Posts tagged: Match


Right, left, and center, the Russians have gone on, picking up WTA titles since the Australian open.

This is despite the absence of a single Russian ranked inside the Top 8 on the WTA Tour.

However, it remains for the eyes to see that they have been making their mark. One of such Russian is Elena Vesnina who for her first WTA Premier Mandatory Event title,won in Indian Wells. This win in the final was over Svetlana Kuznetsova, a fellow Russian and the current world No. 9. With that,Vesnina went way up to a career-high ranking of No. 13.

Speaking after her victory, she made mention of the quality of the match and how good it was for women’s tennis and sport as a whole;

“I think in Russia they showed the whole match. So I think that’s great for women’s sport, great for women’s tennis. Me and Svetlana, I think we should proud how we actually were fighting and the quality of the tennis was really high.” Read more »


With the 2017 almost here, Angelique Kerber has begun her campaign for next year as she heads on to the Brisbane International, where she hopes to consolidate on all her achievements form over the last twelve months.

The current World No. 1 has been a consistent fixture at Brisbane, as she reached three the quarter finals a straight three times in a row.

The 2016 season however saw her make the big jump into the final of the competition. And the competition which saw her enter as the No. 10 in the world, sparked a phenomenal run that led to two Grand Slam titles and a place on top of the World rankings for the German.

Probably, the more reason why the veteran has chosen to stick to the formula that worked so well for her last season.

Kerber leads a high-quality field which comprises of four other top ten players and four former or current Grand Slam champions. There however is no former winner in the draw and the competition will be hoping to crown a new champion next year in Brisbane. Read more »

Partial TC coverage of the Sam Stosur vs Svetlana Kuznetsova match

Kuznetsova Video Rating: / five

Svetlana Kuznetsova vs Marion Bartoli – WTA INDIAN WELLS 2013 (R3) – Full Match HD

Kuznetsova Video clip Rating: 5 / 5

Wimbledon 2011 R3: Yanina Wickmayer – Svetlana Kuznetsova (Match point)

Kuznetsova Video clip Rating: 5 / five