Wednesday, January 23, 2008

All-Serbian final?

Well, what can U say about the four contestants of the Australian Open 2008 semifinals?
Of course, they are all hotties!
This may go down to the history books as the sexiest woman's Grand Slam seifinals of all time.
Ana Ivanovic and Daniela Hantuchova have joined Maria Sharapova and Jelena Jankovic to fight for a place in this years first major final.
Daniela Hantuchova showed no mercy while bringing on the execution of polish talent Agnieszka Radwanska. The Slovak dominated the whole match showing no signs buildung up and destroying Radwanska 6/2 6/2. She was very agressive and had all the answers. The Pole couldn't live up to the expectation, that her country has set her (this being the first time a Pole would make it to the quarterfinal stage of a major). Radwanska came in to the match winning the one and only meeting against Hantuchova (Zurich 2007). The Slovak showed an amazing display of tennis blasting forehand and backhand winners past the talented teenager. This will be Daniela's first Grand Slam semifinal as she lost the three oportunities, she has had over 5 years ago to get to this stage. The world No.9 will now meet Ana Ivanovic in the semis.
The Serb showed sheer determination and fighting skills while dumping Venus Williams out of the tournament 7/6 6/4. This is the second time in so many days, that a Serb defeats a Williams sister.
Prior to the match, Serena's older sister hasn't lost a match to the Belgrad-born woman, leading the head to heads comfortably 4-0. Ivanovic, the No.4 seed, stuck to her strategy throughout the match attacking with the massive groundstrokes and Venus couldn't find the answers. After taking the first set on a tiebreaker, Ivanovic seemingly lost momentum. The American made a fantastic start to the second set taking the early initiiative with a 3/0 lead. It was in that moment, when, we fought a third set was looming, Ivanovic got her act together and won the set 6/4. "It's amazing…you helped me to get through that second set," she told the crowd. "I'm thrilled because I love playing here and I'm thrilled to be through."


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