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October 5th, 2019

Osaka To Face Barty For Beijing Title

A new Beijing women’s champion will be crowned Sunday.

Posted by Staff @ 8:39 pm in beijing | No Comments »

October 4th, 2019

Osaka Stops Andreescu’s Streak In Beijing, Barty Ousts Kvitova

Naomi Osaka won one of her best matches since her Australian Open win.

Posted by Staff @ 7:40 pm in beijing | No Comments »

October 3rd, 2019

Andreescu Takes 17-Match Win Streak Into Match Against Osaka In Beijing

The last two US Open champions meet Friday in Beijing.

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October 2nd, 2019

Andreescu Ups Win Streak To 16, Brady Upsets Keys In Beijing

Canadian teen Bianca Andreescu hasn’t lost a match since Miami.

Posted by Staff @ 9:58 pm in beijing | No Comments »

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 29th, 2019

Halep Ousted By Townsend At US Open, Coco Mania Moves To Night; Serena Fri.

Three teens made the third round at the US Open, led by Coco Gauff.

Posted by Staff @ 11:40 pm in US Open | Comments Off on Halep Ousted By Townsend At US Open, Coco Mania Moves To Night; Serena Fri.

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 13th, 2019

Venus, Sharapova Advance; Serena To Test Back In Cincinnati

Serena, Venus will be on center court Tuesday in Cincinnati.

Posted by Staff @ 12:33 am in Cincinnati | Comments Off on Venus, Sharapova Advance; Serena To Test Back In Cincinnati

August 7th, 2019

Serena, Halep Advance, Barty Loses No. 1 At Toronto

Either Naomi Osaka or Karolina Pliskova will be No. 1 come Monday.

Posted by Staff @ 11:49 pm in Canadian Open, Toronto | Comments Off on Serena, Halep Advance, Barty Loses No. 1 At Toronto

August 6th, 2019

Barty, Venus Fall In Toronto, Andreescu Overcomes Bouchard; Halep To Open Title Defense

Venus Williams, Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys have all lost their last 3 matches.

Posted by Staff @ 11:48 pm in Canadian Open, Toronto | Comments Off on Barty, Venus Fall In Toronto, Andreescu Overcomes Bouchard; Halep To Open Title Defense

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 3rd, 2019

Gauff Wins Again At Wimbledon; Favorites Pliskova, Halep, Azarenka Thru; Serena, Barty Next Up

The story of Wimbledon continues to be Coco Gauff.

Posted by Staff @ 6:10 pm in Wimbledon | 1 Comment »

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 »