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Ana Ivanovic vs. Nathalie Dechy — Wimbledon netcord moment video

Top-seeded Ana Ivanovic was almost dumped out of Wimbledon 2008 by France’s Nathalie Dechy in the second round on Wednesday. It has been the most thrilling women’s match at the tournament so far, and the peak of the encounter was on Dechy's second match point when Ivanovic had an immense stroke of luck having the net for an ally.

In the following video you can see match highlights, including the famous netcord point.

These two quotes of disappointed Nathalie Dechy additionally illustrate how fortunate Ivanovic was:

1) Maybe today she can go and play lotto also a little bit. It would be a good day for her.

2) Did you see what she did at the end of the match, walking up to the net?

Did she kiss the net?

Yes.

The net deserved it.

(quotes via Women Who Serve)

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2 thoughts on “Ana Ivanovic vs. Nathalie Dechy — Wimbledon netcord moment video

  1. daryl

    Ivanovic really got out of jail when she saved the 2nd match point thanks to the net.

    Its just like out of the first scene of the movie "Match Point" ball hits the net floats in the air and goes over to the other side of the court.

  2. Pingback: Top seed Ana Ivanovic stunned by Zheng Jie in the third round of Wimbledon | Zheng Jie

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