United States player Serena Williams clenches her fist after winning a point against compatriot Ashley Harkleroad during their first round match at the French Open tennis tournament in Paris on Sunday May 25, 2008
Richard Williams, center, watches his daughter, United States player Serena Williams, play compatriot Ashley Harkleroad during their first round match at the French Open tennis tournament in Paris on Sunday May 25, 2008.
United States' Venus Williams returns the ball to Israel's Tzipora Obziler during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament, Monday May 26, 2008 at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris. Williams won 6-3, 4-6, 6-2.
Here is a thread for a new player I like, Anna Tatishvili.
She is 15 years old and from Georgia. She has accepted a wildcard for this weeks Miami Open.
Maybe this was not the best place to post this though maybe it should have gone in Asia
This 14 year old tennis prodigy has a good future ahead of her.
Last year she won the USTA Girls 16 Clay Court Championships' singles crown at Virginia Beach Tennis and Country Club, her 4th USTA gold ball that she has won.
Also made it to the 3rd round of the Junior US Open.
Last week, won...
Born Sept 5, 1998, she seems to be rising fast! :D
Made the SFs of junior USO as a qualifier, with wins over Vondrousova, Podoroska, Teichmann & Tornado Black successively :eek: before falling short against the eventual champion Marie Bouzkova, 3 & 1.
She also made the SFs of Eddie Herr as a...
Time for Lauren to get her own cheering thread :)
So, this year has been a great year for Lauren. While I would say 2009 was her "breakout" year, this year she has really established herself as a force to be reckoned with in the juniors, and a player with some definite pro potential.
It is time for a thread just for Madison. I love her enthusiasm and determination. She has improved greatly over the past year and I was really impressed with her at the US Open qualifiers.
Good luck at the US Open Juniors Madi!