Saving Match Points... Then Winning The Title
Eight women saved match points en route to WTA titles in 2011. Who are they? Who saved the most?
Published November 23, 2011 12:00
One match point - Petra Kvitova saved it against Barbora Zahlavova Strycova in the second round of Paris.
One match point - Marion Bartoli battled back against Lucie Safarova in the second round of Eastbourne.
One match point - Polona Hercog fended it off against Aravane Rezai in the second round of Bastad.
One match point - Chanelle Scheepers escaped against Hsieh Su-Wei in the second round of Guangzhou.
Two match points - Jelena Dokic fought them both off against Lucie Safarova in the final of Kuala Lumpur.
Two match points - Roberta Vinci carved out a comeback win against Zuzana Kucova in the quarters of Budapest.
Four match points - Magdalena Rybarikova survived a marathon with Vania King in the first round of Memphis.
... and Greta Arn saved a whopping five match points to beat Sofia Arvidsson in the second round of Auckland.