankle in Thursday's match against top-ranked Victoria Azarenka in the second round.
Petkovic entered her first tournament since January ranked No. 12 in the world. She had been sidelined...
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April 27, 2012
Over the weekend, German tennis star Andrea Petkovic was playing in a Fed Cup doubles match and wanted to wear a red outfit onto the court.
However, the umpire was not too pleased with her wearing red and told Petkovic that she needed to wear the color white which her partner, Julia Gorges was donning.
So, Petkovic did an impromptu wardrobe change in front of the audience:
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Andrea Petkovic has withdrawn from the Australian Open with a stress fracture in her lower back that could keep her sidelined for two months.
The 24-year-old German player was seeded 10th at the Australian Open, which begins Monday at Melbourne Park. She announced her withdrawal on Twitter early Wednesday.
''Sorry to announce that I had to withdraw from the Australian Open...
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January 11, 2012