Halep and Beck Move into Budapest Quarters

  HUNGARIAN GRAND PRIX Budapest, Hungary July 8-14, 2013 $235,000/International Red Clay/Outdoors Results - Wednesday, July 10, 2013 Singles - Second Round (3) Simona Halep (ROU) d. (WC) Agnes Bukta (HUN) 61 61 (4) Annika Beck (GER) d. Lucie … [Read more...]

Dimitrov Rallies to Stop Volandri

  ATP World Tour 250 Båstad, Sweden  (+2 hours GMT) 8-14 July, 2013     Surface: Clay RESULTS - WEDNESDAY, 10 JULY, 2013 Singles - Second Round [3] J Monaco (ARG) d [Q] H Laaksonen (SUI) 64 62 A Ramos (ESP) d [4] T Robredo (ESP) 63 64 [5] G … [Read more...]

Troicki and Verdasco Gain Second Round in Bastad

ATP World Tour 250 Båstad, Sweden  (+2 hours GMT) 8-14 July, 2013     Surface: Clay RESULTS - TUESDAY, 9 JULY, 2013 Singles - First Round [6] V Troicki (SRB) d J Souza (BRA) 64 62 [8] F Verdasco (ESP) d [WC] A Vinciguerra (SWE) 64 76(3) T de Bakker … [Read more...]

Top Seeds Safarova and Cornet Ousted in Budapest

HUNGARIAN GRAND PRIX Budapest, Hungary July 8-14, 2013 $235,000/International Red Clay/Outdoors Results - Tuesday, July 9, 2013 Singles - First Round Valeria Solovyeva (RUS) d. (1) Lucie Safarova (CZE) 61 60 Andrea Hlavackova (CZE) d. (2) Alizé … [Read more...]

Fognini Advances in Stuttgart

  ATP World Tour 250 Stuttgart, Germany (+2 hours GMT) 8-14 July, 2013     Surface: Clay RESULTS - TUESDAY, 9 JULY, 2013 Singles - First Round [5] F Fognini (ITA) d [Q] A Ward (GBR) 63 76(5) [6] [WC] F Mayer (GER) d [Q] A Beck (GER) 64 36 … [Read more...]

Sharapova Defends Stuttgart Title with Victory Over Li Na

By Tumaini Carayol (April 28, 2013) STUTTGART - Maria Sharapova arrived in Stuttgart as merely the defeNding champion. One Porsche mega-deal later, the Russian had almost assumed home-crowd support as fans and staff alike cheered the Russian on … [Read more...]

Sharapova Survives Another Three-Set Match to Move into Stuttgart Final

By Tumaini Carayol (April 27, 2013) STUTTGART - In a world where the phrase "counterpuncher" has become maimed and warped beyond reason and measure, Angelique Kerber epitomizes the word in its simplest form. The difference between Kerber and the … [Read more...]

Sharapova and Ivanovic Turn Back the Clock in Stuttgart

  By Tumaini Carayol (April 26, 2013) STUTTGART - Six years ago, this battle was fought in the penultimate round of the greatest clay court event on the planet. As Ana Ivanovic dispatched forehand winner after stone cold forehand winner, the … [Read more...]

Kvitova Rallies Past Goerges in Stuttgart

By Tumaini Carayol (April 25, 2013) STUTTGART - Julia Goerges and Petra Kvitova put on a three-set exhibition of power in Stuttgart on Thursday at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix.   As expected, the battle between the two ball crushers was … [Read more...]

Sharapova Survives Safarova in Three Hour Battle in Stuttgart

By Tumaini Carayol   (April 25, 2013) STUTTGART - Wednesday afternoon, Maria Sharapova could be found in the Porsche Arena, practicing on court two. Pitted against a young male German junior, the French Open champion was in devastating … [Read more...]