DANIELA HANTUCHOVA

  • Serena into fourth round after win over Hantuchova at Melbourne January 17, 2014

    Melbourne: Serena Williams powered past Daniela Hantuchova 63 63 at the Australian Open on Friday to advance to the fourth round. The world number one had lost their only other encounter at Melbourne Park, in the third round in 2006 when the Slovakian beat her in straight sets, but she made...
  • China Open: Li Na eases past Hantuchova September 29, 2013

    Beijing: Chinese No.1 Li Na was hardly tested in the opening round of the China Open as she swept past Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia in straight sets here on Sunday. The World No.5 needed just an hour and 30 minutes to defeat the Slovakian 60, 64, reports Xinhua. The first set...
  • Azarenka beats Hantuchova to reach last four of Flushing Meadows September 5, 2013

    New York: Second seed Victoria Azarenka beat Slovakia's Daniela Hantuchova 6-2 6-3 on Wednesday to set up a US Open semi-final clash with Italy's Flavia Pennetta. Belarusian Azarenka, the beaten finalist at Flushing Meadows last year, took control after breaking Hantuchova with a superb backhand to go 5-2 up in the...
  • PaesStepanek advance, BhupathiHantuchova crash out at Wimbledon June 28, 2013

    London: Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek had to work hard to beat Daniele Bracciali and Jonathan Erlich in the men's doubles first round even as Mahesh Bhupathi and Daniela Hantuchova bowed out of the mixed doubles event at the Wimbledon Championships on Friday. Fourth seeds Paes and Stepanek won the match,...
  • Daniela Hantuchova wins Aegon Classic in Birmingham June 17, 2013

    Birmingham: Slovakia's Daniela Hantuchova won her sixth career title on Sunday, beating Croatian teenager Donna Vekic 76 (75), 64 to win the Aegon Classic. Fourteen years separated the two finalists but there was little between 16yearold Vekic and the 60thranked Hantuchova. The Slovak struck first in the opening set, breaking her opponent's...
  • Hantuchova beats Schiavone in Birmingham June 15, 2013

    Birmingham: Daniela Hantuchova rallied from a set and 41 down on Friday to beat former French Open champion Francesca Schiavone and advance to the semifinals of the grasscourt Aegon Classic. Hantuchova won 67 (8), 64, 76 (3) to record another upset in a rainy week at the Wimbledon warmup tournament in...
  • Sania MirzaBethanie in 2nd round of Madrid Open May 7, 2013

    Madrid: Fifth seeds Bethanie MattekSands and Sania Mirza advanced to the next round at the Mutua Madrid Open with a threeset win over Daniela Hantuchova and Anabel Medina Garrigues. The IndoAmerican pair have been in terrific form this year, winning Premierlevel titles in Brisbane and Dubai and finishing runnersup in Stuttgart. The...
  • 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...
  • Slovakia pick Hantuchova for Fed Cup semis April 19, 2013

    Moscow: Slovakia chose the experienced Daniela Hantuchova over the higherranked Magdalena Rybarikova to back up Dominika Cibulkova against Russia in their Fed Cup semifinal this weekend. Cibulkova will open against Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, followed by Hantuchova playing Maria Kirilenko in the second singles on indoor clay at Krylatskoye Ice Stadium. Rybarikova was picked...
  • Azarenka, Stosur and Kerber advance at Indian Wells March 10, 2013

    Indian Wells: Australian Open champion and top seed Victoria Azarenka recovered from a sluggish start to beat Slovakia's Daniela Hantuchova 6-4, 6-1 in the second round of the BNP Paribas Open on Saturday. Trailing 1-4 in the opening set, the pony-tailed Belarusian seized control by winning 11 of the next...
  • Wozniacki, Vinci win opening matches in Sofia October 31, 2012

    Sofia: Caroline Wozniacki and Roberta Vinci had easy straightset victories Tuesday in their first roundrobin matches at the seasonending Tournament of Champions. The topseeded Wozniacki defeated Hsieh SuWei of Taiwan 62, 62 in 60 minutes while it took Vinci five minutes longer to rout Slovakia's Daniela Hantuchova 61, 62. Wozniacki...
  • Radwanska upsets Hantuchova in California July 17, 2012

    Carlsbad, California: World No. 6 seed Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia lost 64, 75 to Ursula Radwanska of Poland in a firstround match Monday night at the Mercury Insurance Open. Hantuchova made an unforced error when she sent a forehand long to give the match to Radwanska. Earlier, US Olympian Varvara Lepchenko...
  • Hantuchova blanks Radwanska on her way to semis January 23, 2008

    Melbourne: A refusal to dwell on tiny mistakes vaulted Daniela Hantuchova into her first Grand Slam semifinal at the Australian Open, the ninthseeded Slovak said. Hantuchova, a former quarterfinalist at Wimbledon, the US Open and here, made the final four for the first time with a 62, 62 victory over Pole...