Kaia Kanepi

  • What to watch on day eight of the 2014 US Open September 1, 2014

    With Maria Sharapova's loss at the US Open, four different women will win Grand Slam titles this year. Serena Williams takes the next step toward trying to fill out that list when she plays her fourthround match on Monday. First things first, though. The 17time Grand Slam champion has yet to...
  • Mona Barthel advances to Swedish Open semifinals July 18, 2014

    Sweden: Mona Barthel of Germany beat Kaia Kanepi of Estonia 62, 76 in the Swedish Open quarterfinals on Friday. The 54thranked Kanepi was the highest ranked player left in the tournament after early defeats for the top eight seeded players. Barthel won on the first of two match points. Barthel, chasing her...
  • Mona Barthel, Kanepi advance to Swedish Open quarters July 18, 2014

    Bastad: Mona Barthel of Germany reached her second quarterfinals of the year when she beat qualifier Gabriela Dabrowski of Canada 64, 36, 64 at the Swedish Open on Thursday. Barthel, chasing her third WTA title, will face Kaia Kanepi for the first time on Friday. The Estonian defeated another qualifier, Richel...
  • Kaia Kanepi advances in Stuttgart, Caroline Wozniacki pulls out April 22, 2014

    Stuttgart: Kaia Kanepi of Estonia defeated lucky loser Johanna Konta of Britain 7-6 (4), 6-4 to book her place in the second round of the Porsche Grand Prix on Monday. Konta lost her qualifier to Italy's Giola Barbieri but was given a place in the first round when former world no....
  • Samantha Stosur, Svetlana Kuznertsova advance at Kremlin Cup October 16, 2013

    Moscow: Seventhseeded Samantha Stosur advanced to the second round of the Kremlin Cup by beating Kaia Kanepi 63, 61 on Wednesday. Stosur, coming off her second title this season and fifth of her career, converted four of 11 break opportunities. "I played really well today and Kaia was a really dangerous opponent,"...
  • Upbeat Lisicki defeats Kanepi to reach her 2nd Wimbledon semifinals July 2, 2013

    London: Less than 24 hours after knocking Serena Williams out of Wimbledon, Sabine Lisicki made quick work of her next opponent, topping Kaia Kanepi 63, 63 in 61 minutes Tuesday. The 23rdseeded Lisicki advanced to her second Wimbledon semifinal, where she'll play the winner of a quarterfinal between No. 4 Agnieszka...
  • Shocks leave last eight women dreaming of Wimbledon title July 2, 2013

    Eight women from eight different countries will walk through the gates of the All England Club on Tuesday harbouring genuine title hopes following a Wimbledon wipeout of the headline attractions. Czech eighth seed Petra Kvitova, Wimbledon champion in 2011, and China's Li Na, French Open winner in the same year,...
  • Robson falls to Kanepi in Wimbledon round four July 1, 2013

    London: Laura Robson failed in her quest to become the first British woman to reach the Wimbledon quarterfinals since 1984, falling 76 (6), 75 in an errorfilled match to Kaia Kanepi of Estonia. Robson, the first British woman to reach the second week at Wimbledon since 1998, was ahead 52 in...
  • Kaia Kanepi confident ahead of Laura Robson clash June 30, 2013

    London: After registering an easy victory against American wildcard Alison Riske, the world number 46 Kaia Kanepi is all set for the challenge against Laura Robson in Wimbledon's last 16. Meanwhile, Robson came from behind to defeat New Zealand's Marina Erakovic to book her place in the last 16. "It's not...
  • Kaia Kanepi set to miss Australian Open November 17, 2012

    Tallinn (Estonia): World No.19 Kaia Kanepi is set to miss the Australian Open in January as she struggles to return from injury. The Estonian is recovering from heel surgery that she underwent in late October and returned to light training on Monday. "I will be able to play tennis at full...
  • Kuznetsova to miss US Open for 'recovery' August 21, 2012

    Moscow: Two-time Grand Slam champion Svetlana Kuznetsova will miss the upcoming US Open to recover from injury. Kuznetsova, Estonia's world No. 15 Kaia Kanepi and Italy's 18th-ranked Flavia Pennetta were added to the US Open's list of withdrawn players on Monday, although organisers did not specify why any of the three...
  • Sharapova moves to French Open semifinals June 6, 2012

    Paris: Maria Sharapova moved another step closer to filling in the last piece of the career Grand Slam, defeating Kaia Kanepi of Estonia 6-2, 6-3 on Wednesday to reach the French Open semifinals. The second-seeded Sharapova rolled through her 23rd-seeded opponent in 74 minutes, a much different scene than the three-set...
  • No apology from Wozniacki for 'disgrace' remark June 3, 2012

    Paris: Caroline Wozniacki made no apologies for her behavior on court at the French Open, even calling the officiating a "disgrace" after losing in the third round. Russian player Mikhail Youzhny did take the time to express his regret to the fans at his match. The ninth-seeded Wozniacki, still searching for her...
  • Wozniacki knocked out in third round June 3, 2012

    Paris: Caroline Wozniacki has knocked out of the French Open in the third round on Saturday, losing to Kaia Kanepi of Estonia 6-1, 6-7 (3) 6-3. The former top-ranked Dane argued several line calls while playing against Kanepi, including a ball that was judged to have hit the baseline early...
  • Venus knocks out Serena, enters Dubai final February 21, 2009

    Dubai: Venus Williams defeated sister Serena 6-1, 2-6, 7-6 on Friday to reach the final of the Dubai Championships. She next faces unseeded Virginie Razzano of France, who beat 16th seed Kaia Kanepi of Estonia 6-1, 6-2. The 25-year-old Razzano continued a remarkable run this week that has included upset victories over...
  • Sania out of Dubai Tennis Championships singles February 17, 2009

    Dubai: India's Sania Mirza made a second round exit from Dubai Tennis Championships, going down in straight sets to World No 24 Kaia Kanepi of Estonia in Dubai on Tuesday. The 23-year-old Kanepi, who recently reached her highest career ranking of 23, beat Sania 7-5, 6-2 in the $2 million event. The...
  • Safina throws down challenge to elder brother January 23, 2009

    Melbourne: Third seed Dinara Safina threw down the gauntlet to her elder brother Marat Safin by breaking her Australian Open third round jinx on Friday. Safina opened the day's third round play on Rod Laver Arena -- her brother will end it against Roger Federer -- with an effortless 6-2, 6-2...