Donna Vekic

  • Dominika Cibulkova to play Donna Vekic in Malaysian Open final April 19, 2014

    Malaysia: Top-seeded Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia overcame a fighting Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic 6-7 (3), 6-3, 6-3 in the semi-finals of the Malaysian Open on Saturday. Cibulkova won her second successive match from a set down and will play seventh-seeded Donna Vekic of Croatia in Sunday's final. Cibulkova, who reached...
  • Budding talent Vekic primed for Wimbledon at 16 June 22, 2013

    When a 16-year-old like Croatia's Donna Vekic bursts on to the big stage by reaching tournament finals the words "next big thing" are never far behind. The pitfalls of surviving the assault course of professional women's tennis have swallowed up many an emerging talent, yet when a former great like...
  • 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...
  • Wozniacki defeats Vekic to enter 3rd round January 17, 2013

    Melbourne: Caroline Wozniacki defeated Donna Vekic of Croatia 6-1, 6-4 on Thursday to advance to the third round of the Australian Open. Wozniacki played her 72-minute match during the hottest part of the afternoon when the temperature at Melbourne Park peaked at 106 degrees. The 10th-ranked Wozniacki was the No. 1...