Point / Counterpoint
Keep It Simple
Grand Slam Winners
Add to Flipboard Magazine.
Watch: Stosur's Fantastic Flubbed Serve
By Chris Oddo
(January 16, 2013) --
Not only did
have to suffer the ignominious fate of being dumped out of the Australian Open early again (and going 1-3 over the course of the Australian summer), she also has to live with the knowledge that she threw in one of the ugliest mishit serves in the history of tennis on Wednesday. Lost in the shuffle and the choke accusations is the fact that
, a former Australian Open semifinalist, played a heck of a match to get past Stosur in what ended up being one of the most compelling matches of the first two rounds.
Zheng was just better on this day, and we can certainly forgive Stosur for that. As for as the serve that nearly hit one of the back lineseople before it landed, we shan't be forgiving that anytime soon.
Djokovic, Isner Support Davis Cup Fifth-Set Tie Brea...
Australian Open Men's Final Preview: Djokovic vs. Mu...
Serena Williams Wins Historic 19th Major Title at Au...
Serena Wins Australian Open for 19th Grand Slam Titl...
Sharapova Marches Into Australian Open Final Over Ma...
Murray Makes it 11 In a Row on Clay
Stephens Tops No. 15 Seed Venus in French Open First...
Sharapova Sweeps Kanepi in RG Opener
Suarez Navarro, Kerber Cruise in Openers
Federer Miffed about Lack of Roland Garros Security
TENNIS NOW TV
Daily News Vlog
Catching Up With...
Tennis Lessons Online with Tom Avery
Fuzzy Yellow Balls - Video Tennis Lessons
Tennis Express - Racquets, Shoes, and Apparel