New Haven Gallery: Football, Tennis & Golf
Three sports collided at the New Haven Open at Yale on Friday. See all the best photos right here!
Published August 27, 2011 12:00
Li Na opened her New Haven Open at Yale campaign against Maria Kirilenko on Wednesday night.
Li Na rallied from 1-3 in the first and 1-4 in the second to beat Maria Kirilenko, 64 76(4).
Caroline Wozniacki is the three-time defending champion at the New Haven Open at Yale.
It has been nine years since a player captured the same WTA tournament four years in a row.
No.4 seed Marion Bartoli was ousted in the quarterfinals by Czech qualifier Petra Cetkovksa.
Petra Cetkovska fought her way into her second WTA semifinal of the summer and of her career.
No.2 seed Li Na had lost her only previous meeting with No.8 seed Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.
This time Li Na got the upper hand, recording a 64 36 62 win over Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.
Caroline Wozniacki ran miles on the treadmill to help out with the Cybex Pink Ribbon Run.
Raquel Kops-Jones and Abigail Spears ran too, all in the name of breast cancer charity.
Petra Cetkovksa's dream week continued with a 62 57 76(9) semifinal win over No.2 seed Li Na.
No.3 seed Francesca Schiavone led No.1 seed Caroline Wozniacki 4-2 and 5-3 in the first set.
Caroline Wozniacki hung tough to beat Francesca Schiavone in Friday's semifinals, 76(2) 63.
Caroline Wozniacki and golfer Rory McIlroy with the Yale University football team on Friday.
Abigail Spears and Raquel Kops-Jones met the tournament's mascot during a tennis clinic.