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Tue, 09 Oct, 2012
Maria Sharapova marked her rise back to the summit of the women's game by beating Sara Errani 6-3 6-2 to clinch her first French Open title and complete her set of grand slam trophies.
Sat, 09 Jun, 2012
Monica Seles has announced her official retirement from professional tennis.
Fri, 15 Feb, 2008
Professional Footballers’ Association chief executive Gordon Taylor yesterday called on clubs and police to remain extra vigilant following the ugly scenes which marred the end of Chelsea’s FA Cup win at Spurs.
Wed, 21 Mar, 2007
RAFAEL NADAL of Spain successfully defended his men’s title at the French Open yesterday beating world number one Roger Federer of Switzerland 1-6, 6-1, 6-4, 7-6 (7/4) after three hours on the Philippe Chatrier court.
Mon, 12 Jun, 2006
Martina Navratilova has not ruled out the possibility of returning to play in the singles at Wimbledon this year.
Fri, 14 May, 2004
WORLD No.1 Lleyton Hewitt and girlfriend Kim Clijsters stayed on course for an Australian Open double after racing into the third round yesterday.
Fri, 17 Jan, 2003
Monica Seles outplayed Chanda Rubin to win the Hong Kong Ladies Challenge tennis tournament.
Sat, 04 Jan, 2003
ANNA KOURNIKOVA flew out of Dublin at 5am yesterday but that didn’t mean there weren’t many other attractions awaiting the fans at the Trilogy Challenge in the RDS.
Sat, 07 Dec, 2002
Kim Clijsters cruised into the semi-finals of the WTA Championships with a comfortable 6-2 6-1 victory over Justine Henin.
Sat, 09 Nov, 2002
Venus Williams underscored her US Open intentions with a convincing win, while compatriot Jennifer Capriati again had her dreams shattered in her home Grand Slam.
Thu, 05 Sep, 2002
JENNIFER CAPRIATI became the first of the big four Americans to fall at the US Open when she lost to Amelie Mauresmo on Wednesday.
The dominance of Venus and Serena Williams on women’s tennis was further enhanced as both won their matches at the US Open last night, albeit in contrasting styles.
Wed, 04 Sep, 2002
Martina Hingis will meet Monica Seles in the fourth round of the US Open, after the Swiss star beat Amanda Coetzer 6-3 6-4.
Sun, 01 Sep, 2002
Justine Henin finally got the better of Monica Seles at the fifth time of asking to book her place in the Wimbledon semi-finals.
Tue, 02 Jul, 2002
Nine-times Grand Slam champion Monica Seles remains on course for a first-ever Wimbledon crown but was taken all the way by unseeded Ai Sugiyama in a fiercely-contested third-round tie.
Sat, 29 Jun, 2002
Fourth seed Monica Seles, of America, has beaten Japan’s Ai Sugiyama 4-6 6-1 6-4 in the women’s third round match at Wimbledon.
Second seed Venus Williams stamped hard on the accelerator again today as she careered to another straight sets victory at the French Open, this time over sixth seed Monica Seles.
Tue, 04 Jun, 2002
Three-time champion Monica Seles became the first woman to reach the French Open quarter-finals today at Roland Garros as she disposed of Daniela Hantuchova.
Sun, 02 Jun, 2002
Second seed Venus Williams breezed through her second round match at the French Open this afternoon then declared herself satisfied with the work-out.
Wed, 29 May, 2002
World number six Monica Seles suffered a shock defeat in the Federation Cup but backed the United States' decision to drop Jennifer Capriati.
Sun, 28 Apr, 2002
Jennifer Capriati beat Monica Seles in three sets to reach the final of the Nasdaq-100 Open.
Fri, 29 Mar, 2002
Anna Kournikova survived a scare in the first round of the Open Gaz de France tournament in Paris.
Wed, 06 Feb, 2002
Top seed Martina Hingis partially atoned for her defeat in the Australian Open final by going one better at the Toray Pan Pacific tournament in Tokyo.
Sun, 03 Feb, 2002
Martina Hingis battled back from a set down to beat Monica Seles in the semi-finals of the Australian Open.
Thu, 24 Jan, 2002
Women’s singles quarter-finals:
Tue, 22 Jan, 2002
The opening match of the day at the Australian Open ended when Spaniard Anabel Medina Garrigues injured her knee in the seventh game against 10th seed Monica Seles.
Sun, 20 Jan, 2002
Monica Seles booked her place in the fourth round of Australian Open with a 6-4 6-4 victory over Italian Francesca Schiavone.
Fri, 18 Jan, 2002
Venus Williams counted her blessings and breathed a massive sigh of relief today as she squeezed through to the last 16 of the Australian Open in Melbourne.
Monica Seles is the latest player to miss Wimbledon through injury.
Mon, 18 Jun, 2001
Three-times champion Monica Seles has pulled out of the French Open.
Fri, 25 May, 2001
Australian Open winner Jennifer Capriati reached the semi-finals of the WTA US Indoor tournament in Oklahoma City with a 6-4 3-6 6-4 triumph over fellow American Lisa Raymond.
Sat, 24 Feb, 2001
Top seed Monica Seles continued the defence of her US Indoors title in Oklahoma with a 6-3 6-4 quarter-final triumph over fellow American Alexandra Stevenson.
Fri, 23 Feb, 2001
Jennifer Capriati reached her second successive Australian Open semi-final.
Tue, 23 Jan, 2001
Venus and Serena Williams suffered defeat for the first time in 18 months on their return to the court on which they won Olympic gold together just over three months ago.
Tue, 09 Jan, 2001
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