ANASTASIA PAVLYUCHENKOVA

  • Pavlyuchenkova beats Begu to win Kremlin Cup October 19, 2014

    Moscow: Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia has won the Kremlin Cup in Moscow, beating Romania's Irina-Camelia Begu 6-4, 5-7, 6-1 in Sunday's final. Playing in her home city and seeded sixth, Pavlyuchenkova seized her chance in the $710,000 tournament when Begu tired after two evenly-matched sets. The Russian is now 7-3 in career...
  • Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova to face Begu in Kremlin Cup final October 18, 2014

    Moscow: Sixth-seeded Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia beat Katerina Siniakova in straight sets on Saturday to set up a Kremlin Cup final against Irina-Camelia Begu of Romania. Pavlyuchenkova dominated the Czech qualifier from start to finish, winning 6-2, 6-2 to reach her 10th career final on the WTA tour. Earlier, Begu battled to...
  • Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova opens with a win at Kremlin Cup October 14, 2014

    Moscow: Fifth-seeded Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova started her Kremlin Cup campaign with a win on Tuesday, beating 16-year-old Croatian Ana Konjuh 6-3, 6-4. Pavlyuchenkova, the world No. 30, will now meet either Alison Riske of the United States or fellow Russian Daria Kasatkina, a wild card entrant, in the second round. "It's hard to...
  • Venus Williams advances in 3set win at Montreal August 6, 2014

    Montreal: Venus Williams rebounded from a shaky second set to defeat Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 61, 36, 62 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 64, 36, 62 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 secondseeded Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in the first round of the Swedish Open on Monday. The 20yearold Min, who reached her first WTA semifinal in Bad Gastein last week, beat the 23rdranked Russian 60, 64 after trailing 42 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 MexicanAmerican pair Santiago...
  • Topseeded Agnieszka Radwanska loses opener at Eastbourne June 17, 2014

    England: Topseeded Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland failed to reach the second round of the Aegon International when she was beaten 64, 36, 76 (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 63, 64,...
  • 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 thirdseeded Sara Errani of Italy 36, 62, 63 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: Topseeded Maria Sharapova lost 46, 63, 64 to Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in the semifinals of the Open GDF Suez in an allRussian match on Saturday. Sharapova led 30 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: Topseeded Maria Sharapova thrashed eighthseeded Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium 62, 62 on Friday to set up an allRussian semifinal against Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova at the Open Gaz de France. Although Sharapova dropped her serve once, the fourtime 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 16, 64, 61 and Klara Zakopalova of Czech Republic won 76 (4), 62 against wildcard 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 doublefaults, but...
  • Leander Paes, Sania Mirza move to quarterfinals of China Open October 2, 2013

    Beijing: Leander Paes and Sania Mirza smoothly moved into the China Open quarterfinals 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 62, 62 in their opening...
  • Jankovic beats Pavlyuchenkova at China Open September 30, 2013

    Beijing: Eighthseeded Jelena Jankovic rallied for a 16, 64, 60 win over Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia on Monday to advance to the second round of the China Open. Former No. 1ranked 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...
  • SaniaBethanie 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 MattekSands were forced to retire from their prequarterfinals 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 75, 62 to win the Portugal Open on Saturday. The 21yearold 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, topseeded David Ferrer plays Andreas Seppi in the semifinals,...
  • Slovakia lead Russia 10 in Fed Cup semifinals April 20, 2013

    Moscow: Dominika Cibulkova rallied to beat Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 57, 61, 64 in the opening singles on Saturday to give Slovakia a 10 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 fivetime 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 63 76 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 semifinal. Williams reached the final without a fight earlier on Friday when her semifinal opponent, world No. 1 Victoria Azarenka, withdrew with a toe injury. In...
  • Sania in Birmingham quarterfinal June 12, 2009

    Birmingham: India's Sania Mirza shocked fifthseeded Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 76(3), 36, 62 for a place in the quarterfinal of the Aegon Classic tennis here. The 22yearold 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 quarterfinals of the $220,000 Aegon Classic in Birmingham after stunning Russian fifth seed and world number 31 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in a threeset contest. The unseeded Indian took two hours to dispatch her tired opponent 76 (3)...