Archive for August 2012
“I tried to win out there - I tried my best. It just wasn’t enough today… the Grand Slams this year haven’t been great for me.
“After the year’s finished I’ll evaluate what was good and what wasn’t so good, and we’ll work from there. But I have plenty of years left in me. And this [...]
Watch a young fan pose an important question to the defending US Open champion during a practice session:
“Only lost seven games in three sets, so I must have done something well today.
“I played fairly well from the back of the court. I just would have liked to have served a bit better because I wasn’t getting many free points on my serve. Because of that, there were a lot more [...]
Watch the World No. 1 discuss her strategy for success at this year’s final Grand Slam tournament:
John Lloyd (58)
Scott Davis (50)
Carlos Moya (36)
Marco Verdasco (26)
Peter Luczak (33)
Jordi Arrese (48)
Roberto Carretero (37)
Juan Ignacio Chela (33)
Andy Roddick (30)
Ernests Gulbis (24)
Thierry Champion (46)
Andrei Medvedev (38)
Carl-Uwe Steeb (45)
Barbara Paulus (42)
Gael Monfils (26)
JAMES “JIMMY” SCOTT CONNORS (60)
Philip Davydenko (20)
“It’s unbelievable – I played three tournaments in a row and won two.
“I’ve played a lot of matches and I’m feeling more relaxed and confident on the court. I hope all of this will continue into the US Open next week.
“I think I will be back next year. It’s my second time here. [...]
The Cincinnati third round featured some bizarre tennis…especially with Juan Martin Del Potro vs. Viktor Troicki on Court 3. Del Potro called the trainer in the middle of the third game (on Troicki’s serve!) for a left-wrist problem. He came back out hitting one-handed slice backhands and looking like retirement was imminent. Instead, Del Potro [...]
Second seed Petra Kvitova advanced to the New Haven final, having ousted 4th seed Sara Errani Friday evening, 6-1, 6-3. The Czech held eight consecutive service games without facing a break point.
Kvitova will face 7th seed Maria Kirilenko in Saturday’s title match. The Russian passed into the final after 3rd seed Caroline Wozniacki retired with [...]
“I’m very proud of this. If someone told me after Wimbledon I would be the champion of the US Open Series, I don’t know what I would have told them.
“I don’t care about the money – money is not the important thing in the world and in life. I’m just really proud I’m the [...]