Ana Ivanović http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/25669/all en Tennis-Australian Open order of play - day one http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/tennis-australian-open-order-play-day-one <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>MELBOURNE, Jan 13 (Reuters) - Order of play on the main showcourts at the Australian Open on Monday (play starts at 0000 GMT on all courts, prefix denotes seeding): Rod Laver Arena Olga Puchkova (Russia) v 2-Maria Sharapova (Russia) Chang Kai-chen (Taiwan) v 9-Samantha Stosur (Australia) 1-Novak Djokovic (Serbia) v Paul-Henri Mathieu (France) From 0800 Lleyton Hewitt (Australia) v 8-Janko Tipsarevic (Serbia) 13-Ana Ivanovic (Serbia) v Melinda Czink (Hungary) - - - - Hisense Arena 25-Venus Williams (U.S.) v Galina Voskob</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/tennis-australian-open-order-play-day-one" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ana Ivanović Sport in Australia Tennis Thomson Reuters Sun, 13 Jan 2013 02:15:08 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733700 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Tennis-Radwanska stays hot despite cooling temperatures http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/tennis-cooling-temperatures-fail-slow-radwanskas-hot-form <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>* Pole to face Ana Ivanovic in fourth round</p> <p>* Cool temperatures no barrier in routine win over Watson (Adds details, quotes)</p> <p>By Greg Stutchbury</p> <p>MELBOURNE, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Agnieszka Radwanska smiled, laughed and then dismissed any notions of superstition after she advanced to the fourth round of the Australian Open on Friday.</p> <p>The 23-year-old Pole had earlier romped to a 6-3 6-1 victory over Britain's Heather Watson in the third round, notching her 12th successive victory in 2013.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/tennis-cooling-temperatures-fail-slow-radwanskas-hot-form" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Agnieszka Radwańska Ana Ivanović Ana Ivanovic Tennis Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 02:15:18 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735920 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Ivanovic ousts Jankovic in battle of thawed Serbs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/tennis-ivanovic-ousts-jankovic-battle-thawed-serbs <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 Simon Cambers</p> <p>MELBOURNE, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Ana Ivanovic beat fellow Serb and once fierce rival Jelena Jankovic 7-5 6-3 in a battle of former world number ones to reach the fourth round of the Australian Open on Friday.</p> <p>Three years ago or so, a clash between the two would have been in deep into the latter stages of a grand slam, rather than a third-round meeting.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/tennis-ivanovic-ousts-jankovic-battle-thawed-serbs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ana Ivanović Ana Ivanovic Jelena Janković Tennis Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 06:00:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735960 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Radwanska storms past Ivanovic to extend streak http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/tennis-radwanska-storms-past-ivanovic-extend-streak <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>MELBOURNE, Jan 20 (Reuters) - Agnieszka Radwanska continued her perfect start to the year, defeating former world number one Ana Ivanovic 6-2 6-4 to march into the quarter-finals of the Australian Open on Sunday.</p> <p>The 23-year-old made just four unforced errors to 34 for her Serbian opponent and saved five break points in the second set before sealing victory with her seventh ace after 70 minutes.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/tennis-radwanska-storms-past-ivanovic-extend-streak" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Agnieszka Radwańska Ana Ivanović Ana Ivanovic Tennis Thomson Reuters Sun, 20 Jan 2013 10:31:24 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736812 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Tennis-Radwanska storms past Ivanovic to extend streak http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/update-1-tennis-radwanska-storms-past-ivanovic-extend-streak <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>(Adds quotes, byline)</p> <p>By Ian Ransom</p> <p>MELBOURNE, Jan 20 (Reuters) - Agnieszka Radwanska continued her perfect start to the year with a clinical demolition of Ana Ivanovic to set up a rematch with Li Na in the quarter-finals after beating the Chinese in Sydney 10 days ago.</p> <p>Four of the top 10 women have already packed their bags at Melbourne Park while fourth seed Radwanska has not dropped a set in her 13 straight victories this year.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/update-1-tennis-radwanska-storms-past-ivanovic-extend-streak" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Agnieszka Radwańska Ana Ivanović Ana Ivanovic Human Interest Tennis Thomson Reuters Sun, 20 Jan 2013 11:45:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736826 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 10-Tennis-Pattaya Open women's singles results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/update-6-tennis-pattaya-open-womens-singles-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 31 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Pattaya Open Women's Singles matches on Thursday Round 2 Nina Bratchikova (Russia) beat 6-Daniela Hantuchova (Slovakia) 6-2 3-0 (Hantuchova retired) 7-Elena Vesnina (Russia) beat Mathilde Johansson (France) 6-2 3-6 6-1 Ayumi Morita (Japan) beat Kimiko Date-Krumm (Japan) 4-6 6-4 6-1 2-Maria Kirilenko (Russia) beat Luksika Kumkhum (Thailand) 5-7 6-2 6-2 4-Sorana Cirstea (Romania) beat Anastasia Rodionova (Australia) 6-0 7-6(3) 5-Sabine Lisi</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/update-6-tennis-pattaya-open-womens-singles-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ana Ivanović Marina Erakovic Sorana Cîrstea Tennis Thomson Reuters Thu, 31 Jan 2013 15:08:45 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5741749 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Morita pulls off double triumph in Pattaya http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/tennis-morita-pulls-double-triumph-pattaya <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>Japan's Ayumi Morita shrugged off a three-day battle with the rain to reach the Pattaya Open quarter-finals on Thursday, beating former world number one Ana Ivanovic and compatriot Kimiko Date-Krumm.</p> <p>Ivanovic and Morita began their first round clash late on Tuesday before torrential rain brought proceedings to a halt with the contest poised at one set all. </p> <p>When they finally resumed on Thursday after a Wednesday washout, the Japanese player romped to a 6-3, 5-7, 6-3 win.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/tennis-morita-pulls-double-triumph-pattaya" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ana Ivanović Kimiko Date-Krumm Tennis AFP Thu, 31 Jan 2013 23:45:32 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5742345 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 6-Tennis-Qatar Open women's singles round 1 results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130211/tennis-qatar-open-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>Feb 11 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Qatar Open Women's Singles Round 1 matches on Monday 13-Ana Ivanovic (Serbia) beat Tamira Paszek (Austria) 6-1 6-2 Simona Halep (Romania) beat Olga Govortsova (Belarus) 6-1 6-0 10-Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark) beat Mervana Jugic-Salkic (Bosnia and Herzegovina) 6-1 6-2 Caroline Garcia (France) beat Fatma Al Nabhani (Oman) 6-2 6-3 Daria Gavrilova (Russia) beat Anabel Medina Garrigues (Spain) 4-6 6-3 6-3 Anastasia Rodionova (A</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130211/tennis-qatar-open-womens-singles-round-1-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ana Ivanović Anastasia Rodionova Caroline Wozniacki Daria Gavrilova Mona Barthel Tennis Zheng Jie Thomson Reuters Mon, 11 Feb 2013 14:30:44 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5752710 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Qatar Open results - 3rd update http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130211/tennis-qatar-open-results-3rd-update <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>Results from the first day of the WTA Qatar Open here on Monday (x denotes seeding): </p> <p>1st rd</p> <p>Caroline Wozniacki (DEN x10) bt Mervana Jugic-Salkic (BIH) 6-1, 6-2</p> <p>Simona Halep (ROM) bt Olga Govortsova (BLR) 6-1, 6-0</p> <p>Ana Ivanovic (SRB x13) bt Tamira Paszek (AUT) 6-1, 6-2</p> <p>Mona Barthel (GER) bt Yulia Putintseva (KAZ) 6-4, 6-2</p> <p>Anastasia Rodionova (AUS) bt Zheng Jie (CHN) 6-2, 6-3</p> <p>Daria Gavrilova (RUS) bt Anabel Medina Garrigues (ESP) 4-6, 6-3, 6-3</p> <p>Caroline Garcia (FRA) bt Fatma Al Nabhani (OMA) 6-2, 6-3</p> <p>afp</p> Ana Ivanović Caroline Wozniacki Tennis AFP Mon, 11 Feb 2013 18:31:01 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5752950 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 5-Tennis-Qatar Open women's singles round 3 results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130214/update-1-tennis-qatar-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>Feb 14 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Qatar Open Women's Singles Round 3 matches on Thursday 3-Maria Sharapova (Russia) beat Klara Zakopalova (Czech Republic) 6-3 6-3 6-Sara Errani (Italy) beat Daniela Hantuchova (Slovakia) 7-5 5-7 6-2 8-Samantha Stosur (Australia) beat Svetlana Kuznetsova (Russia) 6-4 7-5 1-Victoria Azarenka (Belarus) beat Christina Mchale (U.S.) 6-0 6-0 10-Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark) beat Mona Barthel (Germany) 7-6(6) 6-3 4-Agnieszka Radwanska (Poland) beat 13-Ana Ivanovic (Serbia) 6-1 7-6(6)</p> Agnieszka Radwańska Ana Ivanović Caroline Wozniacki Maria Sharapova Tennis Victoria Azarenka Thomson Reuters Thu, 14 Feb 2013 14:45:20 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5755430 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Tennis-Ivanovic reaches Dubai second round, Stephens bows out http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130218/tennis-ivanovic-reaches-dubai-second-round-stephens-bows-out <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>(Adds later result)</p> <p>By Matt Smith</p> <p>DUBAI, Feb 19 (Reuters) - Former French Open champion Ana Ivanovic beat Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-3 7-6 in the first round of the Dubai tennis championships on Monday while U.S. teenager Sloane Stephens was eliminated in three sets to cap a miserable debut trip to the Gulf.</p> <p>Ivanovic's career has dipped since she won the French title in 2008, sinking from number one in the world rankings to 13th, and she was far from flawless on the floodlit Dubai court.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130218/tennis-ivanovic-reaches-dubai-second-round-stephens-bows-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ana Ivanović Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova Human Interest Sorana Cîrstea Tennis Thomson Reuters Mon, 18 Feb 2013 18:00:13 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5759197 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Tennis-Radwanska Dubai favourite as Williams pulls out http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130220/tennis-defending-champion-radwanska-dubai-quarter-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>(Updates after Williams pulls out, adds later matches)</p> <p>By Matt Smith</p> <p>DUBAI, Feb 20 (Reuters) - Titleholder Agnieszka Radwanska is favourite for the Dubai women's tennis championships after the Pole overcame Kazakh Yulia Putintseva in the second round and Serena Williams withdrew due to a back injury on Wednesday.</p> <p>Seven of the world's top 12 remain in the draw, but the tournament has been shorn of its two top names, with Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka pulling out on Tuesday because of a foot injury.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130220/tennis-defending-champion-radwanska-dubai-quarter-finals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Agnieszka Radwańska Ana Ivanović Human Interest Tennis Yulia Putintseva Thomson Reuters Wed, 20 Feb 2013 13:30:34 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5761053 at http://www.globalpost.com Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova to play exhibition in Bogota http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130304/russian-tennis-star-maria-sharapova-play-exhibition-bogota <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Bogota, Mar 4 (EFE).- World No. 3 Maria Sharapova of Russia will play an exhibition match in Colombia in December, organizers said.</p> <p>"It is true, Maria Sharapova will play in an exhibition match on Dec. 6 in Colombia, in Bogota. The deal was done in December of last year," Producciones Grand Slam spokesman Jaime Bernal told Efe.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130304/russian-tennis-star-maria-sharapova-play-exhibition-bogota" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ana Ivanović Maria Sharapova Tennis Agencia EFE Mon, 04 Mar 2013 15:00:15 +0000 Agencia EFE 5772816 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 5-Tennis-Indian Wells women's singles round 2 results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130309/tennis-indian-wells-womens-singles-round-2-results-0 <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 10 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Indian Wells Women's Singles Round 2 matches on Saturday Urszula Radwanska (Poland) beat 15-Sloane Stephens (U.S.) 6-3 6-4 8-Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark) beat Alize Cornet (France) 6-4 3-6 6-3 1-Victoria Azarenka (Belarus) beat Daniela Hantuchova (Slovakia) 6-4 6-1 24-Mona Barthel (Germany) beat Kiki Bertens (Netherlands) 6-1 6-4 29-Elena Vesnina (Russia) beat Kimiko Date-Krumm (Japan) 3-6 7-5 6-1 11-Ana Ivanovic (Serbia) beat Taylor Townsend (U.S.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130309/tennis-indian-wells-womens-singles-round-2-results-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ana Ivanović Kirsten Flipkens Lucie Šafářová Tennis Yanina Wickmayer Thomson Reuters Sun, 10 Mar 2013 02:15:40 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5778527 at http://www.globalpost.com Serbia's Ana Ivanovic to play in Monterrey Open http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130328/serbias-ana-ivanovic-play-monterrey-open <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Mexico City, Mar 28 (EFE).- Serbia's Ana Ivanovic, who is ranked 17th in the world, said she planned to play in the Monterrey Open, which will take place April 1-7 in northern Mexico.</p> <p>Belarusian Victoria Azarenka, the world No. 3, pulled out of the WTA event in the industrial city of Monterrey.</p> <p>The 25-year-old Ivanovic won the French Open in 2008 and is a former world No. 1.</p> <p>"I am excited to play in Monterrey. It will be my first visit to Mexico as a professional, although I visited Merida, in the Yucatan, and Mexico City many years ago," Ivanovic said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130328/serbias-ana-ivanovic-play-monterrey-open" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ana Ivanović Sorana Cîrstea Tennis Agencia EFE Thu, 28 Mar 2013 20:16:05 +0000 Agencia EFE 5796559 at http://www.globalpost.com