August 10th, 2014
Women’s Notes: Potential tough first-rounders went to (1) Serena vs. the former Slam winner Stosur, (7) Bouchard vs. Kuznetsova, (5) Sharapova vs. the Cornet/Keys winner, and (16) Safarova vs. Venus…Wildcards went to Americans Lauren Davis and Christina McHale, and Swiss Belinda Bencic…Pulling from the event were Li Na and Yvonne Meusburger…Last year Azarenka beat Serena Williams in the final…Returning champs in the field are Azarenka (2013), Sharapova (2011), and Jankovic (2009).
August 7th, 2014
Milos Raonic says people won’t remember the Masters events like the Canadian Open.
August 6th, 2014
Roger Federer routed young Canadian Peter Polansky.
August 2nd, 2014
Notes: Loaded field with a slew of floaters testing seeds early…Li Na out with a knee injury…The Top 8 seeds receive first-round byes…
July 5th, 2014
Bouchard made only four unforced errors in a defeat that was defined by Kvitova blasting 28 winners, wrapping up the title in a quick 55 minutes.
July 5th, 2014
The women’s final is set for Saturday.
July 3rd, 2014
A little more than a year ago Bouchard had not competed in the main draw of a Slam, and now she is now semifinals or better this year at the Australian, French, and Wimbledon.
July 2nd, 2014
It’s the first time Kvitova has “shown up” since winning the 2011 title. The reticent Czech against the former girlfriend of Tomas Berdych — as that is basically what Safarova has achieved after being tabbed as a top star after some early results, but not delivering.
July 1st, 2014
“I think I was in a bit of a zone out there,” the 19-year-old wildcard told the BBC. “It hasn’t sunk in what just played out out there. I played extraordinary tennis. I was struggling a bit on return, but I worked my way into it. I served at a really good level and I’m really happy. You’ve got to believe you can win the match from the start and I did. I’m playing unbelievable tennis on the grass.”
June 30th, 2014
No. 3 seed Andy Murray was a straight-set winner over No. 20 seed Kevin Anderson, setting up a mouth-watering meeting with No. 11 seed Grigor “Baby Fed” Dimitrov, who likely dismissed Argentine Leonardo Mayer in straights.