YAROSLAVA SHVEDOVA

  • Madison Keys out of Wimbledon with left thigh injury June 30, 2014

    London: Madison Keys of the United States has withdrawn from her uncompleted thirdround match at Wimbledon because of a left thigh injury, allowing Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan to advance. The two were scheduled to resume their thirdround match in a secondset tiebreaker on Monday. After Shvedova won the first set 76 (7),...
  • Serena Williams wins opening match at Sony Open March 21, 2014

    Key Biscayne: Trailing in the first set of her first match at the Sony Open, Serena Williams grunted with every shot and screamed with every point she won. And then, on the pivotal point, she didn't make a sound - or take a swing. Williams capitalized on a critical double-fault on Thursday...
  • Shvedova beats Schiavone, sets up Miami clash with Serena March 19, 2014

    Kazakhstan's Yaroslava Shvedova beat former French Open champion Francesca Schiavone 6-4, 6-2 at the Sony Open on Tuesday, earning a second-round meeting with world number one Serena Williams. The world number 59 broke the Italian to take the first set and broke again to move ahead 3-1 in the second before...
  • Serena, Kvitova set up quarterfinal meeting July 2, 2012

    London: Fourtime champion Serena Williams overcame windy conditions and a gritty 65thranked opponent on Monday to pull out another threeset victory and reach the quarterfinals of Wimbledon, where she will meet the defending champion Petra Kvitova who ousted Francesca Schiavone on Monday. The sixthseeded American won the last three games of...
  • Shvedova bags unique Wimbledon record June 30, 2012

    London: Tenth seed Sara Errani crashed out of Wimbledon on Saturday against wildcard Yaroslava Shvedova, who became the first player to win every point in a set at the tournament. Shvedova won 60, 64 and utterly dominated the first set of the thirdround match, preventing her Italian opponent from winning even...
  • Shvedova wins Bangalore tournament February 19, 2007

    Bangalore: Unseeded Yaroslava Shvedova of Russia sprang a surprise beating top seed and defending champion Mara Santangelo of Italy in straight sets to win the $1,75,000 Tier III level Sony Ericsson Bangalore WTA tournament. The 19yearold Russian, who scripted a fairytale, came out with flying colours when the 36th ranked Italian's...