Hlavackova progresses to the Semifinals
- 06 July 2012
The tournament is reaching a final phase in Wimbledon. On Thursday, July 5th, No. 6 seed Andrea Hlavackova (RQiS 2 Tour, PTGP125) / Lucie Hradecka faced No.2 seed Sara Errani / Roberta Vinci who won the title of the doubles in Roland Garros 2012.
Andrea and her partner played aggressively against the Italian pair. They made more service aces and winners than the opponents and got 22 of 43 receiving points. The Czech pair played strongly so that they achieved 5 breaks throughout the match. Finally they defeated the Italian pair in straight sets by 6-3, 6-4.
In 2012, The Czech pair have advanced to the semifinals of Grand Slam tournaments for the third time in a row.
In the semifinals of the ladies' singles, No. 8 seed Angelique Kerber (VCORE 100S) played against No. 3 seed Agnieszka Radwanska. Angelique lost the match by 3-6, 4-6, however, she showed excellent performance to us in this tournament and could make the last 4. It was the second time for Angelique to move into the semifinals of Grand Slam tournaments.
Today in the semifinals of the ladies' doubles, Andrea Hlavackova / Lucie Hradecka will meet against Flavia Pennetta / Francesca Schiavone at No. 3 court. The Czech pair will play for the first-time final in Wimbledon.
Tournament Results [Day 10]
Ladies' Singles [Semifinals]
Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) def. Angelique Kerber (GER) 6-3 6-4
Ladies' Doubles [Quarterfinals]
Andrea Hlavackova (CZE) / Lucie Hradecka (CZE) def. Sara Errani (ITA) / Roberta Vinci (ITA) 6-3 6-4