Never give up!

It was an epic match between Belinda and Venus Williams (USA) which deserved attention. Belinda won 3:6 6:3 7:5 in 2h 23. Being down 4:5 and 15:40 facing two matchpoints Belinda pulled out her best tennis. Tomorrow will be a day off with preparation for the next match against either Petra Kvitova (CZE) or Kristina…

Good start @ China Open

After a rather disappointing second round loss in Wuhan, Belinda got of to a good start @ the China Open in Beijing. “I practised well during the last days and I was happy with my game,” Belinda said after her first round 7:5 6:2 against world No. 32 Su-Wei Hsieh from Taiwan. Next opponent will…

Next stop Wuhan, China

After the US Open means Asia lies ahead. I will travel to Wuhan, China shortly. I have regenerated well in the last few days and my inflamed foot is doing better. I’m training, looking forward to the upcoming tasks. Keep your fingers crossed, as I really want to be one of the eight playing the…

So close…

It was an excellent match taking more than 2h. Without a breakball against her serve and a set ball at 5:4 Belinda lost the first set 6:7. In the second set Belinda served for the set twice but two breaks and a 5-2 lead were not enough to force a third set. Two terrific US…

Belinda reaches 3d round

After 2 hours 09 minutes and three contested sets Belinda wins 6:4 1:6 6:2 and moves in the third round of the US Open. “I still feel the inflammation in my foot, but I felt a little better and also moved better.” Next opponent is Anett Kontaveit, which Belinda meets for the first time in…

Successful start

Belinda starts successfully in the US Open with a 6:3 6:2 win against Mandy Minella (LUX). Even though the inflammation in the foot has not completely healed yet, Belinda felt quite well. After being down 0:2 in the first set Belinda became safer and dominated the match. In round 2 Belinda will play the French…

Surrender in Cincinetti

Beeing up 3:1 in the first set against Victoria Azarenka (BLR) you could already see that Belinda has problems moving painlessly. At the score of 4:6 0:1 Belinda finally had to give up due to injury (foot / heel). We’ll keep you up to date and hope you keep your fingers crossed that it’s not…

Off in the 1/8 final

There are just days in tennis when nothing goes together and so it was with me in the match against the current No. 7 in the world Elina Svitolina (UKR). The view goes forward and so I travel to Cincinatti today, to prepare for the launch of the Western & Southern Open on august 12th..…