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Battle of the ages: Sharapova, 17, against Davenport, 28

...Sharapova became the youngest player to reach the Wimbledon semifinals since Hingis and Kournikova in 1997 by beating Ai Sugiyama 5-7, 7-5, 6-1 Tuesday. Hingis, then 16, beat Kournikova in the semifinals and won the final as well for one...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/30/oth_420711.shtml
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U.S. Open Glance

...men lost. Women, first round: No. 2 Amelie Mauresmo, No. 8 Jennifer Capriati, No. 10 Vera Zvonareva, No. 12 Ai Sugiyama, No. 16 Francesca Schiavone, No. 17 Alicia Molik, No. 22 Magdalena Maleeva, No. 23 Fabiola Zuluaga, No. 30...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/31/oth_427070.shtml
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Sharapova advances on another rainy day

...2004 champion Sharapova finally finished her 6-3, 6-3 victory despite the animated protests of No. 26-seeded Ai Sugiyama that it was too slick to play. "I was starting to get agitated. I saw the rain in the middle of the second set...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/01/oth_134281.shtml
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Davenport wins in 36 minutes in Strasbourg

...third, rallied from a set down to beat qualifier Milagros Sequera of Venezuela 4-6, 6-0, 6-2. Second- seeded Ai Sugiyama of Japan was eliminated, losing to Claudine Schaul of Luxembourg 5-7, 7-6 (8), 7-5. Schaul will face fourth-seeded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/21/oth_416347.shtml
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Williams, Kournikova win three-set matches at Acura Classic

...Israel 1-6, 6-3, 6-4. Third-seeded Lindsay Davenport also advanced to Saturday's semifinals by overpowering Ai Sugiyama of Japan 6-1, 6-1. Kournikova, who needed 2 hours, 19 minutes to beat Smashnova, will face the winner of Friday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/03/oth_350699.shtml
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Sisters' act cannot last

...No. 27 seed Alona Bondarenko, of Ukraine. About 5 hours later, on the same court, Serena defeated 30th-seeded Ai Sugiyama, of Japan. The way both are playing and the way the top seeds are dropping, a repeat of their finals matchup at Wimbledon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/08/31/oth_471507.shtml
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Davenport wins opening match at Pacific Life Open

...title since returning to play. But last week in Scottsdale, Ariz., she lost her opening match to eventual champion Ai Sugiyama and Thursday she wasn't happy with her play against the 48th-ranked Bedanova. "It was so streaky and that frustrates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/07/oth_368264.shtml
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Dokic ousts No. 2 Capriati from Acura Classic

...Smashnova 1-6, 6-3, 6-4. Third-seeded Lindsay Davenport also advanced to Saturday's semifinals by overpowering Ai Sugiyama 6-1, 6-1. Kournikova, who needed 2 hours, 19 minutes to beat Smashnova, will face Dokic Saturday afternoon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/04/oth_350885.shtml
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Underdogs show stars the way out

...Somehow, at Wimbledon, you're never safe," Hingis said after wasting a 3-0 lead in the final set and losing to Ai Sugiyama of Japan 7-5, 3-6, 6-4. "When you're out on the grass, it seems like you never know how the next point's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/01/oth_87362.shtml
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Overtime

...career WTA Tour final by beating Patty Schnyder 6-2, 6-2 at the Generali Open. Petrova will play No. 2-seeded Ai Sugiyama, a 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 winner over No. 3 Vera Zvonareva. In Stockholm, Sweden, Mardy Fish and local wild-card...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/26/oth_398531.shtml
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