Wednesday, August 31, 2011

US Open Day 3: Oprandi

Curtain Call

Player: Romina Oprandi
Age: 25
Nation: Italy
Current Ranking: 131
Today's Result: loss to Flavia Pennetta (26th seed, Italy) in straight sets

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Oprandi went through qualifying to reach the main draw, then took out Melanie Oudin (USA) to reach the US Open second round for the first time in her career. She has only reached the second round of a Slam once before: Wimbledon 2010. She was born in Switzerland.

Golden Squid Update

Greta Arn
- The 32-year-old Arn missed Wimbledon due to injury but is back on court. Unfortunately, she was out in the first round of both the singles and doubles draws. In singles, she lost to Vania King (USA). In doubles, she teamed with Arantxa Rus (Netherlands) and they lost to Shu-Ying Hsieh (Chinese Taipei)/Galina Voskoboeva (Kazakhstan).

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