Elena Vesnina Beats Svetlana Kuznetsova to Win Indian Wells WTA Title

Elena Vesnina Beats Svetlana Kuznetsova to Win Indian Wells WTA Title

Playing in her first final at the elite Premier Mandatory level, World No.15 Elena Vesnina battled through a tense three hours and one minute to subdue eighth-ranked Svetlana Kuznetsova.

Serena Williams, Angelique Kerber to Meet in Wimbledon Final
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Serena Williams, Angelique Kerber to Meet in Wimbledon Final

Serena Williams had little trouble in getting past Elene Vesnina in their semi-final clash, while her elder sister Venus Williams was sent packing in straight sets by Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber

Serena Williams Powers to Wimbledon Final, One Win Away From Slam No.22
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Serena Williams Powers to Wimbledon Final, One Win Away From Slam No.22

Serena Williams needed just 48 minutes to overwhelm Elena Vesnina 6-2, 6-0 on Thursday in a semifinal that felt more like a training session.

Serena Williams Romps Into 10th Wimbledon Semi-Final
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Serena Williams Romps Into 10th Wimbledon Semi-Final

Serena Williams, who is bidding for a record-equalling Open era 22nd Grand Slam title, will face Russian World No. 50 Elena Vesnina in the Wimbledon semi-finals

Wimbledon: Serena Williams Not Ready To Suffer Novak Djokovic
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Wimbledon: Serena Williams Not Ready To Suffer Novak Djokovic's Fate

Wimbledon men's singles defending champion Novak Djokovic's third round exit against Sam Querrey surprised the tennis world.

French Open: Caroline Garcia-Kristina Mladenovic Clinch Women
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French Open: Caroline Garcia-Kristina Mladenovic Clinch Women's Doubles Title

Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic became the first French duo to win the French Open after 46 years as they defeated Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina to clinch the women's doubles title.

Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis
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Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis' Winning Streak Ends, Duo Promises to Come Back Stronger

Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis lost 2-6, 6-4, 10-5 to Russian pair Elena Vesnina and Daria Kasatkina in the quarterfinals of the Qatar Open, bringing an end to their 41-match unbeaten streak.

Karolina Pliskova Shines as Czech Republic Win Fourth Fed Cup in Five Years
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Karolina Pliskova Shines as Czech Republic Win Fourth Fed Cup in Five Years

Karolina Pliskova and Barbora Strycova beat Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and Elena Vesnina 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 at Prague's hardcourt O2 Arena to hand Czech Republic their fourth trophy in five years.

Ekaterina Makarova, Elena Vesnina Dash Martina Hingis
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Ekaterina Makarova, Elena Vesnina Dash Martina Hingis' US Open Title Dream

Martina Hingis, 33, was playing with Italy's Flavia Pennetta but despite a promising start to the women's doubles final they went down 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 to fourth seeds Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina.

US Open: Ekaterina Makarova Tunes up for Serena Williams Showdown With Doubles Win
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US Open: Ekaterina Makarova Tunes up for Serena Williams Showdown With Doubles Win

Russians Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina ended the surprising run of Japanese veteran Kimiko Date-Krumm and Czech partner Barbora Zahlavova Strycova 7-5, 6-3 and will take on Martina Hingis and Flavia Pennetta in the final.

Venus Williams withdraws from Hobart International
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Venus Williams withdraws from Hobart International

Venus said that she needs time to rest after playing the first tournament of 2014 in Auckland.

Australian Open: Sania Mirza to continue mixed doubles partnership with Horia Tecau
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Australian Open: Sania Mirza to continue mixed doubles partnership with Horia Tecau

Sania Mirza and Romanian Horia Tecau had joined forces this season for the Wimbledon championship, where they made quarter-finals and also played together at the US Open, making the third round.

Serena Williams beats Li Na in final to win fourth WTA Championships title
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Serena Williams beats Li Na in final to win fourth WTA Championships title

Williams collected her 11th title of the year and became the first player to defend the title since Justine Henin in 2007.

Jelena Jankovic questions Serena Williams
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Jelena Jankovic questions Serena Williams' sportsmanship

Serena Williams, who claims to be exhausted near the end of a long season, reacted with fretful worrying, and sometimes distracting behaviour while struggling to a 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 two-hour win over Jelena Jankovic.

WTA Championships: Tearful Serena Williams sets up Li Na final clash
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WTA Championships: Tearful Serena Williams sets up Li Na final clash

The world No.1 overcame physical difficulties, emotional distress as well as a stubborn opponent in Jelena Jankovic before reaching the final of the WTA Championships with a 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 win.

Li Na beats Victoria Azarenka to enter WTA Championships semifinals
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Li Na beats Victoria Azarenka to enter WTA Championships semifinals

The fourth-seeded Li Na will play 2011 champion Petra Kvitova, who came from behind to beat Angelique Kerber 6-7 (3), 6-2, 6-3.

Serena Williams sweeps into WTA Championships semifinals
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Serena Williams sweeps into WTA Championships semifinals

Serena Williams was relentlessly focussed against 2011 winner Petra Kvitova, hitting 27 winners and 11 immaculately delivered aces.

Li Na closes in on WTA Championships semi-finals after win over Jelena Jankovic
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Li Na closes in on WTA Championships semi-finals after win over Jelena Jankovic

Li Na is already the first Chinese singles player to have won a Grand Slam title and to have reached the world's top five.

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