"Oh Please, I can beat her with my left hand", taunted Ms. Quicksell in reference to the prettiest girl on the WTA tour, Stephanie Cole. That was all it took. 20 minutes later, two hours of court time had been reserved and the trash talk began. One of these girls was in for quite a disappointment.
"Ms. Quicksell talked the talk which only provoked me to dish it back, it's not in my nature," stated Ms. Cole when asked about Ms. Quicksell's comments. "I try not to let other girls on the tour get in my head but this time i was not successful. I knew I had what it took to beat her but suddenly I felt extra pressure, like we were playing in a grandslam."
Cole took the first set 6-3 and was off to a dominating start when the momentum took a huge shift into Quicksell's direction. It was obvious that Quicksell was not giving up without a fight. She came back to win the 2nd set 7-5. With time running out and the girls tied at 2-2 in the third set, the court officials opted to move into a tie-breaker which the girls mutually agreed upon. The momentum shifted entirely into Cole's favor as she pummeled the Quicksell sister 7-0 in the tie breaker.
A definite nail-biter for those who tuned in. We'll be looking forward to the next time these two meet which looks to be in mid to late January for the Australian Open.
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