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September 29th, 2019

Andreescu Returns In Loaded Beijing Field

This week in Beijing, Bianca Andreescu will make her first appearance on a tennis court since her incredible US Open title. “Well, I’m feeling pretty confident,” Andreescu said. “I’ve been having some really good practices lately. I had a good training week in Toronto and in Montreal. Now here. “I got here four days ago, […]

Posted by Staff @ 8:34 pm in beijing | No Comments »

September 22nd, 2019

Barty, Halep, Kvitova Lead 15 Of Top 20 In Wuhan

The stars assemble in Wuhan.

Posted by Staff @ 7:46 pm in Asia, Wuhan | No Comments »

August 27th, 2019

Serena Slaps Sharapova Around At US Open; Osaka Begins Title Defense Tuesday

Serena Williams has now won 19 straight over Maria Sharapova.

Posted by Staff @ 12:00 am in US Open | Comments Off on Serena Slaps Sharapova Around At US Open; Osaka Begins Title Defense Tuesday

August 24th, 2019

Serena Draws Sharapova At US Open; Barty Back To No. 1?

It’s a crazy women’s draw at the US Open.

Posted by Staff @ 9:40 pm in US Open | 6 Comments »

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 […]

Posted by Staff @ 1:20 am in Canadian Open, Toronto | Comments Off on Kontaveit Outslugs Sharapova; Wozniacki, Bencic Early Toronto Winners; Andreescu-Bouchard On Deck

August 4th, 2019

Serena, Halep, Barty Lead 9 Of Top 10 In Toronto Masters

3-time champion Serena Williams returns to the Canadian Open for first time since 2015.

Posted by Staff @ 10:49 pm in Canadian Open, Toronto | Comments Off on Serena, Halep, Barty Lead 9 Of Top 10 In Toronto Masters

July 4th, 2019

Serena Survives Tussle With Teen at Wimbledon, Kerber Upset; Gauff Gets Center Friday

Defending champion Angelique Kerber collapsed from a set up today at Wimbledon.

Posted by Staff @ 2:17 pm in Wimbledon | Comments Off on Serena Survives Tussle With Teen at Wimbledon, Kerber Upset; Gauff Gets Center Friday

July 2nd, 2019

Wimbledon Favorites Serena, Barty, Kerber Advance, Sharapova Out; Gauff, Halep Wed.

Former champions Maria Sharapova and Garbine Muguruza both exited Wimbledon on Tuesday.

Posted by Staff @ 6:19 pm in Wimbledon | 2 Comments »

June 29th, 2019

Pliskova Captures Eastbourne Crown Over Kerber

In a battle of Wimbledon favorites, Karolina Pliskova came out on top.

Posted by Staff @ 12:55 pm in Grass season | Comments Off on Pliskova Captures Eastbourne Crown Over Kerber

June 16th, 2019

Sharapova Set For Return In Mallorca, Could Meet Kerber In 2nd RD

Maria Sharapova hasn’t played since January.

Posted by Staff @ 12:04 pm in Tennis | Comments Off on Sharapova Set For Return In Mallorca, Could Meet Kerber In 2nd RD

May 26th, 2019

Kerber, Venus Ousted On Opening Day At French Open; Serena Set To Return

The men’s tour isn’t the only one with breakout young stars.

Posted by Staff @ 5:05 pm in French Open | 1 Comment »

May 25th, 2019

Federer, Tsitsipas, Venus v Svitolina All On Opening Day Sunday At The French Open

The wait is almost over.

Posted by Staff @ 5:22 pm in French Open | 4 Comments »

May 7th, 2019

Osaka, Halep Advance In Madrid, Pliskovas Out

Two more Top 5 women’s seeds are out of the Madrid Open.

Posted by Staff @ 5:31 pm in Madrid | Comments Off on Osaka, Halep Advance In Madrid, Pliskovas Out

May 6th, 2019

Stephens Knocks Azarenka Out Of Madrid; Kvitova, Bertens Advances

After a tough weekend, seeds were a perfect 5-0 Monday in Madrid.

Posted by Staff @ 10:43 pm in Madrid | Comments Off on Stephens Knocks Azarenka Out Of Madrid; Kvitova, Bertens Advances

May 5th, 2019

Osaka, Halep, Stephens Win Madrid Openers; Muguruza, Svitolina Fall

It was a mixed day for seeds Sunday in Madrid.

Posted by Staff @ 4:29 pm in Madrid | Comments Off on Osaka, Halep, Stephens Win Madrid Openers; Muguruza, Svitolina Fall