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Archive for January 2012
“It’s a dream come true.
“I have been dreaming and working so hard to win a Grand Slam, and being No. 1 is a pretty good bonus with that.”
- WTA Tour World No. 1 Victoria Azarenka
Gisela Dulko (27)
Regina Kulikova (23)
Neville Godwin (37)
Tomas Zib (36)
Diego Hartfield (31)
Pauline Parmentier (26)
Michael Joyce (39)
Elena Makarova (39)
Jeff Morrison (33)
Lucie Safarova (25)
Andreas Beck (26)
“… that’s definitely been one of the frustrations that I think I’ve had over these last couple of years, or even since I’ve come back, is that I haven’t really been able to give it a good shot at the French Open.
“It is a challenge. It’s one of the goals that I [...]
“First congratulations go to Victoria. It was an honor to play against you. You have worked so hard for this over the years and earned this title.
“As in any sport, you have your good days and your tough days. Today things didn’t work out for me. Victoria was just too good.
“First I want to congratulate Maria (Sharapova). Thank you for such kind words. You had a great two weeks and did really well, and I’m sure there will be many more finals we’ll perform in.
“I want to thank my team – you guys have been supporting me for so long, believing in [...]
Grand Slam hopeful Victoria Azarenka is through the final four in Melbourne, having rallied to oust 8th seed Agnieszka Radwanska in the quarterfinal. After losing the first-set tie-break 0-7, the third seed closed the next two sets, 6-0, 6-2.
“It was very important to see how I could adjust after not playing really well in [...]
“To be honest, I don’t really think about it.
“I have been there for a long time already. I finished No.1 two years in a row. At the end of the year we’ll see who played the best throughout the year. We’re just in January. I will get it back eventually, so I’m [...]
Petr Korda (44)
Marko Filkovic (33)
Sanchai Ratiwatana (30)
Sonchat Ratiwatana (30)
Pablo Andujar (26)
Syd Ball (62)
Giovanni Lapentti (29)
Maria Kirilenko (25)
Tatiana Golovin (24)
Justin Gimelstob (35)
Corina Morariu (34)
Brian Edward Gottfried (60)
Andrei Pavel (38)
Marat Safin (32)
Alicia Molik (31)
Peter Lundgren (47)
Cyril Suk (45)
Former World No. 1 Maria Sharapova is through to the quarterfinal, following her three-set victory over 14th seed Sabine Lisicki. After trailing by a set, the Russian rallied to close the match in three, 3-6, 6-2, 6-3.
“The first three games were good, then it went south for a bit, then I got it together [...]