2
0
1

Bogotá Gallery: Francesca On The Up?

Maria Sharapova's first opponent at the BNP Paribas Open isn't your typical World No.47 - she's a Grand Slam champion and former World No.4. And how many Top 3 wins does she have?

Published March 08, 2013 12:00

Francesca Schiavone went into Bogotá a few weeks ago on the heels of an eight-match losing streak.
Francesca Schiavone went into Bogotá a few weeks ago on the heels of an eight-match losing streak.
But there's something about the Colombian clay that revived Schiavone's Grand Slam-winning game.
But there's something about the Colombian clay that revived Schiavone's Grand Slam-winning game.
Schiavone has won four of six matches - and barely lost the other two - since going to Bogotá.
Schiavone has won four of six matches - and barely lost the other two - since going to Bogotá.
Schiavone is a fan favorite wherever she goes, such as this autograph signing that week in Bogotá.
Schiavone is a fan favorite wherever she goes, such as this autograph signing that week in Bogotá.
Schiavone's upturn in results has led to a second round match with Maria Sharapova at Indian Wells.
Schiavone's upturn in results has led to a second round match with Maria Sharapova at Indian Wells.
Schiavone is 0-3 against Sharapova, but she did extend two of those three meetings to three sets.
Schiavone is 0-3 against Sharapova, but she did extend two of those three meetings to three sets.
And there's something else in Schiavone's past that could give her a boost against the World No.3...
And there's something else in Schiavone's past that could give her a boost against the World No.3...
The former No.4 has six career wins over Top 3 players - four on clay courts and two on hardcourts.
The former No.4 has six career wins over Top 3 players - four on clay courts and two on hardcourts.
  • Francesca Schiavone went into Bogotá a few weeks ago on the heels of an eight-match losing streak.
  • But there's something about the Colombian clay that revived Schiavone's Grand Slam-winning game.
  • Schiavone has won four of six matches - and barely lost the other two - since going to Bogotá.
  • Schiavone is a fan favorite wherever she goes, such as this autograph signing that week in Bogotá.
  • Schiavone's upturn in results has led to a second round match with Maria Sharapova at Indian Wells.
  • Schiavone is 0-3 against Sharapova, but she did extend two of those three meetings to three sets.
  • And there's something else in Schiavone's past that could give her a boost against the World No.3...
  • The former No.4 has six career wins over Top 3 players - four on clay courts and two on hardcourts.
Share this page!

Related photos

  • Roland Garros Players' Party

    May 20, 2016
    Check out the best photos from the opening party for the 2016 French Open at Le Petit Palais here on wtatennis.com!
  • The Nürnberg Player Party

    May 19, 2016
    Check out the best photos from one magical night at the Nürnberg Player's Party here on wtatennis.com!
  • TBT: Seven Years Of Madrid Champions

    April 28, 2016
    Who was the very first Madrid champion? Who won the only blue clay tournament? And who announced their retirement at the tournament? Relive seven years of Madrid action - right here!
To The Top
3