I live and love tennis when I can express myself. I'm improving. In some years I'll be good.
- Francesca Schiavone on her on-court expressiveness
Heh. Boy, that Schiavo can play some dirt ball. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, like Caroline Garcia against Maria Sharapova, played a stellar set and a half blitzing the defending champ. But when it came time to close the deal experience prevailed. Disappointing loss for the Russian but Fran be tough on the slippery stuff.
[Photo(s): AFP PHOTO / PATRICK KOVARIK]