Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova

  • Venus Williams advances in 3-set win at Montreal August 6, 2014

    Montreal: Venus Williams rebounded from a shaky second set to defeat Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-1, 3-6, 6-2 in the first round of the Rogers Cup on Tuesday. Elena Vesnina stepped in as a replacement for the ailing Andrea Petkovic and earned a 6-4, 3-6, 6-2 victory over Camila Giorgi. The afternoon matches saw...
  • Grace Min upsets Pavlyuchenkova at Swedish Open July 15, 2014

    Grace Min of the United States upset second-seeded Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in the first round of the Swedish Open on Monday. The 20-year-old Min, who reached her first WTA semi-final in Bad Gastein last week, beat the 23rd-ranked Russian 6-0, 6-4 after trailing 4-2 in the second set. Jana Cepelova from Slovakia defeated...
  • Leander Paes wins, Sania Mirza loses at Wimbledon June 29, 2014

    London: While Indian tennis player Leander Paes progressed to the third round of men's doubles, compatriot Sania Mirza lost out in the women's doubles second round on a rain affected Day 6 of the All England Tennis Championship at Wimbledon. Heavy showers stopped play on Saturday afternoon when Mexican-American pair Santiago...
  • Top-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska loses opener at Eastbourne June 17, 2014

    England: Top-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland failed to reach the second round of the Aegon International when she was beaten 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (4) by Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia on Monday. But defending champion Elena Vesnina of Russia held off a strong challenge to beat Shuai Peng of China 6-3, 6-4,...
  • Maria Sharapova advances to Stuttgart quarter-finals April 24, 2014

    Stuttgart: Defending champion Maria Sharapova defeated Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-4, 6-3 on Thursday to set up a Porsche Grand Prix quarter-final clash with top-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska. The sixth-seeded Sharapova needed little over an hour-and-a-half to defeat her fellow Russian, keeping alive her bid to win the tournament for the third year-in-a-row. Polish world...
  • Pavlyuchenkova beats Errani in Paris final February 2, 2014

    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 seven straight...
  • Sharapova loses in Paris semis February 1, 2014

    Paris: Top-seeded Maria Sharapova lost 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 to Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in the semi-finals of the Open GDF Suez in an all-Russian match on Saturday. Sharapova led 3-0 in the opening set but her compatriot broke back in the seventh game. Pavlyuchenkova lost the first set by sending a backhand wide...
  • Sharapova and Pavlyuchenkova reach Open GDF semis January 31, 2014

    Paris: Top-seeded Maria Sharapova thrashed eighth-seeded Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium 6-2, 6-2 on Friday to set up an all-Russian semifinal against Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova at the Open Gaz de France. Although Sharapova dropped her serve once, the four-time Grand Slam champion broke Flipkens' serve five times to win in little more than...
  • Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Hantuchova advance at Open GDF Suez January 28, 2014

    Paris: Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia beat Francesca Schiavone 1-6, 6-4, 6-1 and Klara Zakopalova of Czech Republic won 7-6 (4), 6-2 against wild-card entry Caroline Garcia in the first round of the Open GDF Suez on Monday. Pavlyuchenkova struggled at times with her serve against Schiavone , making six double-faults, but...
  • Leander Paes, Sania Mirza move to quarter-finals of China Open October 2, 2013

    Beijing: Leander Paes and Sania Mirza smoothly moved into the China Open quarter-finals with partners in their respective events on Wednesday. Top seeds in the men's doubles, Paes and his Canadian partner Daniel Nestor easily brushed aside the challenge of Americans John Isner and Sam Querrey 6-2, 6-2 in their opening...
  • Jankovic beats Pavlyuchenkova at China Open September 30, 2013

    Beijing: Eighth-seeded Jelena Jankovic rallied for a 1-6, 6-4, 6-0 win over Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia on Monday to advance to the second round of the China Open. Former No. 1-ranked Jankovic had lost three of her four previous matches against Pavlyuchenkova and didn't start well in Beijing, but recovered to...
  • Radwanska rallies to win year's third title in Korea September 22, 2013

    Polish top seed Agnieszka Radwanska came from behind to beat Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-7(6) 6-3 6-4 in the final of the Korea Open in Seoul on Sunday and bag her third WTA title of the year. Radwanska's victory in the gruelling final, which lasted two hours and 45 minutes, also gave...
  • Li Na confident of a good show in Rogers Cup August 6, 2013

    Toronto: China's Grand Slam singles champion Li Na, who's vying for the Rogers Cup tennis title, saying she is 'prepared' and 'confident' with her game. World No.5 Li, who won the first grand slam tennis singles title for Asia back at the 2011 French Open, will be representing China, reports...
  • Sania-Bethanie exit French Open after injury June 4, 2013

    Paris: Indian challengers continued to exit from the French Open as Sania Mirza and her American partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands were forced to retire from their pre-quarterfinals following a groin problem to the latter, here Tuesday. Sania and Bethanie, seeded seventh, had annexed the first set but the American encountered a groin...
  • Pavlyuchenkova beats Suarez to win Portugal Open May 4, 2013

    Oeiras: Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova beat Spain's Carla Suarez 7-5, 6-2 to win the Portugal Open on Saturday. The 21-year-old Russian saved six of seven break points and overcame five double faults to win her fifth career title and second of the year. Later Saturday, top-seeded David Ferrer plays Andreas Seppi in the semifinals,...
  • Slovakia lead Russia 1-0 in Fed Cup semi-finals April 20, 2013

    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...
  • Martina Hingis to coach Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova April 15, 2013

    Moscow: Rising Russian women's tennis star Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova on Monday announced that five-time Grand Slam champion Martina Hingis will be coaching her. Pavlyuchenkova rose to 20th in the world on the back of her third title in Monterrey last week, and has enlisted the retired Swiss star's help for this...
  • Ivanovic beats Pavlyuchenkova in Dubai Round 1 February 18, 2013

    Dubai: Ana Ivanovic beat Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-3 7-6 in the first round of the Dubai Tennis Championships on Monday, but Sloane Stephens was eliminated in three sets to cap a miserable debut trip to the Gulf for the US teenager. Ivanovic's career has dipped since she won the French Open in...
  • Serena to meet Pavlyuchenkova in Brisbane final January 5, 2013

    Brisbane: Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova is to play Serena Williams in the final of the Brisbane International tennis event after defeating Ukraine's Lesia Tsurenko in Friday's semi-final. Williams reached the final without a fight earlier on Friday when her semi-final opponent, world No. 1 Victoria Azarenka, withdrew with a toe injury. In...
  • Sania in Birmingham quarter-final June 12, 2009

    Birmingham: India's Sania Mirza shocked fifth-seeded Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 7-6(3), 3-6, 6-2 for a place in the quarter-final of the Aegon Classic tennis here. The 22-year-old Hyderabadi, who sent the Briton Anne Keothavong packing in the previous round, on Thursday doled out yet another impressive performance against the World No 31...
  • Sania beats Anastasia, enters Aegon singles quarters June 12, 2009

    Birmingham: Sania Mirza eked out her second best performance of the year by reaching the quarter-finals of the $220,000 Aegon Classic in Birmingham after stunning Russian fifth seed and world number 31 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in a three-set contest. The unseeded Indian took two hours to dispatch her tired opponent 7-6 (3)...