CAROLINE GARCIA

  • Timea Bacsinszky rallies to win Monterrey Open March 9, 2015

    Mexico: Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland rallied to win the Monterrey Open early on Monday for her second straight WTA Tour title in Mexico. The fourth-seeded Bacsinszky beat third-seeded Caroline Garcia of France 4-6, 6-2, 6-4 after waiting out a four-hour rain delay in the second set in the hard-court event at...
  • Caroline Garcia, Timea Bacsinszky reach Monterrey Open final March 8, 2015

    Monterrey: Third-seeded Caroline Garcia of France beat top-seeded defending champion Ana Ivanovic of Serbia 6-1, 6-4 on Saturday night in the Monterrey Open semi-finals. Garcia set up a rematch on Sunday against fourth-seeded Timea Bacsinszky, the Swiss player who beat her last week in Acapulco in the Mexico Open final. Bacsinszky outlasted...
  • Maria Sharapova withdraws from Mexico Open because of stomach virus February 28, 2015

    Acapulco: Top-seeded Maria Sharapova of Russia withdrew on Friday before her Mexico Open semi-final against Caroline Garcia of France because of a stomach virus. The third-seeded Garcia will face fifth-seeded Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland in the hard-court final at The Fairmont Acapulco Princess. Bacsinszky beat Bulgaria's Sesil Karatantcheva 6-2, 6-4. In the...
  • France beat Italy 3-2, reach Fed Cup semis February 8, 2015

    Genoa: France recovered from 2-0 down to beat Italy 3-2 after a dominant doubles victory on Sunday to reach the Fed Cup semi-finals for the first time since 2007. Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic followed up their earlier singles victories by beating the world's top-ranked doubles pair, Sara Errani and Roberta...
  • Eugenie Bouchard through to 4th round of Australian Open January 23, 2015

    Melbourne: Eugenie Bouchard recovered her rhythm late in the first set to beat Caroline Garcia 7-5, 6-0 in a third-round match featuring 10 breaks of serve at the Australian Open on Friday. Six of the first eight games featured service breaks and there were seven overall in the first set. Seventh-seeded Bouchard...
  • Petra Kvitova ends Caroline Garcia's dream run to enter Wuhan semis September 25, 2014

    Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova ended the dream run of France's Caroline Garcia with a clinical performance to reach the semi-finals of the Wuhan Open on Thursday. Kvitova, the highest seed standing at the hard court tournament after the exits of top two seeds Serena Williams and Romanian Simona Halep, defeated Garcia...
  • Caroline Garcia upsets Agnieszka Radwanska at Wuhan Open September 22, 2014

    Caroline Garcia followed up her firstround win over Venus Williams with a 36, 76 (4), 76 (7) upset win over fifthseeded Agnieszka Radwanska on Monday at the inaugural Wuhan Open. The 20yearold Frenchwoman went for broke, continuing to hit big ground strokes despite piling up unforced errors as she tried to...
  • Venus Williams knocked out early in Wuhan Open September 21, 2014

    Wuhan: Caroline Garcia of France defeated Venus Williams in the first round of the Wuhan Open on Sunday while wild card Victoria Azarenka withdrew with an injured right foot and will miss the rest of the season. Garcia, ranked 30 places below No. 18 Williams, won 64, 46, 76 (6) and...
  • France edge USA 3-2 in Fed Cup April 21, 2014

    Caroline Garcia is still trying to figure out her recent success. The 20-year-old almost single handedly led France to a 3-2 upset of the United States in Fed Cup competition on Sunday. Garcia had a hand in all three of her country's victories. She beat the USA's Madison Keys and Sloane...
  • France, United States tied 1-1 in Fed Cup April 20, 2014

    St. Louis: Madison Keys rallied for a three-set victory over Alize Cornet on Saturday, giving the United States a split of the opening two matches in their Fed Cup weekend against France. Keys dropped the first set to Cornet and then trailed 5-3 in the second before she came back for...
  • 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...
  • Maria Sharapova returns with convincing win in Brisbane December 30, 2013

    Bisbane: Every point mattered for Maria Sharapova in her competitive return from an injury layoff, even in a firstround match in the seasonopening tournament. Sharapova beat 74thranked Caroline Garcia of France 63, 60 on Monday, ripping forehand winners and nullifying her rival's biggest weapon with some aggressive service returns. She chased...
  • Sublime Serena coasts into Wimbledon third round June 27, 2013

    London: Defending champion Serena Williams continued her march towards a sixth Wimbledon title with a straightforward 63 62 secondround win over French teenager Caroline Garcia on Thursday. Top seed Williams won the first set in 30 minutes on No. 1 Court against the 19yearold Garcia who put up more of a...
  • Serena Williams reaches 3rd round at French Open May 29, 2013

    Paris: Serena Williams extended her winning streak to 26 matches on Wednesday by beating wild card Caroline Garcia of France, 61, 62 in the second round of the French Open. Playing the day's final match on center court, Williams committed only nine unforced errors never faced a break point. Through two...
  • Williams, Sharapova advance in Doha February 12, 2013

    Doha: Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova eased into the third round of the Qatar Open on Tuesday, dominating their opponents with straightset victories. Williams, who will regain the No. 1 ranking if she reached the semifinals, showed no signs of the back or ankle injuries that troubled her at the...