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Latest Maria Kirilenko Items
Kirilenko says in comments distributed by the Russian Tennis Federation that there were "a lot of reasons" behind her decision. Ovechkin had faced questions from Russian media about the relationship when he did not accompany Kirilenko to Wimbledon last month.
"Now it's a little bit difficult because I'm playing and Alex is playing," Kirilenko said Wednesday after winning her quarterfinal match at the BNP Paribas Open. "We are just in the period of talking what's the best. We will find the right day."
Tennis player Maria Kirilenko and hockey star Alex Ovechkin are talking wedding plans between their busy schedules, although the Russian couple hasn't set a date.
Andrea Hlavackova's hip ached every time she tried to move side to side _ and tennis players spend most of their matches racing from one edge of the court to the other.
Caroline Wozniacki's 20-match winning streak in New Haven ended Friday when the four-time defending champion retired from her semifinal match with Maria Kirilenko with a knee injury.
Maria Kirilenko was picked by Russia to face Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic in the opening singles of the Fed Cup final on Saturday.
As Sam Stosur's record-breaking 17-15 tiebreaker in the second set against Maria Kirilenko at the U.S. Open carried on and on and on _ and on some more _ the Australian got a bit caught up in all the drama.
John McEnroe could relate: Maria Kirilenko won "The Battle of 1715" but lost the match.