Daniela Hantuchova

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

    Melbourne: Serena Williams powered past Daniela Hantuchova 6-3 6-3 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 6-0, 6-4, 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...
  • Paes-Stepanek advance, Bhupathi-Hantuchova 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 7-6 (7-5), 6-4 to win the Aegon Classic. Fourteen years separated the two finalists but there was little between 16-year-old Vekic and the 60th-ranked 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 4-1 down on Friday to beat former French Open champion Francesca Schiavone and advance to the semi-finals of the grass-court Aegon Classic. Hantuchova won 6-7 (8), 6-4, 7-6 (3) to record another upset in a rainy week at the Wimbledon warm-up tournament in...
  • Sania Mirza-Bethanie in 2nd round of Madrid Open May 7, 2013

    Madrid: Fifth seeds Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Sania Mirza advanced to the next round at the Mutua Madrid Open with a three-set win over Daniela Hantuchova and Anabel Medina Garrigues. The Indo-American pair have been in terrific form this year, winning Premier-level titles in Brisbane and Dubai and finishing runners-up in Stuttgart. The...
  • Slovakia lead Russia 1-0 in Fed Cup semi-finals April 20, 2013

    Moscow: Dominika Cibulkova rallied to beat Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 5-7, 6-1, 6-4 in the opening singles on Saturday to give Slovakia a 1-0 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 higher-ranked Magdalena Rybarikova to back up Dominika Cibulkova against Russia in their Fed Cup semi-final 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 November 1, 2012

    Sofia: Caroline Wozniacki and Roberta Vinci had easy straight-set victories Tuesday in their first round-robin matches at the season-ending Tournament of Champions. The top-seeded Wozniacki defeated Hsieh Su-Wei of Taiwan 6-2, 6-2 in 60 minutes while it took Vinci five minutes longer to rout Slovakia's Daniela Hantuchova 6-1, 6-2. Wozniacki...
  • Radwanska upsets Hantuchova in California July 17, 2012

    Carlsbad, California: World No. 6 seed Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia lost 6-4, 7-5 to Ursula Radwanska of Poland in a first-round 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 semi-final at the Australian Open, the ninth-seeded Slovak said. Hantuchova, a former quarter-finalist at Wimbledon, the US Open and here, made the final four for the first time with a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Pole...