Her name is Nadezhda. HOPE in Russian. Is this her last chance for a first slam title? Nadia Petrova has been showing some powerful tennis at this year’s Australian Open. She destroyed US Open champion Kim Clijsters 6-0 6-1 in the third round, upset third seed Svetlana Kuznetsova in the fourth round and is now targeting former world No.1 Justine Henin in the quarter-final.
Can she do it?