Svetlana Kuznetsova

Serena Williams, Svetlana Kuznetsova uncertain of playing Australian Open

Serena Williams, Svetlana Kuznetsova uncertain of playing Australian Open

Serena was around two months pregnant when she captured her 23rd grand slam singles title in Melbourne earlier this year and was hoping to defend her crown next January. 

Nov 29, 2017, 13:48 PM IST
Wimbledon 2017: Garbine Muguruza beats Svetlana Kuznetsova to power into semis

Wimbledon 2017: Garbine Muguruza beats Svetlana Kuznetsova to power into semis

Muguruza, seeded 14th, saved a tricky break point on her second service game - the only one she faced all match - but roared back to break to love en route to taking the first set.

Jul 11, 2017, 20:55 PM IST
Madrid Open: Eugenie Bouchard out with crushing 6-4 6-0 defeat to Svetlana Kuznetsova

Madrid Open: Eugenie Bouchard out with crushing 6-4 6-0 defeat to Svetlana Kuznetsova

Kuznetsova will face Kristina Mladenovic of France in the last four on Friday, with Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia meeting Romanian third seed Simona Halep in the other semi-final.

May 12, 2017, 08:37 AM IST
Miami Open, 3rd Round: Angelique Kerber, Venus Williams progress; Madison Keys knocked out

Miami Open, 3rd Round: Angelique Kerber, Venus Williams progress; Madison Keys knocked out

Keys fell to 72nd-ranked Spaniard Lara Arruabarrena 7-5 7-5. She was playing her second tournament since returning from wrist surgery.

Mar 27, 2017, 09:11 AM IST
Indian Wells: Elena Vesnina beats fellow Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova to win title

Indian Wells: Elena Vesnina beats fellow Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova to win title

For Kuznetsova, it was a third disappointment in as many finals at Indian Wells, this one coming a decade after she fell in back to back finals in 2007 and 2008.

Mar 20, 2017, 10:33 AM IST
Australian open 2017: Venus Williams beats Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, enters first semi-final in 14 years

Australian open 2017: Venus Williams beats Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, enters first semi-final in 14 years

Venus also became oldest woman to reach a Grand Slam semi since a 37-year-old Martina Navratilova at Wimbledon in 1994.

Jan 24, 2017, 08:45 AM IST
Australia Open: Roger Federer, Angelique Kerber in the spotlight on day one in Melbourne

Australia Open: Roger Federer, Angelique Kerber in the spotlight on day one in Melbourne

Seeded 17th after six months away from the sport nursing a knee injury, Federer`s first round match against Austrian qualifier Melzer.

Jan 16, 2017, 00:20 AM IST
Svetlana Kuznetsova cuts her hair during Live match — WATCH

Svetlana Kuznetsova cuts her hair during Live match — WATCH

She's not the first player to do an impromptu hair cut during the course of a match, but on Monday Svetlana Kuznetsova became an Internet sensation thanks to her barber routine in the WTA Finals opener at Singapore.

Oct 25, 2016, 20:27 PM IST
Agnieszka Radwanska closes in on WTA Final spot

Agnieszka Radwanska closes in on WTA Final spot

The Pole needs to reach the quarter finals in Beijing to guarantee her sixth consecutive appearance at the eight-player WTA Final in Singapore.

Oct 02, 2016, 18:46 PM IST
2016 Rio Olympics: Russia name squad despite ban threat

2016 Rio Olympics: Russia name squad despite ban threat

Russia approved a 387-strong team -- including star names like pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva, hurdler Sergei Shubenkov and tennis player Svetlana Kuznetsova.

Jul 20, 2016, 21:11 PM IST
French Open 2016, Day 8: Muguruza, Rogers, Murray, Wawrinka into quarters​

French Open 2016, Day 8: Muguruza, Rogers, Murray, Wawrinka into quarters​

Results and reports from day 8 at Roland Garros.

May 29, 2016, 19:54 PM IST
French Open 2016, Day 6: Rafael Nadal pulls out, Andy Murray and Kei Nishikori enter last 16​

French Open 2016, Day 6: Rafael Nadal pulls out, Andy Murray and Kei Nishikori enter last 16​

Nadal, 29, stunned Roland Garros by calling a news conference at just 10 minutes notice to announce he was pulling out.

May 27, 2016, 17:35 PM IST
Defiant Russia name dope-tainted Maria Sharapova in 2016 Rio Olympics tennis squad

Defiant Russia name dope-tainted Maria Sharapova in 2016 Rio Olympics tennis squad

The former world number one was suspended from competitions as of March 12 after testing positive for banned substance Meldonium.

May 26, 2016, 17:29 PM IST
Serena Williams, Andy Murray sent packing in Miami Open shockers

Serena Williams, Andy Murray sent packing in Miami Open shockers

Russian 15th seed Svetlana Kuznetsova stunned 21-time Grand Slam champion Williams 6-7 (3/7), 6-1, 6-2 while British world number two Murray dropped a third-round match to Bulgarian 26th seed Grigor Dimitrov 6-7 (1/7), 6-4, 6-3.

Mar 29, 2016, 04:58 AM IST
Svetlana Kuznetsova ends Serena Williams' bid for ninth Miami title ends

Svetlana Kuznetsova ends Serena Williams' bid for ninth Miami title ends

Serena Williams` bid for a ninth Miami Open title came to shock end when the world number one was beaten 6-7(3) 6-1 6-2 in the fourth round by 15th-seeded Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova on Monday.

Mar 29, 2016, 02:23 AM IST
Singapore Slammers to meet Indian Aces in IPTL Final

Singapore Slammers to meet Indian Aces in IPTL Final

While Aces were already in the final, the Singapore Slammers' victory ensured the second spot for them and a ticket for the summit clash.

Dec 19, 2015, 21:35 PM IST

Petkovic, Stosur, Kuznetsova out of Wuhan Open 1st round

Andrea Petkovic, seeded 13th, became the first seed to bow out of Wuhan Open first round on Sunday as the German lost to Britain`s qualifier Johanna Konta 6-3, 7-5.

Sep 28, 2015, 07:00 AM IST
Wozniacki into Eastbourne last-eight, Bouchard injured

Wozniacki into Eastbourne last-eight, Bouchard injured

Caroline Wozniacki reached the quarter-finals of the Eastbourne International on Wednesday with a 6-7 (3/7), 6-3, 6-1 win over fellow former champion Svetlana Kuznetsova.

Jun 25, 2015, 01:45 AM IST
Kristina Mladenovic causes another grass-court upset

Kristina Mladenovic causes another grass-court upset

Kristina Mladenovic, the cosmopolitan Frenchwoman with two Grand Slam doubles titles and a liking for grass, produced her second successive upset at the Wimbledon warm-up tournament in Birmingham on Thursday.

Jun 18, 2015, 21:36 PM IST
Svetlana Kuznetsova returns to Top 20

Svetlana Kuznetsova returns to Top 20

Russia`s two-time Grand Slam winner Svetlana Kuznetsova has returned to the WTA Top 20 on Monday after her run to the final of the Madrid Open at the weekend.

May 11, 2015, 16:32 PM IST