Istanbul Gallery: It's The Thrill Of The Fight
Vika Azarenka was a woman on a mission on Day 3 of the TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships.
Published October 28, 2011 12:00
Petra Kvitova scored her second win over a reigning No.1 with a 64 62 victory over Caroline Wozniacki.
Caroline Wozniacki was knocked out but still leaves 2011 with her second straight year-end No.1 ranking.
Victoria Azarenka warmed up for her match with Li Na, having lost both of their previous 2011 meetings.
Li Na had taken Victoria Azarenka out of two Slams this year but this time would suffer a 62 62 loss.
The four best doubles teams in the world at Thursday's draw ceremony with Stacey Allaster and Ayda Uluc.
Turkish tennis pioneer Ipek Senoglu interviewed Wimbledon champs Katarina Srebotnik and Kveta Peschke.
Lisa Raymond and Liezel Huber teamed up for the first time in April. They won the US Open in September.
Vania King and Slava Shvedova won their first two Slams in 2010 and two more Premier titles in 2011.
Gisela Dulko and Flavia Pennetta, defending champions at the year-end finale, won the Aussie Open too.
Marion Bartoli, the first alternate who will play on Friday, took some time out to visit Oriflame.
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