Tagged with Vesnina

Elena Vesnina Wins 2017 BNP Paribas Open

When Elena Vesnina made the singles semifinals of Wimbledon 2016, I thought it was a wonderful achievement. However, I didn’t think it was anything more than an isolated once in a career kind of Major run where everything fell together perfectly. Don’t misunderstand, I know Elena has a Hall of Fame type of resume…as a … Continue reading

Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina Win Women’s Double Gold At 2016 Rio Olympics; Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Jack Sock Bring Mixed Doubles Gold Home To America

Just a quick dropshot post giving congratulations to the ladies taking doubles and mixed doubles Gold Medals home from the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics. Elena Vesnina continued a resurgent year by pairing with longtime doubles partner Ekaterina Makarova to bring Golden glory to Russia in women’s doubles. Elena won mixed doubles with Bruno Soares at … Continue reading

Wimbledon 2016 Ladies Semifinals: What I Want To Happen, What I Think Will Happen and What I (Almost) Hope Doesn’t Happen

The Ladies singles semifinals at Wimbledon 2016 features three Major singles champions. Serena Williams, Venus Williams and Angelique Kerber are looking to add to their trophy collections. Then there’s Elena Vesnina. Sure, she has 2 Major titles in doubles, but if she were to win the title here in singles it would change her life. … Continue reading

Czech Republic Wins 2015 Fed Cup

Russia had the Czech Republic right where they wanted them. But they couldn’t close out the defending champions. Maria Sharapova did what she was brought in to do, getting two wins and taking out the Czech Republic’s top gun, Petra Kvitova, in rubber #3 to put Russia up 2-1 in the 2015 Fed Cup final. … Continue reading