Long days, quick exits for Israeli Olympians

31.07.2012                      12.Aw. 5772

London 2012:

Long days, quick exits for Israeli Olympians

Pe’er dispatched by world No. 3 Sharapova 6-2, 6-0; Gymnast Maksiuta falls three times.

Shahar Pe’er’s second Olympics lasted just 65 minutes after she dropped to a 6-2, 6-0 defeat to world No. 3 Maria Sharapova in the first round of the women’s singles at Wimbledon.
The 25-year-old Israeli believed the final score-line didn’t do her justice, and that may be so, but she never came close to threatening Sharapova and was at the Russian’s complete mercy throughout the match….