Svetlana Kuznetsova http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23753/all en UPDATE 5-Tennis-Sydney International women's singles round 2 results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-5-tennis-sydney-international-womens-singles-round-2-res <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>Jan 8 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Sydney International Women's Singles Round 2 matches on Tuesday<br /> Madison Keys (U.S.) beat Zheng Jie (China) 6-0 6-4<br /> Svetlana Kuznetsova (Russia) beat 7-Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark) 7-6(4) 1-6 6-2<br /> Roberta Vinci (Italy) beat Jelena Jankovic (Serbia) 3-6 6-4 7-6(4)<br /> 2-Angelique Kerber (Germany) beat Galina Voskoboeva (Kazakhstan) 6-2 7-5<br /> Dominika Cibulkova (Slovakia) beat Ekaterina Makarova (Russia) 7-6(3) 1-6 7-6(1)<br /> 4-Li Na (China) beat Ayumi Morita (Japan) 6-1 6-0 </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-5-tennis-sydney-international-womens-singles-round-2-res" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Agnieszka Radwańska Dominika Cibulková Maria Kirilenko Sorana Cîrstea Svetlana Kuznetsova Tennis Zheng Jie Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:39:36 +0000 5731462 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 3-Tennis-Sydney International women's singles quarterfinal results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/update-3-tennis-sydney-international-womens-singles-quarterfina <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 9 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Sydney International Women's Singles Quarterfinal matches on Wednesday 2-Angelique Kerber (Germany) beat Svetlana Kuznetsova (Russia) 6-3 7-5 4-Li Na (China) beat Madison Keys (U.S.) 4-6 7-6(2) 6-2 Dominika Cibulkova (Slovakia) beat 3-Sara Errani (Italy) 6-2 6-1 1-Agnieszka Radwanska (Poland) beat Roberta Vinci (Italy) 6-4 7-5</p> Agnieszka Radwańska Svetlana Kuznetsova Tennis Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 03:15:08 +0000 5731947 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 6-Tennis-Australian Open women's singles round 3 results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/tennis-australian-open-womens-singles-round-3-results <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 19 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Australian Open Women's Singles Round 3 matches on Saturday Bojana Jovanovski (Serbia) beat Kimiko Date-Krumm (Japan) 6-2 7-6(3) 29-Sloane Stephens (U.S.) beat Laura Robson (Britain) 7-5 6-3 10-Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark) beat Lesia Tsurenko (Ukraine) 6-4 6-3 Elena Vesnina (Russia) beat 16-Roberta Vinci (Italy) 4-6 7-6(4) 6-4 3-Serena Williams (U.S.) beat Ayumi Morita (Japan) 6-1 6-3 Svetlana Kuznetsova (Russia) beat Carla Suarez Navarro (Spain) 6-2 4-6 6-3 1-Victoria Azarenka</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/tennis-australian-open-womens-singles-round-3-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bojana Jovanovski Elena Vesnina Maria Kirilenko Svetlana Kuznetsova Tennis Victoria Azarenka Yanina Wickmayer Thomson Reuters Sat, 19 Jan 2013 02:30:20 +0000 5736485 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 3-Tennis-Australian Open women's singles round 4 results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/tennis-australian-open-womens-singles-round-4-results <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 21 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Australian Open Women's Singles Round 4 matches on Monday 3-Serena Williams (U.S.) beat 14-Maria Kirilenko (Russia) 6-2 6-0 29-Sloane Stephens (U.S.) beat Bojana Jovanovski (Serbia) 6-1 3-6 7-5 1-Victoria Azarenka (Belarus) beat Elena Vesnina (Russia) 6-1 6-1 Svetlana Kuznetsova (Russia) beat 10-Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark) 6-2 2-6 7-5</p> Bojana Jovanovski Caroline Wozniacki Maria Kirilenko Svetlana Kuznetsova Tennis Victoria Azarenka Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 03:15:33 +0000 5737055 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Tennis-Refreshed Kuznetsova back in the big time http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/update-1-tennis-refreshed-kuznetsova-back-the-big-time <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Kuznetsova beats Wozniacki</p> <p>* Refreshed after injury break (writes through with quotes)</p> <p>By Nick Mulvenney</p> <p>MELBOURNE, Jan 21 (Reuters) - Svetlana Kuznetsova, refreshed but unseeded and unheralded after being sidelined for half of 2012, announced her return to the big time in some style on Monday with a win over Caroline Wozniacki at the Australian Open.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/update-1-tennis-refreshed-kuznetsova-back-the-big-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Caroline Wozniacki Svetlana Kuznetsova Tennis Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 06:30:03 +0000 5737095 at http://www.globalpost.com WRAPUP 2-Tennis-Federer and Serena power into quarter-finals http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/tennis-azarenka-back-ruthless-best-chardy-wins-france <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Recasts, updates with Federer quotes)</p> <p>* Federer mauls Raonic</p> <p>* Serena sets up quarter-final with American teenager Stephens</p> <p>* Murray checks French charge</p> <p>By Ian Ransom</p> <p>MELBOURNE, Jan 21 (Reuters) - Roger Federer delivered a lesson to the next generation at the Australian Open, extending his record to a 35th consecutive grand slam quarter-final after Serena Williams set up a clash with her would-be successor.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/tennis-azarenka-back-ruthless-best-chardy-wins-france" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Caroline Wozniacki Entertainment Human Interest Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Juan Martín del Potro Roger Federer Svetlana Kuznetsova Tennis Victoria Azarenka Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 07:00:33 +0000 5737102 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Tennis-Australian Open women's singles quarterfinal results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/tennis-australian-open-womens-singles-quarterfinal-results <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 23 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Australian Open Women's Singles Quarterfinal matches on Wednesday 29-Sloane Stephens (U.S.) beat 3-Serena Williams (U.S.) 3-6 7-5 6-4 1-Victoria Azarenka (Belarus) beat Svetlana Kuznetsova (Russia) 7-5 6-1</p> Svetlana Kuznetsova Tennis Victoria Azarenka Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 02:30:04 +0000 5738123 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Tennis-Azarenka wears down Kuznetsova to make semis http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/tennis-azarenka-beats-stubborn-kuznetsova-make-semi-finals <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Ian Ransom</p> <p>MELBOURNE, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Defending champion Victoria Azarenka won a first-set war of attrition before crushing Svetlana Kuznetsova 7-5 6-1 to march into the semi-finals of the Australian Open on Wednesday.</p> <p>The world number one was pushed to the wall by the 27-year-old Russian, who played more like a two-time grand slam winner than her current world No. 75 ranking.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/tennis-azarenka-beats-stubborn-kuznetsova-make-semi-finals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Maria Sharapova Svetlana Kuznetsova Technology Tennis Victoria Azarenka Victoria Azarenka Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 02:30:20 +0000 5738124 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Russia counting on Sharapova, Kuznetsova in Fed Cup http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212/tennis-russia-counting-sharapova-kuznetsova-fed-cup <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Russia's Fed Cup captain Shamil Tarpishchev said Tuesday he is still hopeful that top players -- Maria Sharapova and Svetlana Kuznetsova -- will be available for April's Fed Cup semi-final against Slovakia.</p> <p>"I need to study the playing schedules of our girls before starting to plan the line-up for the match with Slovakia," Sport Express daily quoted Tarpishchev as saying.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212/tennis-russia-counting-sharapova-kuznetsova-fed-cup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Maria Sharapova Svetlana Kuznetsova Tennis AFP Tue, 12 Feb 2013 12:31:48 +0000 5753419 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Kuznetsova's treatment 'weird', says Williams http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130219/tennis-kuznetsovas-treatment-weird-says-williams <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Serena Williams sprang to the defence of a fellow former US Open champion whose exclusion from the main draw of the Dubai Open had surprised some people here this week.</p> <p>The world number one called it "weird" that Svetlana Kuznetsova, a winner of two Grand Slam titles, a former Dubai finalist, and someone she considers "a great player", has not been given a wild card into the main draw US $2,000,000 tournament.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130219/tennis-kuznetsovas-treatment-weird-says-williams" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Agnieszka Radwańska Human Interest Serena Williams Svetlana Kuznetsova Tennis AFP Tue, 19 Feb 2013 19:16:13 +0000 5760351 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 7-Tennis-Indian Wells women's singles round 1 results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130306/update-1-tennis-indian-wells-womens-singles-round-1-results <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>March 7 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Indian Wells Women's Singles Round 1 matches on Wednesday Christina Mchale (U.S.) beat Tsvetana Pironkova (Bulgaria) 6-3 6-4 Francesca Schiavone (Italy) beat Flavia Pennetta (Italy) 7-5 6-1 Lourdes Dominguez Lino (Spain) beat Grace Min (U.S.) 1-6 6-4 6-3 Maria Sanchez (U.S.) beat Olga Puchkova (Russia) 6-3 6-3 Lesia Tsurenko (Ukraine) beat Ayumi Morita (Japan) 6-1 6-2 Lara Arruabarrena Vecino (Spain) beat Sesil Karatantchev</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130306/update-1-tennis-indian-wells-womens-singles-round-1-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marina Erakovic Sesil Karatantcheva Simona Halep Svetlana Kuznetsova Tennis Tímea Babos Tsvetana Pironkova Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Mar 2013 01:00:36 +0000 5775594 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Kuznetsova makes a winning start at Indian Wells http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130306/tennis-kuznetsova-makes-winning-start-at-indian-wells <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Mark Lamport-Stokes</p> <p>INDIAN WELLS, California, March 6 (Reuters) - Svetlana Kuznetsova continued her encouraging resurgence from an injury-hampered 2012 campaign with a 6-3 6-1 demolition of Czech Andrea Hlavackova in the BNP Paribas Open first round on Wednesday.</p> <p>The Russian, whose world ranking has plummeted to 46th from a career-high second, swept past Hlavackova after converting all five of her break point chances at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130306/tennis-kuznetsova-makes-winning-start-at-indian-wells" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Indian Wells Masters Politics Svetlana Kuznetsova Tennis Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Mar 2013 04:15:15 +0000 5775699 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Schiavone books showdown with Sharapova http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130307/tennis-schiavone-books-showdown-sharapova <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Former French Open champion Francesca Schiavone defeated fellow Italian Flavia Pennetta 7-5, 6-1 on Wednesday to book a clash with second-seeded Maria Sharapova at the BNP Paribas Open.</p> <p>Schiavone, the 2010 Roland Garros winner, improved to 5-2 against Pennetta, who has only recently returned from wrist surgery.</p> <p>The all-Italian clash was among 16 first-round women's matches on the opening day of the combined ATP Masters and WTA hard court tournament, in which the 32 men's and 32 women's seeds enjoy first-round byes.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130307/tennis-schiavone-books-showdown-sharapova" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Agnieszka Radwańska Svetlana Kuznetsova Tennis AFP Thu, 07 Mar 2013 05:16:08 +0000 5775729 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Tennis-Sharapova, Radwanska advance at Indian Wells http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130308/update-1-tennis-sharapova-and-kuznetsova-win-at-indian-wells <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Sharapova crushes Schiavone in just over an hour</p> <p>* Russian Kuznetsova recovers from a 0-6 start</p> <p>* Third seed Radwanska also progresses (Updates with Radwanska win, more quotes)</p> <p>By Mark Lamport-Stokes</p> <p>INDIAN WELLS, California, March 8 (Reuters) - Former champion Maria Sharapova cruised into the third round of the BNP Paribas Open with a ruthless 6-2 6-1 demolition of Italy's Francesca Schiavone on Friday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130308/update-1-tennis-sharapova-and-kuznetsova-win-at-indian-wells" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Agnieszka Radwańska Maria Sharapova Maria Sharapova Svetlana Kuznetsova Tennis Thomson Reuters Sat, 09 Mar 2013 03:45:03 +0000 5777834 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Quick change gives Kuznetsova leg up http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130308/tennis-quick-change-gives-kuznetsova-leg <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Two-time Grand Slam champion Svetlana Kuznetsova's cold-weather wardrobe proved more trouble than the chilly temperatures on Friday at the Indian Wells ATP Masters and WTA tournament.</p> <p>The Russian had to bounce back from being blanked in the opening set to beat former World No. 1 Jelena Jankovic 0-6, 6-2, 7-5.</p> <p>"I tried to play in the long tight pants first set. I cannot," said Kuznetsova, who advanced to a third-round meeting with ninth-seeded Frenchwoman Marion Bartoli.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130308/tennis-quick-change-gives-kuznetsova-leg" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marion Bartoli Svetlana Kuznetsova Svetlana Kuznetsova Tennis AFP Sat, 09 Mar 2013 04:15:24 +0000 5777841 at http://www.globalpost.com