March 12th, 2017
“It was not so easy,” Kerber said afterwards. “We’ve known each other forever, and it’s always tough to play a friend on court.
February 19th, 2017
Interesting starts for the struggling (1) Kerber after a bye vs. the Jankovic-Barthel winner, (3) Cibulkova after a bye vs. Makarova, (10) Woz vs. the Russian riser Kasatkina, and (11) Vandeweghe vs. her U.S. Fed Cup teammate Riske…
January 26th, 2017
The previous meeting between Serena and Lucic-Baroni was Wimbledon in 1998.
January 24th, 2017
“It’s a dream to play someone you grew up watching,” Vandeweghe said. “To play an unbelievable player, future Hall of Famer, Venus, to be on the court with her, I’ve only experienced it one time before. But to do it at this stage of a Grand Slam is kind of crazy. I mean, I can’t really put it into words.”
January 22nd, 2017
“I guess I faked (having confidence) a lot because I was feeling like crap out there,” said the American.
January 20th, 2017
“I loved accounting, I have to be honest,” Venus said in a wide-ranging post-match meet with the press, filling a match discussion void after losing only one game.
January 18th, 2017
“I’m fit,” Kerber said. “I am prepared for playing, like, two, three hours, so that’s not a problem. Tomorrow I have a day off, so it’s not a big deal. I think I will be fine.”
January 16th, 2017
“I think she played a very high standard,” Halep said after the loss. “I had pain at my knee. For me, in the second set, it was difficult to move anymore, but she deserved to win. She was aggressive, and she hit very strong, the balls.”
July 18th, 2016
Venus the lone Top 10 player ahead of the No. 12 Cibulkova…(8) Lepchenko a tough start against Riske…Wildcards went to Americans Catherine Bellis, Julia Boserup, Maria Mateas, and Canada’s Carol Zhao…
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July 3rd, 2016
“Coco is a great player, especially on this surface,” Vinci said. “She is so strong on the serve. She was hitting 114, 115 [miles an hour].
June 24th, 2016
Muguruza’s road out of this quarter would likely go through Giorgi, a qualifier, Mattek-Sands, (14) Stosur and (8) Venus Williams.
June 17th, 2016
Madison Keys in just one match win from breaking into the Top 10.
June 12th, 2016
Riske was up an early break in the second and had a set point serving at 5-4 after failing to capitalize on six set points in the first set. Pliskova improved to 3-1 career against Riske, with the pair contesting their first match against each other in approximately three years.
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June 5th, 2016
Wozniacki returns from a foot injury…Wildcards were awarded to Pliskova and Brits Robson and Freya Christie…The slew of tournament withdrawals included former No. 1 Victoria Azarenka, Madison Keys, Petra Cetkovska, Irina Falconi, Monica Niculescu and Lesia Tsurenko…
May 9th, 2016
Venus Williams went 1-1 Monday at the Rome Masters, winning in singles but losing in doubles with her sister Serena.