Agnes Szavay

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Venus Out at French Open

Third-seeded Williams playing for third straight day

(Newser) - Venus Williams was eliminated from the French Open today, losing in the third round of the clay-court major for the third straight year. The third-seeded Williams, who reached the 2002 final at Roland Garros, lost to No. 29 Agnes Szavay of Hungary 6-0, 6-4. Williams was playing for the third... More »

Venus Prevails, Will Face Henin

Will now play Justine Henin, the woman who defeated Serena yesterday

(Newser) - Venus Williams came back from a slow start to defeat 3-seed Jelena Jankovic in the US Open quarterfinals last night. The Serb went up a set and a break but lost her momentum in the second, and ultimately falling 4-6, 6-1, 7-6 to the American superstar. Venus' sister Serena was... More »

Russians Crash US Open Semis

'04 champ Kuznetsova, Chakvetadze join Henin in final four

(Newser) - 2004 women's champion Svetlana Kuznetsova cruised into the semifinals of the US Open today, dispatching Agnes Szavay 6-1, 6-4 to earn a shot at fellow Russian Anna Chakvetadze. Chakvetadze upended crowd favorite Shahar Peer 6-4, 6-1; top seed Justine Henin is already in, with the fourth spot going to the... More »

Haas Outlasts Blake

German wraps up 5-set thriller with 113mph ace

(Newser) - After squandering three match points, James Blake fell to Tommy Haas 4-6, 6-4, 3-6, 6-0, 7-6 in a fourth-round US Open marathon today at Flushing Meadows. Blake, the sixth seed, ran his record in five-set matches to 1-10 as the 10th-seeded Haas survived a challenge on the final serve of... More »

No. 30 Seed Bounces Sharapova

Defending champ exits US Open

(Newser) - Defending champ Maria Sharapova exited the US Open in stunning fashion today, falling to Polish teen Agnieszka Radwanska 6-4, 1-6, 6-2 in a third-round match. The 28-slot seeding disparity (30 to 2) almost seemed reversed as the Russian fan favorite ran up a 2-0 advantage in the third set and... More »

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