Petra is loving the grass, she’s a former champion, a great top 10 player and I never beat her but I was really close at Eastbourne, two weeks ago. She’s a tough one but I have nothing to lose but I’m going to just go and enjoy.
In Paris, as here, Halep seems to have been entirely unburdened by
becoming the highest seed left in the tournament from an early stage--more notable as she still so new to the heady air breathed by the most
It was such a tough match. We were playing on a really high level, and it was so close--every single set was so close.
But Sharapova hadn't come back from a set down to
win a match at Wimbledon in ten years, and that stat would prove to be
the most telling of them all.
You can have reasons not to feel right on the court but nothing that
would not be able to make you hold the ball in your hand or catch the
ball or throw it up.
Pam Shriver, commenting on Serena Williams
As many people anticipate certain matches, people going through, the
favorites--at the end of the day those are just words. We as players
have to go out and play. And that's the way some of the results have
I want to thank my sister, Kristina, Stefanie, and our teams for their
support. We were all looking forward to a great match. From the bottom
of my heart, I thank all of the fans for their cheers and understanding.
I was trying to tell me, "You can do it. She will not make mistakes.
If you would like to win the match, you need to do it, to be
aggressive, just go for it."