Monday, December 6, 2010

the year that was in tennis 2010

Justine Henin making a comeback after a shock retirement on 14 May 2008, playing in the Brisbane International Open

Serena Williams winning her 12th grand slam title beating Justine Henin 6-4,3-6,6-2 at the Australian Open and her thirteenth at Wimbledon by beating Vera Zvonareva 6-3,6-2.

Federer winning his 16th grand slam title and the 2010 Australian Open beating Andy Murray 6-3,6-4,7-6

Francesca Schiavone wins her maiden Grand Slam in the final beating Samantha Stosur in the finals 6-4,7-6.
She  becames the first Italian woman to win a Grand Slam

Rafael Nadal completing a career grand slam at the U.S Open by beating Serbian Novak Djokovic 6-4,5-7,6-4,6-2

Kim Clijster winning and defended her U.S Open win last year beating Vera Zvonareva in the final 6-2,6-1 and also winning the year ending Sony Ericsson WTA tour event in Doha.

The retirement of Russian player Elena Dementiava

Barclays ATP world final winners:
Doubles Champion
Daniel Nestor and Nenad Zimonjic

Singles Champion
Roger Federer

notable mention:
  • Super 40 year old player from Japan Kimiko Date Krumm[wiki]
  • Caroline Wozniacki ending the season as the number 1 player in the world
  • Carlos Moya retires

  •  ATP Award Winners

something fun:

something  inappropriate:
U.S Open brawl

the story, click hereThe U.S Open brawl

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