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3 hrs ago | Croydon Guardian

Croatia's Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, pictured, defeated Venus Williams in Quebec City

Mirjana Lucic-Baroni won her first WTA title in more than 16 years as she stunned top seed Venus Williams to claim a straight-sets victory in the final of the Coupe Banque Nationale in Quebec City on Sunday. The 32-year-old Croatian saw off the challenge of the American former world number one 6-4 6-3 to claim the title, while also setting the record for the biggest gap between WTA titles since the one she won in Bol in 1998 - 16 years and four months previously.

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3 hrs ago | Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

Croatia's Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, pictured, defeated Venus Williams in Quebec City

Mirjana Lucic-Baroni won her first WTA title in more than 16 years as she stunned top seed Venus Williams to claim a straight-sets victory in the final of the Coupe Banque Nationale in Quebec City on Sunday. The 32-year-old Croatian saw off the challenge of the American former world number one 6-4 6-3 to claim the title, while also setting the record for the biggest gap between WTA titles since the one she won in Bol in 1998 - 16 years and four months previously.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Suria

Lucic-Baroni makes first WTA final since 1998

Croatia's Mirjana Lucic-Baroni advanced to her first WTA final since 1998 by defeating German fifth seed Julia Goerges 6-4, 5-7, 6-2 Saturday at the Quebec City tournament. Mirjana Lucic-Baroni of Croatia returns a shot during a match on August 31, 2014 in New York - by Timothy A. Clary The 32-year-old former teen star won her only two WTA titles on home soil at the 1997 and 1998 Croatian Opens, beating American Corina Morariu in each final.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Tennis Players, Mirjana Lucic, Julia Goerges, Corina Morariu, Wimbledon

Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Williams advances at Coupe Banque Nationale with win over Olga Savchuk

Top seed Venus Williams cruised to the quarter-finals of the Coupe Banque Nationale tennis tournament on Thursday with a 6-1, 6-2 victory over qualifier Olga Savchuk. Also, Andrea Hlavackova advanced to the quarter-finals with a 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 upset over second seed Ajla Tomljanovic.

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Newkerala.com

Has Serena William's partying led to 'icy rift' with sister Venus?

World number one Serena Williams' partying has reportedly caused an icy rift between her and her sister Venus Williams, according to rumours from tennis insiders. The American tennis champs have not been seen together off the court in recent weeks, and many wonder if Serena's late nights out and disappointing doubles performances have annoyed the more low-key Venus.

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Tennis Articles

Serena Williams Declares She Has No Boyfriend, She's Single

Following her 6th US Open title, Serena Williams was twitter 24 hours later on Monday evening to declare that she's single! Some people will always choose a terrible choice even though they have a rainbow in front of them. But now that rainbow is gone The motivation and the true message behind these tweets are unknown.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

The China Post

Top-seeded Venus Williams wins at the Quebec City WTA opener

U.S. top-seed Venus Williams advanced to the second round of the WTA tournament at Quebec City on Tuesday with a 7-5, 6-3 triumph over Canada's Francoise Abanda. The 19th-ranked American, coming off a third-round exit at the U.S. Open, connected on only 59 percent of her first serves but won three-quarters of those points, including five aces, on the way to dispatching her 17-year-old rival in 85 minutes.

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Suria

Top-seeded Venus wins Quebec City WTA...

US top seed Venus Williams advanced to the second round of the WTA tournament at Quebec City with a 7-5, 6-3 triumph over Canada's Francoise Abanda. Venus Williams during her US Open match against Sara Errani in New York on August 29, 2014 - by Timothy A. Clary The 19th-ranked American, coming off a third-round exit at the US Open, connected on only 59 percent of her first serves but won three-quarters of those points, including five aces, on the way to dispatching her 17-year-old rival in 85 minutes.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Star Tribune

Wozniacki easily beats Errani to reach US Open SF

Caroline Wozniacki moved into her first Grand Slam semifinal in three years by overwhelming 13th-seeded Sara Errani of Italy 6-0, 6-1 Tuesday night in a wind-whipped match.

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OregonLive.com

Goodbye Serena and Venus Williams, hello ... Martina Hingis? U.S. Open doubles gets exhilarating plot twist

Twenty-five years ago, when Stefan Edberg was asked about a tough loss he'd just suffered at Wimbledon, he shrugged and remarked , "Well, there's still the doubles."

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The Globe and Mail

Images from Tuesday's play at the U.S. Open

Spectators try to stay cool with fans and umbrellas while waiting for play to start at the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Tuesday, Sept.

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NOLA.com

U.S. Open postcard: Getting Serena Williams ready for doubles

Serena defeated Kaia Kanepi 6-3, 6-3, in her Round-4 singles match on Sunday at center court.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Newsday

Bryan twins are carrying the flag for American men's doubles

Doubles partners Bob Bryan, left, and Mike Bryan chest-bump to celebrate their victory against Jared Donaldson and Michael Russell during the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in New York.

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Tennis Now

Learning from the Losers: US Open Edition

At the most basic level, losing stinks. One day you may be able to look back and realize that a loss, personally or professionally, was a catalyst for necessary change.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Williams sisters move to US Open doubles quarters

Venus Williams and Serena Williams slap hands between points against Garbine Muguruza and Carla Suarez Navarro, of Spain, during a doubles match at the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in New York.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

BleacherReport

Ranking the 10 Most Memorable Moments in US Open History

The first-round upset achieved by CiCi Bellis, a 15-year-old American, provided a magic moment in this year's U.S. Open.

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The Miami Herald

No. 1 US Open women's doubles duo out in 2nd round

Sara Errani, of Italy, returns a shot against Venus Williams, of the United States, during the third round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in New York.

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The Telegraph

Halep sent packing

New York: Second seed Simona Halep crashed out of the US Open on Friday, when she lost her third-round match to unseeded Mirjana Lucic-Baroni of Croatia.

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TheCourier.com

Sat. Aug 30th, 2014

Attendees, many in costumes, ride an escalator Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at the Penny Arcade Expo, a fan-centric celebration of gaming in Seattle.

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BleacherReport

US Open Tennis 2014 Bracket: Latest Draw Info and Day 5 Matches to Watch

Most of the marquee names are still standing as the 2014 US Open nears its first weekend.

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