Entries in Radwanska (7)

Sunday
May202012

2012 Tennis Tournament Winners List

 We’re starting a quick list of all the tournament winners for 2012

Winners of WTA tournaments:

May

Radwanksa in Brussels (clay)

Schiavone in Starbourg (clay)

Sharaopva in Rome (clay)

S. Williams in Madrid (clay)

April

Errani in Budapest (clay)

Kanepi in Estoril (clay)

Bertens Fes (clay)

Sharapova in Stuttgart (clay)

Kerber in Copenhagen (hard)

Errani in Barcelona (clay)

S. Williams in Charleston (clay)

March2012

A. Radwanska in Miami (hard)

Azarenka in Indian Wells (hard)

Febuary 2012

Hsieh in Kuala Lumpur (hard)

Errani in Acapulco (clay)

Babos in Monterray (hard)

A. Radwanska in Dubai (hard)

Arvidsson in Memphis (hard)

Arruabarrena-Vecino in Bogata (clay)

Azarenka in Doha (hard)

Kerber in Paris, France (hard)

Hantuckova in Parraya City, Thailand  (hard)

January 2012

Azarenka in Melbourne, Australia (hard)

Azarenka in Sydney, Australia (hard)

Barthel in Hobart (hard)

Kaia Kanepi in Brisbane, Australia (hard)

Jie Zheng in Auckland, New Zealand (Note – her opponent, Pennetta, retired in the 3rd set) (hard)

 

Winners of ATP tournaments:

February 2012

Ferrer in Acupulco

Anderson in Delray Beach

Federer in Dubai

Ferrer in Buenos Aires 

Melzer in Memphis

Del Potro in Marseille 

Raonic in San Jose

Almagro in Sau Paulo 

Federer in Rotterdam 

Monaco in Vina Del Mar 

Youzny in Zagreb, Croatia 

Berdych in Montepellier, France

January 2012

Nieminen in Sydney

Ferrer in Auckland

Andy Murray in Brisbane, Australia

Jo-Wilfred Tsonga in Doha, Quatar

Milos Raonic in Chennai, India



Sunday
Mar112012

Tennis Player Retirees List

Woe the injuries already affecting the top women's players after only one week in the 2012 tennis season! Four former women's tennis champions are sidelined, as are some up-and-comers. We're keeping track here.

Retirees since January 2012

Martic - Final Malaysia (Feb)

Morita - Quarterfinals Malaysia (Feb)

A. Radwanska - Quarterfinals Malaysia (Feb)

Cibulkova - 1st Round Dubai (Feb)

Zvonareva - 3rd Round, Doha (Feb)

Carla Suarez Navarro - 2nd Round, Doha (Feb)

Zvonareva - QF at PTT Pattaya Open, Thailand

Na Li - 1st round at Paris Open DGF Suez

Crybass - 1st round at Paris Open DGF Suez

Robson - 1st round PTT Pattaya Open, Thailand

Voskoboeva - 1st round PTT Pattaya Open, Thailand

Chakvetadze - in Hobart (cramping)

Kuznetzova - 2nd round at Sydney (heat)

Goerges - 1st round at Sydney (viral illness)

Pennetta - Final at Auckland

Lisicki - 3rd round Auckland

Clijsters - semifinals Brisbane

Pervak - 1st round Brisbane

Hercog - 1st round Brisbane

 

 

Friday
Dec302011

5 Women's Tennis Players to Watch in 2012 

Days away from the opening WTA tournament, I'm reflecting on 2011 and pondering who I'm most excited to watch.  When Australian tennis breaks, I'll be looking at these players and deciding how far to place them in my Australian Open bracket.

Petra Kvitova - After winning Wimbledon, 4 WTA titles and the WTA Champioinships in 2011, only 100 (and some) points separate her from Wozniacki in the WTA rankings.  Might we finally have a number 1 player with a grand slam in their pocket?

Serena Williams - Though she only played 4 hard court tournaments in 2011, she won 2 and went to the final of another (the US Open).  Entering the Australian tennis season, this 5x Australian Open champion is always one to watch.

Angiezka Radwaska - Despite a shoulder injury, Angiezka closed the 2011 season with with 3 hard court wins (Beijing, Tokyo & Carlsbad), taking down a few top 5 players in the process.  If she plays the Australian tennis circuit with that level play, she'll break into the top 5 soon.

Kaia Kanepi - 3 months ago, I wouldn't have imagined Kaia in this list but after her October wins against Wozniacki, Schiavone, Lisicki, Kuznetzova & Pennetta, I'm wondering if this could be her breakthrough year.

Angelique Kerber - When the 92nd ranked player makes the semis of the US Open, they are worth watching. 

Sunday
Oct232011

Breaking through in Moscow

Congratulations to Cibulkova who won her first WTA tournament: the Moscow Kremlin Cup.  As a Premiere tournament, Dominika will gain over 1000 points with this week, propelling her much closer to the top 10.

Kaia Kanepi made it to her first Premier WTA final this year.  She upset Kuznetsova and Schiavone on the way to the final.  Look for her when you are picking your brackets in Australia next year. 

As a result ot the activity here, Angiezka Radwanska makes her debut in the WTA Championships in Istanbul.

 



Thursday
Oct202011

The wait for 8 continues

Fans are eager to see if Bartoli or Radwanska will take the coveted 8th and final spot in the WTA Championships at Istanbul.  If Bartoli wins the final in Moscow, she will take the trip.  If not, Radwanska gets to compete against the year's best.  

Our bet: the pressure wil be too much for Bartoli.  She's up against some good players with nothing to lose.  We predict that Angieska Radwanksa will be heading to Turkey next week. 

We look forward to watching this unfold over the next few days.