Svetlana Kuznetzova

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Fed Wins Aussie Open Opener

First 2008 Slam begins down under

(Newser) - World No. 1 Roger Federer was explosive today in his first Grand Slam match of the year, winning twice as many points as Diego Hartfield (84-42) to take his Australian Open opener at 6-0, 6-3, 6-0. Fed is trying to bag his third straight Aussie and his 13th Slam—one... 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 »

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