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Happy Slam Reflections: Day 11

Upset of the day: [6] Li Na def. [2] Maria Sharapova 6-2, 6-2.

Women’s Final set: Li Na vs. Victoria Azarenka.

Doubles upset of the day: Robin Haase & Igor Sijsling def. [3] Marcel Granollers & Marc Lopez 7-5, 6-4.

Men’s Doubles final set: The Bryan Brothers vs. Robin Haase & Igor Sijsling.

Mixed Doubles upsets: Lucie Hradecka & Frantisek Cermak def. [3] Sania Mirza & Bob Bryan 7-5, 6-4; Jarka Gajdosova & Matt Ebden def. [5] Nadia Petrova & Mahesh Bhupathi 6-3, 3-6, 13-11.

The Azarenka medical timeout controversy: During the 2nd set of her semifinal win, Victoria Azarenka took a very controversial 10-minute medical timeout before Sloane Stephens was to serve to stay. Here’s what everyone’s saying. Here’s what Vika had to say.

Tweet of the day:

What can you do?: After his loss to Djokovic, David Ferrer reflected on his chances against the top 3, saying “When I did semifinal in Roland Garros, Australian Open, US Open, it was a lost with the best three players, no? I am trying to do my best every match. But I know they are better than me. What can I do?”

OUCH: Serena Williams tweeted this pic of her ankle. (Click at your own risk).

Next for Sharapova: “That’s a good question. I think it’s Doha or maybe Dubai. I think Doha. I don’t know. I’m so clueless (smiling).”

Dr. Djokovic: During the legends doubles match, Henri Leconte requested to see the trainer. That trainer turned out to be Novak Djokovic. He said after “The diagnosis we determined with my assistant is that he’s definitely crazy. He needs a long term treatment (smiling).”

Forza pizza!: Take an Australian Open drive with Simone Bolelli and Fabio Fognini. They like pizza? Who would have thought!

(Photo: Getty Images; Videos: Australian Open)


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