Articles by Simon Cambers



Russian Sixth Seed Avoids an Early Exit

  • 30 August 06
  • Reuters
Former U.S. Open champion Svetlana Kuznetsova survived a real battle in the first round at Flushing Meadows on Monday as she scrambled past German qualifier Sandra Kloesel 6-2, 2-6, 6-3.

Safin Rushes Back Into Action

  • 18 August 05
  • Reuters
Australian Open champion Marat Safin admitted he had played against medical advice after returning to the tour with a victory in the first round of the Cincinnati Masters Series event on Tuesday.

Australia Win Silences Safin's Demons

  • 31 January 05
  • Reuters
Marat Safin breathed a huge sigh of relief after beating Lleyton Hewitt to win the Australian Open on Sunday and erase years of self-doubt that he might never win another Grand Slam title.

Safin Storms Into Semifinals

  • 26 January 05
  • Reuters
Fourth seed Marat Safin muscled his way into the semifinals of the Australian Open on Tuesday, thrashing 20th seed Dominik Hrbaty of Slovakia 6-2, 6-4, 6-2.

In-Form Safin Gives Sister Some Advice

  • 20 January 05
  • Reuters
Marat Safin moved into the third round of the Australian Open on Wednesday before offering younger sister Dinara some brotherly advice -- grow up.

Dementyeva Reaches Quarters

  • 07 September 04
  • Reuters
French Open runner-up Yelena Dementyeva recovered from a terrible start to beat an emotional Vera Zvonareva 1-6, 6-4, 6-3 in a bizarre fourth-round match at the U.S. Open on Sunday.

Venus Williams Falls to Myskina

  • 02 June 04
  • Reuters
Russia's Anastasia Myskina upset former world No. 1 Venus Williams 6-3, 6-4 to reach the semifinals of the French Open on Tuesday.

Safin to Face Uphill Battle in London

  • 19 June 03
  • Reuters
Afflicted by a succession of injuries since the start of the year, Marat Safin will go into Wimbledon underprepared and under pressure as the unwanted tag of underachiever begins to stick.