Tag Archives: Pennetta

Prospects for Unseeded Players in the Second Week

Thirteen of the 32 singles players to reach the round of 16 at Wimbledon this year are unseeded. Four of those are ranked outside the top 100. Seven top-8 seeds are already out of the tournament: Victoria Azarenka, Maria Sharapova, … Continue reading

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Roland Garros Women’s Draw Analysis

It’s slam time again, and tennis writers and fans have been poring over drawsheets in anticipation. While many focus on which top-seeded player falls in which other seed’s quarter, I prefer to focus first on the early rounds, where fans … Continue reading

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Sightings from the Mountain

Observations from the first three days of the season: Arvidsson d. Stosur, 7-6(4) 7-5 in Brisbane Too often when an upset occurs, tennis fans and writers focus on what the higher-ranked player did wrong, and on the shock that she … Continue reading

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