Saturday, June 26, 2010

Mattek-Sands & Nestor win 2nd round thriller

Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Daniel Nestor defeated Lindsay Davenport and Bob Bryan 6-4, 3-6, 11-9 today in the second round of mixed doubles at Wimbledon. The 6th-seeded Mattek-Sands and Nestor held three match points when their opponents served at 9-10, but they had to save a game point and wait for Davenport to double-fault in order to win on their fourth match point.

Also in the second round, 3rd seeds Liezel Huber and Mahesh Bhupati were upset by Vera Dushevina and Dmitry Tursonov, and 4th seeds Nuria Llagostera Vives and Oliver Marach were upset by Yaroslava Shvedova and Julian Knowle.

In women's doubles, Dushevina did not do as well. She and partner Ekaterina Makarova, seeded 13th, were defeated 7-6, 6-4 by Jelena Jankovic and Chanelle Scheepers. Serena Williams beat Dominika Cibulkova twice today--once in singles, and again in doubles. Williams and her partner, Venus Williams, defeated Cibulkova and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-1, 6-2.

The 14th seeds, Monica Niculescu and Shahar Peer, were upset, as were the 17th seeds, Chuang Chia-Jung and Olga Govortsova.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Having a "Temptations" moment... Their was sunshine not a cloudy day, congrats to my girls Venus and Serena just a few more matches to go!