Thursday, June 13, 2013

Alla Kudryavtseva's Sweet Tweener in Birmingham

(June 13, 2013)--Qualifier Alla Kudryavtseva was eliminated from the Aegon Classic by Alison Riske today, 6-1, 6-2. But the World No. 173 didn't leave the grass-court event without pulling off one of the best tweeners of the WTA season.

Yesterday, during her 6-4, 6-3 victory over Great Britain's Heather Watson she had this stroke of genius early in the second set.

And what a great reaction from the Russian, with a huge "Did I just do that?" smile sprouting from ear-to-ear after she hits the winner. She was still smiling after the match, when she tweeted the following: