News WrapGet Handpicked Stories from our editors directly to your mailbox

Lucie Safarova

Aegon Classic: Petra Kvitova reaches her first grass final since Wimbledon 2014

It is only Kvitova`s second tournament since the seven-month hole which was torn from her career, and this was only her sixth match, yet she has reached her first grass court final since her 2014 Wimbledon triumph.

Jun 24, 2017, 19:01 PM IST

French Open 2017: Bethanie Mattek-Sands-Lucie Safarova win women's doubles title

Top seeds Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova clinched the women`s doubles title in the French Open tennis championships here on Sunday.

Jun 12, 2017, 00:30 AM IST

Miami Open: Karolina Pliskova, Caroline Wozniacki book semi-final showdown

Wednesday`s quarter-finals see third-seed Simona Halep of Romania take on Britain`s Johanna Konta while world number one Angelique Kerber faces local favorite and seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams.

Mar 29, 2017, 10:23 AM IST

India Wells Open: Venus Williams beats Jelena Jankovic in a close match

Williams next faces Czech Lucie Safarova, a 4-6, 6-4, 6-1 winner over American Coco Vandeweghe

Mar 12, 2017, 20:14 PM IST

2017 Australian Open: Serena Williams routs Lucie Safarova to reach third round at Rod Laver Arena

Williams, 35, served up a storm, clubbing 15 aces and 35 winners in the 86-minute contest.

Jan 19, 2017, 16:35 PM IST

Aus Open 2017: Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams look for easy Open rides at Melbourne

The American great, who lost the top ranking to Angelique Kerber last year, has hardly played since the US Open.

Jan 19, 2017, 09:22 AM IST

Australian Open 2017: Serena Williams swats all doubts, beats Belinda Bencic to reach second round

William is set to play in second round clash against Czech Lucie Safarova.

Jan 17, 2017, 09:21 AM IST

US Open 2016: Simona Halep wins under roof to reach third round

In the first match to be played from start to finish under the closed roof, Romania`s Halep triumphed 6-3, 6-4.

Sep 02, 2016, 00:06 AM IST

US Open 2016: Roof closed on Ashe as rain delays day 4 action

Simona Halep and Lucie Safarova became the first players to start a match under the $150 million Arthur Ashe Stadium roof at the US Open Thursday as rain brought delays to outside courts.

Sep 01, 2016, 21:14 PM IST

Sania Mirza, Martina Hingis enter Stuttgart Open doubles final

They face second-seeded French pair of Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic in the final.

Apr 24, 2016, 18:12 PM IST

Recovering Lucie Safarova withdraws from Hopman Cup

In a breakthrough year, Safarova lost to Serena Williams at the French Open before catching the infection.

Dec 21, 2015, 00:43 AM IST

WTA Finals: Lucie Safarova defeats Angelique Kerber, Petra Kvitova reaches semis

Singapore, Oct 30 (IANS) The 4-6, 3-6 loss of German Angelique Kerber in the final White Group match against Czech Lucie Safarova qualified Petra Kvitova for the semi-finals of the $7 million Women

Oct 30, 2015, 21:57 PM IST

Kvitova defeats Safarova in WTA FinalsPetra Kvitova defeats Lucie​ Safarova in WTA Finals

Kvitova extended her winning streak over Safarova, who was defeated in their previous 7 matches

Oct 28, 2015, 21:08 PM IST

WTA Finals: Angelique Kerber beats an ill Petra Kvitova in first round

Angelique Kerber brushed aside an error-strewn and unwell Petra Kvitova 6-2 7-6 (3).

Oct 27, 2015, 08:35 AM IST

Lucie Safarova qualifies for WTA Finals

Lucie Safarova has secured the eighth and final place for the WTA Finals in Singapore.

Oct 23, 2015, 14:48 PM IST

Lucie Safarova back home after bacterial infection

Lucie Safarova should be able to line up for the Czech Republic in November`s Fed Cup final after returning home from hospital following a bacterial infection.

Sep 22, 2015, 09:23 AM IST

Lucie Safarova in hospital with bacterial infection

French Open finalist Lucie Safarova has been hospitalised in the Czech Republic with a bacterial infection, with no timetable for her return to the court.

Sep 16, 2015, 21:37 PM IST

US Open 2015: Lucie Safarova becomes fourth player from top-10 to lose in first round

Lucie Safarova joined the US Open seeds casualty list on Tuesday when the Czech left-hander became the fourth top-10 player to lose in the first round.

Sep 01, 2015, 23:26 PM IST

Petra Kvitova downs Lucie Safarova for New Haven three-peat

Second-seeded defending champion Petra Kvitova clinched her third WTA Connecticut Open crown here Saturday with a 6-7 (6/8), 6-2, 6-2 victory over Czech compatriot Lucie Safarova. 

Aug 30, 2015, 11:46 AM IST

Czech mates: Lucie Safarova, Petra Kvitova to contest Connecticut Open final

Fourth seed Lucie Safarova advanced to the final of the Connecticut Open WTA event on Friday with a straight sets victory over Lesya Tsurenko of Ukraine.

Aug 29, 2015, 00:49 AM IST