Nadia Petrova withdraws from Australian Open after mother`s death

Russian tennis star Nadia Petrova has reportedly pulled out of the upcoming Australian Open in January after her mother died in a car accident.

Puig upsets Petrova at French Open

World No.11 Nadia Petrova failed to clear the first-round hurdle at the French Open, suffering a three-set defeat to Puerto Rico’s Monica Puig.

Sania combines with Bethanie to win Dubai tennis title

India`s Sania Mirza today clinched her second doubles title of the season after she combined with partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands to defeat Nadia Petrova and Katarina Srebotnik in the title clash of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, here.

Australian Open: Bhupathi-Petrova in quarters, Paes-Vesnina stunned

India`s Mahesh Bhupathi and Nadia Petrova of Russia defeated Katarina Srebotnik and Nenad Zimonjic to enter the mixed doubles quarterfinals at the Australian Open here Tuesday while last year`s runners-up Leander Paes and Elena Vesnina suffered a shock loss in the second round

Australian Open 2013: Bhupathi-Petrova in quarter-finals

Mahesh Bhuptahi and Nadia Petrova overcame stiff resistance from Katarina Srebotnik and Nenad Zimonjic to enter the mixed doubles quarterfinals of the Australian Open.

Bhupathi-Nadia in 2nd round of mixed doubles

Mahesh Bhupathi joined three more compatriots in the mixed doubles second round of the Australian Open after scoring a straight-set win with partner Nadia Petrova, here on Sunday.

42-year-old becomes oldest woman to win Oz Open match

Japan’s 42-year-old Kimiko Date-Krumm has become the oldest woman to win a main draw match at the Australian Open after beating Russian Nadia Petrova 6-2 6-0 in just over an hour, in a big win for experience over youth.

Nadia Petrova wins WTA Tournament of Champions

Nadia Petrova of Russia won the women`s tennis Qatar Airways Tournament of Champions beating former World No.1 Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark 6-2, 6-1.

Kirilenko, Petrova win WTA Championships

Russian women`s tennis pair of Maria Kirilenko and Nadia Petrova won the WTA Championships after beating Czech duo Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka in the final.

Kirilenko-Petrova reach Moscow final, make Tour finals

Maria Kirilenko and Nadia Petrova booked the last doubles place at next week`s WTA Championships after reaching the final of the Kremlin Cup here.

Petrova returns to WTA top 20

Former world No.3 Nadia Petrova has returned to the top 20 in the latest WTA rankings published Sunday.

Ivanovic sees off Petrova to reach Bali final

The Serbian won 6-1, 7-5 and will face either Sabine Lisicki of Germany or Spain`s Anabel Medina Garrigues in the final on Sunday.

Stosur edges Petrova in 38-game marathon at Open

Samantha Stosur edged Nadia Petrova to reach the fourth round of the US Open in a match that took 3 hours, 16 minutes - the longest women`s match in the tournament`s history.

Azarenka through to Wimbledon quarter-finals

Victoria Azarenka of Belarus advanced to the Wimbledon quarter-finals downing Russia`s Nadia Petrova in straight sets.

Azarenka through to Wimbledon quarter-finals

Victoria Azarenka of Belarus advanced to the Wimbledon quarter-finals downing Russia`s Nadia Petrova in straight sets.

Dementieva beats struggling Petrova to reach last four

Elena Dementieva recovered from a sticky start to beat fellow Russian Nadia Petrova and reach the semi-finals of the French Open on Tuesday.

Dementieva beats struggling Petrova to reach last four

Elena Dementieva recovered from a sticky start to beat fellow Russian Nadia Petrova and reach the semi-finals of the French Open on Tuesday.

Oudin ready to cut down another Russian

American teenager Melanie Oudin will be looking to mow down a fourth Russian at this year`s US Open when she takes on 13th seed Nadia Petrova for a place in the quarter-finals.

Sharapova topples 10th seed Petrova to open Toronto Cup

Russian Maria Sharapova signalled she might be close to a return to top form by dismissing 10th seeded Nadia Petrova 6-3, 6-4 in the first round of the Toronto Cup.

Sharapova topples 10th seed Petrova to open Toronto Cup

Russian Maria Sharapova signalled she might be close to a return to top form by dismissing 10th seeded Nadia Petrova 6-3, 6-4 in the first round of the Toronto Cup.