M. Lucic-Baroni Moved Us To Tears

WEEK: 01.30.2017 As usually happens after a Major tournament, there were massive upheavals in the rankings; however, the mover of the week is Mirjana Lucic-Baroni.  Her impressive run to the semifinals of the Australian Open reminded us she was a teenage prodigy when she broke on the scene at the age of 14 and much was expected of…

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Mirjana Lucic-Baroni Turns Back The Clock

AUSTRALIAN OPEN, Melbourne [5] Karolina Pliskova (CZE) vs. [79] Mirjana Lucic-Baroni (CRO) Lucic-Baroni upsets Pliskova 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 to get to her second semifinal of a Major.  En route to the semifinals, she defeated the number three seed, Agnieszka Radwanska, in straight sets; she has played three-three set matches; and despite her age, she continued…

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Cornet’s Battle at Roland Garros

ROLAND GARROS, Paris [CR29] Alize Cornet (FRA) vs. [CR70] Mirjana Lucic-Baroni (CRO) The battle was both physical and mental for these two players. It was an intensely emotional and physically demanding match. Winning would mean so much to each player, for differing reasons. Overcoming the obstacles that were obvious and not so obvious would be the reward for…

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It was supposed to be an easy win for Venus

Coupe Banque Nationale, Canada Women’s Final: [CR19] Venus Williams (USA) vs. [CR80] Mirjana Lucic-Baroni (CRO) Venus has had her way with Lucic-Baroni in their two previous matches and she hoped that the trend would continue today. Unfortunately, that was not the case.  Despite getting a break in both sets, Venus could not hold on to her…

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