Tagged with ASB Classic

Maria Sharapova 2011 Auckland Highlights

The ASB Classic in Auckland did not go as well as I’d hoped for Maria Sharapova, but I’m convinced that she still has great tennis in her. I’m just not sure she’s 100% yet, although she showed some signs of success last year. Here’s hoping the true Maria will make a return and challenge as … Continue reading

Defending Champion Yanina Wickmayer Defeats Former World Number One Dinara Safina In Three Sets To Advance At ASB Classic

Former #1-ranked Dinara Safina of Russia pushed ASB Classic defending champion Yanina Wickmayer of Belgium to three sets in the first round, but the Belgian held firm to down her strong opponent 6-3 6-7(2) 6-1. “We both played some amazing points,” reflected Wickmayer. “At the end of the second set, we were both playing our best … Continue reading