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Madrid Gallery: Sliding Onto The Big Blue...

The first professional tournament on blue clay had an electric start over the weekend.

Published May 06, 2012 12:00

Petra Martic came so close to her first Top 10 win against World No.5 Sam Stosur on Saturday.
Petra Martic came so close to her first Top 10 win against World No.5 Sam Stosur on Saturday.
Sam Stosur was pushed to a third set tie-break but managed to defeat Petra Martic, 75 46 76(5).
Sam Stosur was pushed to a third set tie-break but managed to defeat Petra Martic, 75 46 76(5).
Another match going the distance on Day 1 was Venus Williams' marathon against Simona Halep.
Another match going the distance on Day 1 was Venus Williams' marathon against Simona Halep.
Venus Williams had to dig out of a 4-2 third set hole to make it past Simona Halep, 61 46 76(6).
Venus Williams had to dig out of a 4-2 third set hole to make it past Simona Halep, 61 46 76(6).
Top 10 players Marion Bartoli and Vera Zvonareva both lost Saturday. Sorana Cirstea beat Bartoli.
Top 10 players Marion Bartoli and Vera Zvonareva both lost Saturday. Sorana Cirstea beat Bartoli.
French Open champion Li Na fended off talented young Spaniard Garbine Muguruza Blanco, 62 64.
French Open champion Li Na fended off talented young Spaniard Garbine Muguruza Blanco, 62 64.
The top players continued to be tested on Sunday, in particular former No.1 Caroline Wozniacki.
The top players continued to be tested on Sunday, in particular former No.1 Caroline Wozniacki.
Now No.6, Caroline Wozniacki was behind 3-1 in the third but survived Ksenia Pervak, 76(7) 36 64.
Now No.6, Caroline Wozniacki was behind 3-1 in the third but survived Ksenia Pervak, 76(7) 36 64.
World No.1 Victoria Azarenka recorded a 76(5) 64 win against former World No.2 Svetlana Kuznetsova.
World No.1 Victoria Azarenka recorded a 76(5) 64 win against former World No.2 Svetlana Kuznetsova.
With the win, Victoria Azarenka secured her No.1 ranking for next week, safe from Maria Sharapova.
With the win, Victoria Azarenka secured her No.1 ranking for next week, safe from Maria Sharapova.
Maria Sharapova could have returned to No.1 if she won the title and Victoria Azarenka lost Sunday.
Maria Sharapova could have returned to No.1 if she won the title and Victoria Azarenka lost Sunday.
In her own first round match, World No.2 Maria Sharapova cruised past Irina-Camelia Begu, 60 63.
In her own first round match, World No.2 Maria Sharapova cruised past Irina-Camelia Begu, 60 63.
  • Petra Martic came so close to her first Top 10 win against World No.5 Sam Stosur on Saturday.
  • Sam Stosur was pushed to a third set tie-break but managed to defeat Petra Martic, 75 46 76(5).
  • Another match going the distance on Day 1 was Venus Williams' marathon against Simona Halep.
  • Venus Williams had to dig out of a 4-2 third set hole to make it past Simona Halep, 61 46 76(6).
  • Top 10 players Marion Bartoli and Vera Zvonareva both lost Saturday. Sorana Cirstea beat Bartoli.
  • French Open champion Li Na fended off talented young Spaniard Garbine Muguruza Blanco, 62 64.
  • The top players continued to be tested on Sunday, in particular former No.1 Caroline Wozniacki.
  • Now No.6, Caroline Wozniacki was behind 3-1 in the third but survived Ksenia Pervak, 76(7) 36 64.
  • World No.1 Victoria Azarenka recorded a 76(5) 64 win against former World No.2 Svetlana Kuznetsova.
  • With the win, Victoria Azarenka secured her No.1 ranking for next week, safe from Maria Sharapova.
  • Maria Sharapova could have returned to No.1 if she won the title and Victoria Azarenka lost Sunday.
  • In her own first round match, World No.2 Maria Sharapova cruised past Irina-Camelia Begu, 60 63.
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