Andrea Petkovic

  • Simona Halep advances to French Open final June 5, 2014

    Paris: Simona Halep of Romania advanced to her first Grand Slam final, beating Andrea Petkovic of Germany 6-2, 7-6 (4) on Thursday. Halep will face Maria Sharapova in Saturday's final. Halep, seeded fourth at the French Open, has been steadily improving at major tournaments. She reached the fourth round at last year's...
  • Andrea Petkovic, Simona Halep reach French Open semi-finals June 4, 2014

    Paris: Andrea Petkovic and Simona Halep completed the French Open semi-final pairings with straight-set wins Wednesday, and one of them will be in a Grand Slam final for the first time. Petkovic, a 28th-seeded German, beat 2012 French Open runner-up Sara Errani of Italy 6-2, 6-2. The fourth-seeded Halep defeated 2009...
  • Petkovic advances to French Open quarter-finals June 2, 2014

    Paris: Andrea Petkovic overcame an inconsistent serve and unseeded Kiki Bertens to reach the quarter-finals of the French Open with a 1-6, 6-2, 7-5 victory on Monday. The 28th-seeded German was broken three times in the first set, once in the second and three more times in the third. But she...
  • Sara Errani beats Andrea Petkovic in first round at Madrid Open May 4, 2014

    Sara Errani of Italy beat Andrea Petkovic 7-5, 6-1 in the first round of the Madrid Open on Saturday, avenging a loss to the German in the same stage four years ago. Errani advanced to play countrywoman Francesca Schiavone or Russia's Elena Vesnina. Errani placed 87 percent of her first serves in,...
  • Germany storm into Fed Cup final April 20, 2014

    Brisbane: Germany sealed their place in the Fed Cup final by taking an unbeatable 3-0 lead over Australia when Angelique Kerber beat Sam Stosur in three sets on Sunday. Kerber overcame a slow start to win 4-6, 6-0, 6-4 and put Germany into their first Fed Cup final since 1992, when...
  • Petkovic survives set point to win WTA Family Circle Cup April 7, 2014

    Andrea Petkovic survived a set point before steamrolling her way to an emphatic 7-5 6-2 victory over Jana Cepelova in the final of the Family Circle Cup in South Carolina on Sunday. Petkovic, on the comeback trail from a string of injuries, used her powerful forehand to collect her third WTA...
  • Petkovic, Cepelova advance to Family Circle final April 6, 2014

    Charleston: Andrea Petkovic of Germany and Jana Cepelova of Slovakia advanced to the final of the Family Circle Cup, both rallying late in their semi-final matches on Saturday to set up an unlikely championship. No. 14 seed Petkovic rallied in the final two sets to defeat sixth-seeded Eugenie Bouchard 1-6, 6-3,...
  • Petkovic dances her way into Miami second round March 20, 2014

    Miami: Andrea Petkovic has not had much reason to dance this season but the effervescent German flashed some of her moves after advancing to the second round of the Sony Open on Wednesday with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Spain's Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor. Ranked in the top 10 at the end of...
  • Serena opens season with a win over Petkovic in Brisbane December 31, 2013

    Brisbane: Serena Williams' first competitive match of the season, on New Year's Eve, was by no means perfect, but a 6-4, 6-4 win over Andrea Petkovic at the Brisbane International was a decent start against a player with a career-high ranking of No. 9. Top-ranked Williams was understandably below her best...
  • Andrea Petkovic upsets defending champion Victoria Azarenka in China September 30, 2013

    Victoria Azarenka's China Open title defence wilted in the first round when the Belarussian lost to Germany's Andrea Petkovic 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 on Monday. Azarenka's 15 double faults, to go with 44 unforced errors, mirrored her erratic display over two hours 22 minutes against Petkovic who appeared to be feeling dizzy...
  • Sania-Huber pair through to 3rd round of Wimbledon June 30, 2013

    London: Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza and her American partner Liezel Huber advanced to the third round of women's doubles event at the Wimbledon with a three-set win over Italian-German duo of Flavia Pennetta and Andrea Petkovic. The sixth-seeded Indo-American pair had to sweat it out for little over two hours...
  • Andrea Petkovic withdraws from Family Circle Cup April 4, 2013

    Charlestown: Andrea Petkovic has withdrawn from the Family Circle Cup because of a right calf injury, moving second-seeded Caroline Wozniacki into the quarter-finals. Petkovic was scheduled to play Wozniacki to open Thursday's round of 16. However, she announced in the morning she could not play. Petkovic apologized for pulling out, but...
  • Australia, Spain open Hopman Cup with wins December 30, 2012

    Perth: Australia beat Germany 3-0 in the Hopman Cup mixed team competition on Saturday after Andrea Petkovic had to retire from her singles match with a right knee injury. Bernard Tomic had given Australia a 1-0 lead with by beating Tommy Haas 7-6 (6), 3-6, 7-5, but Petkovic looked likely...
  • Petkovic, Date-Krumm star attractions at WTA Indian Open November 9, 2012

    WTA Indian Open this year has got a huge boost with top names like Andrea Petkovic and Kimiko Date-Krumm playing in the tournament at Pune. ...