Roddick, Zvonareva crash out of Wimbledon

Three-time runner-up Andy Roddick and women`s second seed Vera Zvonareva crashed out of Wimbledon on Friday as Maria Sharapova survived a gutsy challenge from British 17-year-old Laura Robson.

Zvonareva survives scare to beat Riske

Second seed Vera Zvonareva of Russia survived a major scare to beat Alison Riske 6-0 3-6 6-3 in the first round at Wimbledon Monday.

Tennis star Zvonareva ready to play her Wimbledon

Vera Zvonareva has come a long way from her tough Moscow childhood, and now hopes to win the 2011 Wimbledon women’s title after ending runner-up last year.

Tears and tantrums good for Zvonareva`s game

Vera Zvonareva was a shock finalist at Wimbledon last year but it would be no surprise if she repeated her feat.

Stosur stuns Zvonareva, Venus beaten

Australian Samantha Stosur will play an Eastbourne grasscourt semi-final for the second straight year after upsetting top seed Vera Zvonareva 4-6, 7-6 (7/4), 6-4 on Thursday at the pre-Wimbledon event.

Serena comeback ended by Zvonareva

Serena Williams hit the wall in her career comeback at Eastbourne after only one victory, with top seed Vera Zvonareva sending the American back to the practise courts.

Pavlyuchenkova beats Zvonareva at French Open

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova reaches the semi-final of the French Open.

Zvonareva wins as Russia march into Fed Cup final

Vera Zvonareva powered Russia into their first Fed Cup final in three years when she beat Roberta Vinci 6-4 6-2 in the first reverse singles to give the home team a 3-0 lead against defending champions Italy.

Zvonareva stuns number one Wozniacki to win Qatar title

World number three Vera Zvonareva swept past top ranked Caroline Wozniacki to win the Qatar Ladies Open.

Zvonareva into semis, Federer and Djokovic to clash

World number two Vera Zvonareva brushed off Petra Kvitova to reach the Oz Open semis.

Second seed Zvonareva sweeps into Oz Open quarter-finals

Zvonareva continued her quest for a first grand slam title with a commanding 6-4, 6-1 victory over unseeded Czech Iveta Benesova.

Dementieva retires, Zvonareva beats Clijsters

Elena Dementieva lost 6-4, 6-2 to Italy’s Francesca Schiavone at the WTA Championships on Friday before stunning the crowd by announcing her retirement from tennis.

Zvonareva sees off Azarenka in Doha

Vera Zvonareva beat Victoria Azarenka 7-6 6-4 on Wednesday to claim her second win of the WTA Championships and stay in the hunt for the year-end world number one ranking

Zvonareva torches tired Jankovic in Doha

Vera Zvonareva powered past a lethargic Jelena Jankovic in the opening game of the WTA Championships on Tuesday, keeping her hopes alive of grabbing the world number one spot from Caroline Wozniacki.

Zvonareva reaches Pan Pacific tennis quarters

Vera Zvonareva reached the quarter-finals for the first time in Tokyo when she whipped Roberta Vinci of Italy in the Pan Pacific Open women`s tennis tournament on Wednesday.

Favourite Clijsters prepares for Zvonareva’s best

If winning the US Open ever came down to a popularity contest, Kim Clijsters would be roared to victory every time. The Belgian mother charmed the New York crowds last year when she celebrated an unlikely victory by fooling around with her infant daughter Jada on the centre court. The former world number one knows, however, that sentiment plays no part in professional tennis and her Russian opponent is dangerous, despite never having won a major title.

Clijsters and Zvonareva through to US Open final

Kim Clijsters advanced to the US Open final after winning a titanic battle against Venus Williams.

Zvonareva keeps Russian flag flying at US Open

Vera Zvonareva beat Andrea Petkovic in straight sets at the US Open.

Zvonareva speeds into second round at US Open

Vera Zvonareva took less than an hour to book her place in the second round of the US Open with a resounding 6-2, 6-1 victory over Slovakian Zuzana Kucova on Tuesday.

Clijsters’ US Open defence clouded by hip injury

An injured Kim Clijsters hobbled to a 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 quarter-final loss to Vera Zvonareva at the Montreal Cup on Friday, casting doubt on the Belgian’s ability to defend her US Open crown.