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January 23rd, 2016

Muguruza Muggled; Serena, Maria Featured Sunday at Australian Open

Muguruza pitched in with 32 unforced errors to Strycova’s 16. The Czech will next face the streaking No. 14 seed Victoria Azarenka, who put down a challenge from Japan’s Naomi Osaka 6-1, 6-1.

Posted by Staff @ 8:20 am in Australian Open, Tennis | 1 Comment »

January 6th, 2016

Garbine Muguruza Retires In Brisbane; Now 5 Of The Top 6 WTA Are Injured!

Garbine Muguruza is also injured!

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:02 am in 2016 Season, Injuries | 2 Comments »

January 1st, 2016

Federer, Sharapova Headline Brisbane International; Preview

Both Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova show up to defend their Brisbane titles, where the men’s and women’s fields are stellar for an opening week to the year where the majority of the stars are usually off playing lucrative exhibitions.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 12:33 pm in 2016 Season, Brisbane, Tennis | 6 Comments »

October 31st, 2015

Petra Kvitova Tops Maria Sharapova, Meets Agnieszka Radwanska In WTA Finals Title Match

The WTA Finals title match will feature two players who went 1-2 in the round robin, Petra Kvitova against Agnieszka Radwanska.

Posted by Staff @ 12:14 pm in WTA Championships | 7 Comments »

October 30th, 2015

WTA Finals Singapore SF: Sharapova v Kvitova, Muguruza v Radwanska

The WTA Finals in Singapore are down to just four.

Posted by Staff @ 6:05 pm in WTA Championships | 34 Comments »

October 29th, 2015

Sharapova, Radwanska Advance To Singapore SFs, Halep Gassed, Pennetta Ends Career

Maria Sharapova and Agnieszka Radwanska earned semifinal berths Thursday at the WTA Finals in Singapore.

Posted by Staff @ 11:32 am in WTA Championships | 17 Comments »

October 28th, 2015

Kvitova, Muguruza Winners At WTA Finals Singapore; Sharapova, Halep Seeks SFs Thursday

Only two more days of round robin play remain in Singapore.

Posted by Staff @ 5:44 pm in WTA Championships | 1 Comment »

October 26th, 2015

Muguruza, Kerber Win Openers At WTA Finals In Singapore; Halep v Sharapova Tuesday

Maria Sharapova will play Simona Halep in a rematch of their 2014 French Open final Tuesday in Singapore.

Posted by Staff @ 10:23 pm in WTA Championships | Comments Off

October 12th, 2015

Garbine Muguruza After Winning Beijing With New Coach Sam Sumyk: It Can Only Get Worse From Here!

Garbine Muguruza and new coach Sam Sumyk have hit paydirt!

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 3:10 pm in beijing | 2 Comments »

October 11th, 2015

Djokovic, Wawrinka, Muguruza Claim Asian ATP/WTA Titles Over Weekend

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic won his sixth straight title at the China Open on Sunday, breezing past struggling former No. 1 Rafael Nadal 6-2, 6-2 in the final.

Posted by Staff @ 5:30 pm in Tennis | 61 Comments »

October 10th, 2015

Novak Djokovic v Rafael Nadal In Beijing, Who’s The Pick? Wawrinka Battles Paire For Tokyo Title

Sean Randall breaks down the Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal final.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 7:34 pm in beijing | 122 Comments »

October 8th, 2015

Watch Garbine Muguruza’s Celebrate Her 22nd Birthday With This Most-Excellent Racquet Smash [Video]

This is how you celebrate your birthday.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:22 am in Racquet Smashes, Videos | 3 Comments »

October 3rd, 2015

Venus Williams Wins 47th Career WTA Title When Muguruza Retires In Wuhan Final

Venus won her second title of 2015.

Posted by Staff @ 10:56 am in Asia | 4 Comments »

October 2nd, 2015

Venus Avenges Serena Loss, Beats F-Bombing Vinci To Reach Wuhan Final

Roberta Vinci dropped an F Bomb on Venus, but it wasn’t enough.

Posted by Staff @ 3:39 pm in WTA | 10 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 »