NADIA PETROVA

  • Sania combines with Bethanie to win Dubai doubles title February 23, 2013

    Dubai: India's Sania Mirza clinched her second doubles title of the season after she combined with partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands to defeat Nadia Petrova and Katarina Srebotnik in the title clash of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, here. The unseeded Indo-American duo prevailed over the Russian-Slovenia combo 6-4 2-6 10-7 in...
  • PaesVesnina ousted; BhupathiPetrova in quarters January 22, 2013

    Melbourne: Second seeds Leander Paes and Elena Vesnina made a shock second round exit from the mixed doubles event of the Australian Open even as Mahesh Bhupathi and Nadia Petrova entered the quarterfinals, here Tuesday. Paes and his Russian partner were outplayed by unseeded local pair of Matthew Ebden and...
  • BhupathiPetrova sweat for quarterfinal berth January 22, 2013

    Melbourne: India's Mahesh Bhuptahi and Russia's Nadia Petrova overcame stiff resistance from Katarina Srebotnik and Nenad Zimonjic to enter the mixed doubles quarterfinals of the Australian Open here Tuesday. The fifth seeds beat the SlovakianSerbian pair 36, 62, 105 in the second round at Melbourne Park. BhupathiPetrova now await the winners of...
  • BhupathiPetrova in 2nd round of mixed doubles January 20, 2013

    Melbourne: Mahesh Bhupathi joined three more compatriots in the mixed doubles second round of the Australian Open after scoring a straightset win with partner Nadia Petrova, here on Sunday. The fifth seeded IndoRussian pair dumped Australia's Anastasia Rodionova and Dutch JeanJulien Rojer 64 62 in the opening round which lasted...
  • Kimiko DateKrumm stuns 12th seed Petrova January 15, 2013

    Melbourne: Japan's Kimiko DateKrumm produced the biggest shock of the Australian Open so far on Tuesday when she unseated 12th seed Nadia Petrova 62 60 to become the oldest winner of a women's singles match at the tournament. The 42yearold, playing her 11th Australian Open 23 years after her debut, was...
  • Petrova trounces Wozniacki in Champions final November 5, 2012

    Sofia: Russia's Nadia Petrova thrashed topseeded Dane Caroline Wozniacki 62 61 on Sunday to secure her maiden Tournament of Champions trophy and a 13th career title. It was the 30yearold's third tournament victory of the year after winning a Wimbledon warmup event in Den Bosch, Netherlands and the Pan Pacific...
  • Petrova sets up Wozniacki final at Tournament of Champions November 4, 2012

    Sofia, Bulgaria: Topseeded Caroline Wozniacki reached the Tournament of Champions final after beating Bulgaria's Tsvetana Pironkova 64, 61 on Saturday. In Sunday's final, Wozniacki will play secondseeded Nadia Petrova of Russia, who defeated Roberta Vinci of Italy 67 (8), 61, 64 in a dramatic match that lasted 2 hours, 42 minutes. "At...
  • Li Na takes revenge over Petrova at China Open October 2, 2012

    Beijing: China's World No.8 Li Na got her revenge over Russian Nadia Petrova when she defeated her nemesis for the first time in seven meetings at China Open second round here on Tuesday. It was also the first match of the rivalry in four years as Petrova's last win over Li...
  • Petrova stuns Radwanska to win Tokyo title September 29, 2012

    Tokyo: Russia's Nadia Petrova upset defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska 60, 16, 63 in the Pan Pacific Open final on Saturday to complete a sensational run through the Tokyo tournament. "It feels amazing," Petrova told reporters after winning the WTA premier five event, which featured nine of the world's top 10...
  • Henin advances to semis in Grand Slam comeback January 26, 2010

    Melbourne: Former No. 1ranked Justine Henin reached the semifinals in her Grand Slam comeback, beating Nadia Petrova 76 (3), 75 Tuesday to take out the last seeded player in her half of the Australian Open draw. Henin, unranked and playing on a wildcard entry at Melbourne Park, next will play Wimbledon...
  • Dementieva advances, Sania to face Venus April 15, 2009

    Charleston (South Carolina): Elena Dementieva, Vera Zvonareva and Nadia Petrova won at the Family Circle Cup on Tuesday, increasing the odds that at least one of the leading Russian seeds should reach the final again. Topseeded Dementieva won the first 10 games in defeating Julie Ditty of the United States 60,...
  • Sania knocked out of Australian Open singles January 21, 2009

    Melbourne: Sania Mirza crashed out of the singles event of the Australian Open after suffering a 36, 26 hammering at the hands of Russian 10th seed Nadia Petrova in the second round at Melbourne on Wednesday. The Indian ace, who is making a comeback to the competitive tennis after a long...
  • Sania confident but faces a tough second round match January 20, 2009

    New Delhi: Sania Mirza is ranked outside the top 100 in the world, but even the best on the circuit know that the Indian is no pushover. Sania's second round match against Russian 10th seed Nadia Petrova on Wednesday at the Australian Open promises to be a thriller. In the first round...
  • Jankovic wins Porsche Grand Prix, takes top spot October 6, 2008

    New Delhi: The No. 1 ranking has changed quite a few hands this year already on the women's circuit and on Sunday, it was taken over by Serbian Jelena Jankovic. It has been an eventful year for the 23yearold Serb player, who is now aiming for her first Grand Slam crown. Jankovic...
  • Jankovic ousts Venus, to meet Petrova in Stuttgart final October 5, 2008

    Berlin: Jelena Jankovic won a fierce scrap with Venus Williams 67, 75, 62 on Saturday to set up a Stuttgart Grand Prix final against Nadia Petrova. Serb Jankovic, seeded second but already assured of taking over as world No.1 on Monday, edged a classic encounter with the sixthseeded American in two...
  • Bhupathi wins grudge match against Paes June 2, 2008

    Paris: Mahesh Bhupathi came out on top when he won a grudge match against former doubles partner Leander Paes at the French Open on Sunday. Bhupathi and China's Zheng Jie eked out a 75, 64 win over Paes and Russia's Nadia Petrova in the first round of the mixed doubles...