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19 years later, Lucic-Baroni reaches Strasbourg final

STRASBOURG, France (AP) Veteran Mirjana Lucic-Baroni routed fourth-seeded Kristina Mladenovic of France 6-1, 6-1 to reach the final of the Strasbourg International on Friday, 19 years after losing to Steffi Graf in the championship decider. The 34-year-old Croatian needed one hour to beat Mladenovic, a wild card playing in her first semifinal this season, saving all four break...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Zhang's run continues with 4th-round win over injured Keys

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Nine days ago, Zhang Shuai was nearly on a plane back to China before the Australian Open began. The French veteran Virginie Razzano was serving for the match against her in the final round of qualifying, but Zhang was able to break back and win the third set 8-6 - along with a spot in the main draw. Now, the No. 133-ranked Zhang, who considered retiring...
Via Associated Press
January 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Schiavone Grand Slam streak 0f 61 straight ends in Melbourne

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Francesca Schiavone's record of playing in 61 consecutive Grand Slam events over 15 years has ended after a loss in the in the qualifying tournament for the Australian Open. Schiavone, whose 2010 French Open title has been her only career major, lost Friday to Virginie Razzano 6-1, 4-6, 6-1 in the second round of qualifying at Melbourne Park. The 35...
Via Associated Press
January 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Switzerland levels Fed Cup tie vs France

Teenager Belinda Bencic eased past Virginie Razzano 6-1, 6-1 Sunday to bring Switzerland level with France at 2-2 in the first round of their Fed Cup World Group II tie. Bencic showed great composure to break Razzano five times in the one-sided match. ''I just played with no pressure,'' Bencic told Sport Plus television. ''I just enjoyed the match. I was so relaxed.'' Bencic took...
Via Associated Press
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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