You lost a point on your first serve. Was that the stat or something? Wow, I did not know that. Actually felt like I could have made more first serves today, too. The percentage I think was — I think I could be a little higher, but, no, first-serve percentage. Yeah, I think a long time ago in Cincinnati I didn’t lose a point on my first serve the whole match, but it probably wasn’t as many points, though. Yeah, that’s a nice little stat.
Caroline Wozniacki didn’t use ice in her Ice Bucket Challenge
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JOHN ISNER: Now that I’m close to the top 10, Caroline is actually talking to me again. When I was ranked like 90 she would walk right by me. If I could get in single digits I think I can get some of Caroline’s attention.
Still without a title this year, Wozniacki has been one of the most consistent performers on the tour, reaching finals in Doha and Dubai, and quarter finals in Auckland, Sydney and Indian Wells. The only tournament where she failed to make the last eight was the Australian Open, where she was beaten in the third round by the streaking Johanna Konta.
The current world number 14 reached the semi-finals of the US Open, and subsequently picked up titles in Tokyo and Hong Kong in an impressive conclusion to a troublesome season. Wozniacki will hope for better memories from this trip to Miami, having encountered a real low point last season. The year-old fell in the third round to Elina Svitolina, and would not be seen again until the grass court season. The former world number one missed the entire clay court season because of an ankle injury.
Understandably, she took time to get going again, as her ranking took a beating, but she made a timely resurgence at the US open, and has not looked back since then. Wozniacki began with back-to-back quarter finals in Auckland and Sydney losing to Julia Goerges and Barbora Strycova in matches that could have easily gone her way , before losing to Konta in the third round of the Australian Open.
She had a very successful trip to the Middle East, defying a rain-induced packed schedule to reach the final in Doha, before hopping over to Dubai the following week to contest another WTA final in an impressive show of durability. She was beaten by Kristina Mladenovic in the quarter finals at Indian Wells. However, the American endured a turbulent , during which she battled allegations of doping. As the rumours circled around her, Lepchenko stayed tight-lipped on the issue for the most of the year, until the International Tennis Federation cleared her of any wrongdoing in September.
It emerged that the year-old had tested positive for the notorious Meldonium at the Brisbane International, and three other out of competition tests. She argued that she stopped taking the drug in December before it was officially included on the list of banned substances at the start of January.
Wozniacki’s Sydney International ends again at quarterfinals
In temperatures reaching 40 degrees Celsius Fahrenheit for much of the match, Wozniacki lost , 6 , to Barbora Strycova in a duel that stretched to 3 hours, 19 minutes. Both players were treated for foot injuries during a grueling second set on Ken Rosewall Arena. Wozniacki came back from down in that set, and then in the tiebreaker, to win it and force a third set. You know that it’s the same for both players, so I was just trying to mentally just try and keep cool.
Former Wimbledon finalist Eugenie Bouchard continued her strong start to the year with a , quarterfinal win over Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova. Bouchard had a breakout season in , reaching the semifinals at the Australian Open and French Open before making the final at Wimbledon.
No. 2 Caroline Wozniacki fell to Ekaterina Makarova on Wednesday in the round of No. 3 Garbine Muguruza fell to Alison Van Uytvanck on Thursday in the round of
Isner at the US Open Isner began his professional career in earnest in the summer of With a world ranking of no. Then, after first-round losses at Challenger level as well as a tournament at ATP level, he beat five top players and three seeds to win the Lexington Challenger in July and improve his ranking to no. He won third-set tiebreakers on five consecutive days, beating no. His week raised his ranking to no.
Isner’s success in Washington, D.
Wozniacki, Isner Headline 2016 Mylan WTT Player Draft
An increasingly confident Roger Federer is already a break up on Dusan Lajovic in the third set and is nearing a straight sets victory. Angelique Kerber is now a break up in the second set against Kirsten Flipkens and leads Milos Raonic is through after a real battle with Mikhail Youzhny, coming through 7 , and his potential fourth round opponent Alexander Zverev is two games from a straight sets victory over Frances Tiafoe.
Angelique Kerber continues to scrap against Kirsten Flipkens, with the score locked at in the second set. The wildcard was just starting the third set against Romanian Sorana Cirstea when she collapsed as she moved to the net and attempted to volley.
On Thursday, Caroline Wozniacki took the plunge, just after challenging Serena Williams and John Isner to do the same. (They might not get to it quickly. Both Williams and Isner were in the middle.
The tournament runs from 29 February to 06 March. In the Roster Draft, a plethora of fresh faces headlined team selections. After trading up for the No. The Kastles, who have won five consecutive titles, brought back the core of their championship team. Washington will be looking to rewrite the record books in by winning a record seventh Mylan WTT title.
For their first round selection, the Empire went with hometown favorite Christina McHale. Rounding out their roster, the Empire chose two doubles players — Argentinian Maria Irigoyen and Austrian Oliver Marach, both of which will play their rookie season of Mylan WTT this year when the team kicks off their season at the historic Forest Hills Stadium. The Empire will be coached by Patrick McEnroe. In Round 3, the Breakers took American doubles player Scott Lipsky, who will be playing his second successive season in the league, but first with the Breakers.
Rick Leach will coach the Breakers this season.
The couple moved to Denmark when Piotr signed for the Danish football club Boldklubben Her defensive playing style has her contemporaries label her a counter-puncher. At the end of she switched her racquet sponsorship from Yonex back to her long-time partner Babolat.
Tennis News: Russian 14th seed Daria Kasatkina stunned world number two and Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki (7/5), to reach her first Grand Sla.
I don’t give a shit! Wozniacki , , AN interview with Caroline Wozniacki. Caroline would like to make a statement, and after that she will answer questions about today? Yeah, well, first of all, I just want to say that I? I hope that you all can understand that. The only thing I really have to say is that, you know, thank everybody for their support and sweet messages. You know, what happens in my personal life, I just want to really keep that between my closest people around me.
You know, I just have to move on. Can I ask how difficult was it to prepare for the match? How do you think you actually coped in the circumstances today?
How Caroline Wozniacki Totally Took Over John Isner’s News Conference
The year-old Zverev became the youngest champion of the season-ending event since Djokovic claimed the first of his five titles a decade ago, and the first from Germany since Zverev did it once in the first set and three times in the second, completing the victory with a spectacular backhand winner up the line. Both players began the match in the same form that had seen them earn straight-sets semifinal victories a day earlier, with few points going against the server.
It was Djokovic, who had lost just two of his previous 37 matches, who began to feel the pressure as consecutive forehand errors gave Zverev a chance to serve out the opening set at Fans gave Zverev a huge ovation as he stepped up to serve, and it appeared to inspire him.
Watch highlights as John Isner overcomes finalist Milos Raonic to reach the semi-finals at Wimbledon. Photo Credit: Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty Images. Video courtesy of Wimbledon.
Are you from a non-English speaking nation, R30? Sara was drop-dead gorgeous back in the day. The last time I saw her however, she looked like a vampire. He’s aging very well and looks very handsome! I was being nice by calling it whining. Then, with Federer still standing ready to serve, Djokovic strolled slowly back to the far, back corner to towel off. In the game where Fed served for the match, Djokovic also mocked the crowd and Fed by repeatedly striking his frame to ridicule the crowd cheering a great shot by Fed Yes, Fed did frame a shot earlier in the rally.
I wouldn’t have thought she’d be well known enough in the States to attract the attention of the crazies. But even if she’d stayed in the closet, she still wouldn’t have had the sponsorship opportunities of Sharapova. I’d like to give him the benefit of the doubt in how heated he still must have been at being DQ’d, but his comments right after the match reek of sour grapes.
Griping about the ATP and their unreasonable scheduling and being ‘forced’ to play on wet grass and unfair enforcement of rules could all be important things to discuss, but not immediately after you caused a guy to have to seek medical attention because of something boneheaded that you just did. Was he really concerned at all about the guy he’d just hurt? Oh, and Melanie who I don’t give a rip about, but someone that posts here sure does had a great win over Jankovic to take the championship.
Yep, it was Hingis who called poor Amelie “half a man”.