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Istanbul Gallery: Fifteen Action Shots

From serves to forehands, backhands and everything else, check out 15 of the best action shots from the TEB BNP Paribas Istanbul Cup, where former No.1 Caroline Wozniacki reigned supreme.

Published July 20, 2014 12:10

There has been a lot of great action going on at the TEB BNP Paribas Istanbul Cup this past week.
There has been a lot of great action going on at the TEB BNP Paribas Istanbul Cup this past week.
And a lot of it has taken place on center court - here are some of the very best action shots...
And a lot of it has taken place on center court - here are some of the very best action shots...
WTA Rising Star Belinda Bencic fell to Caroline Wozniacki first round but showed some big promise.
WTA Rising Star Belinda Bencic fell to Caroline Wozniacki first round but showed some big promise.
Turkish No.1 Cagla Buyukakcay pushed Karolina Pliskova, who was seeded, to three tough sets.
Turkish No.1 Cagla Buyukakcay pushed Karolina Pliskova, who was seeded, to three tough sets.
And Shahar Peer, who won this tournament when it was held on clay in 2006, fell to Pliskova too.
And Shahar Peer, who won this tournament when it was held on clay in 2006, fell to Pliskova too.
And young Japanese Misaki Doi also made the second round, falling to the even-younger Ana Konjuh.
And young Japanese Misaki Doi also made the second round, falling to the even-younger Ana Konjuh.
The WTA Rising Stars definitely rose up in Istanbul, including Elina Svitolina and her huge serve.
The WTA Rising Stars definitely rose up in Istanbul, including Elina Svitolina and her huge serve.
Svitolina, the No.4 seed, made it to the quarterfinals before falling to the aforementioned Konjuh.
Svitolina, the No.4 seed, made it to the quarterfinals before falling to the aforementioned Konjuh.
Svitolina will now head to Baku to defend her title - she's the No.2 seed behind Sorana Cirstea.
Svitolina will now head to Baku to defend her title - she's the No.2 seed behind Sorana Cirstea.
Konjuh would make it all the way to the semifinals, the youngest WTA semifinalist since 2012.
Konjuh would make it all the way to the semifinals, the youngest WTA semifinalist since 2012.
Kurumi Nara, the No.6 seed, fell in the quarters to No.2 seed Roberta Vinci, who beat Konjuh too.
Kurumi Nara, the No.6 seed, fell in the quarters to No.2 seed Roberta Vinci, who beat Konjuh too.
Vinci ended up making her second WTA final in as many weeks - she was a runner-up in Bucharest.
Vinci ended up making her second WTA final in as many weeks - she was a runner-up in Bucharest.
The all-Turkish duo of Buyukakcay and Pemra Ozgen were crowd favorites, though there was one bigger...
The all-Turkish duo of Buyukakcay and Pemra Ozgen were crowd favorites, though there was one bigger...
Caroline Wozniacki, a former World No.1, has been a favorite in Istanbul for many, many years...
Caroline Wozniacki, a former World No.1, has been a favorite in Istanbul for many, many years...
And it was Wozniacki who ended up lifting the title at this year's TEB BNP Paribas Istanbul Cup.
And it was Wozniacki who ended up lifting the title at this year's TEB BNP Paribas Istanbul Cup.
  • There has been a lot of great action going on at the TEB BNP Paribas Istanbul Cup this past week.
  • And a lot of it has taken place on center court - here are some of the very best action shots...
  • WTA Rising Star Belinda Bencic fell to Caroline Wozniacki first round but showed some big promise.
  • Turkish No.1 Cagla Buyukakcay pushed Karolina Pliskova, who was seeded, to three tough sets.
  • And Shahar Peer, who won this tournament when it was held on clay in 2006, fell to Pliskova too.
  • And young Japanese Misaki Doi also made the second round, falling to the even-younger Ana Konjuh.
  • The WTA Rising Stars definitely rose up in Istanbul, including Elina Svitolina and her huge serve.
  • Svitolina, the No.4 seed, made it to the quarterfinals before falling to the aforementioned Konjuh.
  • Svitolina will now head to Baku to defend her title - she's the No.2 seed behind Sorana Cirstea.
  • Konjuh would make it all the way to the semifinals, the youngest WTA semifinalist since 2012.
  • Kurumi Nara, the No.6 seed, fell in the quarters to No.2 seed Roberta Vinci, who beat Konjuh too.
  • Vinci ended up making her second WTA final in as many weeks - she was a runner-up in Bucharest.
  • The all-Turkish duo of Buyukakcay and Pemra Ozgen were crowd favorites, though there was one bigger...
  • Caroline Wozniacki, a former World No.1, has been a favorite in Istanbul for many, many years...
  • And it was Wozniacki who ended up lifting the title at this year's TEB BNP Paribas Istanbul Cup.
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