No weekend suspense in Madrid, as they made the draw for the women’s portion of the joint event Friday afternoon.
On the plus side, they’ve managed to schedule two women’s matches – the semis, as it happens – on Centre Court. On the minus side, the better of the two gets a 10:30 a.m. start time.
Bouchard up again in the quarterfinals vs. Kuznetsova, in her obviously lucky 11 a.m. timeslot – the only females on Centre Court Thursday.
The big guns finally take the court in both Munich and Oeiras.
No Milos until Thursday in Portugal; Marcel Granollers is the star of the show.
Neither of the top two women’s seeds is on the Centre Court Wednesday; there are, of course, two Portuguese man – and the immortal Marcel Granollers.
This is pretty darn good.
Also – great to see the big smile during a match.
Genie Bouchard had few issues in her European clay-court debut Tuesday in Portugal.
Genie Bouchard and Alisa Kleybanova are the only females to grace the Centre Court today – in that coveted 11 a.m. time slot, of course.
Predominantly menfolk on the Oeiras Centre Court.