Sara Errani

  • Top seeds Jankovic, Errani upset at Family Circle 05-04-2014 09:58 AM

    Charleston: It proved tough to be a top seed at the Family Circle Cup this week. No. 2 seed Jelena Jankovic and No. 3 seed Sara Errani were both upset on Friday in the quarter-finals, leaving sixth-seeded Eugenie Bouchard as the lone top-10 seed left in the semi-finals. Jankovic fell...
  • Pavlyuchenkova beats Errani in Paris final 02-02-2014 10:44 PM

    Paris: Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia beat third-seeded Sara Errani of Italy 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 on Sunday in the final of the Open GDF Suez for her sixth career title. Pavlyuchenkova captured her first title of the season and her first since winning the Portugal Open in May 2013. Errani won...
  • Top seeds Errani, Vinci win Australian Open doubles title 24-01-2014 02:13 PM

    Melbourne: Top-ranked Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci successfully defended their Australian Open title with a 6-4, 3-6, 7-5 win over Russian pair Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina on Friday. Italians Errani and Vinci are the first women's doubles team to win back-to-back Australian titles since Serena and Venus Williams in...
  • Sania-Black go down in Australian Open quarters 21-01-2014 02:10 PM

    Melbourne: Sania Mirza and her Zimbabwean partner Cara Black lost to No. 1 seeds Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci of Italy in the quarter-finals of the women's doubles tennis competition at the Australian Open here on Tuesday. The No. 6 seeds put up a brave fight and were in with...
  • Ruthless Errani secures Fed Cup for Italy 04-11-2013 08:57 AM

    Sara Errani romped to a 6-1, 6-1 win over Alisa Kleybanova in Cagliari to spur Italy to their third Fed Cup title in five years with a 4-0 win over Russia on Sunday. A second-string Russian side, who had to contest the final without top players Maria Kirilenko, Elena Vesnina...
  • Vinci faces Panova in opener of Fed Cup final 01-11-2013 11:44 PM

    Cagliari: Seventh-ranked Roberta Vinci will take on Alexandra Panova and Sara Errani will face 18-year-old Irina Khromacheva on Saturday to open the Fed Cup final between Italy and Russia. Russia have won the tournament four times in the past 10 years. But the team is missing top players, with most...
  • Li Na edges Errani, advances at WTA Championships 23-10-2013 10:25 PM

    Istanbul: Li Na opened her WTA Championship campaign with a 6-3, 7-6 (5) victory over Sara Errani on Wednesday. Errani also lost her opening match on Tuesday to Victoria Azarenka and likely will be eliminated. Li trailed 3-1 in the second set but won the next four games - and...
  • Azarenka beats Errani at WTA Championships opener 22-10-2013 11:32 PM

    Istanbul: Second-ranked Victoria Azarenka overcame an erratic performance to beat an ailing Sara Errani 7-6 (4), 6-2 in the opening match of the WTA Championships on Tuesday. Errani hurt her right calf in the third game of the second set and took a medical timeout to have it treated. Several...
  • Sania-Cara upset top seeds to reach China Open final 04-10-2013 04:34 PM

    Beijing: Sania Mirza and Cara Black on Friday shocked top seeded Italians Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci to storm into the summit clash of the China Open, extending their unbeaten run to eight matches now. Sania and Zimbabwe's Cara, who came into the tournament after winning the Tokyo event, swept...
  • Errani, Vinci advance to second round at China Open 29-09-2013 08:45 AM

    Beijing: Fifth seed Sara Errani and 10th seed Roberta Vinci, both from Italy, reached the second round of the China Open here on Saturday but they followed different paths en route to respective victories. Playing against Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium, Errani led 5-0 in the opening set but her opponent...
  • Svetlana Kuznetsova advances at Pan Pacific Open 24-09-2013 01:47 PM

    Tokyo: Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia beat third-seeded Sara Errani of Italy 6-4, 6-4 on Tuesday to reach the third round of the Pan Pacific Open. Kuznetsova, a two-time grand slam winner, hit seven aces in the match and will next face 15th-seeded Sorana Cirstea of Romania. Cirstea beat Japanese wildcard...
  • Federer and Serena cruise at US Open, Errani cracks 30-08-2013 08:21 AM

    New York: Roger Federer and Serena Williams, stress-free and loving the limelight, strolled into the third round of the US Open on Thursday as the pressure began to mount at the season's last grand slam. For Federer and Williams, it was business as usual at Flushing Meadows but not for...
  • Fourth-seeded Sara Errani loses in 2nd round of US Open 29-08-2013 11:22 PM

    New York: Flavia Pennetta ousted fourth-seeded Sara Errani 6-3, 6-1 Thursday in the second round of the U.S. Open. The two are close friends and teammates on Italy's Fed Cup team. Pennetta was the first Italian woman ranked in the top 10, but has fallen to 83rd. Her slide began...
  • Errani out; Wozniacki, Stephens, Kvitova in New Haven quarters 22-08-2013 08:49 AM

    New Haven: Top-seeded Sara Errani fell to Russia's Ekaterina Makarova 7-5, 6-1 on Wednesday at the New Haven Open, while Caroline Wozniacki, defending champion Petra Kvitova and Sloane Stephens advanced to the quarter-finals. Errani, ranked No. 5 in the world, became the fifth of the tournament's eight seeds to lose...
  • Top seeds Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci reach final in Palermo 14-07-2013 01:32 PM

    Sicily: Top-seeded Italians Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci will face each other in the Italiacom Open final after winning their semi-finals on Saturday. The No. 1-seeded Errani, who won this tournament in 2008 and 2012, rallied from 3-1 down in the second set to beat fourth-seeded Klara Zakopalova of the...
  • Errani and Vinci through to semi-finals in Palermo 13-07-2013 08:40 PM

    Sicily: Top-seeded Italians Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci cruised into the semi-finals of the Italiacom Open on Friday. No. 1 Errani, who won the tournament in 2008 and 2012, beat seventh-seeded Silvia Soler-Espinosa of Spain 6-4, 6-0. No. 2 Vinci won 6-1, 6-4 over fifth-seeded Spaniard Lourdes Dominguez Lino. Errani...
  • Teenager Monica Puig upsets Sara Errani in Wimbledon opener 24-06-2013 06:26 PM

    London: It didn't take long for Wimbledon to produce its first upset on the opening day of the tournament. Puerto Rican teenager Monica Puig slugged 38 winners and eliminated fifth-seeded Sara Errani of Italy 6-3, 6-2 on Monday in the first match on Court 18 of the grass-court Grand Slam....
  • Makarova, Vesnina win French Open women's doubles title 09-06-2013 06:26 PM

    Paris: Fourth-seeded Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina of Russia won their first Grand Slam title together by defeating defending champions Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci of Italy 7-5, 6-2 in the women's doubles final of the French Open on Sunday. It was the first major title for Vesnina but the...
  • Errani ends Radwanska's French Open, enters semis 04-06-2013 08:21 PM

    Paris: Sara Errani of Italy showed her surprising run to last year's French Open final was no fluke, beating fourth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland 6-4, 7-6 (6) on Tuesday to reach the semi-finals. Errani rallied from a 3-1 deficit in the second set to break for a 5-4 lead, but...
  • Sara Errani, Ana Ivanovic advance to second round in Paris 26-05-2013 05:29 PM

    Paris: Past champion Ana Ivanovic of Serbia overcame an inconsistent performance in a chilly start at the French Open and held on to beat 108th-ranked Petra Martic of Croatia 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 Sunday. The 14th-seeded Ivanovic, who won the title at Roland Garros in 2008, began the first-round match well...
  • Serena Williams to play Sharapova in Madrid final 11-05-2013 05:06 PM

    Madrid: Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova will play for the No. 1 ranking and the Madrid Open title after winning semifinals in straight sets Saturday. The top-ranked Williams will have a chance to win her 50th title after beating Sara Errani of Italy 7-5, 6-2. No. 2 Sharapova got her...
  • Vinci-Kvitova highlights Italy-Czech Fed Cup draw 19-04-2013 06:22 PM

    Palermo: Roberta Vinci will face Petra Kvitova on the opening day of the Fed Cup semi-finals between Italy and the two-time defending champion Czech Republic. Vinci beat former Wimbledon champion Kvitova in straight sets in Poland last weekend to move up to a career-high ranking of No. 12. The semifinal...
  • Victoria Azarenka loses to Serena Williams again 26-10-2012 08:14 AM

    Istanbul: American Serena Williams reached the semi-finals at the WTA Tour Championships in Istanbul on Thursday with what is fast becoming a routine defeat of world number one Victoria Azarenka. The Wimbledon and U.S Open champion recorded a 6-4 6-4 win at the season-ending event, her fifth triumph over the...
  • Aggressive game helped me beat Errani: Sharapova 24-10-2012 04:12 PM

    Istanbul: Aggression powered Maria Sharapova to victory over Italy's Sara Errani in her opening match at the USD 4.9 million WTA championships here, the Russian said. In a repeat of their only previous meeting in June's French Open final, Sharapova emerged victorious by a score of 6-3, 6-2 against Errani...