Karolina Pliskova beats Varvara Lepchenko to Win Korea Open
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Karolina Pliskova beats Varvara Lepchenko to Win Korea Open

Karolina Pliskova stormed out to a 4-0 lead in the third set at Olympic Park Tennis Center and held on for the second WTA title of her career in a match that lasted 2 hours, 11 minutes.

Top seed Agnieszka Radwanska reaches Stanford semis
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Top seed Agnieszka Radwanska reaches Stanford semis

Radwanska, ranked fourth in the world and seeking her third title of 2013 after triumphs in Auckland and Sydney, had to battle to subdue her 40th-ranked opponent in two hours and 14 minutes.

Varvara Lepchenko beats Roberta Vinci to tie Fed Cup
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Varvara Lepchenko beats Roberta Vinci to tie Fed Cup

American Varvara Lepchenko won in her Fed Cup singles debut to lift the U.S. team to a 1-1 tie against Italy on Saturday, after Sara Errani beat Jamie Hampton 6-2, 6-1.

Serena Williams cruises into second round at Brisbane
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Serena Williams cruises into second round at Brisbane

Serena looked in great touch against Lepchenko, who was never able to trouble Williams after squandering five break points in the opening game.

Serena Williams plays fellow American at Brisbane
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Serena Williams plays fellow American at Brisbane

Saturday's draw pitted Stosur, who said she had left ankle surgery three weeks ago to remove a bone spur, against Sweden's Sofia Arvidsson in the opening round.

Samantha Stosur, David Ferrer move on at US Open
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Samantha Stosur, David Ferrer move on at US Open

Defending US Open champion Samantha Stosur of Australia and Spanish fourth seed David Ferrer advanced at the US Open with straight-set victories on Friday.

Lepchenko posts straight-set win over Scheepers
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Lepchenko posts straight-set win over Scheepers

Varvara Lepchenko posted a 6-4, 6-2 win over No. 8 seed Chanelle Scheepers of South Africa in the second round of the Mercury Insurance Open on Wednesday.

Wimbledon 2012: Petra Kvitova takes express route into last 16
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Wimbledon 2012: Petra Kvitova takes express route into last 16

Defending champion Petra Kvitova wasted little time moving into Wimbledon fourth round as the Czech took just 53 minutes to crush America's Varvara Lepchenko 6-1, 6-0 on Saturday.

Lepchenko loses but gains likely spot at Olympics
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Lepchenko loses but gains likely spot at Olympics

On the day Varvara Lepchenko became the last American singles player to exit the French Open, she also learned she's in line to become one of the few Americans to wear the red, white and blue at the Olympics.

Defending champion Li Na crashes out of French Open
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Defending champion Li Na crashes out of French Open

Defending champion Li Na of China crashed out of the French Open on Monday, losing a fourth round tie 3-6, 6-2, 6-0 to unseeded Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan.

Ex-champ Schiavone loses to Lepchenko at French Open
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Ex-champ Schiavone loses to Lepchenko at French Open

Unseeded Varvara Lepchenko of the United States beat 2010 French Open champion Francesca Schiavone of Italy 3-6, 6-3, 8-6 in the third round at Roland Garros on Saturday.

Sloane Stephens reaches 4th round at French Open
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Sloane Stephens reaches 4th round at French Open

American teen Sloane Stephens advanced to the fourth round at the French Open by beating Mathilde Johansson of France 6-3, 6-2 on Friday.

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