French Open 2010: Henin Beats Sharapova

Maria Sharapova looked elegant in a purple v-neck and lilac skirt designed for her by Nike. Towering over another former world number one, Justine Henin, Sharapova had youth and height on her side. It was not to be, however, as the Russian was held back by long shots and the net, despite a number of … Read more French Open 2010: Henin Beats Sharapova

Australian Open 2010 Tennis: Serena Williams is Women’s Champion

Serena Williams put on another dominant display to defend her Australian Open crown – her fifth in total – against Justine Henin of Belgium. American Williams won the match 6-4 3-6 6-2. Speaking after the match, Justine Henin said: “I’d like to congratulate Serena, she is a real champion … I’ll see you next year” … Read more Australian Open 2010 Tennis: Serena Williams is Women’s Champion

Australian Open 2010 Tennis: Women’s Final – Serena Williams (USA) v Justine Henin (Bel) Game-by-Game

Returning Belgian Justine Henin takes on defending Australian Open ladies Champion, and first seed, Serena Williams in the 2010 Australian Open Final at the Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne. Williams has heavily strapped right thigh and left calf as she has throughout tournament. Henin looks visually fresher, and has had fewer scares en route to final. … Read more Australian Open 2010 Tennis: Women’s Final – Serena Williams (USA) v Justine Henin (Bel) Game-by-Game

Australian Open Tennis 2010: Venus and Serena Williams Win Ladies Doubles

American sisters, Venus and Serena Williams, have won their 11th Grand Slam doubles title today with a 6-4, 6-3 victory in the Australian Open 2010 doubles final over Cara Black and Liezel Huber. The pair, seeded second, overcame their top seeded opponents in just under one and a half hours. Venus, 29, admitted after the … Read more Australian Open Tennis 2010: Venus and Serena Williams Win Ladies Doubles

Australian Open 2010 Tennis: Serena Williams Makes Final in Gritty Style

Serena Williams has reached the Australian Open 2010 women’s final by defeating Li Na 7-6, 7-6 in a tense semi-final. Despite needing two tie-breakers to win through, Williams was the more comfortable of the two players throughout this match, suffering none of the nervy moments of her quarter final. Williams’ Chinese opponent was dogged, however, … Read more Australian Open 2010 Tennis: Serena Williams Makes Final in Gritty Style

Austalian Open 2010 Tennis: Jie Zheng First Chinese Woman to Make Semi-Finals

Jie Zheng today became the first Chinese woman ever to make the semi-final of the Australian Open tennis, after she defeated Maria Kirilenko 6-3, 6-1. While the scoreline seems one-sided, the true story of the match was a more clinical Zheng when it came to break points: Zheng had six break point opportunities, and converted … Read more Austalian Open 2010 Tennis: Jie Zheng First Chinese Woman to Make Semi-Finals