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May 14th, 2019

No Serena-Venus In Rome; Svitlova Blows 5-2 Lead v Azarenka

BFFs Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki both left Rome with injuries Tuesday.

Posted by Staff @ 10:52 pm in Rome | No Comments »

May 13th, 2019

Venus Needs 9 MPs To Beat Mertens In Rome, Serena Next; Azarenka v Svitolina Tues

38-year-old Venus Williams needs over three hours and nine match points to set up a showdown with Serena on Wednesday.

Posted by Staff @ 7:47 pm in Rome | No Comments »

May 12th, 2019

WTA Rome Preview: Serena Returns With 9 Of Top 10, Could Face Venus In 2R

Serena Williams returns to Rome for the first time since her 2016 title run.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 10:57 am in Rome | No Comments »

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 | No Comments »

March 16th, 2019

Andreescu Continues Stunning Run At Indian Wells, Gets Kerber In Final

Bianca Andreescu hopes to follow in Naomi Osaka’s footsteps Sunday and win her first career WTA title at Indian Wells.

Posted by Staff @ 9:31 am in Indian Wells | 3 Comments »

March 15th, 2019

Kerber Ends Venus Run At Indian Wells, Will Face Red-Hot Bencic in SF; Andreescu v Svitolina

The women’s semifinals are set at Indian Wells.

Posted by Staff @ 9:29 am in Indian Wells | No Comments »

March 14th, 2019

Andreescu Pounds Muguruza At Indian Wells; Venus v Kerber Thurs

Bianca Andreescu ranked No. 152 at the start of the year, now she’s one of the hottest players on tour.

Posted by Staff @ 9:43 am in Indian Wells | No Comments »

March 12th, 2019

Venus Wins Again At Indian Wells, Osaka Overwhelms Collins; Kerber v Sabalenka Tues

All remaining women will be in singles action Tuesday at Indian Wells.

Posted by Staff @ 10:12 am in Indian Wells | No Comments »

March 11th, 2019

Serena Retires To Muguruza At Indian Wells; Halep, Svitolina Advance

For the second straight year Serena Williams falls in the third round at Indian Wells.

Posted by Staff @ 9:55 am in Indian Wells | 4 Comments »

January 23rd, 2019

Pliskova Overcomes 5-1 Deficit To Stun Serena At Australian Open; Women’s SF Thurs.

A new women’s Australian Open champion will be crowned on Saturday in Melbourne.

Posted by Staff @ 7:06 am in Australian Open | 5 Comments »

January 22nd, 2019

Kvitova Cruises Into Australian Open SFs, Collins Keeps Winning; Serena v Pliskova Wed.

A year ago, Danielle Collins was playing in a challenger event in Newport Beach. Now…

Posted by Staff @ 6:53 am in Australian Open | 2 Comments »

January 21st, 2019

Osaka, Pliskova Thunder Into Australian Open QFs, Serena Handles Halep

Serena Williams beat World No. 1 Simona Halep at the Australian Open Monday.

Posted by Staff @ 8:17 am in Australian Open | 1 Comment »

January 19th, 2019

Halep Hammers Venus, Serena Wins At Australian Open; Kivtova Gets Another Shot At Anismova

A then-16 Amanda Anisimova shocked Petra Kvitova at Indian Wells last year. Will the Czech get revenge on Sunday in Melbourne?

Posted by Staff @ 7:51 am in Australian Open | Comments Off on Halep Hammers Venus, Serena Wins At Australian Open; Kivtova Gets Another Shot At Anismova

January 2nd, 2019

Nadal, Murray, Kyrgios, Svitolina Out Of Brisbane; Dimitrov Advances To Nishikori Showdown

The Brisbane event lost both top seeds, Rafael Nadal and Elina Svitolina, on Wednesday.

Posted by Staff @ 8:20 pm in Brisbane | Comments Off on Nadal, Murray, Kyrgios, Svitolina Out Of Brisbane; Dimitrov Advances To Nishikori Showdown

January 1st, 2019

Elina Svitolina: My Goals Are To Win A Grand Slam And Reach No. 1

Elina Svitolina is aiming for the top this season.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:01 pm in Brisbane | 1 Comment »