Monday, December 9, 2013

Sweeping the court

Angelique Kerber has hired Benjamin Ebrahimzadeh as her new coach. Kerber had worked with Torben Beltz for over two years.

Heather Watson has also hired a new coach. The British player has retained Diego Veronelli to coach her.

Check out all the 2013 quotes.

Elena Baltacha married her coach, Nino Severino, on Sunday.

Check out Francesca and Flavia (thanks to WTA Backspin for the link)!

Jelena Dokic is competing in the Australian Open wild card playoffs.

And in the USA, the wild card playoffs include the following players: Victoria Duval, Grace Min, Shelby Rogers, Madison Brengle, Maria Sanchez, Nicole Gibbs, Julia Cohen, Sachia Vickery.

Finally, some very sad news. Women Who Serve offers condolences to Nadia Petrova, whose mother, Nadezhda Ilyina, has died at the age of 64. The 1976 Olympic medalist was killed in an automobile accident.

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