Maria Kirilenko

  • Ruthless Errani secures Fed Cup for Italy 04-11-2013 08:57 AM

    Sara Errani romped to a 6-1, 6-1 win over Alisa Kleybanova in Cagliari to spur Italy to their third Fed Cup title in five years with a 4-0 win over Russia on Sunday. A second-string Russian side, who had to contest the final without top players Maria Kirilenko, Elena Vesnina...
  • Williams rallies to beat Kirilenko in China Open 03-10-2013 12:44 PM

    Beijing: Top-ranked Serena Williams fought off three set points and rallied to beat Russian Maria Kirilenko 7-5, 7-5 on Thursday to advance to the quarter-finals of the China Open. Williams won her 70th match of the year and improved to 8-0 against Kirilenko. The unseeded Russian made Williams work for...
  • Maria Kirilenko, Ana Ivanovic in Rogers Cup 2nd round 07-08-2013 09:38 AM

    Toronto: Venus Williams lost in her first match in more than two months, falling 0-6, 6-4, 6-2 to Kirsten Flipkens at the Rogers Cup on Tuesday. It was Williams' first tour match since she lost in the first round of the French Open on May 26. The 33-year-old missed Wimbledon,...
  • Robson upsets 10th-seeded Kirilenko at Wimbledon 26-06-2013 08:58 AM

    London: Laura Robson became the first British woman to defeat a top-10 player at the All England Club in 15 years when she beat 10th-seeded Maria Kirilenko 6-3, 6-4 in the first round at Wimbledon on Tuesday. The 19-year-old Robson followed in the footsteps of Sam Smith, who upset No....
  • Azarenka reaches Roland Garros semis beating Kirilenko 05-06-2013 08:02 PM

    Paris: Third-seeded Victoria Azarenka became the first woman representing Belarus to reach the semifinals of the French Open by defeating Maria Kirilenko of Russia 7-6 (3), 6-2 on Wednesday. The two-time Australian Open champ won five straight points to lead 6-1 in the tiebreaker before hitting a backhand crosscourt winner...
  • Maria Kirilenko beats Bethanie Mattek-Sands in 4th round 03-06-2013 08:47 PM

    Paris: Russia's Maria Kirilenko reached her first French Open quarter-final by ending the surprising run of 67th-ranked American Bethanie Mattek-Sands with a 7-5, 6-4 victory on Monday. The 12th-seeded Kirilenko lost in the fourth round at Roland Garros in 2010 and 2011. She trailed 4-1 at the start against Mattek-Sands,...
  • Nadal, Serena, Sharapova reach Madrid quarters 09-05-2013 07:01 PM

    Madrid : Rafael Nadal cruised into the Madrid Open quarterfinals with a 6-2, 6-3 victory Thursday over Mikhail Youzhny that featured an array of creative shots. Top-ranked Serena Williams and No. 2 Maria Sharapova also reached the quarterfinals in straight sets. Having already established control by winning Youzhny's second service...
  • Slovakia lead Russia 1-0 in Fed Cup semi-finals 20-04-2013 08:50 PM

    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...