16 August 2014

WTA's most memorable lines

During last night's thrilling, dramatic, insane, headache-inducing semifinal match in Cincinnati between Maria Sharapova and Ana Ivanovic, the Serbian got treatment for what she later said was nausea during the third set.

Maria was clearly bothered by her opponent getting her blood pressure checked in the middle of a game, and after Ivanovic rallied to square the third set at 4-4, she was seen motioning to the chair ump and saying, "Check her blood pressure!" Clearly, Maria wasn't buying into her opponent's health issues, but nevertheless, Ana won and the match gifted us another WTA catchphrase.

Here's Maria letting the chair know what she thinks about Ana getting medical attention earlier:

So, a few of us Tweeps started talking about the best lines coined by WTAers over the years and I thought it best to note as many of them as possible. I know I could write a whole blog of hilarious or snarky or shade-filled comments by Serena (god bless her!) or Martina Hingis, but here are some of the best lines in memory:

Serena Williams:

1 comment:

  1. People say I make too much noise, but I can get louder....

    Do you want me to serve or break you?

    Some special tactics it wasn't.

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