1
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

  • Sofia Gallery: Alizé & The Kids

    October 31, 2014
    Alizé Cornet, who's playing the Garanti Koza WTA Tournament Of Champions on the heels of her 2014 renaissance, took some time out in Sofia to meet some of the young fans. See the pics here.
  • Sofia Gallery: Alternates Step Up

    October 30, 2014
    The Garanti Koza WTA Tournament Of Champions alternates are also two of the most promising WTA Rising Stars - and they've been passing some of their wisdom down.
  • Sofia Gallery: Petko Hits The Mall

    October 29, 2014
    Comeback kid Andrea Petkovic hit the mall, then had a hit at the mall with some kids from tennis clubs in Sofia. Check out some of the best pics from the visit here.
To The Top
3