Dominika Cibulkova

  • Dominika Cibulkova reaches Malaysian Open semis 18-04-2014 11:15 PM

    Kuala Lumpur: Top-seeded Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia rallied to beat Zarina Diyas of Kazakhstan 4-6, 6-2, 6-4 on Friday and reach the semi-finals of the Malaysian Open. The 10th-ranked Cibulkova saved 20 break points to prevail over her sixth-seeded opponent after more than 2 hours. Cibulkova will play third-seeded Karolina...
  • Cibulkova reaches Malaysian Open quarterfinals 17-04-2014 09:10 PM

    Kuala Lumpur: Top-seeded Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia needed just over an hour to beat Su-Wei Hsieh of Taiwan 6-1, 6-2 on Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of Malaysian Open. Third-seeded Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic also advanced, beating Ying-Ying Duan of China 6-1, 6-3 to set up a quarterfinal...
  • Williams, Li set up enticing Miami showdown 28-03-2014 11:56 AM

    Serena Williams and Li Na swept past familiar foes at the Sony Open on Thursday, setting up an exciting showdown for the Miami hardcourt crown between the world's top ranked players. World number one Williams continued her utter domination of Maria Sharapova with a 6-4, 6-3 win over the fourth-seeded...
  • Li, Pennetta and Dolgopolov make Indian Wells semis 14-03-2014 09:53 AM

    China's Li Na won her rematch with Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova in the quarter-finals of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells on Thursday. In her first meeting with Cibulkova since the Australian Open final in January, Li once again proved too strong for her younger opponent, winning 6-3 4-6, 6-3...
  • Dimitrov beats Anderson to win Mexican Open 02-03-2014 06:21 PM

    Acapulco, (Mexico): Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov won his second career title by edging South Africa's Kevin Anderson 7-6 (1), 3-6, 7-6 (5) on Sunday morning to claim the title of the Mexican Open. On the women's side of the tournament, Dominika Cibulkova beat American Christina McHale 7-6 (3), 4-6, 6-4. Dimitrov,...
  • Dominika Cibulkova beats Christina McHale to win Mexican Open title 02-03-2014 11:30 AM

    Mexico: Dominika Cibulkova beat American Christina McHale 7-6 (3), 4-6, 6-4 on Saturday to win the Mexican Open. The top-seeded Slovak, second in the Australian Open in January, won her fourth career title and first since Stanford in 2013. The 21-year-old McHale, ranked 70th, reached her first tour title match....
  • Cibulkova to play Fed Cup for Slovakia 29-01-2014 10:55 PM

    Bratislava: Australian Open finalist Dominika Cibulkova was named in the Slovakian team ahead of next month's first round of the Fed Cup against Germany. Cibulkova lost to Li Na 7-6 (3), 6-0 in her first major final, which saw her jump to No.13 in the WTA rankings. In a team...
  • Dominika Cibulkova hopes first grand slam final won't be her last 26-01-2014 09:26 AM

    Melbourne: Dominika Cibulkova didn't speak to her parents back in Slovakia before the biggest tennis match of her life. In fact, she hadn't spoken to them for nearly two weeks. "We were superstitious," she said in her post-match news conference, beaming despite losing the women's final to Li Na 7-6...
  • Li Na wins the Australian Open 2014 women's singles title 25-01-2014 03:40 PM

    Melbourne: Li Na made it third time lucky in the Australian Open final, beating Dominika Cibulkova 7-6 (3), 6-0 on Saturday to become the oldest woman to clinch the title here in the Open era. Li, who turns 32 next month, lost Australian Open finals to Kim Clijsters in 2011...
  • Australian Open 2014: Li Na to play Dominika Cibulkova in women's singles final 24-01-2014 11:05 AM

    Melbourne: This will be Li Na's third time in the Australian Open final and her goal, she half-jokes, is to not fall down. For Dominika Cibulkova, the game plan is to enjoy the moment that she describes as a beautiful dream coming true. The No. 4-seeded Li is the favorite...
  • Dominika Cibulkova into Australian Open semi-finals 22-01-2014 09:34 AM

    Melbourne: Dominika Cibulkova won the last eight games in a one-hour, 6-3, 6-0 quarterfinal rout Wednesday of No. 11-seeded Simona Halep of Romania at the Australian Open. The diminutive Cibulkova, among the shortest women on the WTA tour at 1.61 meters (5-feet-3), pounded Halep from the back of the court...
  • Dominika Cibulkova shocks Maria Sharapova at Australian Open 20-01-2014 09:35 AM

    Melbourne: Maria Sharapova followed Serena Williams out of the Australian Open after the second fourth-round upset in 24 hours. Third-seeded Sharapova lost 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 to Dominika Cibulkova on Monday, struggling with her serve in the second and third sets and making 45 unforced errors as she tried to claw...
  • Wozniacki, Kerber advance at Sydney International 06-01-2014 12:00 PM

    Sydney: Only days after her New Year's Eve engagement to golfer Rory McIlroy, Caroline Wozniacki opened her 2014 season on Monday with a 3-6, 6-2, 6-4 win over Julia Goerges of Germany in the first round of the Sydney International. Wozniacki withdrew from the Brisbane International last week after hurting...
  • Cibulkova outlasts Radwanska to win at Stanford 29-07-2013 09:01 AM

    California: Dominika Cibulkova avenged one of the worst losses ever in a WTA Tour final, outlasting Agnieszka Radwanska 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 to win the Bank of the West Classic on Sunday. Seven months after failing to even win a game against Radwanska in the Sydney final, Cibulkova came out aggressively...
  • Cibulkova, Radwanska to meet in Stanford final 28-07-2013 09:11 AM

    California: Dominika Cibulkova hopes her latest WTA Tour final goes better than her last. Agnezia Radwanska wouldn't mind making her relive that nightmare. Both will get the chance on Sunday. Cibulkova coasted past Sorana Cirstea 6-4, 6-0 in the Bank of the West Classic semi-finals on Saturday. A few hours...
  • Dominika Cibulkova reaches semi-finals at Stanford 27-07-2013 09:58 AM

    Stanford: Dominika Cibulkova credits her new mental approach to the game as helping her move into the Bank of the West semifinals with a 7-5, 6-3 win over Urszula Radwanska on Friday. "When things get tight, I start to think more," the third-seeded Cibulkova said. Cibulkova won her first four...
  • Slovakia lead Russia 1-0 in Fed Cup semi-finals 20-04-2013 08:50 PM

    Moscow: Dominika Cibulkova rallied to beat Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 5-7, 6-1, 6-4 in the opening singles on Saturday to give Slovakia a 1-0 lead over Russia in the Fed Cup World Group semifinals. Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia was scheduled to play Maria Kirilenko in the second singles match on indoor clay...
  • Slovakia pick Hantuchova for Fed Cup semis 19-04-2013 06:14 PM

    Moscow: Slovakia chose the experienced Daniela Hantuchova over the higher-ranked Magdalena Rybarikova to back up Dominika Cibulkova against Russia in their Fed Cup semi-final this weekend. Cibulkova will open against Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, followed by Hantuchova playing Maria Kirilenko in the second singles on indoor clay at Krylatskoye Ice Stadium. Rybarikova...
  • Pavlyuchenkova to open for Russia in Fed Cup semis 19-04-2013 04:47 PM

    Moscow: Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova will face Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova in the opening singles of their Fed Cup semi-final on Saturday. Maria Kirilenko was nominated to play Slovak veteran Daniela Hantuchova in the second singles on indoor clay at Krylatskoye Ice Stadium In doubles, which concludes the semi on Sunday, Ekaterina...
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