Oz and ends and bits of news from the Australian Open for January 14, 2013
Bagels and breadsticks
Maria Sharapova won her first match of the Australian Open 6-0, 6-0 in 55 minutes over fellow Russian Olga Puchkova. It was her third career “double bagel” in a major tournament. She only needs a double bagel at Wimbledon to complete a “double bagel slam.”
Three women have completed the “double bagel slam” – they are Hall of Famers Chris Evert, Steffi Graf and Monica Seles.
Venus Williams added to the bagel set count with a 6-1, 6-0 demolishing of Kazakhstan’s Galina Voskoboeva.
Win streak continues
Agnieszka Radwanska has extended her 2013 win streak to 10 by defeating Australian wild card entry Bojana Bobusic of 7-5, 6-0 on Monday.
Maria Sharapova has officially joined twitterverse. Follow her at @MariaSharapova
Tweets of the day
First time I’ve watched tennis in awhile.. …… Djokovic is still really good #sameol hahaha
— andyroddick (@andyroddick) January 14, 2013