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No. 3 Klara Zakopalova advances to second round in Brazil Cup

Third-seeded Klara Zakopalova of the Czech Republic cruised into the second round of the Brazil Cup with a 6-3, 6-3 win over 17-year-old Croatian Donna Vekic on Tuesday. Zakopalova, trying to reach her third final this year, broke Vekic's service twice in the final set to close out the match in the southern city of Florianopolis. Zakopalova was runner up to Kurumi Nara of Japan...
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Kurumi Nara Wins First WTA Title at Rio Open

(February 23, 2014) Japan’s Kurumi Nara won her first WTA tour title beating top seed Klara Zakopalova of the Czech Republic 6-1, 4-6, 6-1 for the Rio Open crown. At NO. 62 in the world, the 22-year-old is the top Japanese player. She is the fifth Japanese player to win a WTA tour event. “She played very well and it was a very tough match for me,” said Nara. “In the second...
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February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Nara defeats Zakopalova at Rio Open for first singles title

Kurumi Nara of Japan won the Rio Open on Sunday -- her first WTA singles title -- defeating top-seeded Klara Zakopalova of the Czech Republic 6-1, 4-6, 6-1. The 22-year-old Japanese player was the fifth-seeded player in the tournament and is Japan's top-ranked woman at No. 62. She prefers to play on hard courts but has adapted to the heat and clay in Rio. Zakopalova won two WTA...
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February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Rain pushes Spain-Czech Fed Cup match to Monday

A second straight day of rain has forced more delays to the Fed Cup match between Spain and the Czech Republic. The World Group first round series will now continue Monday with Spain leading 1-0. Earlier Sunday, Czech Klara Zakopalova led the second singles match against Maria Torro-Flor 6-3, 2-0. Weather permitting, the teams will also play reverse singles and a doubles match...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Qualifier Garbine Muguruza Nets First Title with Hobart win

  (January 14, 2014) In her first WTA final, Spanish qualifier Garbiñe Muguruza made quick work of Czech Klara Zakopalova 6-4, 6-0 in 70 minutes to win her first WTA title at the Hobart International on Saturday. It’s the second straight day that a qualifier has won their first title. On Friday, Tsvetana Pironkova won the Sydney International. (Qualifier Tsvetana Pironkova...
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January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennis Results Round-Up for January 10, 2014

Tennis Results Round-Up for January 10, 2014 AUCKLAND RESULTS – FRIDAY, 10 JANUARY 2014 Singles – Semifinals Y Lu (TPE) d [1] D Ferrer (ESP) 64 76(4) [3] J Isner (USA) d R Bautista Agut (ESP) 36 76(2) 64 Doubles – Semi-finals [1] A Peya (AUT) / B Soares (BRA) d D Bracciali (ITA) / L Dlouhy (CZE) 64 60 [2] J Knowle (AUT) / M Melo (BRA) d E Butorac (USA) / R Klaasen (RSA)...
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January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Errani, Zakopalova advance at Shenzhen Open

Second-seeded Sara Errani and third-seeded Klara Zakopalova advanced to the second round of the Shenzhen Open on Monday. Errani beat Chinese wildcard Zheng Saisai 6-0, 3-6, 7-6 (3), and Zakopalova defeated 17-year-old Donna Vekic of Croatia 6-3, 7-5. Also, Bojana Jovanovski of Serbia, a quarterfinalist last year, lost to German qualifier Anna-Lena Friedsam 6-1, 7-5, Vania King...
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December 30, 2013  |  Discuss
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