• February 17, 2018 /  Tennis

    Stuttgart – Maria Sharapova advanced to the semifinals of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix tournament. In the quarterfinals, Sharapova frustrate Ana Ivanovic 7-5, 4-6, and 6-4.

    Sharapova had to fight all three sets against Ivanovic at Porsche Arena on Saturday (04/27/2013) pm dawn. This is almost the same as when he takes 3 hours to beat Lucie Safarova day before.

    Russian tennis player was leading 4-1 in the third set before finally sealed his victory with a score of 6-4.

    After the match, Sharapova admitted that the match took place heavy for him.

    “It is very difficult to move my body. I need a little time to warm up. This is one tough game,” he said as quoted by AP.

    “Anna is more resilient, have a more powerful forehand, and I have to bend over backwards to the end. Glad I was finally able to escape.”

    In the semifinal Sharapova will face Angelique Kerber. Previously, Kerber won 6-3, 7-6 (2) over Yaroslava Shvedova.

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  • It’s late July Hingis Will Return to Competitive Tennis Arena

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    February 1, 2018 /  Tennis

    California – Still remember with Martina Hingis? Former world tennis queen was planning a comeback to the tennis world. Not to a single party ever menjulangkan name, but the doubles where he also has achievements okay.

    Hingis, who had won five Grand Slam singles titles, will return to action in the world of tennis in Southern California Open tournament on July 27-August 4.

    In the tournament, the Swiss-born tennis player 32 years ago it would pair up with Slovakian tennis player Daniela Hantuchova.

    “I’m really looking forward to get back into a competitive game in Southern California Open,” said Hingis in the WTA website and quoted by Reuters.

    “The spirit is still very rough and bersaingku I please be on the field,” continued the woman who occupies the WTA rankings even when he was barely 17 years old.

    Hingis, who won the Australian Open and Wimbledon at the age of 16 years, retreating from the world of tennis in 2003 due to an ankle injury. At that time he was only 22 years old.

    In 2006, he decided to return to the tennis world. He retired again in 2007 after tested positive for cocaine. Hingis was sentenced to two years despite never insisted on taking the banned substance.

    Discourse comeback to the tennis world had inception in 2010. At that time he claimed to have been looking for a doubles partner to get back into action to competitive tennis.

    In women’s doubles, Hingis scored nine grand slam titles. He also never won a Grand Slam title in mixed doubles.

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  • Overcome Li Na, Sharapova Defend Title Champion

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    January 3, 2018 /  Tennis

    Stuttgart – Maria Sharapova successfully defended the title the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in 2013, after a convincing win, 6-4 and 6-3 over Li Na in the final.

    In four matches in the tournament to the top of the party, held at the clay court, Sharapova past his opponents to win three sets.

    Only later in the final at the Porsche Arena on Sunday (04/28/2013), Sharapova convincing to retain the title with a straight sets victory over Li Na, the Australian Open and set aside Sharapova in the semifinals – Li Na finally finished runner -up in the event.

    In the first set, Sharapova, who is seeded first, quickly winning 4-1. Li Na, seeded second, then tried to get up, although Sharapova did not give him much chance to catch up.

    Fierce duel ensued at the beginning of the second set. But again, Sharapova managed to demonstrate its superiority over Li Na and won her second title of the year – after Indian Wells last March.

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  • Maradona’s Surgery Farsightedness is Succeeded

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    December 25, 2017 /  Tennis, Uncategorized

    Mendoza – Argentine football legend Diego Maradona, diving successful eye surgery on Wednesday (07/24/2013) local time. The doctor who operated on him, Roberto Zaldivar, ensure conditions the 52-year-old man.

    “Maradona is fine. Surgery for eye presbiopi is a routine procedure that we used to do. He’s living it well. Patient he is cool,” said Zaldivar told AFP.

    Yes, Maradona underwent eye surgery nearsightedness presbiopi alias. Disorders of the eye is closely related to patient age.

    Strong desire to get rid of the eye disorders associated with his work in the future. Maradona should immediately perform the task as an ambassador of The Dubai Sports Council.

    Early last June, The Dubai Sports Council announced Maradona’s contract to extend the duration of two years. After all, Maradona also not someone who is completely new in Dubai. He never gush Dubai club Al Wasl.

    The Dubai Sports Council hopes a player nicknamed ‘The Hand of God’ it can raise the prestige of Dubai for the purposes of offers in 2024 Olympic host.

    Maradona also execute the mandate of the Dubai Sports Council quite well. He attended all scheduled events.

    In February and March, he became VIPs Dubay Duty Free Tennis Championships at the Dubai Tennis Stadium. Then April, he also filled the inaugural Dubai Government Entities team Football Championship.

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  • Skip the First Round Kvitova, Wozniacki crashes out Direct

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    December 25, 2017 /  Tennis

    Stuttgart – Petra Kvitova qualify for the second round of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix after defeating Annika Beck. Meanwhile, Caroline Wozniacki could not go far because immediately foundered.

    Facing Beck at Porsche Arena on Wednesday (24/04/2013), Kvitova had to fight hard. The fifth seed eventually won after a long fight three sets in 2 hours 26 minutes. He won 7-5, 6-7, and 6-3.

    Kvitova will face opponents in the second half is Julia Goerges or Kirsten Flipkens.

    Wozniacki suffered misfortune. Former world number one tennis player must immediately lift the suitcase after defeated Carla Suarez Navarro 6-7, 1-6.

    In other matches, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova won the duel fellow Russian. Pavlyuchenkova beat Ekaterina Makarova 6-7, 7-5, 6-4 in the second round and will challenge third seed Angelique Kerber.

    Lucie Safarova also advanced to the second round after beating Mona Barthel 6-4, 6-1. Safarova will fight defending champion Maria Sharapova in the second round.

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  • Absent Venus at Wimbledon

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    December 15, 2017 /  Tennis

    New York – Wimbledon 2013 edition will not be followed by one of the most successful tennis player in the women’s singles. Still troubled by a back injury, Venus Williams decided to absent in the Grand Slam series.

    Quoted from the BBC, Venus is having problems with his back since appearing in the doubles French Open two weeks ago. Due to the same injury he was forced to retreat in the number decided at Roland Garros.

    With Wimbledon starting on Monday (06/24/2013) next week, Venus had not yet fully recovered. Players are already five times a champion at Wimbledon and even then was forced to miss this year.

    “I will not be able to participate in Wimbledon. I am really disappointed because I always liked the tournament. I need time to recover my back,” Venus wrote on her Facebook page.

    Venus never previously absent at Wimbledon since he made ​​his debut in the year 1997. In that period he succeeded five times a champion in a single number the years 2000, 2001, 2005, 2007 and 2008.

    “I want to return to the field as soon as possible, my target is to return Mylan World Team Tennis on July 8 in Washington DC. Thank you so much for my fans, for the love and support and I will see you again in the near future on the pitch,” continued the old tennis player 33-year-old.

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  • Sharapova Appoints New Coach

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    October 16, 2017 /  Tennis

    Jakarta – Maria Sharapova appoint Jimmy Connors as his new coach. Connors replaces Thomas Hogstedt which has already agreed to part with Sharapova.

    After three years of working together, Hogstedt and Sharapova agreed to part ways on Friday (07/12/2013) local time. Due to personal reasons, the Swede could not accompany Sharapova in tournaments to come.

    To replace Hogstedt, Sharapova lifted Connors as coach. Men from the United States who collected eight grand slam titles before is coach Andy Roddick.

    “I’m happy to announce that Jimmy Connors would be my new coach,” Sharapova wrote on her official website as quoted by Sky Sports.

    “I’ve known Jimmy for many years and we had worked together in 2008 before the Australian Open,” said two of the world tennis rankings.

    “I’m very excited with this new partnership and look forward to the upcoming tournament,” he said.

    After being eliminated in the second round at Wimbledon last, Sharapova is now preparing for the next Grand Slam, the U.S. Open will be held on 26 August to 9 September next.

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  • Mahut The Tennis player 11 Hour get Wild Card for Wimbledon

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    September 6, 2017 /  Tennis, Uncategorized

    London – Nicolas Mahut is currently ranked 224 in the world, was grateful to get a wild card tournament ever make it history: Wimbledon.

    “I’m extremely grateful to obtain wild card in Wimbleon. Thank you very much for the (All England) Club! Always feels special to play in this prestigious place!” Mahut wrote via his Twitter account on Wednesday (06/12/2013).

    Of the ranking is too far away, I can not actually Mahut Wimbledon tournament which starts on 24 June it. However, the organizers are pleased to give him a chance through a wild card.

    Mahut is now 31-years will always be remembered in the creation of a record of the longest tennis match in history, when he and John Isner spent a total of 11 hours five minutes in their duel in the first round of Wimbledon 2010.

    Later Mahut concentrate more on the doubles. In the recent French Open she and her partner fellow Frenchman Michael Llondra, broke through the final round, before losing to Bryan Brothers duet.

    Related history, Isner-Mahut match needs three days to stop at 6-4, 3-6, 6-7 (7-9), 7-6 (7-3), 70-68 for Isner.

    History was instantly immortalized Wimbledon manager in the form of a plaque mounted on the complex All England Lawn Tennis Championships at the beginning of the year. The play “crazy” is the “inscription”.

    The fifth set alone spends eight hours 11 minutes, or 98 minutes longer than the previous record which was recorded when Fabrice Santoro beat Arnaud Clement at the 2004 French Open.

    Performing “weird” Isner-Mahut was not only the longest match record, but also the most games in a set (138), in a one-party (183), most aces by a player (Isner 113), and total aces (216).

    The effect is for Isner, he immediately fell in the next game within 74 minutes. Mahut even depressed for three months of the incident and defeat it.

    Mahut and Isner has indeed been a close friend since the duel “terrible” it. They even had time to try playing doubles together, but it did not go well.

    If Mahut continues to decline his achievements, not so with Isner. The American is currently ranked 21 in the world.

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  • Murray Djokovic in the Final Challenge

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    August 25, 2017 /  Tennis

    London – Britain’s Andy Murray will challenge Novak Djokovic in the final match of tennis Wimbledon 2013. In the semifinals, he won four sets of Jerzy Janowicz.

    In a duel that took place on Saturday (06/07/2013) pm dawn, Murray had lost the first set from the 24th-seeded it.

    Murray who could rise in the next three sets, eventually managed to win the match by a score of 6-7, 6-4, 6-4, and 6-3.

    “The first set was very tough. I had a few chances but he fought back with some good punches. He was on a roll, but I can change the round,” said Murray, as reported by the BBC after the game on.

    “I am happy because this is a tough game and completely different from the game that I have played this year.”

    “He is a talented player and can not be predicted. He has a good serve, which gives you a bit of rhythm to re-fight with him,” he added.

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  • Lost in Final, Lisicki Keep Smiling

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    July 13, 2017 /  Tennis

    London – Sabine Lisicki was unable to stem the tears from his eyes after he lost in the Wimbledon Grand Slam final. But tears do not eliminate Lisicki smile of her beautiful face.

    Lisicki had to settle for runner-up after defeated Marion Bartoli in the top of the party on Saturday (06/07/2013). The German was defeated in straight sets by a score of 1-6, 4-6.

    When dealing with Bartoli, Lisicki is further supported spectators did not look my best when conquering Serena Williams in the last 16 or Agnieszka Radwanska in the semifinals. He made a lot of unforced errors. The number of unforced errors to 25, while only 14 Bartoli.

    “I feel good this morning, but this is an opportunity that you do not get every day,” said Lisicki in the tournament’s official website.

    “This is really new for me. Everything is different. I was drained after two weeks, so many tough games, if you’ve got a tough draw like me.”

    “Marion did not have to get rid of any big players. Against top players is different. They are heavier, longer. Rallies you have a power drain.”

    Lisicki statement is true. He should meet the top players in the previous round as Francesca Shiavone (French Open champion 2010), Samantha Stosur (U.S. Open champion 2011), Serena (the world number one, collecting 16 Grand Slam titles), and Radwanska (number four the world). Meanwhile, Bartoli to qualify for the final once did not clash with the world top ten rankings.

    “Physically and mentally I was not 100 percent. I get rid of three Grand Slam champion and should play to score 9-7 in the third set against Radwanska two days ago. Fresher Marion. Bit sad because I could not show my best game,” said Lisicki.

    Although sad and disappointed, Lisicki could still show a smile after the game. He smiled as Bartoli held her in front of the net. When facing the photographers in the photo sessions, the 23-year-old virgin still well into a smile. When asked for a signature before leaving the court, Lisicki once again smiling.

    “I show my best tennis here. I get rid of the champion and runner-up last year. Was pretty big,” said Lisicki.

    “This tournament has certainly made me a better player. These days is tough, but this experience will help me in the future. Still believe I will be a champion one day,” he said.

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