July 28th, 2019
Mihaela Buzarnescu and Victoria Azarenka are the lone former champions in San Jose.
August 12th, 2018
Tough starts for (4) Kerber vs. Pavlyuchenkova who she is 6-6 career against, the wrist-addled (13) Keys vs. (WC) Mattek-Sands in an all-American, (9) Pliskova vs. Radwanska (winner to meet Konta), (6) Garcia vs. (WC) Azarenka, (8) Kvitova vs. the Serena-Gavrilova winner, (15) Mertens vs. Rybarikova who she has a losing record against, (5) Svitolina vs. (WC) Kuznetsova, and (2) Wozniacki vs. the Bertens-Vandeweghe winner…
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June 30th, 2018
The Group of Death contains two former No. 1s, a No. 2, and last year’s US Open semifinalist and quarterfinalist among other floaters…Tough starts for (5) Svitolina vs. the grasscourt title-winner Maria, (21) Sevastova vs. Giorgi, (32) Radwanska vs. Safarova 2nd rd., and (2) Wozniacki vs. Makarova 2nd rd…(25) Serena’s early path is former world No. 1 junior Arantxa Rus, a qualifier/wildcard, then (5) Svitolina, then (10) Keys.
June 17th, 2018
Four of the WTA Top 10 along with Vandeweghe and last week’s grasscourt title winner Barty make Birmingham a tough title to raise…
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June 11th, 2018
(8) Sabalenka starts against last year’s teenage Wimbledon quarterfinalist Vondrousova, and (3) Bertens against last year’s runner-up Vikhlyantseva…
May 12th, 2018
Tough starts went to (1) Halep vs. the Azarenka-Osaka winner, (13) Keys vs. Pavlyuchenkova, (9) Stephens vs. the crafty Strycova, (3) Muguruza vs. the Gavrilova-Bellis winner, (16) Barty vs. Sharapova…
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May 5th, 2018
Interesting starts were dealt to Ostapenko vs. Irina-Camelia Begu (winner to face Maria Sharapova), Wozniacki vs. Daria Gavrilova, and Vandeweghe vs. Kristina Mladenovic.
April 29th, 2018
It was the 10th career win for Pliskova, who improved to 10-10 in career finals, winning her last four.
April 28th, 2018
A first time 2018 champion will be crowned Sunday in Stuttgart.
April 27th, 2018
3 of the Top 4 seeds fells Friday in Stuttgart.
April 25th, 2018
Two-time Stuttgart champion Angelique Kerber thrilled her home fans beating Petra Kvitova.
April 22nd, 2018
The Czechs are into their sixth Fed Cup final in the last eight years, winning in 2011-12 and 2014-16.
January 15th, 2018
Vandeweghe received two code violations during her loss, the first when she refused to restart play at the end of the first set until she was brought bananas.
January 12th, 2018
(5) Venus vs. Bencic the must-watch 1st rd. match in Melbourne…Other tough starts for (31) Makarova vs. Begu, and the injury-hampered (13) Stephens vs. Zhang, who she has previously lost to…
November 12th, 2017
Both the No. 78-ranked teenager Sabalenka and the 23-year-old No. 87-ranked Sasnovich had beaten the U.S.’s Sloane Stephens in singles, while Vandeweghe kept the U.S. in the tie with two singles wins.