Kuznetsova Movie Score: four / five
Svetlana Kuznetsova will find Serena Williams at the opposition end when she turns up to play her fourth round match at Miami tomorrow.
These two players have hardly played against each other in the last couple of seasons.
Kuznetsova would be highly confident ahead of the showdown just because of the way she beat Angelique Kerber, an experienced German player, in her previous match.
Kerber was chipping away quite nicely there in that fixture, but, Kuznetsova made a late resurgence and ended up on top to set a date with Serena.
Serena, on the other hand, did not have a tough competition in round no. 3 as she had to deal with a qualifying teenager CiCi Bellis.
Though Bellis is much hyped around, but, at 15 years of age, to tackle Serena was just too much of ask for her.
As far as the rivalry between Serena and Kuznetsova is concerned, there are 9 matches played between them so far and as one would expect, most of them have been won by the former.
Serena has toppled Kuznetsova in 7 of those games and has been beaten in 2. Read more »
Kuznetsova Movie Ranking: five / five
2015 has not been unfolding well at all for Svetlana Kuznetsova. She is still looking to get a win under her belt this year.
She has played two tournaments so far and has suffered first round exit in both of them, losing to not so known players.
In the Apia International Sydney Tennis tournament, the 29-year old lost to Madison Keys of America, while, the other day in Auckland, she had to taste defeat at the hands of the Czech player Lucie Hradecka. Read more »