NEWS AND COMMENTARY ON WOMEN'S PROFESSIONAL TENNIS
Thursday, January 10, 2008
Despite a mutual struggle to lose, Kuznetsova emerges as semifinal winner
It looked for all the world that Nicole Vaidisova and Svetlana Kuznetsova were each doing everything possible to lose the Sydney semifinal match, but, of course, someone had to win the thing, and the victory went to Kuznetsova, 7-5, 7-6. It was an ugly, boring match, and I expect a boring final.