And no wonder: she had just been forced to swallow a narrow defeat to an inspired opponent, together with a handful of bugs as a chaser.
A Wimbledon spokesperson said: "As we experienced at the championships last year, the natural seasonal appearance occurs once a year when ants embark on what is often referred to as a "nuptial flight", which should otherwise be thought of as a mating ritual".
Wozniacki's day was heading in quite the opposite direction. "For her to keep this level, I would be very surprised if you saw her go far", said Wozniacki. "It's just about winning the match - if that's your best or not, it doesn't matter as long as you win".
Many of these were screaming backhand winners that kept flying up the lines as if guided by satnav.
Early in the third set, Makaraova's overhead flick caught the net-cord and dropped dead on the grass, as if shot by a tranquilliser dart. It was that kind of day. "We have played so many times, this is only second time (I won)". I feel great. My body feels great. "I want to be here to focus on tennis, not eating bugs", she said to the umpire.
Was there a hint of gracelessness here from Wozniacki? She was up a break and serving for the match in the 3rd set but Wozniacki broke back and evened the match at five apiece. The world number 35 was firing on all cylinders, especially on the forehand wing, as she fired countless winners being the more aggressive player on the court to triumph after two-hours and nine minutes. The Russian learnt from her previous experiences and ultimately sealed the match on a volley victor after 129 minutes of high-quality play.
Six times Wozniacki has reached the last 16, and every time she has gone no further; it's a pattern that her father can not comprehend. The last 10% I feel like I would have had a chance or a good chance.
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Barton 1792 whiskey warehouse collapses Now, the company is looking to build a new warehouse with hopes of salvaging the barrels that are still intact. No injuries were reported, but it is now not yet known how much (alcohol) our country has lost.
Speaking of microscopic things, what happened to the ants? "But it was definitely a first for me here". "In my other match I didn't move a lot but I've been moving a lot better since Paris, so that's old news..." All of a sudden it died down.
Perhaps they had all paired up, and then headed off for a celebratory cigarette.
The women's game is notorious for the fluidity of its top seeds, and a tight playing field could also play a role when combined with surface switch.
Just as second seed Wozniacki was tumbling out, Serena was seeing off Viktoriya Tomova.
Several leading contenders in the women's draw, including French Open champion Simona Halep, opted to head to the Wimbledon practice courts early and miss out on Eastbourne but Wozniacki has no regrets over her decision to play at the pre-Wimbledon event. But when she was asked if that made yesterday's defeat any more painful, she seemed to be baffled by the question. I had too many match points.
"I'm so glad I'm at home on flying ants day!" Yeah, maybe I was lucky today. I think she played above her level and really raised it and got a little lucky and played well when she needed to, ' Wozniacki admitted. You just have to keep fighting, wait for your opportunity.
To finish off her tweets and sum things up, Rosey simply stated: "They're gonna fall in love, and get married, and have babies!" Being the health buffs they were, the pair chose to share a cheese protein board and were soon after sharing family photos.
Roger Federer and Serena Williams will try to avoid further upsets at Wimbledon as the third round begins on Friday. It was her 16th straight victory at Wimbledon, although she missed last year's tournament while pregnant.
Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng had already raised questions over the payments for the pipeline projects to CPPB last month. On May 29, Mahathir announced that his new government would renegotiate terms of the ECRL deal.
Do you understand where Ariana is coming through on this one? Hodgson also said she believed Grande "would be horrified too". When one fan tweeted that Davidson's joke was "not amusing , it's just rude", Grande offered a thoughtful reply.
On a July 2 flight from NY to Dallas, Blair and her boyfriend apparently swapped seats with a woman so they could sit together. As of Thursday afternoon, the Twitter thread had drawn just less than 840,000 likes and more than 340,000 retweets.
These Intel Radio chips are internally codenamed "Sunny Peak" and Intel has halted the production for its chips. Reportedly , Apple has notified Intel that it will no longer use its mobile modem for its next-gen iPhone .
While it's now finally active and working as intended, it is a limited time mode, and as such won't be in rotation forever. Fortnite Playground eventually came back online on Tuesday, with the new LTM mode available to play since then.
Booker-Hicks and her kids were not hurt. "I'm not a killer or anything like that, but I do believe in defending what's mine". The mother said she went easy on him and that Wright deserved more than he got for trying to take her children and auto .
Chance and Kirsten previously split up following the birth of their daughter and they attended court to decide on child support. As she accepts his proposal, Chance grabs their 2-year-old daughter Kensli Bennett for a group hug.
White House Official Twitter Account Attacks Senator
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State bans sale of sunscreens with coral-harming chemicals
Although the law will not take effect till 2021, it has already drawn opposition from various companies and business associations. Critics say there aren't enough independent scientific studies supporting the assertion that the chemicals harm coral reefs .
With Assad on march, Syria rebels say cease fire agreed
Almost 150 civilians have died since the government assault in the south began two weeks ago, according to the observatory. The U.N. refugee agency has urged Jordan to open its borders as Syrians flee the battles and heavy air strikes en masse.
Lab-grown embryos can save rhino sub-species
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Beryl becomes 1st hurricane of 2018 season
The NHC noted that it's possible for the storm to deteriorate to an open wave before hitting the Lesser Antilles on Monday. That's good news for Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands pummeled by a nasty hurricane season in 2017.
More human remains found at home linked to Bruce McArthur
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PM 'confident' he did nothing inappropriate at B.C
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MacBook Pro Refresh Specs Possibly Outed By Geekbench Score
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Is Rajinikanth Too A Part Of 'Fanney Khan'?
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