1
1
1

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 - 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 - 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 - 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.
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 - 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.
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.
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.
... and Greta Arn saved a whopping five match points to beat Sofia Arvidsson in the second round of Auckland.
  • 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.
Share this page!

Related photos

  • Tokyo Gallery: All About The Kids

    September 17, 2014
    From kids clinics to Q&A sessions, the WTA stars have been spending lots of time promoting the sport off the court this week at the Toray Pan Pacific Open.
  • Guangzhou Gallery: The Player Party

    September 16, 2014
    A slew of WTA stars stepped out for the Guangzhou International Women's Open welcome dinner and player party. What were they wearing? See the pics here!
  • Québec City Gallery: Puppies & Trophies

    September 15, 2014
    From Mirjana Lucic-Baroni rediscovering that winning feeling to a fluffy friend giving the runner-up a pick-me-up, it was a happy day all around at the Coupe Banque Nationale on Sunday.
To The Top
3