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Svetlana's Articles – June 2008 Archive (114)

Alla should learn to show some respect



I don't know what you people think, but I didn't like the behavior of Alla Kudryavtseva.



At the post match interview she said:



"Why was I so happy to beat her? I didn't like her outfit - can I put it that way? "I wasn't afraid to play her out on the court, so why should I be… Continue

Added by Svetlana on June 27, 2008 at 7:29am — 3 Comments

Jelena Jankovic eases through



Jelena Jankovic, second seed for the women's singles, was in no mood to suffer the same kind of embarrassment as the eliminated Maria Sharapova and the reprieved Ana Ivanovic in negotiating awkward second-round tasks.



Jankovic needed just 57 minutes to get past her Spanish opponent Carla Suarez Navarro,… Continue

Added by Svetlana on June 27, 2008 at 6:35am — No Comments

Wimbledon Day Four Surprises



Alla Kudryavtseva defeated 3th seed Maria Sharapova 6-2 6-4



"Sharapova, the ladies' number three seed, made a series of unforced errors in the first set to hand it to Kudryavtseva 6-2. It was no better for Sharapova in the second as her fellow Russian took it 6-4 with this forehand…
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Added by Svetlana on June 27, 2008 at 6:34am — No Comments

Djokovic is out but Serbia has another "joker" - Janko Tipsarevic



Janko Tipsarevic, known for his tattooes, wraparound glasses and creativity on the court outlasted Roddick 6-7 (7-5), 7-5, 6-4, 7-6 (7-4). Roddick served 27 aces, but he was 0-for-8 on break point chances and he squandered three set points in the final set. It was the first time he had lost at the All England Club… Continue

Added by Svetlana on June 27, 2008 at 6:32am — No Comments

Maria crashes out in spectacular Wimbledon second round defeat



Maria Sharapova, wearing a glamorous tuxedo ensemble and dangling Tiffany earrings, was bounced 6-2, 6-4 in the second round by 154th-ranked Russian compatriot and Boca Raton resident Alla Kudryavtseva, who was making just her second appearance at the All England Club.



“I guess it wasn’t my… Continue

Added by Svetlana on June 27, 2008 at 6:31am — No Comments

Wimbledon Day Three Surprises



Marat Safin defeated 3th seed Novak Djokovic 6-4 7-6(3) 6-2
"Until today, Djokovic was considered a serious contender for the title, but he could have been forgiven for dreading his match against the most dangerous floater in the draw. Aside from being one of the most wildly talented players of…
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Added by Svetlana on June 27, 2008 at 6:30am — No Comments

Video - Wimbledon interviews after second round matches



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Added by Svetlana on June 27, 2008 at 6:28am — No Comments

Ivanovic beats Dechy in thriller

On an afternoon that saw Serbia's Novak Djokovic bid farewell to the All England Club, countrywoman Ana Ivanovic narrowly avoided the same fate after tenaciously clawing her way back from two match points down against Frenchwoman Nathalie Dechy.



Ivanovic, the top seed, French Open champion and world No1, has… Continue

Added by Svetlana on June 27, 2008 at 6:28am — No Comments

Djokovic defeated by Safin

The shock of the tournament came on Centre Court this afternoon when number three seed Novak Djokovic has been knocked out of the Wimbledon Championships in straight sets by unseeded Marat Safin.



The Russian former world No1 triumphed 6-4, 7-6, 6-2, producing a masterclass of brutal serves and heavyweight ground strokes that had the Serb reeling. In the end it was… Continue

Added by Svetlana on June 27, 2008 at 6:26am — No Comments

Wimbledon Day Two Photos

For more photos click on "Read More Here"



The Championships - Wimbledon 2008 - Day Two

Image details: The Championships - Wimbledon 2008 - Day Two served by picapp.com…


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Added by Svetlana on June 27, 2008 at 6:25am — No Comments

Diamonds are girl's best friend



They are beautiful and they like to wear beautiful things. And what can be more beautiful then diamonds?! Nothing...as Marilyn Monroe sang:



"But square-cut or pear-shaped,

These rocks don't loose their shape.

Diamonds are a girl's best friend.



Tiffany's!

Cartier!

Black Starr!

Frost Gorham!

Talk to me Harry… Continue

Added by Svetlana on June 25, 2008 at 1:42am — No Comments

Wimbledon Day Two Surprises



Benjamin Becker defeated 4th seed Nikolay Davydenko

"Russian fourth seed Nikolay Davydenko became the highest-profile casualty of this year's Wimbledon on Tuesday when he was knocked out 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 by Germany's Benjamin Becker in the first round."


Julia Goerges defeated 23th… Continue

Added by Svetlana on June 25, 2008 at 1:42am — No Comments

Sharapova might be wearing shorts but she is still raising the temperature on court



Maria Sharapova might have opted for shorts to wear in this year's Wimbledon, but her fans on court today were unlikely to have been disappointed with her outfit.…



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Added by Svetlana on June 24, 2008 at 9:58am — No Comments

Jelena's Wimbledon Look





The second-seeded jelena Jankovic prepared for her opening day of play at Wimbledon with a photo shoot in front of the London Eye. The two-time Roland Garros semifinalist will wear the Reebok KFS Dress 2 and… Continue

Added by Svetlana on June 24, 2008 at 9:55am — No Comments

Wimbledon Day One Surprises



Frank Dancevic defeated 7th seed David Nalbandian



Dancevic’s 6-4, 6-2, 6-4 win, the biggest win of his career, came against a player who had never lost in the first round in five previous appearances at Wimbledon. What is more, Nalbandian had only been beaten in the opening round once in his previous 26 Grand…
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Added by Svetlana on June 24, 2008 at 9:54am — No Comments

JJ's Blog



On her website Jelena is writing blog from Wimbledon. She arrived to London on last Sunday and had a quite interesting week!



Here is and excerpt from her blog:



"Sometimes being a tennis celebrity… Continue

Added by Svetlana on June 24, 2008 at 9:53am — No Comments

Video - Wimbledon interviews after first round matches



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Added by Svetlana on June 24, 2008 at 9:52am — No Comments

Wimbledon Day One Photos

The Championships - Wimbledon 2008 Day One

Image details: The Championships - Wimbledon 2008 Day One served by picapp.com…


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Added by Svetlana on June 24, 2008 at 9:51am — No Comments

Rafa's Wimbledon Blog



Rafael Nadal is writing a blog for Times Online during Wimbledon fortnight and he has also agreed to answer your questions.



Here is the excerpt from his blog:…



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Added by Svetlana on June 23, 2008 at 2:50am — No Comments

Hottest Wimbledon team



Definitely Maria Kirilenko and Flavia Pennetta!





They qualified for Wimbledon in their third competition together (won Estoril and reached the second round at the French).…



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Added by Svetlana on June 23, 2008 at 2:49am — No Comments

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