Liudmila Samsonova

Samsonova’s Goal Is To Have Fun, Play Her Best Tennis In D.C.

WASHINGTON, August 1, 2023 (by Michael Dickens) Liudmila Samsonova of Russia picked up Monday afternoon in Washington, D.C. where she left off last year. She won on Stadium Court. The defending women’s champion of the Mubadala Citi DC Open, who […]

Samsonova Wins Battle Of Big Hitters Over Kanepi At Citi Open

WASHINGTON, August 8, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) The 10th edition final of the WTA Citi Open lived up to its billing of big-hitting tennis, between Liudmila Samsonova and Kaia Kanepi at Rock Creek Park Tennis Center in northwest Washington, D.C. Sunday […]

Samsonova Wants To Keep Improving On Clay

WASHINGTON, April 27, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) After Liudmila Samsonova enjoyed a breakout on grass last year by winning her first WTA tour-level title in Berlin and reaching the Wimbledon round of 16 – plus gaining a couple of indoor […]

An Italian At Heart, Russia’s Samsonova Is Thriving In Courmayeur

COURMAYEUR/WASHINGTON, October 30, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) No. 3 seed Liudmila Samsonova of Russia, the highest remaining seed at this week’s Courmayeur Ladies Open in the Italian Alps city of Courmayeur, has dominated her opponents en route to attaining her […]

Samsonova Wins bett1Open For First WTA Title

BERLIN/WASHINGTON, June 20, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) In a week of breakthroughs and upsets, none was more unlikely than Liudmila Samsonova‘s at the bett1Open on grass in Berlin. To go from qualifying draw to championship match in a week’s time […]