GENERALI LADIES

  • Topseed Angelique Kerber beats Ana Ivanovic in Linz final October 13, 2013

    Austria: Topseeded Angelique Kerber won her first WTA title of the season and third overall by defeating former twotime champion Ana Ivanovic 64, 76 (6) at the Generali Ladies on Sunday. Kerber reached her third final of the year after losing to Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia in Monterrey in April and...
  • Topseeded Kerber, Ivanovic reach final in Linz October 12, 2013

    Linz, Austria: Twotime former champion Ana Ivanovic defeated Stefanie Voegele of Switzerland 64, 64 on Saturday to set up a final against topseeded Angelique Kerber at the Generali Ladies. Kerber overpowered Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain 62, 60 to reach her second final of the season. The 10thranked German was beaten...
  • Angelique Kerber routs Suarez Navarro to enter Linz final October 12, 2013

    Austria: Topseeded Angelique Kerber overpowered Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain 62, 60 at the Generali Ladies on Saturday to reach her second final of the season. The 10thseeded German used two breaks for a 32 lead in the opening set and didn't concede a game afterward. Kerber dominated with strong ground...
  • Topseeded Kerber, Ivanovic reach Linz semifinals October 12, 2013

    Linz: Topseeded Angelique Kerber defeated Patricia MayrAchleitner of Austria 63, 61 in the quarterfinals of the Generali Ladies on Friday to secure the final spot in the seasonending 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...
  • Voegele, Suarez Navarro reach semifinals in Linz October 11, 2013

    Linz: Stefanie Voegele of Switzerland won the last five games to beat secondseeded Sloane Stephens 67 (3), 64, 75 in the quarterfinals of the Generali Ladies on Friday. The 12thranked Stephens lost a 52 lead in the opening set before converting her ninth set point in the tiebreaker. Voegele used one...
  • Topseeded Kerber, Stephens reach quarters in Linz October 11, 2013

    Linz: Topseeded Angelique Kerber and No. 2 Sloane Stephens reached the quarterfinals of the Generali Ladies in contrasting styles on Thursday. Kerber downed Alexandra Cadantu of Romania 61, 60 in just 50 minutes, while Stephens needed 2 hours to defeat Andrea Petkovic of Germany 76 (1), 46, 63. Kerber was broken...
  • Topseed Kerber wins Linz opener after false start October 10, 2013

    Linz: Topseeded Angelique Kerber overcame a poor start to beat Monica Niculescu of Romania 06, 61, 62 in the first round of the Generali Ladies on Wednesday. The 10thranked German struggled for rhythm and won just five points on her own serve as she lost the opening set in 22 minutes....
  • Suarez Navarro, Flipkens reach quarters in Linz October 10, 2013

    Linz: Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain and Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium advanced to the quarterfinals of the Generali Ladies on Wednesday. The No. 4seeded Suarez Navarro defeated Elina Svitolina of Ukraine 61, 64. In her seventh quarterfinal of the season, Suarez Navarro will play the fifthseeded Flipkens, who routed Camila Giorgi...
  • Twotime champion Ivanovic beats Wickmayer in Linz October 9, 2013

    Linz: Ana Ivanovic started her quest for a third Generali Ladies title by defeating Yanina Wickmayer of Belgium 62, 64, while secondseeded Sloane Stephens overcame a slow start to beat Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia 63, 61 in the first round on Tuesday. The thirdseeded Ivanovic, who won the event in 2008...
  • Voegele defeats Zakopalova in Linz October 8, 2013

    Linz: Stefanie Voegele won the last eight games to beat Klara Zakopalova 57, 75, 60 on Monday and advance to the second round of the Generali Ladies. Voegele failed to serve out the second set at 53 as Zakopalova leveled at 55 but the 58thranked Swiss player didn't concede a game...
  • Elina Svitolina, Francesca Schiavone reach 2nd round in Linz October 7, 2013

    Linz: Elina Svitolina and Francesca Schiavone earned straightsets wins on Monday to reach the second round of the Generali Ladies. The 44thranked Svitolina defeated Mona Barthel 62, 75 after the German doublefaulted eight times and dropped five service games. Schiavone hit four aces in beating Karolina Pliskova 75, 62. The topseeded player in...
  • Victoria Azarenka beats Julia Goerges to win Generali Ladies October 14, 2012

    Linz: Topranked Victoria Azarenka won her sixth WTA title of the season on Sunday by beating Julia Goerges 63, 64 at the Generali Ladies. Azarenka, who now has 14 career titles, has won 13 straight matches without dropping a set since losing the U.S. Open final last month. Azarenka broke...
  • Victoria Azarenka to face Julia Goerges at Linz final October 13, 2012

    Linz: Topranked Victoria Azarenka reached her ninth final of the season on Saturday and will play Julia Goerges for the title at the Generali Ladies. In the semifinals, Azarenka beat IrinaCamelia Begu of Romania 62, 61, and Goerges rallied to defeat Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium 16, 62, 63. Azarenka, a winner of...
  • Kirsten Flipkens beats Ana Ivanovic at Generali Ladies October 13, 2012

    Linz: Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium defeated twotime champion Ana Ivanovic 64, 60 Friday in the quarterfinals of the Generali Ladies. Topranked Victoria Azarenka, fifthseeded Julia Goerges and IrinaCamelia Begu also advanced to the semifinals. Flipkens, who is ranked 66th and had to qualify for the main draw, trailed 31 before winning...
  • Azarenka, Ivanovic into Generali Ladies quarters October 12, 2012

    LINZ: Topranked Victoria Azarenka and twotime former champion Ana Ivanovic won in straight sets Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the Generali Ladies. Azarenka beat Simona Halep of Romania 61, 61, and Ivanovic defeated Andrea Petkovic of Germany 64, 63. Azarenka dominated play from the baseline and hit 20 winners. "My...