The SEWTA Tour capped its 2007 season with a thrilling match between winner Justine Henin and Maria Sharapova. The 5-7, 7-5, 6-3 match — played over three hours, 24 minutes — was the longest three-set final in tournament history. (It was played as a best-of-five final from 1984-1998.) Jesus, that 12th game of the first […]
Serbians Jelena Jankovic and Ana Ivanovic might have the winter blues, but they’re not sad about how their 2007s are ending. Ana is ranked No. 4 in the world after a year that saw her win three titles (Berlin, Los Angeles, and Luxembourg) plus an appearance in the French Open finals. She faces Justine Henin […]
Maria Sharapova returned to action at this week’s WTA Tour Championships after a four-week absence. She faced Daniela Hantuchova in a round-robin match for the Red Group. The dueling Nike-sponsored babes came out in their fall frocks, with Hantuchova continuing with the black Fall Control pieces (including the cute two-tiered ruffle skirt; see a picture […]
okay, okay. So I accidentally cut out Serena Williams from my year-end post. Here’s the photo with Serena. You can see this photo and the rest of the WTA Gallery here.
We all breathed a sigh of relief upon seeing a cleaned-up Justine Henin — sans pirate pants, that is — receiving this lame trophy from the SEWTA in Madrid. The Belgian will finish 2007 as the No. 1 player female tennis player in the world. This is the second year in a row that Justine […]