Fancy Maria Sharapova managing to win the two of heir initial 13 points of their semifinal on Thursday, and dropping the first three games? What would happen if she served so badly that she doubled faulted a good thirteen times? However what really mattered to the great Sharapova was that she got out there are roared, and shrieked, back into the match as she took a good 12 of her 16 games trying to beat the wild card enterant Sabine Lisicki from Germany in a 6-4, 6-3 game and returned to the final All England Club for the first time since she played in 2004 and won the title when she was just 17. Baseball scores
Sharapova said “It’s been many years, but it’s a really great feeling,” “Today wasn’t my best match of the championships, so I was real happy to get through in two sets. But, yeah, it’s pretty amazing to be back on that stage.”
Come this Saturday and Sharapova will be going up against Petra Kvitova the no.8 seeded player from the Czech Republic who managed to nine aces and also dictated points through her 6-1, 3-6, 6-2 win over Victoria Azarenka the no.4 seeded player from Belarus. The seven year gap between the Wimbledon finals is the longest for nay woman in the Open era which started back in 1968.
Sharapova said “I’m in a different stage in my career. I’m 24 years old. I have a lot of experience behind my back,” “But I’m still playing tennis.” Basketball scores
Sharapova said “You’re going to have certain doubts, I mean, when you go through something like that,” “knowing that not too many players have recovered fully.”
Kvitova lost last years semifinals at Wimbledon is now the first left handed woman to be able to reach the grand slam title since it was Monica Seles at the French Open in 1998. She is now the first lefty to win the trophy since back in 1990 when Martina Navratilova who is originally born in Czechoslovakia and also a spectator at the Center Court earned her title. Baseball scores
Navratilova said “There’s been so few women lefties that were good,” “For Petra, I think the key’s always been to minimize those streaks of bad play. She’s very streaky.”