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THE JUDGES

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Rodgers backs goal-shy Italian striker, despite his glaring miss against QPR

Mario Balotelli (above).
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Bowlers Anuar and Tay claim Singapore's second bronze

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Loudest cheers for a class act

OUT IN FORCE: Fans (above) have their own favourites to support but Li Na proves to be as popular during the opening ceremony
OUT IN FORCE: Fans have their own favourites to support but Li Na (above) proves to be as popular during the opening ceremony.
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WTA Finals: Serena sends warning to rivals

"I was pleased with my serve. Ana (Ivanovic) is a very aggressive returner and I went really hard at my second serve — I didn’t push them." - Serena Williams.

There were two excited boys seated just behind the media stand at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on the opening night of the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore presented by SC Global, and they had a little game going among themselves. 

After cooing over Serena Williams’ rocket serves early in her opening Red Group match against Ana Ivanovic — one of which was clocked at 203 kmh — they tried to guess the speed of her next serve.
 
They couldn’t quite get it right, and neither could Ivanovic. 

The Serb struggled with Williams’ booming serves, falling 6-4, 6-4 to the world No. 1.

“The serve was the main difference today,” said Ivanovic after the match, looking less her glamorous self and more like a battered boxer. 

Read the full report in our print edition on Oct 21.

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