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Dinara Safina message from Stuttgart: Don't drink and drive!

Dinara Safina took a trip to a vineyard earlier this week.

At Stuttgart for the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix, it was obvious that she would only travel there in a Porsche. A classy white Porsche, to be exact.…


Added by HCFoo on October 2, 2008 at 11:32pm — No Comments

Dinara Safina and Vera Zvonareva weekend winners

Dinara Safina claimed her fourth WTA title of 2008 on Sunday,… Continue

Added by Svetlana on September 23, 2008 at 1:51pm — No Comments

Who's Hot, Who's Not In Tennis Last Week

If you have been following my blog for awhile, you'll know I love Feliciano Lopez for his good looks. But I have to give him the thumbs down here for his, er, retarded look (sorry!).

Not everyone can look good wearing baseball cap backward. But Nicolas Lapentti can make it look so hot!…


Added by HCFoo on September 22, 2008 at 10:39am — No Comments

Olympic tennis medalists photos

Olympics Day 9 - Tennis
Olympics Day 9 - Tennis

Added by Svetlana on August 17, 2008 at 4:53pm — No Comments

Elena Dementieva wins Gold medal!

Elena Dementieva beat Dinara Safina 3-6, 7-5, 6-3 to win the Olympic Games women's singles gold medal!

The 2000 silver-medallist overcame an error-strewn first set to lead a Russian podium sweep after Vera Zvonareva claimed the bronze medal earlier.

“I never… Continue

Added by Svetlana on August 17, 2008 at 4:50pm — No Comments

Montreal Final Photos

Rogers Cup Day 7
Rogers Cup Day 7

Added by Svetlana on August 4, 2008 at 5:15pm — No Comments

Dinara Safina wins Rogers Cup

Dinara Safina defeated Dominika Cibulkova 6-2, 6-1 to capture the WTA Rogers Cup for her third title in her last six events.

"I was just playing whatever I was feeling, so I guess it was the right tactic today," said Safina, who was quite emotional, and whose voice… Continue

Added by Svetlana on August 4, 2008 at 5:12pm — No Comments

Montreal Day Three Photos

Rogers Cup Day 3
Rogers Cup Day 3

Added by Svetlana on July 31, 2008 at 8:00am — No Comments

Safina and Tanasugarn reach Ordina final

Safina once again got the better of compatriot and top seed Elena Dementieva with an easy 6-3 6-2 victory. Safina also beat Dementieva in the French Open semis two weeks ago, as well as in a final in Berlin last month. Safina has beaten Dementieva in three straight tournaments.…


Added by Svetlana on June 20, 2008 at 1:41pm — No Comments

An interview with Dinara Safina - Thursday, June 5, 2008

Dinara Safina interview after making her first Grand Slam final

Q. Svetlana in her first five matches had been almost unbreakable on serve, and today you dominated her serve. How did you prepare to do that, and how did you execute that so well?

DINARA SAFINA: Well, with her, I really had to… Continue

Added by Svetlana on June 6, 2008 at 4:46am — No Comments

Video - Ivanovic wins through

Highlights of the women's semi-finals, where Ana Ivanovic and Dinara Safina moved… Continue

Added by Svetlana on June 6, 2008 at 4:45am — No Comments

Ivanovic wins Serb duel, Safina Russian

In a titanic battle which ebbed and flowed for over two hours, Ana Ivanovic outlasted Jelena Jankovic to ensure Serbian bragging rights and become next Monday’s world No1. More importantly, the 6-4 3-6 6-4 win booked her a place in the women’s final to face No13 seed Dinara Safina.

Jankovic had lost seven of… Continue

Added by Svetlana on June 5, 2008 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

One Serbian And one Russian will play RG final, but who will it be?

Much like the men, the women also have their version of “the dream semifinal”. It is an all-Serbian semi, as the two highest remaining seeded players, No. 2 Ana Ivanovic and No. 3 Jelena Jankovic, will battle it out on what should be the best women’s match so far in Paris.

Second semifinal plays two Russians, seed No. 4 Svetlana Kuznetsova and… Continue

Added by Svetlana on June 5, 2008 at 6:30am — 6 Comments

Safina And Kuznetsova Win for Russian Semis

A pair of Russians - fourth-seeded Svetlana Kuznetsova and 13th-seeded Dinara Safina were Wednesday's quarterfinal winners at the 2008 French Open.

Dinara Safina came back from the dead for the second round in a row to leave Elena Dementieva dumbfounded at the French Open.

Safina, who fought back from match point down to beat Maria Sharapova on… Continue

Added by Svetlana on June 4, 2008 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Safina Ruined Sharapova's Roland Garros Dream

Dinara Safina saved a match point before coming from behind to stun world No. 1 Maria Sharapova and proved her title credentials with 6-7 (6-8) 7-6 (7-5) 6-2 win.

Sharapova was discomfited throughout by Safina's deep hitting and struggled to put her game… Continue

Added by Svetlana on June 2, 2008 at 1:05pm — No Comments

A little sister's plea

Dinara Safina pleaded with big brother Marat on Tuesday not to quit tennis, insisting that his colourful, rollercoaster career, which has yielded two Gramd Slam titles, is far from over.

Safin, a former world number one, has struggled with form and motivation in recent years and has not added to his career… Continue

Added by Svetlana on May 27, 2008 at 9:30pm — No Comments

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