About players’ habits to retire from matches

How often do injured players retire when closer to victory, and how often when they are losing? Which players are more likely to retire, and which stay in match even though they are losing? Tennis...

Players most likely to win in Rome

Internazionali BNL d'Italia is the most prestigious clay-court tournament after Roland Garros. It is a Tier I event with the prize money of $1,340,000. Amelie Mauresmo of France is seeded at the top. She is...

Roland Garros — quarterfinalist’s head-to-heads

Justine Henin BEL (1) vs. Serena Williams USA (8) According to many people, these two players are most likely to win the 2007 French Open. Henin already possesses three titles from Paris (winning it in...

Nicole Vaidisova beats Amelie Mauresmo at Wimbledon

Nicole Vaidisova advanced to the Wimbledon quarterfinals for the first time in her career with a fantastic 7-6(6), 4-6, 6-1 victory over the defending champion Amelie Mauresmo. Mauresmo had defeated Vaidisova twice in their previous...

Ana Ivanovic defeats Nicole Vaidisova to reach Wimbledon semifinal for the first time

Amazing Ana Ivanovic came from a set down, and a break down in the third set by saving three match points, to finally overcome No. 14th seed Nicole Vaidisova 4-6 6-2 7-5. I’m speechless! Both...

Nicole Vaidisova withdraws from Rogers Cup

World No.16 Nicole Vaidisova won’t participate at the August 13-19 Rogers Cup in Toronto, and even her appearance at the US Open is under question. The best Czech tennis player has still not recovered from...

Nicole Vaidisova defeats Flavia Pennetta, reaches round three of the US Open

Thirteenth-seeded Czech Nicole Vaidisova beat Italian Flavia Pennetta 6-2 7-6 (7-0) in the round two of the US Open. I watched only the last part of the match, but I can say that Pennetta had...

Serena dominates Vaidisova to reach Kremlin Cup semifinals

Fourth seed Serena Williams defeated eight seed Nicole Vaidisova 6-4 7-6(7) to advance to Moscow semifinals. Vaidisova difficultly held her serve, especially in the first set when none of her serves went without at least...

Nicole Vaidisova ends season with wrist injury

Nicole Vaidisova sustained a right wrist injury in her first round match at the Bell Challenge in Quebec City, Canada. She played against Czech compatriot Renata Voracova. Top-seeded Vaidisova won the opening set 6-2, but...

Nicole Vaidisova, Radek Stepanek to marry?

What? I’m speechless! This is the most unexpected news! Nicole Vaidisova, who celebrated her 18th birthday in April, to marry 29-year-old ATP tennis pro Radek Stepanek, Martina Hingis’ ex-fiancé? Haha, when I first read...
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