April 5th, 2015
Not a lot of floating talent in the field, with a potential tough start for (16) Watson vs. the riser Vekic; (1) Bouchard could face Stephens in the 3rd rd…Wildcards went to Bouchard and Americans Varvara Lepchenko, Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Sachia Vickery…
March 18th, 2015
Serena Williams will meet Timea Bacsinszky. Serena is 11-0 this year, the Swiss has won 15 straight matches.
March 17th, 2015
“I actually didn’t feel like I played my best tennis,” said Sharapova, who will next face the defending champion Flavia Pennetta. “But I was competitive. I was there. I feel like I did everything I had to do in order to win the match, which is sometimes the most important thing.”
March 10th, 2015
All the hubbub surrounds Serena, but Venus is not ending her boycott since last playing in 2001. “I made my schedule up,” Venus said about missing IW again. “I’m entered in Miami, and that’s pretty much what it is. I haven’t really given a lot of thought to it. I have just been focusing on this year…I just respect every decision [Serena] makes, pretty much. It’s nothing complicated about it.”
February 11th, 2015
Former champion Andy Murray rolled in his Rotterdam opener.
February 8th, 2015
Bouchard skipped Canada’s all-time debut in the Fed Cup World Group I over the weekend, resulting in a loss to a depleted Czech Republic team…No former champs in the field, as the tournament rejoins the WTA tour after functioning as an exhibition tournament after the retirements of Kim Clijsters and Justine Henin from 2009-14. Henin won the last WTA version of the event in 2008.
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February 7th, 2015
“A little bit of a surprise,” he said. “You know, I had a feeling she would play.”
January 27th, 2015
For Halep there were many secrets, secrets that could not be deciphered during the quarterfinal beatdown which ended in a second-set bagel.
January 25th, 2015
Murray in the quarters will meet unseeded Aussie Nick Kyrgios, who achieved something Roger Federer could not at the 2015 Australian Open — beating in-form Italian Andreas Seppi, trailing 0-2 sets down before pulling out a 5-7, 4-6, 6-3, 7-6(5), 8-6 win.
January 25th, 2015
Blonde bells Eugenie Bouchard and Maria Sharapova collide on Tuesday.
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January 23rd, 2015
Seppi’s further reward is a draw that opens up in the fourth round against unseeded Aussie Nick Kyrgios, who on Friday advanced after defeating Tunisia’s Malek Jaziri 6-3, 7-6(6), 6-1.
January 22nd, 2015
“Honestly, I think I understand the game a lot more,” said the 34 year old, who seems to have a handle on her energy-sapping Sjogren’s syndrome, last year losing in the first round in Melbourne. “Even when I’m not playing as well, I think I’m able tactically to be more strategic than even, let’s say, Venus of 2000. So that’s one of the beauties of continuing to play as you get a lot of the years under your belt.”
January 21st, 2015
Un-touted German 19-year-old Carina Witthoeft rolled past an ailing American Christina Mchale 6-3, 6-0 into the third round, and American grinder Bethanie Mattek-Sands was a winner and will meet No. 3 Simona Halep if the Romanian comes through her second round against Aussie Jarmila Gajdosova (which started at 7:40 a.m. EST Wednesday).
November 25th, 2014
Eugenie Bouchard continues to clean house after a breakthrough season.
October 20th, 2014
“Today I was really fighting all the way,” said Serena, whose participation was in doubt after a knee injury earlier in the month. “Ana played so well, I was just trying to fight as hard as I could. I was even losing my voice from shouting ‘Come on!’ so much.”