Tagged with Sabine Lisicki

WTA Wrap-Up 9.14.2014: Mirjana Lucic-Baroni Defeats Venus Williams At Coupe Banque Nationale For First Title Since 1998; Sabine Lisicki Wins In Hong Kong

Never give up. Mirjana Lucic-Baroni was, over a decade and a half ago, the hot prodigy in women’s tennis. At 15 years old, she became the first WTA player ever to win the first singles and first doubles tournament she ever entered. The doubles title came at a Major, the 1998 Australian Open. She reached … Continue reading

WTA Wrap-Up 8.23.2014: Petra Kvitova Wins Connecticut Open; Maria Sharapova The Face Of CDFA Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign; WTA Stars Take The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

If the US Open were played in New Haven, Connecticut then Petra Kvitova would be a clear favorite. The reigning Wimbledon champion won the 2014 Connecticut Open at Yale with a 6-4 6-2 victory over good friend Magdalena Rybarikova. It was Petra’s 2nd title in New Haven in 3 years and her 3rd straight final. … Continue reading