wozniacki piotrPatrick Mouratoglou is a world-renowned tennis coach who has worked with Marcos Baghdatis and Aravane Rezai. His French tennis academy is considered one of the top in the world. He is a frequent contributor to Busted Racquet.
The Istanbul Masters begins Tuesday, gathering the top-eight players in the world. This year though, not a single player can be called the big favorite. There are qualified, experienced players like Vera Zvonareva, Caroline Wozniacki, Maria Sharapova, Victoria Azarenka and Asnieszka Radwanska, but also up-and-comers who established themselves with Grand Slams this season like Li Na, Samantha Stosur and Petra Kvitova. It'll be interesting to see how those women will be able to play against the other side, who weren't able to raise their level to Grand Slam heights this season.
Taking account of their respective situation at the moment, I'd say that Wozniacki, Zvonareva, Stosur and Li Na are not among the biggest contenders in Istanbul. And you can throw inRead More »from Wozniacki not the only one entering Istanbul with issues