Tsvetana Pironkova

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Unseeded Bulgarian Topples Venus

Pironkova knocks Williams out of Wimbledon

(Newser) - Five-time champion Venus Williams has been knocked out of Wimbledon in straight sets by unseeded Bulgarian Tsvetana Pironkova. Pironkova, playing in her first Grand Slam quarterfinal, crushed Williams 6-2, 6-3. Williams was broken twice in the first set and on consecutive occasions in the fourth and six games of the... More »

Federer Takes Friendly Win Over Santoro

Venus, Kuznetsova, Blake advance in 2nd round of Aussie Open

(Newser) - Roger Federer certainly didn't go easy on Fabrice Santoro in their Australian Open match today, but the world's number one ace did give his ami a breather before match point of the 6-1, 6-2, 6-0 contest. "It's so beautiful, what he's doing," the appreciative Frenchman told the AP.... More »

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