香港天下彩报码ATP Tennis - Serena Williams Advances To Third
Serena Williams showed all of her ability last Monday during the second round of the Madrid Open. Williams defeated Russian Vera Dushevina in three tight sets 6-7, 7-6 y 7-6. The match, that lasted approximately 3 and half hours, was quite emotional for both the fans and the players. For Serena this match was one of the longest and more mentally demanding matches that she has played in her professional career.
Williams, who won her twelfth Grand Slam's title last January at the Australian Open, was inactive for three months due to an injury right after winning the Australian major. She came back to play in Roma where she finished semifinalist. Now at the Madrid Masters, Serena's journey at the tournament was close to end since Dushevina gave her a hard fight in the second round, by winning the first set 7-6. However, Serena fought hard in the last two sets to obtain the victory.
During the first set,http://www.775888.org/775888_com/201503/187.html, none of the players could break the serve. When the match was 3-2 in the initial set,香港天下彩报码, Serena had to leave the court due to perpetual thigh and back problems, but she return a few minutes later with her right thigh wrapped and ready play again. However, in spite of Williams' effort,香港惠泽社群论坛, the Russian obtained the victory in the first set 6-7.
In a break between games midway through the final set, Serena's trainer was called into the court to attend her. After being treated, Serena struggled with some bad shots and wasted a match point with a backhand when she was 6-4 up in the last of the three tie-breaks she faced during this match. However, Serena's mental resilience prevailed and with her ninth ace, the American closed the set with a victory shout and a 7-6 score.
"When I shout like that it's just to get energized. I really try to get myself going. I need energy and I need emotion to help me play better. I definitely wasn't playing my best tennis and I was far off from playing well but after three hours I thought I had better win. I really wanted to win today because I really wanted to get some matches under my belt," stated the world No.1,六合同彩12生肖号码,www.72709.com, Serena Williams.