Today’s semifinals – ranging from 43-year-old Date-Krumm in Monterrey to 17-year-old Bencic in Charleston.
For the second day in a row, Canadian Genie Bouchard suffered a dip in form in the second set, but prevailed in three over a former No. 1 player at the Family Circle Cup.
Another day, la-di-dah, another huge win for Genie Bouchard, who upset No. 2 seed Jelena Jankovic 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 Friday to reach the Family Circle Cup semifinals.
Genie Bouchard vs. Jelena Jankovic. Another win over another former No. 1
A collection of Tennistv.com screen shots from Genie Bouchard’s three-set victory over Venus Williams Thursday.
On paper, Genie Bouchard was the favorite by ranking. On the court, it felt like an upset as she defeated Venus Williams 7-6 (6), 2-6, 6-4 to reach the Family Circle Cup quarterfinals.
Genie Bouchard vs. Venus Williams. That works.
A local chapter of the Genie Army was on hand as Genie Bouchard pummelled Alla Kudryavtseva of Russia 6-2, 6-0 in her second-round match at the Family Circle Cup.
When Janette Husarova took the court with doubles partner Varvara Lepchenko in Charleston Tuesday night, after the shocker loss by a hobbling Serena Williams, we’d be willing to bet that nearly everyone in the crowd was unaware they’d already seen her.
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. – It seemed like a no-brainer that a doubles match featuring the dramatic Jerzy Janowicz, with the agitator (read: s..t-disturber) team of Paes and Stepanek on the other side, was worth checking out.
Genie Bouchard back on court in dubs, with junior Wimbledon champion partner Taylor Townsend. They came close.
Many began; Adil Shamasdin finished up the week a champion.