Duque Marino is proud to success in the tennis arena BBVA Copa Colsanitas XVIII, for his country, Colombia. He lowered his German tennis player, Angelique Kerber with a score of 6-4, 6-3. 20-year-old tennis player reached the tournament finals debut Sony Ericsson WTA Tour. Last time, he only managed to penetrate the quarter-finals in the same tournament two years ago.
With 143 WTA-ranked, he became a tennis player ranked 100 out of which qualify to play in the Commonwealth Bank Tournament of Champions. Years ago, played semi-finalist Kimiko Date in Bali with 155 WTA ranking. Duque Marino, Colombia is also a tennis player who can win the WTA tournament after Fabiola Zuluaga, who had packed five championships, including four titles in Bogota (1999, 2002, 2003, 2004). One degree earned while fighting in Sao Paulo in 1999.
Maria Sharapova-record 21 titles to his career. He was successful at tennis tournaments Regions Morgan Keegan Championships & The Cellular South Cup, Memphis, United States, beat Swedish qualifier Sofia Arvidsson 6-2 with the score, 6-1.
Sharapova is placed as the top seed, had to swallow defeat in 21 matches last few weeks. He only played in two tournaments this year after first-half run aground on the Australian Open. Arvidsson, who won in Memphis in 2006, succeeded in overthrowing the two players leading the way to the final round, including two seed Melanie Oudin in the quarter-finals.
“I feel good this week. Since I came, played and won. It’s become a fun week. Blow the service and return the ball very well, because both are necessary when playing on the indoor field. I try hard to practice after failing in Australia,” Sharapova said.
Duque Marino and Sharapova qualify to fill the list of eight players who played in the prestigious event, the Commonwealth Bank Tournament of Champions. They will join the champions Auckland, Yanina Wickmayer, then won in Brisbane, Kim Clijsters. Tournament champion Alona Bondarenko in Hobart and Pattaya tournament winner, Vera Zvonareva as a potential opponent.