Tagged with Zheng Jie

Andrea Petkovic Squeaks By Zheng Jie In Second Round Of 2011 US Open; Serena Williams Continues To Dominate

Fighting through a knee injury, Andrea Petkovic was able to barely get by 2010 Australian Open semifinalist Zheng Jie 3-6 6-3 6-3. Zheng had Petkovic on the hook 6-3 3-0 before Andrea mounted her comeback. How close was this match? Each player had 23 winners and 3 double faults. Andrea had 30 unforced errors while … Continue reading

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Sharapova, Zvonareva, Li, Ivanovic, Kvitova Upset In Third Round Of 2011 Rogers Cup, Or Were They?

For this post, I’m going to start by posting the third round results, including the “upset” scores. Singles – Third Round (13) Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) d. (3) Vera Zvonareva (RUS) 64 76(4) (4) Victoria Azarenka (BLR) d. (Q) María José Martínez Sánchez (ESP) 61 62 (Q) Galina Voskoboeva (KAZ) d. (5) Maria Sharapova (RUS) 63 75 (10) Samantha Stosur (AUS) d. (6) Li Na (CHN) 62 64 (11) Andrea Petkovic (GER) d. (7) Petra … Continue reading

Zheng Jie Confirmed To Miss 2011 Australian Open

As I touched on here: https://bangkokbobbysports.wordpress.com/2010/12/19/zheng-jie-drops-out-of-exhibition-match-in-hong-kong-and-upcoming-hobart-international-with-sore-left-wrist-is-questionable-for-australian-open/ …ZHENG Jie, a 2010 Australian Open semifinalist, will miss the 2o11 opening Major of the tennis season. quote from ZHENG Jie: “I did withdraw from next year’s Australian Open. It is a hard decision for me to make. I have plenty of good memories and experiences there, but I … Continue reading

WTA Video: Maria Kirilenko Photo Shoot

The WTA has no problem, it seems, promoting their players as great athletes, which they are, and fashionable young women, which they also are.  One wonders about where the line blurs and where selling looks goes too far.  I was a little surprised when I saw this was a WTA sponsored video. But as they … Continue reading