Lisicki likes VCORE Tour's aggressive performance
- 29 June 2012
We interviewed with the new YONEX player, Sabine Lisicki (VCORE Tour 97) at Wimbledon. She is now playing in Wimbledon 2012 and advanced to the third round. We asked about her impression for her new racquet VCORE Tour.
"I'm very happy to play with VCORE Tour, it is very powerful racquet and it gives me a lot of spin which is needed. I'm aggressive player and I liked it from the beginning from the first hit on. I really like to hit the serve with it. And it has a good sweet spot as well, which is important because you never hit every single ball in the middle of the racquet."
Sabine also talked about ISOMETRIC, "YONEX is known as a square head shape and I was playing with it when I was a junior and I still remember that I liked it from the beginning. Because of the head shape, it has a bigger sweet spot as well, itfs just the perfect for me. Thatfs why I switched."
According to Sabine, the VCORE Tour is ideal for someone who is looking for power and wants to be aggressive and likes to serve well. And she described the racquet as "Extension of my arm" because of its comfortable feeling.
We will upload the video of this interview with Sabine soon.
Please also visit Sabine's Facebook page for her pictures with VCORE Tour!
On Thursday, June 28th, 3 YONEX players moved ahead to play in the third round steadily by winning in straight sets.
In the ladies' singles, No. 8 seed Angelique Kerber (VCORE 100S) faced Ekaterina Makarova. The first set was very close, however Angelique won the set after 2 breaks. Then she played accurately to made no double faults and only 2 unforced errors. At last Angelique also won the second set and defeated the Russian by 7-5, 6-3.
In the other matches of the ladies' singles, No. 14 seed Ana Ivanovic (EZONE Xi 98) won against Kateryna Bondarenko by 6-3, 7-6(3) and No. 25 seed Zheng Jie (EZONE Xi 98) defeated Aleksandra Wozniak by 6-4, 6-2.
Today, No. 15 seed Juan Monaco (VCORE 98D) will face Viktor Troicki in the gentlemen's singles and No. 17 seed Maria Kirilenko (EZONE Xi 98) will play against Sorana Cirstea in the ladies' singles.
Tournament Results [Day 4]
Gentlemen's Singles [2nd Round]
Juan Martin Del Potro (ARG) def. Go Soeda (VCORE 98D)(JPN) 6-2 6-3 1-6 6-4
Ladies' Singles [2nd Round]
Angelique Kerber (GER) def. Ekaterina Makarova (RUS) 7-5 6-3
Ana Ivanovic (SRB) def. Kateryna Bondarenko (UKR) 6-3 7-6(3)
Zheng Jie (CHN) def. Aleksandra Wozniak (CAN) 6-4 6-2
Petra Kvitova (CZE) def. Elena Baltacha (EZONE Xi)(GBR) 6-0 6-4