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August 5th, 2018

Fit Kuznetsova Wins 1st Title in 2 Years at WTA Washington

“I just have next week off, I’m really happy about it, I’d like to take a couple days off,” Kuznetsova said. “Then I got a wildcard to Cincinnati, so I’m really happy and thankful for that. I’m just looking forward to playing there.”

Posted by Staff @ 10:20 pm in Tennis | No Comments »

January 7th, 2018

Bouchard, Osaka Add Spice to WTA Hobart; Preview

Floaters are almost the favorites between Bouchard, Osaka…Tough starts for (1) Zhang 2nd rd. vs. Bouchard, (8) Siniakova vs. Riske, and (7) Maria vs. Vekic…

Posted by Staff @ 1:47 am in Tennis | Comments Off

December 31st, 2017

Wozniacki Eyes No. 1 Ranking This Week at WTA Auckland; Preview

No byes in the draw and some tough starts for the seeds, including (2) Goerges vs. the Olympics winner Puig, (7) Barthel vs. Lepchenko who has won 3 of their 5 career encounters, (3) Strycova vs. the former French Open runner-up Errani, and (8) Vekic vs. the crafty Belgian veteran Flipkens…

Posted by Staff @ 12:25 pm in Tennis | 2 Comments »

August 9th, 2017

Wozniacki, Sivtolina Tuesday Winners In Toronto; Bouchard Bounced By Vekic

The Top 4 women in the world headline play Wednesday in Toronto.

Posted by Staff @ 12:31 am in Canadian Open | 1 Comment »

June 18th, 2017

Konta Not Klutch, Can’t End Brit Grass Drought as Vekic Wins Nottingham

It was the first WTA title in three years for the unseeded Croat Konta, who four years ago won her first title in Kuala Lumpur as a 16 year old.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 2:20 pm in Tennis | 4 Comments »

August 16th, 2016

Qualifier Vekic Upsets Ivanovic; Muguruza v Vandeweghe Tuesday In Cincinnati

Jelena Ostapenko won a wild one Monday in Cincinnati.

Posted by Staff @ 12:07 am in Cincinnati | Comments Off

July 31st, 2016

WTA Events During Olympics in Brazil, China Defy Description…But Here They Are

No. 94 Pereira gets seeded, and it must be strange for the Brazilian to be playing a WTA event in Brazil as her country at the same time hosts the Olympic tennis…

Posted by Staff @ 12:23 pm in Tennis | Comments Off

August 19th, 2015

Stan Wawrinka: No Nick Kyrgios Didn’t Apologize, I Prefer Not To Talk About Him [Video]

Stan Wawrinka sounds like someone who wants to beat the heck out of Nick Kyrgios.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 4:52 pm in Cincinnati, Videos | 12 Comments »

August 13th, 2015

Nick Kyrgios Apologizes For Remarks Made Against Stan Wawrinka And His Girlfriend Donna Vekic

Nick Kyrgios has issued an apology.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 1:06 pm in Canadian Open | 12 Comments »

June 21st, 2014

Tennis-X Preview: Wimbledon Women’s Delicious Draw

Keep your fingers crossed for the Serena vs. Maria and Kvitova vs. Venus quarterfinals, and the champions should unravel from there.

Posted by Staff @ 7:01 pm in Tennis, Wimbledon | 3 Comments »

June 16th, 2013

Murray Joins Federer, Halep, Hantuchova as Title Winners

Andy Murray got British pulses pounding by capturing the title at the Aegon Championships with a hard-fought 5-7, 7-5, 6-3 win over defending champion Marin Cilic for his third Queen’s Club title.

Posted by Staff @ 9:54 pm in Tennis | 126 Comments »

May 25th, 2013

Federer Faces Carreno-Busta On Opening Day At French Open; Williams Sisters Also Headline

Tennis greats Roger Federer and Serena Williams open play Sunday at the French Open.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 3:36 pm in French Open | 42 Comments »