January 14th, 2018
The Australian Open is underway.
January 12th, 2018
(5) Venus vs. Bencic the must-watch 1st rd. match in Melbourne…Other tough starts for (31) Makarova vs. Begu, and the injury-hampered (13) Stephens vs. Zhang, who she has previously lost to…
January 7th, 2018
Four of the Top 10 seeds and a field LOADED with floaters…The Top 2 seeds receive opening-round byes…Interesting openers for (1) Muguruza vs. the veteran Bertens, (7) Goerges vs. Stosur (winner to meet Gavrilova), (3) Ostapenko vs. Makarova, (6) Stephens vs. (Q) Giorgi (winner to meet Kvitova), (4) Konta vs. Radwanska, (8) Sevastova vs. Cibulkova, and (2) Williams vs. the Safarova/Kerber winner…
December 31st, 2017
Halep is trying to stay atop the WTA rankings this week, and Ostapenko is coming off an exhibition win over Serena Williams…Interesting starts include (5) Wang vs. the upset specialist Riske (winner to meet Sharapova), and (2) Ostapenko vs. the lesser Pliskova, winner to meet the scrappy Giorgi…
October 25th, 2017
“It was so quick,” Svitolina said of the final four games. “I missed my chances. I cannot change them…My game was completely off.”
October 24th, 2017
Karolina Pliskova is the first player to reach the semifinals at the WTA Finals.
October 22nd, 2017
Next year will likely return to dominance by Serena, Maria or both. But this week we’re stuck with the also-rans vying for both a coveted year-end championship and a year-end No. 1 ranking. It’s being spun as the next generation taking over, but due to pregnancy, doping and injuries, it’s some youngsters getting a shot because the best players are sidelined.
October 6th, 2017
Caroline Garcia will try for her second straight Asian title this weekend.
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September 24th, 2017
Potential tough starts for the floundering (9) Radwanska vs. Rybarikova (winner to face the Gavrilova-Goerges victor), (7) Cibulkova vs. Stosur, (12) Kerber vs. Garcia, (15) Sevastova vs. Makarova, and (2) Halep vs. the Riske-Kasatkina winner…
September 19th, 2017
“I kept my first relationship secret from everyone for two years before the situation got untenable. It was horrible to lie,” she told Sweden’s SVT TV.
September 16th, 2017
Arruabarrena (2016) and Begu (2015) are former champions in the field.
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September 1st, 2017
“Her level was quite high in the beginning of the match,” Pliskova said.
August 12th, 2017
Tough starts for (9) Williams vs. her American countrywoman Riske, (16) Keys vs. Vandeweghe in a rematch of the Stanford final a week ago, (10) Radwanska vs. the resurgent Goerges, (14) Kvitova vs. the breakout player Kontaveit, and the struggling (3) Kerber vs. Makarova…
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July 11th, 2017
“I’m really pleased with my performance,” Halep said afterwards. “Of course, one of my goals is to get to No. 1. But I had another chance here. I was close, I could say.”
July 2nd, 2017
Amid controversy, 5-time champion Venus Williams opens her Wimbledon campaign Monday.