ANDREA PETKOVIC

  • Andrea Petkovic wins Tournament of Champions final November 3, 2014

    Sofia: Fourth-seeded Andrea Petkovic of Germany rallied to defeat third-seeded Flavia Pennetta 1-6, 6-4, 6-3 on Sunday in the final of the season-ending Tournament of Champions, clinching her third WTA title of the year. Pennetta started aggressively and the Italian broke Petkovic's serve three times to win the opening set in...
  • Andrea Petkovic loses in first round in Luxembourg October 15, 2014

    Top-seeded Andrea Petkovic of Germany exited the Luxembourg Open in the first round on Tuesday, losing 6-4, 6-2 to Pauline Parmentier. The 78th-ranked Frenchwoman posted her first victory on the main Tour over Petkovic after breaking her five times. Having taken a 3-1 lead, Petkovic lost 11 of the next 14 games...
  • Serena Williams beats Petkovic in Stanford semifinal August 3, 2014

    Stanford: Serena Williams has put to rest any lingering concerns about her scary departure from Wimbledon with a strong showing in her hardcourt opener. Williams reached her fourth final of the season by taking the last eight games to beat Andrea Petkovic 75, 60 on Saturday in the Bank of the...
  • Andrea Petkovic beats Venus Williams at Stanford August 2, 2014

    Stanford: Eighthseeded Andrea Petkovic ended Venus Williams' run in the Bank of the West Classic, beating the former topranked player 61, 36, 75 in the quarterfinals on Friday. Following a shaky start, the 25thranked Williams picked up her game in the second set and appeared poised to take over the...
  • Andrea Petkovic through, Samantha Stosur out at Stanford July 29, 2014

    Germany's Andrea Petkovic reached the second round of the Bank of the West Classic with a 61, 64 win over Croatia's Alja Tomljanovic on Monday and also benefited from the elimination of an experienced potential opponent in the next round. Petkovic dropped serve twice but produced six breaks of her own...
  • 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 62, 76 (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 semifinals June 4, 2014

    Paris: Andrea Petkovic and Simona Halep completed the French Open semifinal pairings with straightset wins Wednesday, and one of them will be in a Grand Slam final for the first time. Petkovic, a 28thseeded German, beat 2012 French Open runnerup Sara Errani of Italy 62, 62. The fourthseeded Halep defeated 2009...
  • Petkovic advances to French Open quarterfinals June 2, 2014

    Paris: Andrea Petkovic overcame an inconsistent serve and unseeded Kiki Bertens to reach the quarterfinals of the French Open with a 16, 62, 75 victory on Monday. The 28thseeded 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 75, 61 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 64, 64 win over Andrea Petkovic at the Brisbane International was a decent start against a player with a careerhigh ranking of No. 9. Topranked 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 64, 26, 64 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...
  • SaniaHuber 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 threeset win over ItalianGerman duo of Flavia Pennetta and Andrea Petkovic. The sixthseeded IndoAmerican 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 secondseeded Caroline Wozniacki into the quarterfinals. 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 30 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 10 lead with by beating Tommy Haas 76 (6), 36, 75, but Petkovic looked likely...
  • Petkovic, DateKrumm 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 DateKrumm playing in the tournament at Pune. ...