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August 14th, 2019

Barty Blasts Sharapova At Cincinnati; Halep, Stephens Survive

The Top 4 seeds made it through to the third round at Cincinnati.

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August 6th, 2019

Kontaveit Outslugs Sharapova; Wozniacki, Bencic Early Toronto Winners; Andreescu-Bouchard On Deck

Former champion Caroline Wozniacki cruised Monday at the Toronto Masters dismissing the dangerous Yulia Putintseva 6-4, 6-2. Wozniacki, who won in Montreal back in 2010, was down 4-2 early before rolling of 10 of the last 12 games. “I think I just started getting a hold of her serves better,” Wozniacki said. “And then I […]

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June 16th, 2019

WTA Top 3 — Osaka, Barty, Pliskova — Lead Way At Birmingham

The No. 1 ranking and Wimbledon top seed could change hands this week in Birmingham.

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April 28th, 2019

Kvitova Conquerors Kontaveit In Stuttgart, Becomes First Multi-Champion This Season

Petra Kvitova became the first woman two multiple titles in 2019.

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April 27th, 2019

Kvitova, Kontaveit To Collide In Stuttgart Final; Osaka Withdraws

An ab injury forced Naomi Osaka out of the Stuttgart semifinals.

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April 26th, 2019

Osaka Overcomes Vekic In Stuttgart; Kvitova Advances, Azarenka Injury

Like the men in Barcelona, the women’s semifinal in Stuttgart will also be all-Top 15.

Posted by Staff @ 10:21 pm in Stuttgart | Comments Off on Osaka Overcomes Vekic In Stuttgart; Kvitova Advances, Azarenka Injury

April 25th, 2019

Azarenka Topples Defending Champion Pliskova In Stuttgart

Victoria Azarenka is finding her form.

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March 29th, 2019

Pliskova, Barty Set For Biggest Career Title In Miami

Who will win their first Miami title on Saturday, Karolina Pliskova or Ash Barty?

Posted by Staff @ 6:12 pm in Miami | 1 Comment »

March 28th, 2019

Halep, Pliskova Set Up Miami Semifinal Showdown

The women’s Final Four is set at the Miami Open. Who will be the new champion on Saturday?

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March 27th, 2019

Kvitova KO’d By Barty In Miami; Halep, Pliskova Wed. QF Favorites

A new Miami champion will be named on Saturday in the women’s draw.

Posted by Staff @ 11:40 am in Miami | 2 Comments »

March 26th, 2019

Haleps Hands Venus A Loss In Miami, Andreescu Retires; QFs Begin Tuesday

The women’s quarterfinals begin today in Miami. No former champions remain in the field.

Posted by Staff @ 9:19 am in Miami | 1 Comment »

March 12th, 2019

Venus Wins Again At Indian Wells, Osaka Overwhelms Collins; Kerber v Sabalenka Tues

All remaining women will be in singles action Tuesday at Indian Wells.

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January 16th, 2019

Wozniacki, Barty Shine At Australian Open; Serena v Bouchard Thurs

Serena Williams and Eugenie Bouchard battle for the first time in over four years Thursday night in Melbourne.

Posted by Staff @ 7:45 am in Australian Open | 1 Comment »

September 29th, 2018

Rising Sabalenka Wins Wuhan, Leaps to Verge of Top 15 Ranking

“Always waiting for this part of the season,” said Sabalenka of her love for the Asian swing. “I always want to be here…Probably they have to have more tournaments in China!”

Posted by Staff @ 7:47 pm in Tennis | Comments Off on Rising Sabalenka Wins Wuhan, Leaps to Verge of Top 15 Ranking

September 28th, 2018

Sabalenka, Kontaveit Reach Wuhan Final

Who’ll win the biggest final of their careers in Wuhan?

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