Ana Ivanovic disorients Pennetta from improving at Miami!
Having started the match slowly, once Ana Ivanovic was in form Pennetta seemed speechless. Ana Ivanovic was able to hammer down 21 winners and 5 aces, and achieved a 6-4 and 6-3 win within 77 minutes. The first set was taken after 39 minutes of Tennis action. Ana Ivanovis is also the former number 1 women’s tennis player in the world and for first comeback was against the BNP Open Winner, Pennetta.
Ana Ivanovic achieved 45% of the first serve and 9 wins alongside certain errors in comparison with her opponent. However, overall Ana Ivanovic played better tennis than Pennetta allowing her to become victorious. In the second set Ana Ivanovic broke the Italian’s momentum by gaining a 3-0 lead. Pennetta also seemed more competitive and involved in the game after this as she dropped 5 games.
Pennetta tried to remain in control during the game as Ana Ivanovic put her into a lot of pressure with her superior game play. Ivanovic’s serve was of really great quality preventing the Italian from progressing.
Serena Williams finished her last US Open tune-up in style by blowing away Serbian Ana Ivanovic 6-4 6-1 to win her first title at the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati on Sunday.For the top-seeded American, the triumph marked her first in six visits to Cincinnati and sent a message that she is in top form heading into the year's final grand slam, where she is the two-time defending champion."It's just amazing ... Source: Asia One
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3 days ago, 6:05am CDT
We’ve seen two utterly fascinating weeks of North American hardcourt tennis since the world’s best (minus Rafael Nadal, Juan Martin del Potro, and Li Na, among others) came to Canada in early August.
Tour action continues this week in New Haven (Connecticut) and Winston-Salem (North Carolina). Moreover, a few of the big names on the WTA Tour — Simona Halep, Petra Kvitova, Eugenie Bouchard, and Caroline Wozniacki — will be playing in New ... Source: Hoops Manifesto
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3 days ago, 5:22am CDT
Serena Williams holds up her winners trophy after winning against Ana Ivanovic of Serbia in the final match of the 2014 Western & Southern Open held at the Linder Family Tennis Center on Sunday (August 17) in Cincinnati, Ohio.
This is the first Cincinnati title for the 32-year-old tennis star.
Also winning the men’s title that day was Roger Federer, who beat out David Ferrer for his 6th title at the annual tennis event.
After their big wins, Serena and Rog ... Source: Just Jared
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3 days ago, 1:20am CDT
CINCINNATI: World number one Serena Williams claimed her first Cincinnati title with a dominating 6-4, 6-1 win over Ana Ivanovic in the final of the WTA Tour hardcourt tournament on Sunday (Aug 17).Williams, who finished runner-up last year, needed just 62 minutes to earn her 62nd career singles crown. "It was such a great week," Williams said. "She was playing so hard, hitting so many winner ... Source: Channel News Asia
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4 days ago, 3:10pm CDT
Serena Williams got one of her most elusive titles on her sixth try. Williams needed only 62 minutes to beat Ana Ivanovic 6-4, 6-1 on Sunday in the Western & Southern Open for a personal breakthrough. She'd never even reached the finals in Cincinnati until last year, when she fell apart and lost to Victoria Azarenka on a third-set tiebreaker. After getting broken in the first game, she ... Source: Yahoo! Sports
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