Hlavackova Progresses to the Semifinals
- 06 July 2012
Wimbledon is upon its final phase. 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 Roland Garros doubles title in 2012.
Andrea and her partner played aggressively against the Italian pair. They made more service aces and winners than their opponents and got 22 of 43 receiving points. The Czech pair played strongly, achieving five 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 a Grand Slam semifinal for the third time in a row.
In the ladies' singles semifinals, 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 in this tournament and made it to the final four. It was Angelique’s second time moving into a Grand Slam semifinal.
Today in the ladies’ doubles semifinals, Andrea Hlavackova / Lucie Hradecka will meet Flavia Pennetta / Francesca Schiavone at No. 3 court. The Czech pair will play in their first Wimbledon final.
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