Archive for the 'Tennis' Category
April 3rd, 2018
Non tennis posts.
April 1st, 2018
Last year Pavlyuchenkova won her fourth Monterrey title, defeating Angie Kebner in the three-set final…
April 1st, 2018
Former champions in the field are Kasatkina (2017), Stephens (2016), Andrea Petkovic (2014), and Stosur (2010).
March 31st, 2018
“I always play well in the U.S., I don’t know why, I think it’s because of you guys,” she told the Miami crowd afterwards. “Jelena you had a great week…we played doubles in Australia, I’m sure we’ll play many more times and I look forward to it, congratulations.”
March 29th, 2018
“I obviously have an incredible amount of respect for Venus, but you kind of have to take the name out of it and just focus on the tennis part and play one point at a time and use your tactics that you come up with your coaches,” Collins told the media.
March 28th, 2018
“When you play a player like Angie…you have to execute your game well,” said Stephens, who hit 11 winners in the 23-minute first set, and on Monday will debut in the Top 10 for the first time on the WTA rankings. “And then you have to make sure that when you are executing your game you stick with it. Like a lot of times you can venture off and start, you know, doing other things.”
March 25th, 2018
Halep this year has fluctuated between giving up during matches or winning in three sets and afterwards pronouncing her ability to fight. Some of her televised on-court coaching visits with coach Darren Cahiil have left commentators almost speechless after Halep refuses to look at or acknowledge him.
March 23rd, 2018
“I always knew that she can produce a great game,” Svitolina said regarding Osaka. “All the times we played, we played quite a bit now…I think I was playing pretty solid today, serving good. This was the key for today. Making it physical, as well.”
March 22nd, 2018
“I cannot tell you much about this match, because I don’t really know how it is,” said Halep, who trailed by a set and 2-4 down. “I felt just that I played bad, but it’s a good day at the office and I’ll take it. You have these days, and when you don’t give up, it’s the most important thing.”
March 19th, 2018
Wow, the former No. 1 and younger Williams to start against the Indian Wells winner Osaka, winner to play (4) Svitolina…
March 18th, 2018
Osaka is the sixth different Indian Wells champion in six years and the first to win an initial title at Indian Wells since Daniela Hantuchova in 2002.
March 17th, 2018
“I was a little bit surprised, especially the start of the second set, because I feel like she gave me…free points, but I didn’t try to think too much about it,” Osaka said.
March 16th, 2018
“You kind of hope for this kind of scoreline, but you never know if you’re actually going to get it,” Venus said afterwards. “I was happy with way I played. Playing deep in a big tournament is exciting, fantastic.”
March 14th, 2018
“She has everything in her game,” Venus said of Sevastova. “And it was a quick comeback from yesterday, where you have the emotions of, ‘Hey, this feels like a final [against Serena]!’ But guess what, you’re only in the fourth round.”
March 13th, 2018
“[Serena's] level is super-high and it was very difficult to close out the match, just getting one ball back,” Venus lauded her sister in her post-match press conference. “I think just I have played more matches in the last year. Even though I haven’t even played that much this year, the matches in the last year count.”