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May 10th, 2016

Serena Makes Winning Start On Clay In Rome; Petra Kvitova-Madison Keys Wednesday

Petra Kvitova, Simona Halep, Venus Williams and Roberta Vinci are in action Wednesday in Rome.

Posted by Staff @ 10:46 pm in Rome | 19 Comments »

March 24th, 2016

Juan Martin Del Potro Wins, Will Face Roger Federer Friday; Serena Williams, Simona Halep Thursday In Miami

Juan Martin del Potro set up a Friday afternoon showdown with Roger Federer.

Posted by Staff @ 12:27 am in Miami | 22 Comments »

March 13th, 2016

Serena Overcomes Slow Start To Roll At Indian Wells; Azarenka, Ivanovic, Bouchard On Monday

Serena Williams shrugged off an early deficit to roll at Indian Wells.

Posted by Staff @ 10:31 pm in Indian Wells | 5 Comments »

March 11th, 2016

Venus Williams Returns To Indian Wells Friday, Serena Also In Action; Bouchard Wins, 2-Time Champ Hantuchova Falls

The Williams sisters are back together for the first time at Indian Wells since 2001 on Friday.

Posted by Staff @ 12:14 am in Indian Wells | 2 Comments »

March 7th, 2016

Svitolina Beats Bouchard for WTA KL Title; Watson Wins Monterrey

“Many people would think the match is over, but I like to surprise everyone,” Bouchard said with a derisive laugh afterwards. “Honestly, I was just trying to play my game. There was nothing special, just when I lost my serve I was 30-0 up, and emotionally I was struggling a bit because I lost my serve in such a big moment.”

Posted by Staff @ 9:30 am in Tennis | 2 Comments »

February 27th, 2016

Italians Vinci, Errani Head WTA Events in Malaysia, Mexico This Week

(1) Errani looking at the hot-handed Cibulkova 2nd rd., and Wozniacki can seemingly lose to anyone at any time, with a ranking that has plunged to No. 22…Wildcards went to Mexico’s Victoria Rodriguez and Marcela Zacarias, and former French Open champ Francesca Schiavone…

Posted by Staff @ 11:45 pm in Kuala Lumpur, Monterrey, Tennis | 2 Comments »

January 16th, 2016

Upset Expert Cornet Beats Bouchard for WTA Hobart, Targets Halep

For Bouchard, who had a disastrous 2015 campaign which included suing the US Open after a slip and fall in the locker room, it was her first trip to a final since the 2014 Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 1:42 pm in Tennis | 2 Comments »

January 2nd, 2016

Djokovic, Nadal Lead Loaded Doha; ATP/WTA Week 1 Previews

Federer has won the most singles titles of any player in Doha, and is a perfect 3-0 in finals…Ferrer beat Berdych in last year’s final…Nadal, who is playing doubles with Verdasco, has won the most doubles titles of anyone at the event with four (2005,’09,’11,’15)…Former singles champs in the field are Ferrer (2015), Nadal (2014), and Federer (2011,’06-05).

Posted by Staff @ 8:56 pm in Tennis | 52 Comments »

November 17th, 2015

USTA Says It’s Not Their Fault That Eugenie Bouchard Fell In The US Open Locker Room

The USTA strikes back at Eugenie Bouchard.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:21 am in 2015 Season, US Open | 14 Comments »

October 15th, 2015

Eugenie Bouchard Hits US Open, USTA With A Seven Figure Lawsuit For Head Injury

Eugenie Bouchard is seeking millions of dollars in a lawsuit against the US Open.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:53 am in Injuries, US Open | 24 Comments »

October 5th, 2015

Dizzy Bouchard Retires In Beijing, Djokovic, Nadal Play Tuesday; Nishikori Wins Tokyo Opener

Former champions Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal open play Tuesday in Beijing. Venus Williams also meets Ana Ivanovic.

Posted by Staff @ 7:29 pm in Asia, beijing | 7 Comments »

September 6th, 2015

Eugenie Bouchard Withdraws From US Open After Sustaining A Concussion In Locker Room Fall

Eugenie Bouchard suffered a concussion while heading to an ice bath Friday night.

Posted by Staff @ 5:18 pm in US Open | 4 Comments »

August 29th, 2015

Preview: Odds Against Serena Williams at US Open

Contrary to what commentator Chris Evert says, Serena Williams is the GOAT. She, the Martinas, everyone else is out. But having said that, the odds are against Serena that she is going to win the US Open and complete the calendar year Grand Slam. The pressure build up is too great.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 1:07 pm in Tennis, US Open | 42 Comments »

August 12th, 2015

Serena Rallies To Beat Pennetta In Toronto; Bouchard Bounced By Bencic

Serena Williams rallied once again to win a match while Eugenie Bouchard resumed her slump.

Posted by Staff @ 9:43 am in Canadian Open | 9 Comments »

August 7th, 2015

Eugenie Bouchard Splits With Coach Sam Sumyk

Eugenie Bouchard has parted ways with her coach.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:43 am in Coaching | Comments Off