Sunday March 21, 2010
Jelena Jankovic wins the The BNP Paribas Open Tournament in Indian Wells over Caroline Wozniacki
First of all regarless of the result in the final Caroline will become #2 in the world tomorrow mnorning when the new ranking for the week will come out.
Caro serving first but not doing to well and JJ her is on fire as she breaks CAro serve twice in a row for a lead of 3-0.
Caro doing do bad that she asked for her coach to come and talk to her. 2 ue from Caro and now 0 for JJ. So far JJ too is too fast and accurate and Caro as no answers. Now JJ making errors and Caro wins her first game of the match, 1-4. Ball in the net from JJ gives a break point to Caro and a long ball again from JJ and gives the game to Caro, 2-4. Awful game from Caro gives the game to love to JJ, 2-5
JJ now serving for the set and caro was fighting hard made a greatwinner down the line that was aaluded by JJ and even got a break point but JJ revailed and won the first set in 39 minutes. The major difference in this set was the errors 1 for JJ and 21 for Caro.
Caro serving first and doing the samething, ball in the net gives the game to JJ, 0-1. Again a long bal gives the game to JJ, 0-2. A wild hit from JJ gives the game to Caro 1-2.
Even the net helps JJ, 3-1.
Again a long ball for JJ gives the game to Caro 3-2.
JJ keeps serving well, 4-2.
Caro serving better, 3-4. JJ was serving well then a serve call out that was in , JJ has the relay the point got JJ out of focus but Caro did not take avantage of the siutuation and with a long ball gives the game to JJ, 5-3. Caro serving well again and holds, 5-4. JJ serving for the Championship and does win the set 6-4 and the match in 1 hour and 24 minutes.
CAROLINE WOZNIACKI (DEN)
Making 4th Indian Wells appearance. Best previous result is QF finish in 2009 (l. eventual champion Zvonareva), which improved on her 4r in 2008 (l. Kuznetsova) and 2r in 2007 (l. Hingis); all her losses at Indian Wells have been to players ranked in the Top 6.
4r (1): Australian Open
? Equalled best Australian Open performance, reaching 4r for 2nd time (as No.4 seed, l. No.16 seed Li); rose to career-high No.3 afterwards
? 3r at Dubai (as No.1 seed w/1r bye, d. Cibulkova, l. eventual semifinalist Peer)
? Started season at Sydney with 1r defeat (l. Li)
? Went 2-0 for Denmark in Fed Cup Europe/Africa Group I, helping Denmark to stay in that group for 2011
Won (6): 2008 Stockholm, New Haven, Tokyo [Japan Open], 2009 Ponte Vedra Beach, Eastbourne, New Haven; R-Up (6): (incl. 1 Grand Slam) 2008 Luxembourg, 2009 Memphis, Charleston, Madrid, Bastad and US Open; 2 doubles titles, most recently 2009 Memphis (w/Azarenka)
? Reached 8 Tour finals in 2009, equal most among all players (w/Safina), winning 3 titles; also advanced to first Grand Slam final (2009 US Open)
? Advanced to SF on debut at Sony Ericsson Championships-Doha 2009 (ret. vs. S.Williams w/left abdominal strain); won (67) and played (91) more matches than any player on Sony Ericsson WTA Tour in 2009
? At 2008 Stockholm, became the first Danish woman ever to win a Tour singles title (Scheuer-Larsen is only other Danish woman to win a Tour title of any kind, winning seven Tour doubles titles in 1980s and 1990s)
? Has 10 career wins against Top 10 opponents, having never beaten a Top 20 player before 2008; most recent was vs. No.9 Zvonareva at 2009 Tour Championships. Highest-ranked player defeated is No.3 Dementieva (2009 Charleston)
? Has improved year-end ranking every year. After finishing 2006 ranked No.237, broke Top 100 after 2007 Wimbledon and finished first full year on Tour ranked No.64, climbed into Top 20 on August 25 2008, finishing the season ranked No.12; broke into Top 10 on May 18, 2009, becoming first Danish woman to do so. Reached Top 5 for first time on September 21, 2009
? Spent first full year on Tour in 2007; played first 2 Tour events in 2005
? Helped V.Williams win first Tour doubles match with a partner other than S.Williams at 2008 Doha, falling in 2r
? Member of Danish Olympic Team, 2008 and Danish Fed Cup Team, 2005-10
GRAND SLAM HISTORY
? 2010 Australian Open was 12th consecutive Grand Slam singles main draw
? First Danish player to reach a Grand Slam final since Kurt Nielsen (1955 Wimbledon) at 2009 US Open (as No.9 seed, l. to Clijsters in final)
? Prior to reaching first Grand Slam final at 2009 US Open, best results had been 4r finish (3 times): 2008 Australian Open, 2008 US Open and 2009 Wimbledon. Fell 4r for 4th time at 2010 Australian Open
? Has only fallen in 1r once (Grand Slam debut, 2007 Roland Garros)
? Girls singles champion at 2006 Wimbledon and runner-up at 2006 Australian Open (l. Pavlyuchenkova); also 2006 Roland Garros girls doubles runner-up
? Coached by father Piotr, also trains with adidas Player Development Program Darren Cahill, Sven Groeneveld, Gil Reyes and Mats Merkel; also coached by Morten Christensen at National Tennis Center in Denmark
? Official website is www.carolinewozniacki.dk
? In July 2009 was announced as the face of the adidas by Stella McCartney tennis range
? Father, Piotr, played pro soccer in Poland, Denmark; mother, Anna, played volleyball for Polish National Team; brother, Patrik, plays pro soccer in Denmark