Originally written on Tennis Panorama  |  Last updated 11/9/14

CINCINNATI - AUGUST 11: Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan looks on during her match against Maria Kirilenko of Russia during Day 2 of the Western & Southern Financial Group Women's Open on August 11, 2009 at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
WIMBLEDON – Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan became only the second known player in the Open Era to record a ‘golden set’ (winning all 24 points in a set) in the first set of her 6-0, 6-4 third round win over Sara Errani of Italy. “I had no idea,” said Svedova.  “I was just playing every point and every game.  Like I didn’t feel like it was every game was 40‑Love, only in the second set. “Like I remember like first or second ball of the second set she won.  All the people start to like clap and scream.  I was like, What’s going on?  I even smiled.  I was, like, Okay, they want to see a good match.  I was like, Okay. “And then in the gym after the match, when I was cooling down, my coach came, and he’s like, Did you know like someone told me like the stats about you and not losing a point.  I was like, Really?  Like not making unforced errors or not losing points?  Not losing a point.  So it was incredible.” The only previous player to record a golden set was American Bill
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