Tuesday, June 06, 2006
MARTINA IN THE QUARTER FINAL AT ROLAND GARROS!
(12) Martina Hingis (Swi) has made it to the quarter final at Roland Garros the first time in 5 years, beating Shahar Peer (Isr) 6-3, 2-6, 6-3, in a match that stretched into 2 days. The match was interrupted by poor light on Sunday when the score was one game all and was continued on Monday morning. The whole match lasted 2 hours and 8 minutes. Martina will next play Kim Clijsters. Martina has never won the singles title at Roland Garros but she was runner-up on 2 occasions, 1997 and 1999. However, she won the ladies' doubles title twice, 1998 and 2000. This time she is also entered in the mixed doubles with Mahesh Bhupati as her partner.