Serena battles illness to victory

AUSTRALIAN OPEN [CR1] Serena Williams vs. [CR10] Dominika Cibulkova (SVK) Not wanting to exhaust herself any more than necessary, Serena came out focused and determined to avoid another three setter.  There was nothing that Cibulkova could do to derail Serena from her goal of a quick win.  Although her movement remains questionable, maybe conserving energy because…

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Keys wins the battle

AUSTRALIAN OPEN [CR18] Venus Williams (USA) vs. [CR35] Madison Keys (USA) It was going to be difficult for Venus to win.  She was up against the hard-hitting and confident Keys.  To succeed she would need to have a great start.  Unfortunately, she started slowly, a result of age, it takes the body a lot longer…

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Keys delivers upset

AUSTRALIAN OPEN [CR4] Petra Kvitova (CZE) vs. [CR35] Madison Keys (USA) Their previous encounter was a distance memory; yet, not forgotten and Keys wanted a different outcome.  They were both hampered by nerves the entire match and the victor would be the one who conquered their jitters better. Keys unlike in her previous matches got…

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