Kim Clijsters Slams Into Sydney International Finals




Kim Clijsters

Kim Clijsters

Kim Clijsters crushes Alisa Kleybanova of Russia 4-6, 6-3, 7-6(1) in the semifinals, and enters into the Sydney International final. Clijsters will compete with Li Na of China, who won Bojana Jovanovski by 7-6 (5), 6-3.  “If she plays like that, I think she’s definitely a contender to beat a lot of top players”, said Clijsters of Kleybanova’s play.

In the men’s singles, Alexandir Dolgopovlov was crushed by Gilles Simon (6-4, 6-3), thus marching towards the semi finals. Simon and Dolgopovlov both earned themselves in the quarter finals after completing rain delayed first round matches on Wednesday morning, then returning to the court for second round matches in the afternoon.

Isner wounded:

At the Heinken Open in Auckland, the current champion John Isner was outplayed by the former World no. 3 David Nalbandian by 6-4, 7-6 (3), to reach the semifinals. During the course of the game, the third seeded American appeared to be troubled by an arm injury. Isner needed medical treatment to an injury to his upper arm or shoulder but still delivered eight aces before the strong Nalbandian grabbed his title.

Hobart International:

At the Hobart International, French Marion Bartoli was upset by Czech Klara Zakopalova in the quarterfinals on Thursday. It took him one hour and 18 mins to grab the 6-4, 6-2 win. Zakopalova will play against Australian Jarmila Groth in the semifinals on Friday.

In the other match, China’s Peng Shuai defeated Italian Sara Errani, 6-1, 6-3 and American Bethanie Mattek-Sands crushed German Angelique Kerber 6-4, 6-4.

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Author:

Hello all. This is Srividhya doing undergraduate studies in Electricals and Electronics Engineering. I am a very simple person, who always has had a passion to write. I am good in creative writing and have won many prizes in competitions relating to writing. I love reading books, surfing through the net, playing tennis and generally spend my leisure time in paper art (Origami). I aim to emerge out as a successful engineer and do my masters. I too wish to open a school for the socially backward kids and have dreamt of uplifting their status in this highly competitive world. This is all about me. And thanks for spending your valuable time in reading my profile.

Cricket

ICC Champions Trophy Final 2017: India vs Pakistan – Live Cricket Score

ICC Champions Trophy Final 2017: India vs Pakistan – Live Cricket Score

Posted by: Atish Home Chowdhury on June 17th, 2017

The two cricket giants of Asia; India and Pakistan will lock horns against each other at the epic ICC Champions Trophy finale match at the Oval on Sunday. India ..

Football

Mission XI Million unites people in Jammu and Kashmir

Mission XI Million unites people in Jammu and Kashmir

Posted by: Vikram Kamboj on July 18th, 2017

Mission XI Million reached Jammu and Kashmir and successfully conducted its largest seminar till date earlier today. With a record participation of more than 13 ..

Tennis

Rafael Nadal vs Stan Wawrinka: French Open Men’s Final 2017 – Preview

Rafael Nadal vs Stan Wawrinka: French Open Men’s Final 2017 – Preview

Posted by: Atish Home Chowdhury on June 11th, 2017

The stage is set for the mouth-watering and nail-biting clash of the two Tennis stalwarts of the current era; Rafael Nadal and Stan Wawrinka. This will be the u ..

F1

Life Lessons learned from Sports & Fitness #TOSBDay

Life Lessons learned from Sports & Fitness #TOSBDay

Posted by: Vikram Kamboj on September 26th, 2016

Held on Sept 1st, The Outstanding Speakers’ Bureau (TOSB) Twinterview consisted of sports panelists such as Mark Gallagher (Public Speaker on F1 race), Shayam ..

Boxing

Boxing Federation of India successfully concludes AIBA Course and Examination

Boxing Federation of India successfully concludes AIBA Course and Examination

Posted by: Vikram Kamboj on February 24th, 2017

Rohtak, February 24, 2016: In continuation to produce the AIBA certified Coaches, Referees and Judges; Boxing Federation of India successfully organised the AIB ..

Other Sports

Indian athletes begin impressively at 22nd Asian Athletics Championships

Indian athletes begin impressively at 22nd Asian Athletics Championships

Posted by: Vikram Kamboj on July 6th, 2017

Indian interests on the opening day of the 22nd Asian Athletics Championships were high with national record holder Muhammed Anas easing into the semi-finals of ..

One stop guide to all the latest sports news, reviews, opinions, fixtures and live scores from India and around the world.

Copyright © 2017 | The Sports Mirror