Azarenka Official Number One World

Victoria Azarenka had to get the first Grand Slam title in his career, and also officially became world number one tennis player. Caroline Wozniacki dropped to world number four.

In the latest rankings released by the WTA on Monday (1/30/2012), Azarenka had been entrenched at the top with 8585 points. He received an additional nearly 2,000 points after winning the recent Australian Open.

In the finals on Saturday (28 / 1), Belarusian tennis player defeated 22-year-old Maria Sharapova, while embracing her first Grand Slam trophy. Azarenka also became the first world number one player who had never occupied the number two position. He went up two places from third in Bawan Wozniacki and Petra Kvitova.

Kvitova, the pace in Melbourne stalled in the semifinal, remained at number two. Players who get rid of her, Sharapova, climbed one rung to number three. Wozniacki now be content to sit at number four, having run aground in the quarterfinals by Kim Clijsters.

Another player who dropped its ranking is the star of Asia, Li Na. Expelled because of Clijster in the fourth round, China’s tennis dropped from number six to nine. Agnieszka Radwanska and Marion Bartoli including another top 10 player up position.

In the men’s singles group, almost no change from the previous ranking list. The Australian Open champion, Novak Djokovic, remains the number one player, the runner-up number two Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer’s number three, number four Andy Murray.

Changes in the top 10 only occur in the ranking. If previously occupied by Nicolas Almagro, this time to achieve them was Juan Martin del Porto. Almagro stairs down one point.

Here is a list of the latest ATP and WTA rankings (top 20):

1. Novak Djokovic (SRB) 13 630
2. Rafael Nadal (ESP) 10 435
3. Roger Federer (SUI) 8010
4. Andy Murray (GBR) 6900
5. David Ferrer (ESP) 4565
6. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) 4425
7. Tomas Berdych (CZE) 3700
8. Mardy Fish (USA) 2965
9. Janko Tipsarevic (SRB) 2700
10. Juan Martin Del Potro (ARG) 2630
11. Nicolas Almagro (ESP) 2380
12. Gilles Simon (FRA) 2005
13. Gael Monfils (FRA) 1970
14. Robin Soderling (SWE) 1940
15. Feliciano Lopez (ESP) 1890
16. Gasque Richard (FRA) 1855
17. John Isne (USA) 1800
18. Alexandr Dolgopolov (UKR) 1760
19. Andy Roddick (USA) 1745
20. Kei Nishikori (JPN) 1680


1. Victoria Azarenka (BLR) 8585
2. Petra Kvitova (CZE) 7690
3. Maria Sharapova (RUS) 7560
4. Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) 7085
5. Samantha Stosur (AUS) 5430
6. Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) 5330
7. Marion Bartoli (FRA) 4770
8. Vera Zvonareva (RUS 4695
9. Li Na (CHN) 4450
10. Andrea Petkovic (GER) 4000
11. Francesca Schiavone (ITA) 3640
12. Serena Williams (USA) 3580
13. Jelena Jankovic (SRB) 3295
14. Sabine Lisicki (GER) 3143
15. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) 2735
16. Dominika Cibulkova (SVK) 2635
17. Peng Shuai (CHN) 2580
18. Ana Ivanovic (SRB) 2535
19. Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) 2526
20. Daniela Hantuchova (SVK) 2450


Seats for Nadal and Djokovic

Nearly six hours. That’s the record for the longest match in Grand Slam finals when Novak Djokovic beat Rafael Nadal. I was so tired, the committee to provide seats for both of them while waiting for delivery of the trophy.

Exactly five hours and 53 minutes long road that must be passed Djokovic and Nadal in the final of Australian Open 2012. Through exciting game that runs throughout the set, Djokovic won his fifth Grand Slam title with a victory 5-7, 6-4, 6-2, 6-7, and 7-5.

‘Malang’ for both, after undergoing a very strenuous game that they are not directly allowed to rest. Shortly after the game thoroughly, and Djokovic to celebrate on the field, live event continues with the delivery of trophies.

Well, it turns out Djokovic and Nadal still had to wait a few minutes before their names are called for given the trophy. There is a kind of ceremony, in which the Principals companies become sponsors and the organizers gave speeches with speeches respectively.

While waiting for the speeches and delivery of trophies, Nadal and Djokovic stay on the infield. This is where both mulain feel how exhausting game that has been undertaken, with the energy drained conditions and local time are shown after midnight.

Djokovic and Nadal looks compact knees, clutching his leg, as a sign of an extremely experienced fatigue. After that, they also make the net a cool place to sit back and try on it. Commentator ESPN, Chris Fowler, even jokingly if they are willing to cut in half the prize of origin immediately given a chance to rest.

Fortunately the committee later realized the suffering experienced by the two players. Two chairs were taken and placed in the middle of the field so that Nadal and Djokovic could sit down and rest. For the record, tennis player trophy sits ahead of the handover is not commonplace, especially in the event of the Grand Slam.

Unfortunately, the seats are late to the field. Because not long after sitting, Nadal immediately summoned to the stage to be in the second championship trophy. And Djokovic also stood for the honor of his rival. Thus quoted from Yahoosports.

Best defeat Nadal

Nearly six-hour wait on the game Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal should recognize the benefits of his opponent. Acknowledging deserve to be champion Djokovic, Nadal is also called if this is the best defeat.

“I want to win, but I am happy with what I have done. I get my chance to face the best players in the world today. So I’ve just lost the final Grand Slam. I am not happy with that result, but it is a defeat in where I can be happy with him throughout my career, “Nadal said on Sky Sports.

First Nadal took the first set against Djokovic in Australian Open final match. Hard-earned victory which he could at the beginning of the game is an indication uletnya game, which is then completed after five sets of diving in the duration of five hours and 53 minutes.

After being forced to give up a 5-7, 6-4, 6-2, 6-7, and 7-5, when Nadal called Djokovic deserved to be champions. Serbia’s tennis player calls demonstrating excellent appearance.

“Good morning everyone, first I want to congratulate Novak, he deserved to win because it has demonstrated a great game. So I can only say congratulations to him and his team for this great tournament,” Nadal said after the championship trophy was given second.

The results in this 2012 Australian Open final to Nadal’s seventh defeat of Djokovic in the final game. Head to head advantage Spaniard is now also docked into 16-14.

“I am grateful for the support of my team, without them I probably would not be here. During the days, years, tournament after tournament, I can not do this without their help,” complete Rafa in Marca.

Djokovic: Can Unfortunately Not There Two Winners

Novak Djokovic of high respect to Rafael Nadal after both fought nearly six hours at the Australian Open final. I wish to share the title, Djokovic called his opponent also deserve to be champions.

Djokovic and Nadal showed tremendous fight when they tried to snatch the best status in the Australian Open final on Sunday (01/29/2012) evening hrs. Through the duel lasted nearly six hours, the Serb deputy beat Spain with 5-7, 6-4, 6-2, 6-7, and 7-5.

After the grueling match, Djokovic gave high praise to Nadal. Nadal is also worthy of mention that the winner in that game on a great history that has been both created in the meeting.

“Unfortunately there can not be two winners, but the game made ​​history today. I wish the best for Rafa and his entire team good luck for the rest of the season,” Djokovic said after accepting the championship trophy.

Victory is repairing a record attendance of Nadal Djokovic to 14 victories and 16 defeats. Australian Open 2012 title is both a fifth Grand Slam title for 24-year-old tennis player.

“I want to thank the coaches, girlfriends and all the families who for many years accompanied my journey, supported me personally and professionally, you are my biggest supporters. This all would not be possible without you.”

“The audience here, O Lord, you are truly extraordinary. When you come to Australia, regardless of any origin, for here all the players feel loved. Also, I wish to thank the supporters of Serbian origin, both here and in home, “complete Djokovic in Marca.

Azarenka vs Sharapova 3-3 Imbang

Record of meeting Victoria Azarenka vs. Maria Sharapova as strong, with each picking three victories. So who will win the seventh meeting as well as winning the Australian Open 2012?

The final match between third-seeded Azarenka against fourth-seeded Sharapova will be held at Rod Laver Arena on Saturday (01/28/2012).

So far they have met six times. However, there is no in between who met in Grand Slam events.

The first meeting of the two tennis players in the second round of the Kremlin Cup, nearly five years ago. When it Azarenka defeated Sharapova in straight sets 7-6 6-2.

The next two meetings Sharapova triumphed. Russian tennis beauty who beat his opponent from Belarus is in the second round in two different events at the LA Women’s Championship and China Open in three sets.

In 2010, Azarenka steal the championship title of Sharapova after winning the final 6-4 6-1 Stanford Classic. Whereas in the past year, both players two times meet and share the victory.

First Azarenka defeated Sharapova in the semifinals 6-1 6-4 Miami Open in February in which he went on to become champion.

But three months later the 24-year tennis player “get back” at the Rome Open quarterfinals with a 6-4 0-3 following the withdrawal through injury Azarenka and Sharapova then went on to become champions.

The duel between Azarenka cons Sharapova this time would be more fierce because major title fight plus one world ranking status.

Meeting notes Azarenka (3) vs. Sharapova (3)

Miami Open
02/04/2011 M. Sharapova – V. Azarenka 0: 2 (1: 6) (4: 6) Semi Finals
Rome Open
13/05/2011 V. Azarenka – M. Sharapova 0: 1 (6: 4) (0: 3) Quarter Finals
Stanford Open
01/08/2010 V. Azarenka – M. Sharapova 2: 0 (6: 4) (6: 1) Final
LA Women’s Championship
06/08/2009 04:05 M. Sharapova – V. Azarenka 2: 1 (6: 7) (6: 4) (6: 2) Round 2
China Open
10/06/2009 06:25 M. Sharapova – V. Azarenka 2: 1 (6: 3) (6: 7) (7: 5) Round 2
Kremlin Cup
10/10/2007 15:15 V. Azarenka – M. Sharapova 2: 0 (7: 6) (6: 2) Round 2

Losing Murray to Head Portrait

Andy Murray must again recognize the benefits of Novak Djokovic. However, Murray lost your head high because it has been shown fierce resistance.

Game replicates the Australian Open final 2011 edition of Murray cons Djokovic in the semifinals this year. However, again the Scot defeated and this time gave up in five sets 3-6 6-3 7-6 (4) 1-6 5-7, Friday (27 / 1) evening hrs.

This is the fourth year in a row in a major event, Murray knocked out of the last four. However, the 24-year-old tennis player chose to take the positives from this defeat.

“This game tonight is important for many reasons,” Murray said as quoted by Sky Sports. “Obviously, I want to win that first and foremost.”

“But also after last year’s, years owned Novak, I think there’s a good line between being number one in the world and to three or four. I think that distance, I feel tonight I approached him,” continued the world’s fourth-ranked tennis player.

This defeat Murray’s ambitions at a time delay in reaching his first grand slam title after three times in the final. However, he promised to work harder to achieve.

“My job in the next two or three months are passed he (Djokovic) and the players in front of me. So I have to work hard and hopefully I can do it,” said Murray.

One of the Best Game Djokovic

Novak Djokovic finally qualified for the finals after defeating Andy Murray in a grueling duel nan cried for five sets. Djokovic called, it is one of the best games ever played.

Melakoni cons Murray semifinal at Rod Laver Arena that ended Friday (01/27/2012) night, Djokovic won by a score of 6-3 3-6 6-7 (4) 6-1 7-5.

In the fifth set, Djokovic got a lot of resistance from Murray. Had 5-2, the Scot was able to equalize before Djokovic won the battle in four hours 50 minutes.

“Andy deserves to get credit after returning from behind 2-5. He struggled, I struggled,” said the Serb world number one ranking on Yahoo Sports.

“Not many words can describe the feeling of this game. Obviously, this physical lpertandingan .. this is one of the best games I’ve ever played. It is emotionally and mentally equally difficult,” added Djokovic.

At the top match, Djokovic will face top seed two, Rafael Nadal in the semifinals before successfully beat former world number one Roger Federer.