Na Li: I have more experience than Dominic, see Final 50:50
MELBOURNE. Dominika Cibulková on Saturday has a chance to become the first ever Slovak singlový Grand Slam champion.
Final at Australian Open Tennis (9.30 CET) against Chinese woman Li wants to enjoy and show off tennis, which, in Melbourne won the respect of many personalities white sport.
“I’m for me life match and I gave him one hundred percent prepared. Being in a Grand Slam final is like a wonderful dream, but may not for themselves develop any pressure. The court should play with because you want to match to enjoy and take pleasure in tennis, as in previous duels.I will try to win, “said Zverenky coach Mateja Liptáka at Friday’s press conference.
With an experienced Li, who in Melbourne will play in the final for the third time in four years, has Cibulkova negative balance of 0: 4.
“Li has been many times in the finals of Grand Slam tournaments. In 2011, he triumphed at Roland Garros in Paris, so he knows what it feels like to hold in the hands of winning the trophy. When I was a junior, pozerávala told her matches and admired her game, “said the winner of three tournaments WTA Cibulkova.
Member Hall of Fame STZ Radka Zrubáková said:” She not only plays well, but improving from match to match .The worst for her grueling is that they do not even know what they have to play against her. “
Janette Husárová before the finals concluded:” It will be a game to play. Both have an aggressive style and will depend upon what you what comes out. Chinese is far more experienced in such matches, but Domča can use his energy. “
” Over the semi-finals has become the most comprehensive tennis player in the history of independent Slovak, after a challenge to the finals is already the best. Two more sets and the legend of it, “said Dominik Hrbatý.Click image to enlarge union boss: She won the audience
Cibulkova is 161 cm with the smallest player of the elite World fifties, it says, however, that in tennis increase does not play a decisive role. Li measuring 172 cm.
“When you’re high, automatically it does not guarantee success. What is important is faith in myself. Enthusiasm is something that accompanies me throughout life. As a child, I felt great enthusiasm when I went on court with a tennis racket. ”
“She’s five years ago played in Paris at Roland Garros fantastic, but now is older and more experienced.For me it is the favorite in the final, “said tennis expert Jan Kukal.
The Secretary General of the Tennis Association Igor Moška warned:” He loves his sport and it radiates from her every movement on the court.This has won the sympathy of people around the world. “STZ chief Tibor Macko said,” The extravagance of the excellent psychological mood and the joy of the game, or the positive speech of the body, has also won spectators, which may be Also important. “
Li Li said last night with Belarusian Victoria Azarenko, she did not get to Belgian Kim Clijsters in 2011. The Chinese believe it will be a treason for Asia and the Pacific.
“I have more experience from grandslam finals than Dominique, but I can see 50:50. We have both chances to win.Dominica has quick feet, and reached into balls with great vigor. Yes, our playing style is somewhat similar, “stressed the world four at the pre-match briefing.
The Chinese always preferred the game from the baseline, but in recent months with coach Carlos Rodriguez, popracovala to volley more often trying to walk on network.
“When I first started Carlos encouraged to make more use of I finish, I told myself that I stay on the baseline perhaps 100 years. Gradually, I began to try it though.Although I was last year at Wimbledon failed, I had a good feeling that I have in my gaming repertoire has included a new element. “Road to the final: from Slovaks Grand Slam finals even in the era of Czechoslovakia twice played Miloslav Mečíř. At the US Open in 1986 and Australian Open 1989 Cech failed to Ivan Lendl. Cibulková:
the first round Francesca Schiavone (ITA. 42 in the world ranking) 6: 3, 6: 4 for 97 minutes
2 . round Stefanie Vögeleová (CHE. / 46.) 6: 0, 6: 1 for 57 minutes
the third round Carla Suarez Navarro (sp.-16/16.) 6: 1, 6: 0 for 59 minutes
4thround (eight) Maria Sharapova (Rus.-3/3). 3: 6, 6: 4, 6: 1 to 132 minutes
q: Simona Halep (Rum.-11 / 11th) 6: 3, 6: 0 in 60 minutes
round Agnieszka Radwanska (Poľ.-5 / 5th) 6: 1, 6: 2 for 70 minutes Li:
first round Ana Konjuhová (Chor.-Q / 241st) 6: 2, 6: 0 for 61 minutes
second round Belinda Benčičová (Švaj.-Q / 187th) 6: 0, 7: 6 (5) for 80 minutes
3rd round Lucie Safarova (CZE-26 / 26th) 1: 6, 7: 6 (2), 6: 3, 157 minutes
4thround (eight) Jekaterina Makarovová (Rus.-22 / 22nd) 6: 2, 6: 0 for 59 minutes
q: Flavia Pennettová (Tal.-28 / 29th) 6: 2, 6: 2 for 67 minutes
round Eugenie Bouchard (CHAN.A-30 / 31st) 6: 2, 6: 4 for 86 minutes Overview Cibulková games between the Li (0: 4):
2008 Antwerp (Bel.) hard eight Li Na 6: 4, 6: 3
2010 Madrid (Spain.) clay 2.Na Li 2: 6, 3: 6, 7: 5
2012 Rome (Tal.) Clay Clay Na Li 6: 1, 7: 6 (4)
2013 Toronto (Kan.) hard Clay Na Li 7: 6 (1), 6: 2 Cibulková achievements:
Australian Open (Melbourne): final 2014 (can still win the title)
Roland Garros (Paris) final 2009
Wimbledon (London): q 2011
US Open (New York): q 2010
Moscow (Rus.) 2011 Premiere hard in the lobby Kaia Kanepi (EST.) 3: 6, 7: 6 (1), 7: 5
Carlsbad (USA) 2012 Premier hard Marion Bartoliová (Fra) 6: 1 7: 5
Stanford (USA) 2013 Premier hard Agnieszka Radwanská (POL.) 3: 6, 6: 4, 6: 4
The end of 2005: 555.
11thJune 2007: 86. (after Roland Garros, premiered in the Top 100)
25th February 2008: 38th (after round in Doha, premiered in the Top 40)
8th June 2009 14 (after final Roland Garros, premiered in the Top 15)
sixth July 2009: 12 (existing maximum)
The end of 2010: 31
The end of 2012: 15
The end of 2013: 23