Serena Williams fights past Shvedova to reach Wimbledon Quarterfinals

WIMBLEDON - On Court No. 2, Serena Williams moved past “Golden Set” Yaroslava Shvedova 6-1, 2-6, 7-5 to reach the Wimbledon quarterfinals on Monday. Shvedova won a perfect set capturing 24 straight points in her last match against Sara … [Read more...]

Shvedova gets “Golden Set” in defeating Errani

WIMBLEDON - Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan became only the second known player in the Open Era to record a ‘golden set’ (winning all 24 points in a set) in the first set of her 6-0, 6-4 third round win over Sara Errani of Italy. “I had no … [Read more...]

Notes and Quotes from Day 9 of the 2012 French Open

MARIA SHARAPOVA   On the controversial umpire calls: The first one was the most questionable one, I guess, because she couldn’t find the mark.  I mean, I don’t know how to  like, she said that to me.  What do you say to that?  You … [Read more...]

Defending Champ Li Na Crashes Out, Sharapova Struggles at French Open

Li Na’s quest to defend her French Open title of a year ago ended with a 3-6, 6-2, 6-0 loss to qualifier Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan in the fourth round while Maria Sharapova dragged to three sets at the French Open in Paris on … [Read more...]