A Romanian, a Latvian and a Slovak celebrate.
A comely bunch, really.
PARIS – The French Open is just four days old, and some pretty big guns are gone on the women’s side.
QUEBEC CITY – It wasn’t a successful outcome for Canadians Sharon Fichman and Gabriela Dabrowski. But with the Fed Cup tie already signed and delivered, there wasn’t that same urgency, the same stakes.
But entertaining nonetheless.
QUEBEC CITY – Jana Cepelova hurts – “all the body,” as she put it.
And the Slovakian Fed Cup team leaves Quebec City disappointed after dropping the first three singles matches of the tie, which allowed Canada to clinch and earn a promotion to World Group I for 2015.
QUEBEC CITY – Aleksandra Wozniak got herself out of a few serious holes before finally prevailing 4-6, 7-5, 7-5 over Jana Cepelova of the Slovak Republic to give Canada a 1-0 lead Saturday.
QUEBEC CITY – The opening ceremonies for Canada’s World Group I playoff tie vs. Slovakia.
QUEBEC City – The result was what they hoped for. But the process was rather more complicated than the Canadian Fed Cup team had anticipated.
QUEBEC CITY – Top Canadian Genie Bouchard livened up the traditionally snooze-inducing Fed Cup draw press conference with a rather untraditional move. Continue reading
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. – Pics from here and there, around the Indian Wells Tennis Garden on March 4, 2014.
The luck of the Fed Cup draw went Canada’s way this morning at the ITF’s offices in London.
The only team they could potentially meet against which they would be guaranteed a home tie without winning a coin flip was Slovakia.
And they drew Slovakia.