Australian Open: Bouchard off to strong start in stellar first round
winner Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-4, 6-2. No. 16 Lucie Safarova (16), No. 17 Carla Suarez Navarro, No. 28 Sabine Lisicki and No. 32 Belinda Bencic were also defeated on the opening day. American Christina McHale was sick on court and
Australian Open at a glance
Safarova, No. 17 Carla Suarez Navarro, No. 23 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, No. 27 Svetlana Kuznetsova, No. 28 Sabine Lisicki , No. 32 Belinda Bencic. Stat of the Day: 8 - number of seeded players in the women's draw who lost first-round
Sabine Lisicki records fastest serve in WTA Tour history
Sabine Lisicki recorded the fastest-ever serve in WTA Tour history on Tuesday during her first round match at the Stanford Classic in San Francisco
Federer looks to have easy start to 2015 in Brisbane opener
s side, top-seeded Maria Sharapova also has a bye and then a second-round match against either Germany's Sabine Lisicki or a qualifier. In other warm-up events for the Australian Open, the Hopman Cup mixed-team event gets underway
Couch: Wimbledon women's final recap
Greg Couch recaps the women's final at Wimbledon as Marion Bartoli defeated Sabine Lisicki in straight sets to claim her first major.
Couch: Wimbledon Day 10 recap
Greg Couch recaps the women's semifinals and previews Saturday's final between Sabine Lisicki and Marion Bartoli.
Kvitova to open Fed Cup final against Petkovic
Petkovic. In doubles, the Czech pair of Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka, is set to play Julia Goerges and Sabine Lisicki . The Czechs won the Fed Cup in 2011 and `12, while Germany is seeking its first title since 1992.
Fed Cup: Wimbledon champ Petra Kvitova eyes one more trophy in 2014
said. Kerber, the German No. 1, has won five straight singles in Fed Cup, and has beaten Kvitova twice on tour. Sabine Lisicki and Julia Goerges, both playing Fed Cup since 2008, are also in the team. Captain Barbara Rittner is attempting
Second-seeded Cornet loses in second round of Luxembourg Open
Polona Hercog of Slovenia 6-7 (8), 7-5, 6-1, while Lepchenko's quarterfinal opponent will be either No. 3 Sabine Lisicki of Germany or Denisa Allertova of the Czech Republic, who played late. Sixth-seeded Roberta Vinci of Italy also
Petkovic loses in first round in Luxembourg
the second round with a 6-2, 7-6 (6) win over Czech qualifier Lucie Hradecka and former Wimbledon finalist Sabine Lisicki of Germany - the No. 3 - advanced with a 7-5, 6-0 win against Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia.