Saturday, June 30, 2012

Serena battles through, Shvedova earns a golden set

Serena Williams came through a tough match to reach the fourth round at Wimbledon against China's 25th seed Zheng Jie 6-7,6-2,9-7. Serena hit 23 aces and never broken throughout the match. Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan became the first player in a Grand Slam tournament to win every point of a set on her way to beating French Open runner up Sara Errani 6-0, 6-4 in the third round of Wimbledon. According to tournament organizers and the ITF, Shvedova is just the second known player in the Open Era to achieve a ''golden set'' by winning 24 straight points.

More third round results

Victoria Azarenka def. Jana Cepelova 6-3,6-3
Roberta Vinci def. Mirjana Lucic 7-6,7-6
Tamira Paszek def. Yanina Wickmayer 2-6,7-6,7-5

No comments:

Post a Comment