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Olympic Gallery: Centre Court Aglow On Day 2

Rain ruined play on the outside courts but the WTA stars had their time to shine on Centre.

Published July 30, 2012 12:00

The Olympic Tennis Event had its first big taste of rainy Wimbledon weather on Sunday afternoon.
The Olympic Tennis Event had its first big taste of rainy Wimbledon weather on Sunday afternoon.
But while it was dark and gloomy outside, Centre Court was aglow with lights - and live tennis.
But while it was dark and gloomy outside, Centre Court was aglow with lights - and live tennis.
Agnieszka Radwanska, who reached the final of Wimbledon a few weeks ago, was in some deep trouble.
Agnieszka Radwanska, who reached the final of Wimbledon a few weeks ago, was in some deep trouble.
Julia Goerges was 0-2 against the World No.2 but with 56 winners she made it third time lucky.
Julia Goerges was 0-2 against the World No.2 but with 56 winners she made it third time lucky.
Maria Sharapova had no trouble at all later on, needing just 65 minutes to beat Shahar Peer, 62 60.
Maria Sharapova had no trouble at all later on, needing just 65 minutes to beat Shahar Peer, 62 60.
Though some of their matches have been close, Maria Sharapova has dominated Shahar Peer, 7-0.
Though some of their matches have been close, Maria Sharapova has dominated Shahar Peer, 7-0.
Fans of Maria Sharapova lined up and tried to catch the World No.3's attention as she left the court.
Fans of Maria Sharapova lined up and tried to catch the World No.3's attention as she left the court.
And their wishes were answered, as the former World No.1 signed autographs left, right and center.
And their wishes were answered, as the former World No.1 signed autographs left, right and center.
Yaroslava Shvedova, who nearly beat Serena Williams here a month ago, won her Olympic first rounder.
Yaroslava Shvedova, who nearly beat Serena Williams here a month ago, won her Olympic first rounder.
Varvara Lepchenko was a point away from winning hers but the match split sets and got suspended.
Varvara Lepchenko was a point away from winning hers but the match split sets and got suspended.
  • The Olympic Tennis Event had its first big taste of rainy Wimbledon weather on Sunday afternoon.
  • But while it was dark and gloomy outside, Centre Court was aglow with lights - and live tennis.
  • Agnieszka Radwanska, who reached the final of Wimbledon a few weeks ago, was in some deep trouble.
  • Julia Goerges was 0-2 against the World No.2 but with 56 winners she made it third time lucky.
  • Maria Sharapova had no trouble at all later on, needing just 65 minutes to beat Shahar Peer, 62 60.
  • Though some of their matches have been close, Maria Sharapova has dominated Shahar Peer, 7-0.
  • Fans of Maria Sharapova lined up and tried to catch the World No.3's attention as she left the court.
  • And their wishes were answered, as the former World No.1 signed autographs left, right and center.
  • Yaroslava Shvedova, who nearly beat Serena Williams here a month ago, won her Olympic first rounder.
  • Varvara Lepchenko was a point away from winning hers but the match split sets and got suspended.
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