Tagged with Sara Errani

Sara Errani Becomes First Italian Player To Reach Internazionali BNL d’Italia Final In 29 Years, But Can She Overcome Serena Williams?

The last time an Italian player, male or female, reached the final of the Internazionali BNL d’Italia was in 1985 when Raffaela Reggi won the title with a 6-4 6-4 victory over American Vicki Nelson-Dunbar. Sara Errani ended that drought by becoming the first Italian player to reach the final in 29 years. Certainly, she … Continue reading

2014 Porsche Tennis Grand Prix Quarterfinal Wrap-Up: Maria Sharapova Passes Big Test Against Agnieszka Radwanska

Maria Sharapova needed to reach the semifinals at the 2014 Porsche Tennis Grand Prix to maintain at least a top 10 ranking. Mission accomplished. At first glance, her 6-4 6-3 victory over Agnieszka Radwanska looks like a routine, albeit impressive, victory. Well…impressive, yes. Routine? Not so much. The match started with 7 straight service breaks. … Continue reading

2014 BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells 3rd Round Wrap-Up: Eugenie Bouchard and Simona Halep Advance To Set Up Showdown Of Rising Stars; Maria Sharapova Upset By Camila Giorgi

Round 3 of the 2014 BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells saw two rising stars of the tour, Eugenie Bouchard and Simona Halep, advance to set up an intriguing 4th round match-up. When she’s on, Simona Halep is one of the best shot makers on tour. However, in her match against Lucie Safarova, Simona was … Continue reading