2009 Moscow & Luxembourg WTA Singles Results     Francesca Schiavone & Timea Bacsinszky, Champions

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#70 Timea Bacsinszky
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#26 Francesca Schiavone
5'5˝" 141lb RH 1H-BH

    On Sunday in Moscow, Russia, in the final of the Kremlin Cup, last week's finalist in Osaka, 29-year-old 8th-seeded #26 (and former #11) Francesca Schiavone of Italy (residence: London, England), defeated 21-year-old unseeded #66 Olga Govortsova from Minsk, Belarus, 6-3, 6-0 (Francesca is shown holding the Kremlin Cup).

    Francesca's prize is $157,427; Olga's is $83,908.

    Francesca said: "At the start it was a fight. We had a big game, the sixth game of the first set, that lasted about 15 minutes. I won it to go up 4-2, then I won the first set. In the second set I was very solid. When I got to 4-0 in the second set I looked at the trophy and said to myself, 'I'm coming to get you!'" WTA story

    Olga said: "It's difficult to play with Francesca on this [hard court] surface. She practically made no mistakes. She made me run a lot in the first set and it had an impact on me later in the match...

    "Francesca played very well today. I was trying my best and in the first set there were a lot of long games, especially that sixth game, but she didn't miss much. It was the first time I've played here and I was happy to get to the final of such a big event. It'll give me confidence for next year." AP story

    Francesca now leads Olga 2-1 in career matches; both their prior meetings were this year. In January on a hard court in the 1st round at Brisbane, Olga defeated Francesca 7-5, 6-2. But in June, on a chlorophyll court in the quarterfinals at 's-Hertogenbosch, Francesca defeated Olga 6-1, 6-3.

    Francesca is now 2-10 in WTA singles finals (but has won two of her last four); she won her first title at Bad Gastein in 2007.

    Francesca, a 2009 Wimbledon quarterfinalist, has won 9 of her last 10 singles matches, and has a 38-26 match record this year. In less than two weeks, Francesca and Flavia Pennetta will be leading the Italian team against the USA in this year's Fed Cup final.

    Olga is now 0-2 in WTA singles finals; she reached the Memphis final last year. She has won 2 WTA doubles titles and 2 ITF singles titles. Olga has a 31-27 match record for the year.

    On Sunday in Luxembourg, in the final of the BNP Paribas Open, 20-year-old unseeded #70 Timea Bacsinszky from Lausanne, Switzerland, defeated this year's winner in Charleston, 20-year-old 6th-seeded #28 Sabine Lisicki from Berlin, Germany, 6-2, 7-5 (Timea is shown making friends with the very "arty" Luxembourg hardware).

    Timea's prize is $37,000; Sabine's is $19,000.

    Sabine and Timea had met only once before, on a hard court in February of this year in Fed Cup play, when Sabine won, 6-0, 6-4.

    Timea was playing in her first WTA singles final; she has won 6 ITF singles finals and 5 ITF doubles titles. Timea has a 31-18 match record in 2009.
    Sabine is now 1-2 in WTA singles finals; she won at Charleston thie year and reached the Tashkent final last year. Sabine is 30-17 in matches this season.

Moscow player's blog by Vera Zvonareva - Luxembourg player's blog by Sabine Lisicki

    (Oct 22, 2009) The Tennis Integrity Unit, formed last year by the assorted governing bodies of pro tennis, is reportedly investigating the Tuesday, Oct 20, 1st round match in Luxembourg between top-seeded #6 Caroline Wozniacki and #876 Anne Kremer. Caroline retired from the match while leading 7-5, 5-0 due to left hamstring strain.
    Caroline's coach and father, Piotr, told her at 3-0 in the 2nd set to retire before winning because her injury would prevent her from playing in the next round. Although Caroline was born and raised in Denmark, her parents are Polish, and Piotr's remarks to her were in Polish. Microphones picked up his statements to Caroline, and his remarks were heard by those watching the match in streaming video on the Internet. The result, apparently, was a large amount of money rapidly bet on Anne Kremer.

    On Danish radio on Thursday, Piotr said: "I went onto the court and said to her: 'Caro, it does not matter whether it's going to be 5-0, 4-1 or 3-2. You can not play the next round, so you shouldn't take the risk.' I'm very proud of Caroline, because she stopped the fight and gave her opponent a chance."
    In the Danish newspaper Ekstra Bladet, Caroline said: "So, people bet on my matches. Some win, others lose. I just know that I am clean. It is most important to me. And if anyone is in doubt about my injury, I can both produce scan from the hospital and a report from the tournament physiotherapist."

    There is little doubt that the incident was unintended by the Wozniackis. The real questions appear to be:
    1) Why was Caroline playing at all if she was injured going into the match? (particularly with the WTA Championships next week), and
    2) Why did Caroline not retire from the match earlier, at the point when her father made his remarks to her?

    The fact is that WTA and tournament officials put a lot of pressure on players, particularly "superstars," to play even if injured, and, if they must withdraw or retire, to do so as late as possible. It is likely that the Wozniackis were trying to be helpful to the tourney (and the WTA). Caroline, the top seed, might have withdrawn before the match, a tourney director's nightmare. Instead, she played and retired as late as possible (allowing a local player to advance to the next round), knowing the hamstring strain would have a week to heal before the Championships.
    Now, for trying to be helpful, they get a deluge of headlines associating their name with a gambling investigation. AP story

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Kremlin Cup,  Moscow, Russia

 
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    Moscow: The main draw for Moscow has 8 seeds, with no 1st-round byes. There are 4 qualifiers in the main draw. Qualifying (3 rounds) starts on Saturday, qualifying finals are on Monday.
 

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2009: On Sunday, October 18, those attending the players party at the Black Berry restaurant in Moscow included Muscovites Nadia Petrova and Vera Zvonareva, and Vera Dushevina (who hails from Khimki, in the 'burbs)... row 2: At the press All Access Hour on Monday, Vera Zvonareva enjoyed doing the top seed thing at her home tourney, while Nadia perhaps had somewhat less fun answering the nice questions from the friendly reporters... On Tuesday, Elena Vesnina (from Sochi, on the Black Sea) and Agnieszka Radwanska paid a visit to WTA EuroSponsor Whirlpool's booth...
Moscow, 1st Rd, Mon-Wed 11am
loser's prize: $6,872 US; points: 1
#7 s1 Vera Zvonareva RUS d #76 Ioana Raluca Olaru ROU 6-2, 6-2 Tue
#9 s2 Jelena Jankovic SRB d #50 Yaroslava Shvedova KAZ 6-4, 5-7, 6-1 Tue

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Jelena and Yaroslava driving forehands, and Jelena's backhand drive

*#59 Maria Kirilenko RUS d #10 s3 Agnieszka Radwanska POL 6-3, 6-3 Wed

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Maria serving, and Agnieszka and Maria driving backhand and forehand

    Maria held serve throughout the match, winning 83% of her 1st serve points, with 4 aces and only 2 double faults. match stats

*#46 Agnes Szavay HUN d #11 s4 Flavia Pennetta ITA 4-6, 3-0 retired—left knee injury Wed

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Agnes driving a forehand

#17 s5 Nadia Petrova RUS d #949 wc Yana Buchina RUS 6-2, 6-0 Mon

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Nadia driving a backhand

*#125 q Evgeniya Rodina RUS d #22 s6 Elena Vesnina RUS 6-1, 3-6, 6-2 Wed
*#33 Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez ESP d #25 s7 Dominika Cibulkova SVK 6-2, 6-2 Mon
#26 s8 Francesca Schiavone ITA d #130 q Nuria Llagostera Vives ESP 6(2)-7, 6-4, 6-3 Wed
#27 Alisa Kleybanova RUS d #45 Magdalena Rybarikova SVK 6-1, 6-2 Tue
*#123 q Tsvetana Pironkova BUL d #30 A Pavlyuchenkova RUS 6-3, 2-6, 6-4 Tue
#31 Aleksandra Wozniak CAN d #49 Sara Errani ITA 6-1, 0-0 retired—right shoulder injury Tue
#36 Alona Bondarenko UKR d #64 Anna Chakvetadze RUS 6-4, 6-3 Mon

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Anna showing slice to an impending backhand, and Alona about to swat a forehand

*#78 Monica Niculescu ROU d #39 Sorana Cirstea ROU 3-0 retired—right foot injury Tue
#41 Lucie Safarova CZE d #57 Ekaterina Makarova RUS 6-2, 6-2 Mon
#51 Vera Dushevina RUS d #95 q Galina Voskoboeva KAZ 3-6, 6-2, 6-1 Tue
#66 Olga Govortsova BLR d #124 wc Ksenia Pervak RUS 6-3, 4-6, 6-0 Mon

Moscow, 2nd Rd, Wed-Thu 11am WTA story
losers' prize: $12,786 US; points: 60
*#123 q Tsvetana Pironkova BUL d #7 s1 Vera Zvonareva RUS 6-0, 6-2 Thu

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Tsvetana following a forehand, Vera driving one, and Tsvetana following a backhand

    Tsvetana said: "Vera is a great player and the top seed for the tournament, so I'm very happy with the way I played and the score was a surprise for me. This is one of the last tournaments of the year, so I told myself just to go for it and enjoy it and see what happens. I guess it worked!"

    Vera has never been fully healthy since tearing ankle ligaments at Charleston in April.

    Vera said: "First of all, I have to give all the credit to Tsvetana today. She was moving well and hitting some great shots, and she made it really difficult for me. So, congratulations to her for playing a great match and reaching the quarterfinals.
    "It was a tough day today. I had problems with my knees in the match. They've been troubling me the last few months. Hopefully it's nothing major. I feel pain in them, but I think all of these problems—my foot, my knees—are because of the ankle injury from earlier in the season. I'm compensating, and all the practice and playing is making it worse. I'll do some tests, hopefully it'll be okay... I've been told I need to take six weeks off to let this heal, once and for all." Moscow player's blog by Vera Zvonareva

#9 s2 Jelena Jankovic SRB d #41 Lucie Safarova CZE 7-6(5), 6-3 Thu

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Jelena's forehand drive, and Lucie and Jelena driving backhands

    Vera Zvonareva's loss guaranteed Jelena the 8th and final place at next week's WTA Championships in Doha, Qatar (Vera and Agnieszka Radwanska will travel to Doha as an alternates, in case one of the other players becomes ill or injured).

    2008 Kremlin Cup champion Jelena said: "I was really happy when I heard that I’d made it to Doha... This tournament is very important to me. I came here to compete. I'm trying my best in every match and hope to win. I want to finish the year in the best possible way." AP story

*#36 Alona Bondarenko UKR d #17 s5 Nadia Petrova RUS 7-6(3), 6-3 Wed
#26 s8 Francesca Schiavone ITA d #78 Monica Niculescu ROU 6-2, 7-5 Thu
#27 Alisa Kleybanova RUS d #125 q Evgeniya Rodina RUS 6-1, 6-2 Thu
*#59 Maria Kirilenko RUS d #31 Aleksandra Wozniak CAN 6-4, 6-3 Thu

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Maria and Aleksandra driving forehand and backhand

    Maria said: ""I'm really happy about winning today and beating yet another strong player. I feel like my tennis is in the best shape right now, maybe even for the season. I love playing at home and hope to keep doing well this week."

*#66 Olga Govortsova BLR d #33 Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez ESP 6-1, 6-4 Wed
*#51 Vera Dushevina RUS d #46 Agnes Szavay HUN 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 Thu

Moscow, QFs, Fri 11am WTA story
losers' prize: $24,133 US; points: 120
*#27 Alisa Kleybanova RUS d #9 s2 Jelena Jankovic SRB 6-4, 6-3

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Alisa and Jelena driving forehands, and Alisa, the only Russki to reach the semis, after match point

    Alisa said: "My goal today was to play my game from the first point to the last, and I did that. I had to keep my level up throughout the match against Jelena, not just play a good first set then relax. I did that very well, and that's why I was able to win in straight sets today." WTA story

#26 s8 Francesca Schiavone ITA d #59 Maria Kirilenko RUS 6-3, 6-2

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Francesca volleying a backhand, and Maria driving one

#36 Alona Bondarenko UKR d #123 q Tsvetana Pironkova BUL 6-3, 6-3

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Galina Voskoboeva and Alona practiced serving at the Kremlin Cup Whirlpool booth

    Alona said: "For me, the Kremlin Cup is a tournament just like at home. I always wanted to make a good result here but it didn't work out. It's the last tournament of the year for me so I just want to show my best tennis."

    About her sister (and doubles partner) Kateryna achieving a higher ranking than her own for the first time in their careers, Alona said: "Usually there was a big gap, but now it's interesting for me to be ranked behind her and try to get ahead of her. But I'm happy she's playing so well."

*#66 Olga Govortsova BLR d #51 Vera Dushevina RUS 6-3, 6-0

Moscow, SFs, Sat 1pm WTA story
losers' prize: $44,911 US; points: 200
#26 s8 Francesca Schiavone ITA d #36 Alona Bondarenko UKR 6-4, 6-0

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Francesca serving, Alona and Francesca driving forehands, and Francesca after match point

    Francesca said: "My tennis wasn't perfect today but it was very good. I ran a lot and covered a lot of court. I was aggressive at the right times and took my chances. My game plan was to mix it up: use my slice backhand, play some high balls with my forehand, go crosscourt. It was also important to serve well." WTA story

*#66 Olga Govortsova BLR d #27 Alisa Kleybanova RUS 6-2, 6-1

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Olga serving, Alisa running down a forehand, Olga driving one, and after winning a point

    Olga said: "I won my first match in three sets and wasn't playing my best tennis. In the second round I beat a really good player, María José Martínez Sánchez, and since then I've been playing great. I'm starting to play really well just as the season is ending!"

Moscow, Final, Sun 1pm
loser's prize: $83,908 US; points: 320
winner's prize: $157,427 US; points: 470
#26 s8 Francesca Schiavone ITA d #66 Olga Govortsova BLR 6-3, 6-0

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Francesca serving, Olga and Francesca driving backhand and forehand, and Francesca after match point

Moscow, Doubles Final, Sat 5pm
losers' prize: $26,371 US
winners' prize: $49,546 US
cdr51 s3 Maria Kirilenko & Nadia Petrova d cdr311 Klara Zakopalova & Maria Kondratieva 6-2, 6-2

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Nadia (18th WTA doubles title) and Maria (6th WTA doubles title)


Moscow, Qual Finals, Mon Oct 19 11am
losers' prizes: q1 $1,055 1pt; q2 $1,966 8pts; q3 $3,676 12pts; qualifier 20 points
*#130 Nuria Llagostera Vives ESP d #89 Viktoriya Kutuzova UKR 6-1, 6-4
#95 Galina Voskoboeva KAZ d #109 Klara Zakopalova CZE 0-6, 7-6(5), 6-4
*#125 Evgeniya Rodina RUS d #103 Anastasia Rodionova RUS/AUS 6-1, 7-5
#123 Tsvetana Pironkova BUL d #151 Olga Savchuk UKR 6-3, 6-2


Moscow, Withdrawals
#8 Victoria Azarenka BLR right leg injury
#32 Gisela Dulko ARG left adductor strain

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Fortis Championships,  Luxembourg, Luxembourg

 
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    Luxembourg: The main draw for Luxembourg has 8 seeds, with no 1st-round byes. There are 4 qualifiers in the main draw. Qualifying (3 rounds) starts on Saturday, qualifying finals are on Monday.
 

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Fortis Championships venue address: CK Sport Center, 20 route de Bettembourg, L-1899 Kockelscheuer, LUX

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2009: On Monday, October 19, in Luxembourg, Sabine Lisicki signed autographs after her 1st round win...
On Wednesday, former # 1 Justine Henin, who is returning from retirement in January, gave a tennis clinic for teenage fans...
Luxembourg, 1st Rd, Mon 10am, Tue-Wed 11am
loser's prize: $1,725 US; points: 1
*#876 LL Anne Kremer LUX d #6 s1 Caroline Wozniacki DEN 5-7, 0-5 retired—left hamstring strain Tue
#18 s2 wc Kim Clijsters BEL d #559 sr61 Meghann Shaughnessy USA 6-2, 6-2 Tue

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Kim driving a forehand, and Meghann following one

#21 s3 Anabel Medina Garrigues ESP d #90 Arantxa Parra Santonja ESP 7-5, 6-2 Mon

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Anabel's backhand volley

#23 s4 Daniela Hantuchova SVK d #68 Tatjana Malek GER 6-1, 6-0 Wed

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Tatjana driving a forehand, and Daniela after match point

#24 s5 Yanina Wickmayer BEL d #53 Alexandra Dulgheru ROU 6-3, 7-6(4) Wed

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Yanina driving a forehand, and Alexandra following a backhand

#28 s6 Sabine Lisicki GER d #37 Iveta Benesova CZE 6-1, 6-4 Mon

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Sabine driving a forehand

    Sabine said: "I'm feeling really good now, but the last few months weren't like that at all! Before the US Open I injured my shoulder and there was a big question mark over whether I'd even play there, but four days before I was able to start practicing again so I was able to go. Unfortunately I twisted my ankle during my match there, and then I got food poisoning in China a few weeks ago too. But I'm a fighter and I never let those things break me down. Last week I was at home in Berlin, practicing hard, and I'm feeling strong coming into this week...
    I won my match against Iveta Benesova, 6-1, 6-4. I was very happy about how I was playing—very solid and consistent. I'm also very happy my ankle and shoulder are holding up. I played Iveta in Miami this year and she beat me, so I really wanted some revenge!" Luxembourg player's blog by Sabine Lisicki

*#58 Roberta Vinci ITA d #29 s7 Kateryna Bondarenko UKR 6-0, 6-2 Tue
#34 s8 Carla Suarez Navarro ESP d #243 wc Mandy Minella LUX 7-5, 5-7, 6-3 Mon

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Carla and Mandy driving forehands

#38 Shahar Peer ISR d #88 q Barbora Zahlavova Strycova CZE 6-1, 6-3 Tue

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Shahar and Barbora driving forehand and backhand

*#48 Alizé Cornet FRA d #43 LL Aravane Rezai FRA 6-0, 6-2 Tue

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Alizé and Aravane about to connect with forehand and backhand, and Alizé after match point

#47 Patty Schnyder SUI d #55 Petra Kvitova CZE 6-4, 6-1 Tue

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Patty running down a backhand

*#70 Timea Bacsinszky SUI d #62 Julie Coin FRA 6-4, 6-3 Tue
#63 Lucie Hradecka CZE d #202 q Catalina Castano COL 7-6(4), 6-2 Wed
*#239 sr Katarina Srebotnik SLO d #65 Anna-Lena Groenefeld GER 7-5, 6-3 Tue
*#85 q Kirsten Flipkens BEL d #67 Urszula Radwanska POL 6-4, 6-3 Tue

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Kirsten after match point

#72 wc Polona Hercog SLO d #100 q Maria Elena Camerin ITA 3-6, 7-5, 7-5 Tue

Luxembourg, 2nd Rd, Wed-Thu 1pm Thu WTA story
loser's prize: $2,950 US; points: 30
*#47 Patty Schnyder SUI d #18 s2 wc Kim Clijsters BEL 6-4, 3-6, 7-6(6) Thu
    The win raised former #7 Patty's record against Kim to 3-6. Apparently, strangely enough, no photographers for AP, Reuters, or AFP were present.

    Patty said: "I played a great match with some great defense. I was moving very well and moving the ball around the court well, too, which helped me make very few unforced errors. I am very pleased today."

    Kim said: "Patty played extremely smart today. It's tough to force errors on her and break through her game. I made more unforced errors and my first serve wasn't working the way I would have liked it to. I had my chances in the first set and I tried to fight through. It's disappointing when you're not playing your best."

*#85 q Kirsten Flipkens BEL d #21 s3 Anabel Medina Garrigues ESP 7-5, 6-3 Wed
#23 s4 Daniela Hantuchova SVK d #63 Lucie Hradecka CZE 7-5, 3-6, 6-2 Thu
#24 s5 Yanina Wickmayer BEL d #48 Alizé Cornet FRA 5-7, 7-6(6) Thu
#28 s6 Sabine Lisicki GER d #72 wc Polona Hercog SLO 7-6(1), 6-4 Wed

    Sabine said: "I beat Polona, 7-6(1), 6-4. She served well and I made a few mistakes too many but I played very well on the important points. I'm happy to be in my first quarterfinal in a while. After all those injuries I enjoy being on the court even more." Luxembourg player's blog by Sabine Lisicki

*#38 Shahar Peer ISR d #34 s8 Carla Suarez Navarro ESP 3-6, 6-3, 6-1 Thu
*#70 Timea Bacsinszky SUI d #58 Roberta Vinci ITA 6-2, 6-2 Wed
#239 sr Katarina Srebotnik SLO d #876 LL Anne Kremer LUX 2-6, 6-4, 6-0 Thu

Luxembourg, QFs, Fri 1pm
loser's prize: $5,340 US; points: 70
*#38 Shahar Peer ISR d #23 s4 Daniela Hantuchova SVK 6-2, 7-6(4)

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Shahar and Daniela about to swat forehands

#24 s5 Yanina Wickmayer BEL d #85 q Kirsten Flipkens BEL 7-6(1), 4-6, 6-1
#28 s6 Sabine Lisicki GER d #47 Patty Schnyder SUI 6-4, 6-2

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Sabine driving a forehand, Patty following one, and Sabine after match point

#70 Timea Bacsinszky SUI d #239 sr Katarina Srebotnik SLO 6(3)-7, 6-1, 6-4

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Timea's service toss

Luxembourg, SFs, Sat 2pm
loser's prize: $10,200 US; points: 130
*#70 Timea Bacsinszky SUI d #24 s5 Yanina Wickmayer BEL 3-6,6-2, 7-5

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Timea lining up a backhand, and after winning a point

#28 s6 Sabine Lisicki GER d #38 Shahar Peer ISR 6-3, 4-6, 7-6(5)

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Sabine about to swat a forehand, Shahar driving a backhand, Sabine launching a drop shot, and after winning a point

    Sabine said: "It was a battle against Shahar today. Being down in the third set and again in the tie-break, I had to play the important points well to pull it out. You never know what's going to happen in the third set so I'm really happy I won that one." Luxembourg player's blog by Sabine Lisicki

Luxembourg, Final, Sun 3pm
loser's prize: $19,000 US; points: 200
winner's prize: $37,000 US; points: 280
*#70 Timea Bacsinszky SUI d #28 s6 Sabine Lisicki GER 6-2, 7-5

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Timea and Sabine about to swat forehand and backhand, Timea driving a forehand, and after match point

Luxembourg, Doubles Final, Sun noon before singles
loser's prize: $5,750 US
winner's prize: $11,000 US
cdr73 s2 Barbora Zahlavova Strycova & Iveta Benesova d Vladimira Uhlirova & Renata Voracova 1-6, 6-0, (10-7)

Luxembourg, Qual Finals, Mon Oct 20 10am
losers' prizes: q1 $265 1pt; q2 $460 6pts; q3 $860 10pts; qualifier 16 points
*#88 Barbora Zahlavova Strycova CZE d #43 Aravane Rezai FRA 6-3, 4-6, 6-2
#85 Kirsten Flipkens BEL d #NR Yulia Putintseva RUS 6-3, 6-4
#100 Maria Elena Camerin ITA d #457 Laura Robson GBR 6-3, 6-4
#202 Catalina Castano COL d #876 Anne Kremer LUX 6-2, 6-3

Luxembourg, Withdrawals
#19 Virginie Razzano FRA left calf strain
#44 Melanie Oudin USA gastrointestinal illness
#71 Kristina Barrois GER upper respiratory illness

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Current WTA Results & Tennis News (tennis home page) - 2009 WTA Schedule with links & photos


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WTA PhotoRankings: the current top 20 Women's Tennis rankings with player photos, links, and bio info.

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