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Svetlana Kuznetsova

Born: June 27, 1985 (age 36)

Height: 5' 8" (173cm)

Hometown: St. Petersburg, Russia
Nationality: Russia Russian
Current Rank (Apr 17): No. 9 (4,025 points)
Svetlana Kuznetsova
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Sports Mole has 81 articles about Svetlana Kuznetsova. Articles 1 to 40:
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Simona Halep "50-50" for French Open after injuring ankle
Beaten 2014 finalist Simona Halep is rated as "50-50" to be fit in time for the start of the French Open, having picked up an injury to her ankle last week.
May 24, 20:40
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Result: Elena Vesnina prevails at Indian Wells
Elena Vesnina wins her first Indian Wells title with a gruelling three-set victory over compatriot Svetlana Kuznetsova.
Mar 19, 21:23
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Result: Svetlana Kuznetsova, Elina Vesnina to contest Indian Wells final
Russian duo Svetlana Kuznetsova and Elina Vesnina will contest the Indian Wells Masters final after both claimed impressive wins on Friday.
Mar 18, 09:40
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Result: Svetlana Kuznetsova safely through to Indian Wells semi-finals
Svetlana Kuznetsova proves too much for Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova at Indian Wells, prevailing 6-3 6-2 to book a place in the semi-finals of the competition.
Mar 15, 21:28
Johanna Konta of Britain hits a return to Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland at the China Open on October 9, 2016
Result: Johanna Konta beaten at Indian Wells by Caroline Garcia
British number one Johanna Konta is out of the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells after a 6-3 3-6 6-7(1) third-round defeat to France's Caroline Garcia.
Mar 12, 22:11
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Result: Agnieszka Radwanska advances to last four of WTA Finals
Agnieszka Radwanska joins Svetlana Kuznetsova in progressing out of the White Group and into the last four of the WTA Finals in Singapore.
Oct 28, 14:23
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Result: Svetlana Kuznetsova outlasts Karolina Pliskova at WTA Finals
Svetlana Kuznetsova edges out Karolina Pliskova in a final-set tie-break to move to the brink of the WTA Championships semi-finals.
Oct 26, 15:11
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Result: Svetlana Kuznetsova begins WTA Finals with win over Agnieszka Radwanska
Defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska begins her WTA Finals campaign with a 7-5 1-6 7-5 defeat to Svetlana Kuznetsova in Singapore.
Oct 24, 15:34
Johanna Konta collapses during the US Open on August 31, 2016
Britain's Johanna Konta misses out on WTA Finals place
British number one Johanna Konta loses her spot at the WTA Finals after Svetlana Kuznetsova beats Daria Gavrilova in the Kremlin Cup.
Oct 22, 12:56
Johanna Konta of Britain hits a return to Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland at the China Open on October 9, 2016
Draw made for WTA Finals in Singapore
British number one Johanna Konta finds out who she will play at the end-of-season WTA Finals, should she claim the eighth and final place.
Oct 21, 13:10
Johanna Konta of Britain hits a return to Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland at the China Open on October 9, 2016
Carla Suarez Navarro exit boosts Johanna Konta's Singapore hopes
Johanna Konta's hopes of reaching the end-of-season WTA Tour Finals have been boosted after Carla Suarez Navarro lost in Moscow.
Oct 19, 12:43
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Serena Williams withdraws from WTA Tour Finals
Serena Williams pulls out of the end-of-season WTA Tour Finals after being advised to continue rehabilitation of a shoulder injury.
Oct 17, 09:37
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Johanna Konta delighted with "spectacular" win over Svetlana Kuznetsova
Great Britain's Johanna Konta admits that her win over Svetlana Kuznetsova at the Olympic Games was one of the best of her career.
Aug 10, 00:36
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Result: Johanna Konta to face Angelique Kerber in last eight
Great Britain's Johanna Konta will face world number two Angelique Kerber in the quarter-finals of the Olympic Games.
Aug 9, 23:40
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Result: Serena Williams powers past Svetlana Kuznetsova to reach Wimbledon quarter-finals
Serena Williams reaches the quarter-finals of Wimbledon after surviving an early scare to thrash Russia's Svetlana Kuznetsova 7-5 6-0 on Monday.
Jul 4, 17:21
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Result: Briton Tara Moore puts up brave fight in Svetlana Kuznetsova defeat
British interest in the women's singles at Wimbledon ends as Tara Moore is defeated by Russian 13th seed Svetlana Kuznetsova in the second round.
Jul 1, 20:57
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Day two's play abandoned on outside courts at Wimbledon due to rain
Day two's play on the outside courts at Wimbledon is abandoned due to rain.
Jun 28, 18:41
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Result: Garbine Muguruza ousts 2009 champion to advance into French Open quarter-finals
Garbine Muguruza is into the last eight of the 2016 French Open thanks to a 6-3 6-4 victory over Svetlana Kuznetsova at Roland Garros.
May 29, 11:54
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Result: Garbine Muguruza eases past Yanina Wickmayer into fourth round of French Open
Garbine Muguruza is on course to make the quarter-finals for a third year in succession at the French Open after comfortably seeing off Yanina Wickmayer.
May 27, 12:26
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Result: Svetlana Kuznetsova eases past Heather Watson at Roland Garros
British number two Heather Watson exits Roland Garros at the second-round stage after losing in straight sets to Svetlana Kuznetsova.
May 25, 11:26
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Result: Serena Williams through to last eight at Italian Open
World number one Serena Williams overcomes American compatriot Christina McHale to secure a spot in the quarter-finals of the Italian Open.
May 12, 14:48
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Result: Victoria Azarenka continues comeback trail to win Miami Open title
Victoria Azarenka continues her fine recent form with a straight-sets victory over Svetlana Kuznetsova in the final of the Miami Open.
Apr 2, 19:27
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Result: Svetlana Kuznetsova reaches Miami Open final
Svetlana Kuznetsova reaches her first Miami Open final with a 7-5 6-3 victory over Timea Bacsinszky.
Mar 31, 20:07
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Result: Ana Ivanovic ousts Svetlana Kuznetsova in three sets at China Open
Ana Ivanovic overcomes two-time champion Svetlana Kuznetsova 7-5 4-6 6-2 in the third round of the China Open.
Oct 8, 15:19
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Result: Ana Ivanovic ousts Venus Williams at China Open
Venus Williams loses in the second round of the China Open to Ana Ivanovic, just three days after she won the Wuhan Open.
Oct 6, 15:17
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Result: Petra Kvitova obliterates Svetlana Kuznetsova to clinch Madrid Open title
Petra Kvitova records a straight-sets victory over compatriot Svetlana Kuznetsova to win the Madrid Open title.
May 9, 17:50
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Serena Williams claims she 'wasn't herself' following Madrid Open exit
Serena Williams says that she was not herself during her semi-final defeat to Petra Kvitova in the Madrid Open.
May 8, 16:24
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Result: Petra Kvitova thrashes Serena Williams in Madrid semi-finals
World number one Serena Williams suffers her first defeat of the season after losing in straight sets to Petra Kvitova in the semi-finals of the Madrid Open.
May 8, 13:26
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Result: Maria Sharapova knocked out by Svetlana Kuznetsova in Madrid semi-final
Maria Sharapova is knocked out by Svetlana Kuznetsova in straight sets in the semi-final of the Madrid Open.
May 8, 11:42
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Result: Svetlana Kuznetsova digs deep to set up Maria Sharapova semi-final
Svetlana Kuznetsova edges past Lucie Safarova to advance through to the final four of the Madrid Open, where she will meet Maria Sharapova.
May 7, 18:11
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Result: Serena Williams cruises past Svetlana Kuznetsova
Defending champion Serena Williams makes light work of Svetlana Kuznetsova by winning 6-2 6-3 in the fourth round of the Miami Open.
Mar 30, 19:32
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Result: Serena Williams thrashes 15-year-old American Catherine Bellis to progress in Miami
Serena Williams beats American 15-year-old Catherine Bellis 6-1 6-1 in just 42 minutes.
Mar 29, 21:42
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Result: Heather Watson beaten by Angelique Kerber at Miami Masters
Great Britain's Heather Watson goes down in three sets to 13th seed Angelique Kerber in the Miami Masters second round.
Mar 28, 18:29
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Result: Serena Williams sweeps aside Zarina Diyas
Serena Williams breezes past Zarina Diyas into round four of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells.
Mar 15, 23:36
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Lucie Hradecka 'still in shock' following Ana Ivanovic triumph
Lucie Hradecka remains in disbelief having knocked fifth seed Ana Ivanovic out of the Australia Open on the opening day of the tournament.
Jan 19, 08:17
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Result: Maria Sharapova advances into semi-finals of China Open in straight sets
Maria Sharapova beats fellow Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova to reach the semi-finals of the China Open.
Oct 3, 09:19
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Result: Maria Sharapova fights back to progress at Wuhan Open
Maria Sharapova reaches the third round of the Wuhan Open thanks to a three-set triumph over fellow Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova.
Sep 22, 15:34
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Preview: Women's French Open final
Sports Mole considers who will win the French Open final between Maria Sharapova and Simona Halep on Saturday.
Jun 6, 11:00
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Result: Simona Halep eases through to French Open semi-finals
Simona Halep beats Svetlana Kuznetsova in straight sets to reach the French Open semi-finals.
Jun 4, 17:25
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Simona Halep pleased with "aggressive" display against Sloane Stephens
Simona Halep claims that she "dominated" Sloane Stephens during her win over the American in the fourth round of the French Open.
Jun 2, 18:53

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CountryGold medalSilver MedalBronze MedalT
ChinaChina32211669
United StatesUnited States25292276
JapanJapan2071239
AustraliaAustralia1541635
Great BritainGreat Britain14181547
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Wednesday's key events


SKATEBOARDING
· Team GB starlet Sky Brown - aged just 13 - takes part in the women's park event and has a realistic chance of picking up a medal too. Bombette Martin is Britain's other representative, while hosts Japan are among the favourites for gold (1am)

HOCKEY
· Great Britain's women have more history in their sights heading into their semi-final against Netherlands - the team they beat in the 2016 gold medal match (2.30am)

ATHLETICS
· The men's 400m hurdles final on Tuesday will go down as one of the greatest Olympic races of all time, and the women will attempt to emulate that, with new world record holder Sydney McLaughlin of USA and Netherlands' Femke Bol the favourites for gold (3.30am)
· Nick Miller is Britain's representative in the men's hammer throw final (12.15pm)
· The men's 800m final could be a wide-open affair (1.05pm)
· A thrilling men's 200m final is in store as the likes of Andre de Grasse, Noah Lyles and 17-year-old sensation Erriyon Knighton bid to succeed Usain Bolt as Olympic champion (1.55pm)

SAILING
· After a medal-laden day on the water on Tuesday, Great Britain will be looking for more success, starting with Luke Patience and Chris Grube in the men's 470-class medal race (6.33am)
· Team GB also have medal hopes in the women's event, with defending champion Hannah Mills looking to retain her crown alongside new teammate Eilidh McIntyre (7.33am)

BOXING
· Already guaranteed at least a bronze, Great Britain's Frazer Clarke faces Uzbekistan's Bakhodir Jalolov in the men's super heavyweight with a place in the gold medal bout up for grabs (7.03am)
· Ben Whittaker is also guaranteed a medal, but will look to ensure that is either gold or silver as he takes on Cuba's Arlen Lopez in the light heavyweight final (7.35am)

CYCLING
· World records have been tumbling in the velodrome, and another could go in the men's team pursuit final as Italy - new world record holders themselves - face Denmark (10.06am)

EQUESTRIAN
· Three Brits have made into into the final of the men's jumping individual final, including fastest qualifier Ben Maher, who will bid to inherit compatriot Nick Skelton's Olympic crown (11am)

> Today's schedule in full
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