Vesnina makes quick exit at Miami Open; Muguruza wins

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Elena Vesnina has made a quick exit at the Miami Open only five days after winning the biggest title of her career. Vesnina, seeded 13th, lost her opening match Friday to wild card Ajla Tomljanovic 3-6, 6-4, 7-5. Vesnina beat Svetlana Kuznetsova in the Indian Wells final last week. In a match that took two days because of rain, No. 6 Garbine Muguruza rallied...
Via MyNorthwest.com
March 24, 2017

Elena Vesnina defeats Svetlana Kuznetsova to win BNP Paribas Open

Elena Vesnina defeated Svetlana Kuznetsova on Sunday to win the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, Calif. In the all-Russian final, Vesnina beat Kuznetsova 6-7(6), 7-5, 6-4. Vesnina, 30, didn’t even get past the first round of qualifying last year, yet this time around she defeated both No. 2 seed Angelique Kerber and No. 12 Venus Williams before claiming the final. “When I had...
Via Excelle Sports
March 20, 2017

Elena Vesnina and Svetlana Kuznetsova to face off in Indian Wells final

No. 14-seeded Elena Vesnina will face No. 8 seed Svetlana Kuznetsova in an all-Russian final at Indian Wells on Sunday. Vesnina defeated 28th-seeded Kristina Mladenovic 6-3, 6-4 in Friday’s semifinal, while Kuznetsova defeated Np. 3 seed Karolina Pliskova 7-6 (5), 7-6 (2). Vesnina jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the first set, but Mladenovic then won three straight games before Vesnina...
Via Excelle Sports
March 18, 2017

Jennifer Brady upsets Elena Vesnina at Australian Open

World No. 116 Jennifer Brady pulled off one of the biggest upsets thus far at the 2017 Australian Open. The American defeated (14) Elena Vesnina 7-6(4), 6-2 to advance to the Australian Open Round of 16. Upset Alert! World No.116 Jennifer Brady defeats Vesnina 7-6(4), 6-2! Moves into @AustralianOpen Round of 16! #AusOpen pic.twitter.com/U7Uqx9oxW2 — WTA (@WTA) January 21, 2017...
Via Excelle Sports
January 20, 2017

Vesnina, Bouchard win opening matches at Connecticut Open

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) Elena Vesnina of Russia and Eugenie Bouchard of Canada have won their opening matches at the Connecticut Open. Bouchard rolled past Annika Beck of Germany 6-2, 6-1, while Vesnina beat Camila Giorgi of Italy 6-1, 6-4. The 20th-ranked Vesnina arrived in New Haven on the heels of a doubles gold medal at the Rio Olympics with Ekaterina Makarova. She reached...
Via Associated Press
August 22, 2016  |  Discuss

American Stephens captures Volvo Car Open over Vesnina

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) American Sloane Stephens outlasted Elena Vesnina to capture her third WTA title this year with a 7-6 (4), 6-2 victory at the Volvo Car Open on Sunday. The seventh-seeded Stephens squandered a 5-2 lead in the opening set before prevailing in a tiebreaker. She let three match points disappear in the contest's final game before Vesnina hit her service return...
Via Associated Press
April 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Vesnina beats Svitolina in 1st round of Tianjin Open

TIANJIN, China (AP) Elena Vesnina advanced to the second round of the Tianjin Open by beating fourth-seeded Elina Svitolina of Ukraine 6-2, 6-4 Monday. Defending champion Alison Riske of United States also advanced, beating Xinyun Han of Chin 6-0, 6-4. Also, fifth-seeded Kristina Mladenovic of France beat Fangzhou Liu of China 6-0, 6-1; sixth-seeded Teliana Pereira of Brazil defeated...
Via Associated Press
October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Elena Vesnina: 33 Sexy Shots For the Tennis Beauty’s Birthday

We’ve grabbed our racquets for plenty of hot tennis players over the years at COED, but there haven’t been many as perfectly pretty as Russian...
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Vesnina reaches Pattaya Open quarters; Kuznetsova withdraws

Fifth-seeded Elena Vesnina of Russia advanced to the quarterfinals of the Pattaya Open on Thursday by beating local player Nicha Lertpitaksinchai of Thailand 6-3, 6-3. Vesnina trailed 3-1 in the second set before taking the last five games to clinch the win in 1 hour, 16 minutes. Vesina will play Julia Goerges of Germany, who had a walkover in the second round after second-seeded...
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January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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