Cibulkova defeated Sharapova and play Australian Open quarterfinal
MELBOURNE. Slovak tennis player Dominika Cibulková for the first time in his career fought its way to the quarterfinals singles at Grand Slam Australian Open in Melbourne.
The eight seeded as twenty knocked threesome tournament champion and the 2008 Russian Mariu Šarapovovú after trojsetovej battle 3: 6, 6: 4 and 6: 1.
Toys coach Mateja Liptáka recorded jubilee 20th victory over an elite tennis player from the top ten. In a duel of semifinals arrival on Wednesday morning to eleven deployed Romanian Simon Halep, with whom he has a favorable balance of 2: 1.Last she beats her last year in straight sets in Indian Wells, California.
Cibulkova became the first Slovak tennis player who advanced to the quarterfinals at singlový all events big four.
Her best result in Melbourne was still eight of the 2009 Grand Slam maximum Slovak unit is not yet final of Roland Garros in 2009.
In 2012, Paris was on the clay between the best number eight as well as the 2011 Wimbledon and 2010 US Open.At the Australian Open has had some premium 270-thousand Australian dollars and 430 points in WTA world rankings.
Cibulková didn’t work home match with Sharapova, when the very first geme lost serve and Russia after confirming counterattack took the lead 2: 0th
In the fourth geme Slovak had two options to deal at 2: 2, but Sharapova held out the administration after another breakaway in the seventh geme built a lead 5: 2 and won the first set in his favor.
The former world number one has benefited from quality and good forehand moving around the villages.In the second act, the card is turned.
Cibulková improve administration and returns, in the long base line of the exchanges could Sharapova pushed, and the two Break rebounded aug 5: 0th Russia, which in the following stages of the match copies Unforced errors in the next minutes, although reduced to 4: 5, but Cibulkova already set to a successful conclusion.
Before starting the decisive dejstva Sharapova asked for a medical time out for problems with the hip joint and headed to the locker room.
After returning to court continued lackluster performance, it completely gone filing, which was a water mill Cibulková.Slovenka after two breakaways went up by 4 to 1 and a chance to advance to the round already in the hands let go.
In the seventh Geme converted grueling when given in order of a second match point, and offset the mutual balance of the Sharapova 3: 3rd Cibulkova celebrated dance
Cibulkova started after the duel hooked on the Rod Laver arena celebratory dance in a burst of joy fit in terms of one of their towels.
“To be the best number eight in all Grand Slam tournaments it is beautiful.On the court today I went one hundred percent convinced that today I can win, “she said after the match Cibulkova.
Against Halep expected Cibulkova difficult game.
” Simon had last year an incredible season, winning six tournaments, he is strong mentally and physically. It is well know, we played against each other three times. In Grand Slam quarterfinal it’ll be a fight for every ball, “she said.
” I believe that continues the high quality performances from previous matches in Melbourne.”Charapovova is satisfied” Sarapova was satisfied despite the eight-finals with a performance on the Australian Open.
Before the start of the tournament, I did not have big eyes, but only at the beginning of January I returned to the competition roundabout after a four-month break caused by her shoulder injury. From this point of view, I can not see the progress in the eight-finals for failure and I have to take it from the tournament, “said Šarapovová.
” Over the last half year, I have not played too many games.I would welcome if I had before coming to Melbourne had the legs more duels, but I am grateful for the fact that I have ever had the chance to start at the Australian Open, “said the Russian.