ARTICLES RELATING TO FRANCESCA SCHIAVONE

Serena better than Graf?

2014-09-08 12:00

Francesca Schiavone says she regards Serena Williams as better than Steffi Graf after she drew within four Grand Slam titles of Graf.

Schiavone advances in Linz

2013-10-07 17:45

Francesca Schiavone has earned a straight-set win against Karolina Pliskova to reach the second round of the Generali Ladies.

Schiavone wins in Morocco

2013-04-28 19:31

Francesca Schiavone won her sixth career title with an easy win over Lourdes Dominguez Lino in the Marrakech Grand Prix final.

Schiavone v Sharapova

2013-03-07 07:40

Francesca Schiavone has defeated fellow Italian Flavia Pennetta to book a clash with Maria Sharapova at the BNP Paribas Open.

Top-seed Schiavone loses

2012-06-13 21:09

Top-seeded Francesca Schiavone was ousted from the Aegon Classic tournament after losing in the first round to Japan's Miskai Dothe.

Schiavone books semis spot

2012-05-24 20:53

Second-seed Francesca Schiavone has reached the Strasbourg International semi-finals after cruising past Johanna Larsson.

Schiavone in cruise control

2012-05-22 20:49

Francesca Schiavone has eased into the second round of the Strasbourg International after beating Alexandra Cadantu.

Schiavone the latest bug victim

2012-03-12 22:37

Former French Open champion Francesca Schiavone became the latest victim of the widespread viral infection at Indian Wells.

Wimbledon roof in action

2011-06-20 19:44

Rain has halted play on day one of Wimbledon, prompting Centre Court's hi-tech roof to make an early appearance.

Schiavone: Watch and learn

2011-06-03 14:43

Francesca Schiavone has told the new generation to watch and learn when she and fellow veteran Li Na clash in the French Open final.

Schiavone rallies for win

2011-05-31 17:45

Defending champion Francesca Schiavone has battled from a set and 4-1 down to defeat Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova at Roland Garros.

Champ Schiavone surges on

2011-05-25 20:34

Defending champion Francesca Schiavone has cruised into the third round of the French Open, demolishing Vesna Dolonts 6-1, 6-2.

Schiavone off to solid start

2011-05-10 17:15

Local favourite and French Open champion Francesca Schiavone has cruised past American qualifier Christina McHale in Rome.

Schiavone into historic final

2010-06-03 16:45

Francesca Schiavone became the first Italian woman to reach a Grand Slam final when Elena Dementieva retired.

Pennetta gives Italy early lead

2009-11-07 13:47

World No 11 Flavia Pennetta has cruised to victory against American Alexa Glatch to give hosts Italy a 1-0 lead in the Fed Cup final.

 

Kuznetsova knocked out in Oz

2014-01-06 08:23

Former grand slam champion Svetlana Kuznetsova ended her Australian Open preparations early with first round loss.

Schiavone advances in Seoul

2013-09-18 18:00

Former French Open champion Francesca Schiavone has fought her way into the WTA Korea Open quarter-finals.

Sharapova thumps Schiavone

2013-03-09 08:26

Maria Sharapova didn't need too much time out in the chilly wind at Indian Wells, sweeping past Italian Francesca Schiavone.

Schiavone fights back

2013-01-02 11:18

Former French Open champion Francesca Schiavone showed her fighting qualities as Italy beat Germany at the Hopman Cup.

Schiavone wins in Strasbourg

2012-05-26 19:55

Italy's Francesca Schiavone has beaten France's Alize Cornet in the Strasbourg International final.

Strasbourg favourites advance

2012-05-23 21:56

Three-time champion Anabel Medina Garrigues and second-seeded Francesca Schiavone both reached the quarter-finals in Strasbourg.

Top seed Schiavone ousted

2012-04-10 23:01

Top-seeded Francesca Schiavone was eliminated in the first round of the Barcelona Open by qualifier Olga Govortsova.

Schiavone shines in Toronto

2011-08-10 23:09

Francesca Schiavone of Italy has reached the third round of the Rogers Cup with an easy victory over Ekaterina Makarova of Russia.

Li bids for Asian breakthrough

2011-06-04 07:04

China's Li Na, willed on by millions back home, will try to become the first Asian woman to win a grand slam singles title.

Schiavone downs local hope

2011-06-02 18:12

Italy's defending champion Francesca Schiavone has ousted local favourite Marion Bartoli to reach the French Open final.

Schiavone marches on in Paris

2011-05-29 20:58

Defending champion Francesca Schiavone has reached the quarter-finals of Roland Garros as she defeated Serbia's Jelena Jankovic.

Schiavone eases through

2011-05-17 20:11

Italy's French Open champion Francesca Schiavone has comfortably dispatched Tsvetana Pironkova in Brussels.

Italy heralds 'Queen of France'

2010-06-06 10:43

Italy has united in support of its 'Queen of France', Francesca Schiavone, who won the women's French Open final on Saturday.

Italian first for Schiavone

2010-06-01 17:21

Francesca Schiavone became the first Italian woman to reach a Grand Slam semi-final in the Open era in beating Caroline Wozniacki.

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