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LUCIE SAFAROVA RUMORS

Mattek-Sands, Safarova win Australian Open doubles title

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) American Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic won the Australian Open women's doubles title in their first tournament as a combination, beating Chan Yung-jan of Taiwan and China's Zheng Jie 6-4, 7-6 (5) in Friday's final. It marked the first time a new pairing has won a Grand Slam title since Nathalie Dechy of France and Russia...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Safarova Leads Czechs to Victory in Hopman Cup Opener

(January 4, 2015) Team Czech Republic defeated Canada 2-1 on day one of Hopman Cup on Sunday in Perth. Lucie Safarova lead the charge for the Czechs with a 6-0, 6-4 win over No. 7 in the world Eugenie Bouchard and later combined with Adam Pavlasek to win the mixed doubles. “It’s the best way I could imagine and I started really strong and was pressuring her from the first point...
Via Tennis Panorama
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Czech Republic beats Canada in Hopman Cup opener

Lucie Safarova scored two wins -- one in the women's singles, another in the mixed doubles -- to give the Czech Republic a 2-1 victory over Canada on the opening day of the Hopman Cup on Sunday. Safarova defeated Wimbledon runner-up Eugenie Bouchard 6-0, 6-4 in 70 minutes to give the Czechs an early 1-0 lead, then teamed with Adam Pavlasek to beat Bouchard and Vasek Pospisil 6-4...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Safarova gives Czech Republic 1-0 lead in Hopman Cup

PERTH, Australia (AP) Lucie Safarova defeated Eugenie Bouchard 6-0, 6-4 in 70 minutes on Sunday to give the Czech Republic a 1-0 lead over Canada at the Hopman Cup mixed-team tournament. Seventh-ranked Bouchard, coming off a breakthrough season that saw her reach the final at Wimbledon and two other Grand Slam semifinals, was no match for the No. 16-ranked Safarova in the tournament...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Pan Pacific Open: Madison Keys falls to Safarova

TOKYO -- Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic rallied from a set down to beat American teenager Madison Keys 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-2 in the first round of the Pan Pacific Open on Monday. The seventh-seeded Safarova saved eight of 10 break points to oust the unseeded Keys and advance to the second round, where she will face wild-card entry Belinda Bencic of Switzerland. Bencic defeated...
Via AP on Fox
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Kristina Mladenovic Stuns Citi Open Top Seed Lucie Safarova

Lucie Safarova photo by Christopher Levy @Tennis_Shots By Dave Gertler   (July 29, 2014) WASHINGTON, DC – It’s still only the first round, but the Citi Open women’s draw is now without a defending champion or a No. 1 seed. Top seed at the Washington, D.C. event, Lucie Safarova, has been eliminated in the first round by French world No. 78 Kristina Mladenovic.  This upset...
Via Tennis Panorama
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

The Hammer Versus Steel

In tennis, the hammer — the weapon that can take the racquet out of an opponent’s hand — is the serve. In the face of a hammer, it is up to the opponent to show enough steel to get serves back and create attritional baseline tennis with extended rallies that wear down the quick-strike artist. This is the clear contrast, the clash of colors which will visit the green lawn of...
Via Attacking The Net
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Grown Man Battles Teenager for Female Tennis Player’s Towel

In sporting events, adults usually give up souvenirs for kids in attendance. Well, that wasn’t the case on Monday. After Svetlana Kuznetsova beat Lucie Safarova in the fourth round of the 2014 French Open, she threw some of her personal gears into the crowd. Then this grown man in suit battled for Kuznetsova’s towel with a teenager. You don’t see this often. It’s safe to...
Via The Sideline
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Ana Ivanovic Beaten in Third Round of Roland Garros

Lucie Safarova (May 31, 2014) 2008 French Open champion Ana Ivanovic’s dreams of a second Paris title were dashed on Satruday, when the 11th seed was beaten by 23rd seed Lucie Safarova 6-3, 6-3. It was Ivanovic’s fifth straight loss to the Czech woman. Safarova is now 5-2 against the Serb. Safarova will play 2009 French Open champion Svetlana Kuznetsova who had to battle past...
Via Tennis Panorama
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Maria Sharapova Wins Thriller over Lucie Safarova to Advance at Sony Open

(March 22, 2014) Maria Sharapova was pushed hard by Lucie Safarova 6-4, 6-7(7), 6-2 in a three hour contest to move into the round of 16 at the Sony Open. The No. 4 seed won the match on her ninth match point over a pesky opponent, 56 minutes after her first match point, which came in the second set tiebreaker. Safarova saved 6 match points against Sharapova in the final game of...
Via Tennis Panorama
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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