Showing determination

Rogers Cup, Montreal [CR26] Venus Williams (USA) once again proved what she was made of, her grit and determination was on full display as she dug deep to beat [CR7] Angelique Kerber (GER). In their previous encounters, Kerber had gotten the better of Venus the last three times, with the last match going deep into the third.  Well,…

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Way to go Tsonga!

Rogers Cup, Toronto Taking the match 6-2, 6-2 against [CR1] Novak Djokovic (SRB) today was no mean feat. It has been awhile since [CR15] Jo-Wilfried Tsonga’s (FRA) last victory against Djokovic, Tsonga has to be feeling ecstatic. So many times he was so close to victory and today there was no resistance from Djokovic.  The expected fight that one usually gets from…

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Almost four years

August 8th, 2010 was the date Svetlana Kuznetsova won her last tournament.  It was at the San Diego Tournament, she was ranked 21 and she defeated Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland who was ranked 10. [CR 26] Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) can finally breathe a sigh of relief.  Kuznetsova won the Citi Open, Washington DC tournament, defeating [CR40]…

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1st Tour Level Tournament Win

David Goffin of Belgium, the number 78 ranked player in the world, won his first tour level  tournament today: the bet-at-home Cup Kitzbuhel, Austria. He beat Dominic Thiem of Austria, the number 50 ranked player in the world. David lost the first set 4-6, but came back to take the second and third sets 6-1…

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