KOREA OPEN

  • Karolina Pliskova beats Varvara Lepchenko to win Korea Open September 21, 2014

    Secondseeded Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic defeated fifthseeded Varvara Lepchenko of the United States, 63, 67 (5), 62 on Sunday to win the Korea Open. Pliskova stormed out to a 40 lead in the third set at Olympic Park Tennis Center and held on for the second WTA title of...
  • Karolina Pliskova beats Maria Kirilenko to reach final in Korea September 20, 2014

    Seoul: Secondseeded Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic rallied from a set down on Saturday to beat Russia's Maria Kirilenko 46, 76 (5), 63 and reach the final of the Korea Open. Pliskova hit 10 aces at Olympic Park Tennis Center to oust Kirilenko, who needed a wild card to enter...
  • Varvara Lepchenko upsets Agnieszka Radwanska at Korea Open September 19, 2014

    Fifthseeded Varvara Lepchenko of the United States upset defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska 67 (4), 62, 62 in the Korea Open quarterfinals on Friday. Lepchenko converted three of four break points in the third set to oust the top seed. Lepchenko has beaten Radwanska twice this year, after losing five straight. Resurgent Maria...
  • Radwanska, Pliskova reach Korea Open quarters September 17, 2014

    Seoul: Topseeded Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland won 60, 60 for the fourth time in a WTA main draw on Wednesday. Chanelle Scheepers of South Africa was the latest to be "doublebageled" by Radwanska, in the second round of the Korea Open. Defending champion Radwanska lined up fifthseeded Varvara Lepchenko of the...
  • Topseeded Radwanska beats Hercog at Korea Open September 16, 2014

    Seoul: Topseeded Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland beat Slovakia's Polona Hercog 63, 63 to reach the second round of the Korea Open on Tuesday. Defending champion Radwanska converted five of eight break points to defeat Hercog at Olympic Park Tennis Center in 1 hour and 15 minutes and set up a secondround...
  • Lepchenko beats Rogowska to advance at Korea Open September 16, 2014

    Seoul: Fifthseeded Varvara Lepchenko of the United States advanced to the second round of the Korea Open by beating Olivia Rogowska of Australia 61, 62 on Monday. Lepchenko converted all three break points in first set at Olympic Park Tennis Center. She will next face Han NaLae of South Korea, who...
  • Table Tennis: Anthony Amalraj loses at Korea Open Table Tennis June 13, 2014

    The Indian campaign at the ITTF World Tour Korea Open ended after Anthony Amalraj lost to Frenchman Tristan Flore in the round of 32 at the Incheon City today. Amalraj, who won 43 (119, 117, 711, 911, 117, 119) against his Korean rival Hyundeok Seo found the French a tough nut...
  • Jwala GuttaAshwini Ponnappa lose at Korea Open Super Series January 9, 2014

    Seoul: Commonwealth Games gold medallist pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa on Thursday suffered a straightgame defeat in the third round of the women's doubles competition to crash out of USD 600,000 Korea Open Super Series badminton tournament. The world championship bronze medallist combo of Gutta and Ponnappa lost 1821...
  • Jwala GuttaAshwini Ponnappa start 2014 on a winning note January 8, 2014

    Seoul: India's successful women's doubles badminton pair Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa started the New Year on a winning note as they entered the second round of the $600,000 Korea Open Super Series here on Wednesday. The 2011 World Championship bronze medallists made short work of New Zealand pair Anna Rankin...
  • Parupalli Kashyap pulls out of Korea Open due to shoulder injury December 20, 2013

    New Delhi: India ace shuttler Parupalli Kashyap on Friday pulled out of the seasonopening USD 600,000 Korea Open Super Series next year due to a shoulder injury sustained last week. The World Number 14 Indian said he withdrew his entry from Korea Open (Jan 712) as he needed time to completely...
  • Radwanska rallies to win year's third title in Korea September 22, 2013

    Polish top seed Agnieszka Radwanska came from behind to beat Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-7(6) 6-3 6-4 in the final of the Korea Open in Seoul on Sunday and bag her third WTA title of the year. Radwanska's victory in the gruelling final, which lasted two hours and 45 minutes, also gave...
  • Agnieszka Radwanska reaches final of Korea Open September 21, 2013

    Seoul: Top-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska advanced to the finals of the Korea Open on Saturday with a 6-0, 6-2 win over Lara Arruabarrena. Radwanska, making her debut in the Seoul tournament, hit eight aces in the match that lasted 1 hour, 4 minutes at Olympic Park tennis stadium. The Polish player will face...
  • Agnieszka Radwanska reaches quarter-finals at Korea Open September 19, 2013

    South Korea: Top-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska advanced to the quarter-finals of the Korea Open on Thursday with a 6-2, 6-1 win over Estrella Cabeza Candela. "I had never played her before, and she started very well, the first few games were long and tight," Radwanska said. "But after a few games I...
  • Radwanska advances to 2nd round at Korea Open September 17, 2013

    Seoul: Top-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska advanced to the second round of the Korea Open by beating Alexandra Cadantu 6-4, 6-0 on Tuesday. Second-seeded Maria Kirilenko, eighth-seeded Annika Beck and unseeded Kimiko Date-Krumm also advanced, but two other seeded players lost early. No. 4 Klara Zakopalova lost to 18-year-old wild-card entrant Su Jeong Jang...
  • Lara Arruabarrena knocks out 5th-seeded Svitolina September 17, 2013

    Seoul: Unseeded Lara Arruabarrena of Spain advanced to the second round of the Korea Open by beating fifth-seeded Elina Svitolina of Ukraine 7-5, 2-6, 6-4 Monday. The 113th-ranked Arruabarrena had lost to Svitolina in their only previous meeting in New Haven this year. Also, third-seeded Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia defeated Anabel Medina...
  • Rory McIlroy to tee off in Korea Open in October September 12, 2013

    Double major winner and world number four Rory McIlroy will hope to make it third time lucky when he tees off at OneAsia's Korea Open next month, organisers said on Thursday. The 24-year-old Briton was joint third in his first appearance in 2009 and returned in 2011 to finish runner-up behind...
  • Saina Nehwal falters in quarterfinal of Korea Open January 11, 2013

    Seoul: World No.3 shuttler Saina Nehwal faltered once again in the women's singles quarterfinal of the USD1 million Korea Open Super Series Premier against Li Han of China here on Friday. The unseeded Li won her first match against Saina in three meetings here at the S.K. Handball Stadium. Li...
  • Saina Nehwal reaches quarters of Korea Open January 10, 2013

    Seoul: World No.3 shuttler Saina Nehwal reached the women's singles quarterfinals at the $1 million Korea Open Super Series Premier while compatriots P.V. Sindhu and Parupalli Kashyap faltered in the second round here Thursday. Saina defeated Mingtian Fu of Indonesia, for the fourth time in as many meetings, in straight games....
  • Saina, Kashyap, Sindhu advance in Korea Open January 9, 2013

    Seoul/New Delhi: It was a good day in office for Indian shuttlers as Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap and PV Sindhu advanced to the second round of the Korea Open Super Series Premier in Seoul on Wednesday. Saina, seeded third, came out on top in a tough 58minute clash with Thailand's Sapsiree...
  • Wozniacki routs Kanepi to win Korea Open September 23, 2012

    Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki dropped just one game against Kaia Kanepi in the lopsided final of the Korea Open on Sunday for her first WTA title of the year. The topseeded Dane, currently ranked 11th, took just over an hour for a 61, 60 victory over the Estonian who...
  • Kirilenko withdraws from Korea Open September 19, 2012

    SEOUL: Maria Kirilenko of Russia withdrew from a secondround match at the Korea Open on Wednesday because of a back injury. Organizers said Kirilenko complained of back pain during a match with South Korean player Lee Sora. Nadia Petrova of Russia defeated Lourdes Dominguez Lino of Spain 62, 64 in her...
  • Saina gears up for Malaysia Open after Korea loss January 10, 2012

    New Delhi: After a quarterfinal finish at Korea last week, India's ace shuttler Saina Nehwal will now set her sights on the Malaysia Super Series, which begins with the qualifiers in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday. Fourth seed Saina will clash with Juan Gu of Singapore on Wednesday in the women's singles...
  • Saina loses in quarters of Korea Open January 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Saina Nehwal suffered a straightgames defeat at the hands of sixth seed Yanjiao Jiang of China in the quarterfinals to crash out of the Korea Super Series in Seoul on Friday. The fourth seed Indian lost 1721 1021 to the world number six Jiang in a 36minute battle in...
  • Saina breezes into Korea Open QFs January 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal sailed into the Korea Open Super Series quarterfinals after notching up a straightgame victory over Shao Chieh Cheng of Chinese Taipei in the second round in Seoul On Thursday. Fourth seed Saina registered a 2114 2110 win over Cheng in a 36minute battle...
  • Indian qualifiers lose in Korea Open January 3, 2012

    New Delhi: Indian shuttlers had a disappointing start to their campaign in the Korea Super Series, with all the three qualifiers suffering contrasting defeats in Seoul on Tuesday. Anand Pawar notched up a win against Singapore's Zi Liang Derek Wong but succumbed to a defeat in the second qualification round to...
  • Lukewarm 2011 for Saina and badminton December 31, 2011

    Saina Nehwal's struggle for form summed up a disappointing year for Indian badminton, the rare high point of which was Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa's World Championships bronze medal. After a highly successful 2010, during which Saina won a hattrick of Super Series titles besides the Commonwealth Games gold medal, 2011...
  • Badminton: JwalaAshwini lose in Korea Open January 28, 2011

    New Delhi: Indian challenge ended in the Korean Open after the women's doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa lost their quarterfinal match to eighth seed Qing Tian and Yunlei Zhao in the Super Series tournament in Seoul on Friday. The Commonwealth Games gold medal winning Indian pair lost 1621...
  • Korea Open: Daniilidou, Sugiyama in final September 30, 2006

    Seoul:Japan's Ai Sugiyama will face Eleni Daniilidou of Greece in the final of the Korea Open after they strolled through their semifinal ties on Saturday. Fourthseed Sugiyama defeated Virgina Ruano Pascual of Spain 60, 63 while Daniilidou knocked out No 3 seed Marion Bartoli of France 61, 60. Daniilidou, ranked 58th in...
  • Sania crashes out of Korea Open September 29, 2006

    Seoul: Sania Mirza's dream run at the Korea Open came to an end as she went down to Virginia Ruano Pascual of Spain in the women's singles quarterfinals of the $145,000 tennis event on Friday. The 19yearold Indian, who had shocked top seed Martina Hingis in the second round, lost to...
  • Korea Open: Sania beats Hingis September 28, 2006

    New Delhi: Sania Mirza has beaten former world No 1 Martina Hingis 46, 60, 64 in Korea Open and taken revenge for her Sunfeast Open semifinal defeat. Sania lost the first set to the Hingis, who is currently ranked 8, but came back strongly taking six games in a row to...