Category: Archive 2009

Change of opponent

Ana Ivanovic has withdrawn from Beijing, so instead of her, Sara will now face 17th seed Virginie Razzano in the first round.  They played once before, in Palermo in 2007. Sara won that match...

China Open

The draw for the China Open in Beijing has been released. This is a Premium Mandatory event, meaning all players are automatically entered. This is Sara’s part of the draw: (6) Svetlana Kuznetsova (Russia)...

Ranking week 40

Despite not playing last week, Sara gained a spot on this weeks rankings, and is now ranked 41 in singles. On the doubles ranking, Sara lost 3 spots though. She is now ranked 88...

No 2nd round in Tokyo

Sara lost in the 1st round in Tokyo today: 2-6 2-6 against Aravane Rezai. She broke Rezai once in both sets, but also lost her own serve three times in each set, resulting in...

Toray Pan Pacific Open

Next week, Sara will play the Toray Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo. Sara is unseeded and will play Aravane Rezai in the first round. They will play on sunday, at 11am local time.

No Hansol Korea Open

Unfortunately, Sara has pulled out of the Hansol Korea Open in Seoul next week. Her next tournament will now be in Tokyo, starting september 27.

Out of the US Open

Sara couldn’t continue her good run at the US Open today, and lost to Yanina Wickmayer: 3-6 4-6. From watching the match, it looked like Sara was playing well, but simply lacking power sometimes.

Easy 1st round win

An easy win in the first round of the US Open for Sara today: she beat Arantxa Rus 6-0 6-3. In the second round, she will face Patty Schnyder of Switzerland.