18 Jan 2010 13:37 - Martin Perry Maria Sharapova was a high profile casualty at the Australian Open on Monday but there were no dramas for Rafael Nadal and Dinara Safina.
11 Dec 2009 12:35 - Staff Reporter Russia's world number two Dinara Safina has pulled out of January's Brisbane international tennis tournament, organisers said on Friday.
26 Oct 2009 10:52 - Staff Reporter Dinara Safina moved back to the top of the world rankings on Monday, and insisted she has given up worrying about her critics.
04 Jun 2009 16:15 - Staff Reporter Dinara Safina blasted her way into the French Open final for the second year in a row on Thursday by outgunning Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia.
25 May 2009 16:00 - Staff Reporter Rafael Nadal swept into the second round of the French Open on Monday as women's top seed Dinara Safina engineered a brutal centre court humiliation.
01 May 2009 12:05 - Staff Reporter Top ranked Dinara Safina made light work of Daniela Hantuchova as she needed just over an hour to reach the quarterfinals of the WTA tournament.
31 Jan 2009 12:25 - Neil Sands Serena Williams thrashed Russia's Dinara Safina 6-0, 6-3 to win her fourth Australian Open title on Saturday.
29 Jan 2009 09:24 - Julian Linden Dinara Safina overpowered her fellow Russian, Vera Zvonareva, 6-3 7-6 on Thursday to join Serena Williams in the final of the Australian Open.
25 Jan 2009 10:12 - Staff Reporter Top-ranked Jelena Jankovic went down in the fourth round and number three Dinara Safina was twice just a point away from following her.
06 Sep 2008 09:35 - Greg Heakes World number two Jelena Jankovic advanced to her first grand-slam final in the US Open on Saturday, setting up a showdown with Serena Williams.
31 Aug 2008 07:47 - Claudia Parsons Sixth seed Dinara Safina weathered a spirited challenge from Swiss teenager Timea Bacsinszky to win 3-6, 7-5, 6-2 in the third round of the US Open.
27 Aug 2008 09:22 - Ira Podell It's do as I say, not as I do when it comes to Marat Safin and his up-and-coming sister Dinara Safina. Safin is well known for his explosive temper.
17 Aug 2008 15:00 - Talek Harris Spain's Rafael Nadal adds Olympic gold to his glittering season collection as he destroys Chilean Fernando Gonzalez in the men's singles final.
16 Aug 2008 14:33 - Talek Harris Novak Djokovic claimed Serbia's first-ever Olympic tennis medal on Saturday while the giant-killing run of China's Li Na came shuddering to a halt.
28 Jun 2008 22:09 - Pritha Sarkar Ninth seed Dinara Safina missed setting up a rematch with fellow Russian Elena Dementieva when she was harried out of Wimbledon in the third round.
06 Jun 2008 09:30 - Julien Pretot Dinara Safina spared herself yet another drama to book her first grand slam final place when she saw off fellow Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-3 6-2 in the semifinal on Thursday.
06 Jun 2008 09:24 - Pritha Sarkar For once, Dinara Safina chose not to use up one of her "many lives" on Thursday and swept into a French Open final against the new queen of women's tennis.
04 Jun 2008 17:55 - Dave James Russia's Dinara Safina pulled off a second successive miracle French Open comeback to reach her first career Grand Slam semifinal at Roland Garros on Wednesday.
07 Jun 2008 16:01 - Julien Pretot Serbia's Ana Ivanovic claimed her maiden grand slam title when she beat Russian 13th seed Dinara Safina 6-4 6-3 in the French Open final on Saturday.
02 Jun 2008 18:56 - Allan Kelly Top seed Roger Federer set up a French Open quarterfinal against old rival Fernando Gonzalez on Monday but he was below par in a 6-4, 7-5, 7-5 win over Frenchman Julien Benneteau in a rain-hit tie. Gonzalez had looked impressive earlier in the day when he swept past the final American, Robby Ginepri, in straight sets 7-6 (7/4), 6-3, 6-1.