Anna Chakvetadze

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Russian Stars Bounced at Melbourne

No. 2 Kuznetsova, No. 6 Chakvetadze lose on women's side of draw

(Newser) - Agneiszka Radwanska lost to Svetlana Kuznetsova three times last season and finally said "no more." She must have meant it, too, as the 18-year-old from Poland shocked Kuznetsova, the No. 2-seeded women's player, 6-3, 6-4 in third round action at the Australian Open today. Kuznetsova, the 2004 U.... 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 »

Sharapova Comes From Behind in French Open Masterpiece

(Newser) - Maria Sharapova squeaked past Patty Schnyder in a blistering forehand duel to pass the fourth round at Roland Garros yesterday, in what's being hailed as an instant classic at the French Open. The Russian superstar battled back from match point twice to beat her Swiss rival 3-6 6-4 9-7. More »

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