Feb 5, 2014
Russia readies its young talent
RUSSIA'S Federation Cup captain Anastasia Myskina has revealed the reason her line-up in Hobart is a one of baby-faced assassins -- the tennis superpower's plan is to blood its next generation of rulers.
Vesnina, Peng roll into Pattaya quarterfinals
The fifth-seeded Vesnina rolled to a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Thai wild card Nicha Lertpitaksinchai, while the eighth-seeded Peng cruised past Romanian qualifier Alexandra Dulgheru, 6-3, 6-4.
Tennis: Ekaterina Makarova dumps Vera Zvonareva in Thai tourney
The duo are close friends but there was no sign of that as Makarova cruised to a 6-0 6-2 victory in the second round to seal her place in the quarter-final.
Tennis: Zvonareva reaches second round of Pattaya Open
Two-time champion Vera Zvonareva was through to the second round of the Pattaya Open on Tuesday, claiming the first victory of her comeback following an 18-month absence from the game due to illness and injury.
Liscki struggles at Pattaya Open
Top seed Sabine Lisicki struggled to reach the second round of the Pattaya Open, taking two hours to overcome Croatia's Donna Vekic 7-5, 2-6, 6-4.