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    London: Madison Keys of the United States has withdrawn from her uncompleted third-round match at Wimbledon because of a left thigh injury, allowing Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan to advance. The two were scheduled to resume their third-round match in a second-set tiebreaker on Monday. After Shvedova won the first set 7-6 (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 quarter-final meeting July 2, 2012

    London: Four-time champion Serena Williams overcame windy conditions and a gritty 65th-ranked opponent on Monday to pull out another three-set victory and reach the quarter-finals of Wimbledon, where she will meet the defending champion Petra Kvitova who ousted Francesca Schiavone on Monday. The sixth-seeded 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 6-0, 6-4 and utterly dominated the first set of the third-round match, preventing her Italian opponent from winning even...
  • Shvedova wins Bangalore tournament June 21, 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 19-year-old Russian, who scripted a fairytale, came out with flying colours when the 36th ranked Italian's...