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2010-07-26 17:31:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Melanie Oudin, America's tennis sweetheart, will play in the 2010 Mercury Insurance Open Presented by Tri-City Medical Center, tournament officials announced today. The Sony Ericsson WTA Tour event is scheduled for July 31 - Aug.

2010-07-20 21:00:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Tournament officials announced today that Victoria Azarenka, (a-zuh-REN-Kuh) currently ranked No. 11 on the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour, has committed to play in the 2010 Mercury Insurance Open Presented by Tri-City Medical Center.

2009-09-18 23:21:32

Melinda Czink moved into the semifinals of the Bell Challenge Friday when top-seeded Nadia Petrova retired from their match after one set. Petrova, the defending champion, has been suffering from a viral infection and she said she felt too weak to play after dropping the first set in a tiebreak. That put Czink in the semifinals against Aleksandra Wozniak, who is two victories away from the first tournament title of her career. Wozniak coasted past Alla Kudrysvtseva in their quarterfinal...

2009-09-16 20:19:40

No. 1 seed and defending champion Nadia Petrova coasted into the quarterfinals of the Bell Challenge Wednesday with a 6-3, 6-2 win over Madison Brengle. Petrova, who was eliminated in the fourth round of the U.S.

2009-09-15 23:28:25

Top-seeded Nadia Petrova and third-seeded Aleksandra Wozniak won their first-round matches Tuesday at the women's Bell Challenge. Petrova, the defending champion, was an easy 6-2, 6-0 winner over Carly Gullickson in just 51 minutes.

2009-09-14 17:03:01

Fifth-seeded Hungarian Melinda Czink and American veteran Jill Craybas were among opening-round winners Monday at the women's Bell Challenge. Czink beat Australian Monique Adamczak 6-3, 7-6 (7-1) and the 35-year-old sixth-seeded Craybas beat fellow American Laura Granville 6-0, 6-1. This week's top seed is Russian Nadia Petrova, who defeated American Bethanie Mattek-Sands in last year's finale. Petrova will open defense of her title against American Carly Gullickson, who was a mixed doubles...

2009-09-14 17:03:01

Fifth-seeded Hungarian Melinda Czink and American veteran Jill Craybas were among opening-round winners Monday at the women's Bell Challenge. Czink beat Australian Monique Adamczak 6-3, 7-6 (7-1) and 35-year-old sixth-seeded Craybas beat fellow American Laura Granville 6-0, 6-1. This week's top seed is Russian Nadia Petrova, who defeated American Bethanie Mattek-Sands in last year's finale. Petrova will open defense of her title here against American Carly Gullickson, who was a mixed doubles...

2009-09-10 17:10:21

Venus and Serena Williams beat Russia's Alisa Kleybanova and Ekaterina Makarova 7-6 (7-4), 3-6, 6-2 Thursday in a women's U.S. Open doubles semifinal match. The victory made the American sister duo, the fourth seeds, U.S.

2009-09-10 17:10:21

Venus and Serena Williams beat Russia's Alisa Kleybanova and Ekaterina Makarova 7-6 (7-4), 3-6, 6-2 Thursday in a women's U.S. Open doubles semifinal match. The victory made the American sister duo, the fourth seeds, U.S.

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2009-09-07 17:26:31

Melanie Oudin, a 17-year-old American, beat another seeded Russian Monday to reach the women's U.S. Open quarterfinals. The 70th-ranked Oudin defeated Nadia Petrova 1-6, 7-6 (7-2), 6-3. Oudin, from Marietta, Ga., beat fourth-seeded former U.S.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.