Carla Suarez Navarro

  • Carla Suarez Navarro ends Ajla Tomljanovic's run to reach last eight in Paris June 1, 2014

    Carla Suarez Navarro was a step too high for up and coming Croatian Ajla Tomljanovic as the Spanish 14th seed advanced into the French Open quarter-finals with a 6-3, 6-3 win on Sunday. Suarez Navarro used her one-handed backhand to subdue the unseeded Tomljanovic, who had knocked out third seed Agnieszka...
  • Carla Suarez Navarro advances at Kremlin Cup October 15, 2013

    Moscow: Carla Suarez Navarro advanced to the second round of the Kremlin Cup with a 6-4, 6-3 victory over lucky-loser Vera Dushevina on Tuesday. The sixth-seeded Spaniard, who is looking for her maiden title, broke the Russian in the 10th game of the first set and went up 3-0 in the...
  • Angelique Kerber routs Suarez Navarro to enter Linz final October 12, 2013

    Austria: Top-seeded Angelique Kerber overpowered Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain 6-2, 6-0 at the Generali Ladies on Saturday to reach her second final of the season. The 10th-seeded German used two breaks for a 3-2 lead in the opening set and didn't concede a game afterward. Kerber dominated with strong ground...
  • Top-seeded Kerber, Ivanovic reach Linz semi-finals October 12, 2013

    Linz: Top-seeded Angelique Kerber defeated Patricia Mayr-Achleitner of Austria 6-3, 6-1 in the quarter-finals of the Generali Ladies on Friday to secure the final spot in the season-ending WTA Championships. "Qualifying for Istanbul is a great achievement," Kerber said. "It's the reward for my consistency, though I've had my ups and...
  • Suarez Navarro, Flipkens reach quarters in Linz October 10, 2013

    Linz: Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain and Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium advanced to the quarter-finals of the Generali Ladies on Wednesday. The No. 4-seeded Suarez Navarro defeated Elina Svitolina of Ukraine 6-1, 6-4. In her seventh quarter-final of the season, Suarez Navarro will play the fifth-seeded Flipkens, who routed Camila Giorgi...
  • Serena Williams wins US Open quarter-final 6-0, 6-0 September 4, 2013

    New York: From an ace on the first point to a stinging return on the last, Serena Williams was close to perfect in the US Open quarter-finals on Tuesday and that was reflected in the 6-0, 6-0 scoreline against Carla Suarez Navarro. Chasing her fifth title at Flushing Meadows, the No....
  • Wins determine who is greatest, says Serena September 3, 2013

    New York: Serena Williams enters the second week of the U.S. Open believing she cannot be considered the greatest of all time unless she wins the most major championships. The most dominant player of her era, America's world number one will meet Spain's 18th-seeded Carla Suarez Navarro in the quarter-finals...
  • Carla Suarez Navarro wins opener in Carlsbad July 31, 2013

    Carlsbad: Carla Suarez Navarro used a strong return game for a 6-4, 6-3 win over Sachie Ishizu in the first round of the Southern California Open on Tuesday. The eighth-seeded Spaniard took advantage of Ishizu's serve by breaking her on both opportunities in the first set, then breaking her serve...
  • Simona Halep and Kirsten Flipkens reach Topshelf Open final June 21, 2013

    Rosmalen: Simona Halep reached her second final in a week by beating third-seeded Carla Suarez Navarro 6-3, 6-2 at the Topshelf Open on Friday to set up a final against Kirsten Flipkens. It was the second easy win against a top player on Rosmalen's grass courts for the in-form Romanian, after...
  • Serena Williams extends winning streak to 22 at Rome May 17, 2013

    Rome: Serena Williams is on the longest winning streak of her career. The top-ranked American beat Carla Suarez Navarro 6-2, 6-0 Friday to reach the Italian Open semi-finals and extend her victory run to 22 matches. Williams had twice won 21 in a row before, although both of those streaks...
  • Maria Sharapova, Sara Errani advance at Indian Wells March 11, 2013

    Indian Wells: Former champion Maria Sharapova survived a tough battle with Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro on Sunday, winning 7-5 6-3 to book her place in the fourth round of the BNP Paribas Open. The Russian world number three, seeded second at the elite WTA event, broke the Spaniard twice in...
  • Somdev, Sania crash out; Bopanna and Bhupathi advance January 16, 2013

    Melbourne: Somdev Devvarman gave a mighty scare to world number 26 Jerzy Janowicz before fizzling out while Sania Mirza and her American partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands suffered a shock first round exit in a mixed day for the Indians at the Australian Open here on Wednesday. Somdev was well on course to...
  • Venus downed by free-hitting Spaniard January 23, 2009

    Melbourne: Venus Williams suffered a shock defeat at the hands of a fluid and free-hitting Carla Suarez Navarro on Thursday, falling 2-6 6-3 7-5 in the second round of the Australian Open. The seven-times grand slam champion, shimmering under the lights in a canary-yellow dress, held a match point late...