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April 24th, 2017

Sharapova Set for Possibly-Unwelcoming 2017 Debut at Stuttgart; WTA Preview

Sharapova will enter the Stuttgart battlefield when she takes on Italy’s Roberta Vinci in her opener on the red clay.

Posted by Staff @ 10:52 am in Tennis | 13 Comments »

April 24th, 2017

Nadal, Murray Vie for ATP Barcelona Crown; Budapest; ATP Previews

Potential tough starts for (16) Lopez vs. G-Lo, and (9) Gasquet vs. (WC) Robredo…Wildcards were awarded to Murray, Robredo, Zverev, Albert Montanes, and Mikael Ymer…

Posted by Staff @ 12:57 am in Tennis | 3 Comments »

April 24th, 2017

Depleted Belarus Wins Fed Cup Semifinal, to Host U.S. in Final

“[She is] definitely not playing to her ranking,” Bacsinszky said of Sasnovich. “She was better than me today, she played amazing and was there at the right moments.”

Posted by Staff @ 12:21 am in Tennis | No Comments »

April 16th, 2017

Coric Wins 1st Career Title After Kohlschreiber Lock-up at ATP Marrakech

“It’s one of those days where you have many good opportunities,” Kohlschreiber said.

Posted by Staff @ 10:15 pm in Tennis | 1 Comment »

April 16th, 2017

Schiavone, in Farewell Tour, Wins WTA Bogota Leading to French Open

“Today was a disaster match,” Schiavone said.

Posted by Staff @ 9:42 pm in Tennis | 1 Comment »

April 16th, 2017

WTA Teen Qualifier Marketa Vondrousova Breaks Out at Biel for 1st Title

Vondrousova is projected to rise into striking distance of the Top 100.

Posted by Staff @ 9:20 pm in Tennis | 1 Comment »

April 9th, 2017

Kyrgios Klubs U.S.; Davis Cup Quarterfinal Capsules

“I love to play at home, I love the atmosphere when I’m playing in front of my crowd,” said Goffin, who has won 12 of his last 13 Davis Cup singles matches. In the semifinals Belgium will host Australia.

Posted by Staff @ 11:54 pm in Davis Cup, Tennis | 2 Comments »

April 9th, 2017

Kasatkina Wins All-Teen WTA Final Over Ostapenko

Kasatkina over the week defeated Monica Puig, pal Daria Gavrilova, No. 10 seed Irina-Camelia Begu, and in the semifinals Laura Siegemund.

Posted by Staff @ 11:04 pm in Tennis | 3 Comments »

April 9th, 2017

Pavlyuchenkova Keeps No. 1 Kerber Winless in WTA Monterrey Final

The Russian denied the world No. 1 Kerber her first title of the season, racing to a 5-0 lead in the final set before closing it out.

Posted by Staff @ 9:52 pm in Tennis | No Comments »

April 8th, 2017

Sock, Isner and Co. at Houston; Dimitrov Heads Marrakech; ATP Previews

Interesting starts for (1) Sock against the Haas-Opelka winner, (6) Lopez vs. the former French juniors winner Fratangelo, (4) Johnson vs. the experienced dirt-baller and defending champ Monaco, (5) Verdasco vs. the big-serving South African Anderson, and (8) Bellucci vs. the emerging American Tiafoe

Posted by Staff @ 6:36 pm in Tennis | 5 Comments »

April 7th, 2017

April Off Topic Thread

Talk about anything and everything.

Posted by Staff @ 12:28 am in Tennis | 4 Comments »

April 2nd, 2017

Keys, Miami Open Champ Konta Headline WTA Charleston

Tough starts for (9) Gavrilova vs. Errani, (6) Sam Stosur vs. Jankovic in a battle of former champs, and (16) Siniakova vs. Puig…

Posted by Staff @ 11:50 pm in Tennis | 1 Comment »

April 1st, 2017

Konta Wins Biggest Career Title at WTA Miami

Konta will rise to a career-high No. 7, and No. 2 in the 2017-only standings.

Posted by Staff @ 10:34 pm in Miami, Tennis | 4 Comments »

March 29th, 2017

World No. 1 Kerber Falls To Venus, Halep Upset Wednesday at Miami Open

“I was so close to winning, I was two points away in the tiebreak, but she played very strong and deserved to win today,” Halep said. “But my confidence is there, the game is there — I just need to play matches.”

Posted by Staff @ 10:06 pm in Miami, Tennis | 2 Comments »

March 26th, 2017

Kerber Wins; Venus vs. Kuzy Monday at Miami Open

“It was a good match,” said Kerber, who was down a break in both sets. “I was trying to feel my game again. I was moving good, but it was not so easy because she didn’t play badly. I was trying to stay positive and play my tennis.”

Posted by Special @ 11:08 pm in Miami, Tennis | No Comments »