|2015 Wimbledon Women's Final Open Thread: Serena Williams v Garbine Muguruza |
|Rankings (potentially as high as
No.6 with title win) for the first time in her career; previous high was No.19 (March 23, 2015)
• Sanchez-Vicario was the last Spanish woman to reach the singles final at Wimbledon (1995-96) while Conchita
Martinez was the last to win the title...|
|Serena Slams Sharapova For 17th Straight Time, Meets Muguruza In Wimbledon Final |
|who had just one career Wimbledon win before this year, is the first Spaniard woman to reach the final at Wimbledon since Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario in 1997.
"I think is the best final you can play," Muguruza said. "To have Serena in the Wimbledon final I think is the hardest ...|
|Wimbledon Women's Semis Set: Serena v Maria, Aggie v Muguruza |
|finish points. "The last game was a very intense one, so there was so much relief after that."
She is the first Spaniard since Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario in 1997 to reach the semifinals of Wimbledon.
Radwanska says she anticipates a semifinal match similar to her quarterfinals.
|Players To Beat Both Venus And Serena Williams In Same Tournament [Chart] |
|player to accomplish the feat was Jelena Jankovic who did it at the 2010 Rome event.
Here's the list according to the WTA:
1998 Sydney: d Serena in SFs & Venus in F
1999 Sydney: d Serena in 2r & Venus in QFs
|Serena v Halep, Isner v Nishikori, and Djokovic Thursday at Miami Open |
|putting her in the company of Martina Navratilova (1,442 wins), Chris Evert (1,309), Steffi Graf (902), Virginia Wade (839), Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario (759), Lindsay Davenport (753) and Conchita Martinez (739).
"I saw them bringing out a cake and I thought, 'Whose birthday is it...|
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|Challenging starts for (6) Riske vs. Zvonareva, and (7) Hantuchova vs. Puig...Wildcards went to Serbia's Jovana Jaksic, Mexico's Ana Sofia Sanchez, and Italy's Schiavone...The army of pulls from the event included Eugenie Bouchard, Jelena Jankovic, Sloane Stephens, Coco Vandeweghe, Rob...|
|Almagro, Petkovic Capture Titles|
|(10) Jelena Jankovic vs. Alona Bondarenko, Magdalena Rybarikova vs. (13) Svetlana Kuznetsova, (19) Shahar Peer vs. Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez, former Top 5er Jelena Dokic vs. Vera Dushevina, and Spaniard Arantxa Parra Santonja vs. the top-ranked American in the draw Bethanie Matte...|
|Caroline Wozniacki Interview - Indian Wells, Mar 14|
|Wozniacki InterviewMarch 14, 2011INDIAN WELLS, CALIFORNIA - BNP PARIBAS OPENC. WOZNIACKI/M. Martinez Sanchez6-1, 6-3THE MODERATOR: Questions, please.Q. That was a pretty efficient win, Caroline. What has been your main problem against her in the past?CAROLINE WOZNIACKI: Well, s...|
|Crafty Martinez Sanchez Beats Jankovic for WTA Rome Crown |
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