1
1

Rome Draw Challenge Champ Named

Craigpross picked 43 out of a possible 55 Internazionali BNL d'Italia matches correctly, including both semifinals and the final.

Published May 19, 2014 12:12

Rome Draw Challenge Champ Named
WTA Draw Challenge

User Craigpross has been named the Event Champion for Rome, the fourth event in the inaugural WTA Draw Challenge.

If you haven't done so already, you can register for the WTA Draw Challenge right here!

Craigpross correctly picked 43 out of a possible 55 matches. He was consistent throughout, starting with 20 out of 24 first round matches, including Camila Giorgi's upset of World No.10 Dominika Cibulkova and Francesca Schiavone's defeat of World No.19 Eugenie Bouchard.

Craigpross was accurate on 12 of 16 second round matches, including once again a surprise victory for Schiavone over Garbiñe Muguruza. He got five of eight third round matches right, including all four on the bottom half of the draw. He picked three of the four quarterfinal matches correctly, most notably Sara Errani's career-best win over World No.2 Li Na. He was accurate the rest of the way, picking Serena Williams and Errani to win their semifinals and Williams to be victorious in the final.

Coming in second place with 42 points was Elfmangel77.

The previous WTA Draw Challenge events were won by Luke Anderson in Indian Wells, Adriano in Miami and Rjgib101670 in Madrid.

The race to be Season Champion remains extremely close, with Paola in first place with 208 points, Adriano in second with 207 and Derevko in third with 206.

The remaining WTA Draw Challenge events for the year will be held in Montréal, Cincinnati, Wuhan, Beijing and at the BNP Paribas WTA Championships Singapore presented by SC Global.

Share this page!

Related news

  • WTA Finals Sets Records & Milestones

    October 30, 2014
    From attendance and digital audience records to fan-friendly innovations, it was a record-setting 10 days at the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore presented by SC Global.
  • CNN Open Court: Caroline's Challenge

    October 29, 2014
    Caroline Wozniacki is running the New York City Marathon this Sunday and has been training very, very hard - CNN Open Court caught up with the former World No.1.
  • Petkovic Revives Into Sofia Challenge

    October 29, 2014
    Andrea Petkovic breathed new life into her Garanti Koza WTA Tournament Of Champions challenge with a 7-5, 6-2 win over Tsvetana Pironkova on Wednesday.
To The Top
3