Simona Halep advances to 2nd round at French Open
Open on Tuesday. Japanese veteran Kimiko Date-Krumm didn't. Halep won 11 straight games at the start and beat Alisa Kleybanova of Russia 6-0, 6-2. The 22-year-old Romanian has never been past the second round at Roland Garros, but
Li Na advances with walkover at Sony Open
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) No. 2-seeded Li Na reached the third round of the Sony Open when Alisa Kleybanova withdrew Friday because of a viral illness. Kleybanova, who won in doubles Thursday, is a former top 20-player mounting a
Wednesday's Sports In Brief
rebounding from a surprise loss to Ferrer in the Monte Carlo Masters quarterfinals. STUTTGART, Germany (AP) - Alisa Kleybanova defeated third-seeded Petra Kvitova 6-2, 7-6 (3) to provide the first major upset at the Porsche Grand Prix
Radwanska eases into Stuttgart quarters
playing later Thursday. Fifth seed Jelena Jankovic faces Italy's Flavia Pennetta for a quarterfinal place against Alisa Kleybanova , who upset the third-seeded Petra Kvitova on Wednesday. Serbia's ninth-seeded Ana Ivanovic was to play German
Porsche Grand Prix: Ivanovic beats Lisicki in Stuttgart
place by defeating Kaia Kanepi of Estonia 6-3, 6-3. Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic was playing Russia's Alisa Kleybanova later, with Germany's Andrea Petkovic facing Italy's Flavia Pennetta.
Sharapova survives scare, advances at Porsche Grand Prix in Stuttgart
Stuttgart. Also Tuesday, Svetlana Kuznetsova beat Italian qualifier Gioia Barbieri 6-2, 6-3 and another Russian, Alisa Kleybanova , defeated Croatia's Ajla Tomljanovic 6-2, 6-4.