Tagged with Alisa Kleybanova

WTA’s Alisa Kleybanova Battling Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

Best wishes and prayers for Alisa Kleybanova. The 22-year old Russian tennis star is battling Hodgkin’s lymphoma. In moments like these, the clarity of what is truly important in life comes through. This video is unrelated, but I am posting it for people who read this but don’t know Alisa. Alisa’s messsage: Hello everyone 🙂 … Continue reading

Samantha Stosur, Li Na, Victoria Azarenka Advance; Francesca Schiavone, Jelena Jankovic Upset In First Round Of Medibank International

The last time we saw Samantha Stosur of Australia, she was getting bounced out of the Brisbane International by Jarmila Groth. Determined not to let history repeat, Stosur maintained a strong service game, never facing a break point, in defeating Belgium’s Yanina Wickmayer 7-5 6-4 to open her run at the Medibank International Sydney. In … Continue reading

Brisbane International First Round: Sally Peer, Jarmila Groth, Bojana Jovanovski Score Big Wins

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (5) def. Alla Kudryavtseva 6-2, 6-7 (5-7), 6-3 Sally Peers def. Alisa Kleybanova (7) 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 Bojana Jovanovski def. Anastasia Rodionova 2-6, 6-2, 6-3 Jarmila Groth def. Arantxa Parra Santonja 6-2, 7-5 Lucie Safarova def. Akgul Amanmuradova 6-3, 3-6, 6-2 Men Feliciano Lopez (6) def. Philipp Petzschner 6-4, 7-6 (13-11) Denis Istomin (8) def. Thiemo De Bakker 7-6 (7-5), … Continue reading