“The first three games took about 20 minutes – it wasn’t easy, nothing is ever easy. I think the difference today was I took the opportunities when I had them and came up with some really good shots. And this was the best I’ve moved all week – I feel fit, and [...]
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“I tested it out as much as possible and tried absolutely everything I could do, but I’ve been advised by the doctor and by my own team that it’s just a very, very high risk already. I mean, it’s already really painful right now, but it’s at a very high risk to [...]
“I never think about winning streaks.
“I have big self-belief. I just know the things I have to do. Sometimes it will not work out. But if I have good intentions, a good mindset and know exactly what to do on the court, the outcome is not that important for me.”
- World No. [...]
“There’s really no such thing as unstoppable in tennis, because sooner or later it’s going to happen to everybody.
“I’m here to try to win every match when I go on court. That’s the mentality. And how many wins it will be and all the numbers, that just depends on me doing as [...]
“Any tournament I’m happy to play against Serena. She’s absolutely right – I feel like we’re pushing each other to go to the limit every time, to step up, to improve, and that’s a tremendous motivation to have. You know somebody is out there who wants to push you.
“For me, it’s an incredible [...]
World No. 1 Victoria Azarenka advanced to the quarterfinal at the Qatar Total Open with a 6-0, 6-0 demolition of American Christina McHale. The defending champion dropped just 10 points on serve through an hour and 8 minutes of play.
“It feels great to be back in Doha,” Azarenka commented. “I practiced here for two [...]
World No. 1 Victoria Azarenka sealed a successful title defense at the Australian Open, having rallied to defeat World No. 6 Li Na in three sets. The top seed converted nine of 12 break points en route to a 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 victory.
“It’s been a wonderful two weeks for me,” said Azarenka. “I will [...]
Sixth seed Li Na is through to the final match at the Australian Open after dismissing former champion Maria Sharapova in straight sets. The Chinese #1 tallied 21 winners through to a 6-2, 6-2 victory in 93 minutes.
“In the beginning of the match I was nervous – I was happy to come to the [...]