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February 17th, 2019

Osaka Leads 9 Of Top 10 In Stacked Dubai Field

Naomi Osaka returns for first event since taking the Australian Open title.

Posted by Staff @ 12:34 pm in Dubai | 1 Comment »

February 10th, 2019

Halep, Pliskova, Wozniacki, Kerber Head Premier Field In Doha

With a new coach, Simona Halep leads a loaded Doha field.

Posted by Staff @ 3:43 pm in Doha | 2 Comments »

January 28th, 2019

11 Things I Think I Thought About Novak Djokovic And The Australian Open

Some random thoughts on what went Down Under in Melbourne.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:06 pm in Australian Open | 26 Comments »

January 24th, 2019

Osaka Outlasts Pliskova To Reach Australian Open Final, Will Meet Kvitova For Title

Naomi Osaka and Petra Kvitova will meet for the Australian Open final on Saturday.

Posted by Staff @ 8:04 am in Australian Open | 7 Comments »

January 23rd, 2019

Pliskova Overcomes 5-1 Deficit To Stun Serena At Australian Open; Women’s SF Thurs.

A new women’s Australian Open champion will be crowned on Saturday in Melbourne.

Posted by Staff @ 7:06 am in Australian Open | 5 Comments »

January 22nd, 2019

Kvitova Cruises Into Australian Open SFs, Collins Keeps Winning; Serena v Pliskova Wed.

A year ago, Danielle Collins was playing in a challenger event in Newport Beach. Now…

Posted by Staff @ 6:53 am in Australian Open | 2 Comments »

January 21st, 2019

Osaka, Pliskova Thunder Into Australian Open QFs, Serena Handles Halep

Serena Williams beat World No. 1 Simona Halep at the Australian Open Monday.

Posted by Staff @ 8:17 am in Australian Open | 1 Comment »

January 20th, 2019

Kvitova KOs Anismova, Barty Wins Epic Over Sharapova; Serena v Halep Mon. At Australian Open

More upsets on the women’s side as Angelique Kerber fell.

Posted by Staff @ 8:18 am in Australian Open | 1 Comment »

January 19th, 2019

Halep Hammers Venus, Serena Wins At Australian Open; Kivtova Gets Another Shot At Anismova

A then-16 Amanda Anisimova shocked Petra Kvitova at Indian Wells last year. Will the Czech get revenge on Sunday in Melbourne?

Posted by Staff @ 7:51 am in Australian Open | No Comments »

January 17th, 2019

Serena Slams Bouchard, Halep Survives At Australian Open; Wozniacki v Sharapova On Tap

Simona Halep was six points from losing to 20-year-old American Sofia Kenin Thursday at the Australian Open.

Posted by Staff @ 8:04 am in Australian Open | No Comments »

January 16th, 2019

Wozniacki, Barty Shine At Australian Open; Serena v Bouchard Thurs

Serena Williams and Eugenie Bouchard battle for the first time in over four years Thursday night in Melbourne.

Posted by Staff @ 7:45 am in Australian Open | 1 Comment »

January 12th, 2019

Preview: Serena Is Back, But So Is Everyone Else At The Australian Open

Last year a mere six players had a crack at leaving Australia with the No. 1 ranking. The 2019 Australian just told 2018 to hold its beer.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 8:39 pm in Australian Open | No Comments »

January 6th, 2019

Pliskova Powers To Second Brisbane Title, Beats Tsurenko

Karolina Pliskova took home her second Brisbane title Saturday in Australia, beating Lesia Tsurenka 4-6, 7-5, 6-2 in the championship match. The Ukranian Tsurenko led 6-4, 5-3 before the Czech stormed back winning 10 of the last 12 games. “I think this was a very important match. I had similar one in the first round […]

Posted by Staff @ 5:28 pm in Brisbane | 1 Comment »

November 9th, 2018

Incredible Turn of Events in U.S. vs. Czech Fed Cup Final Beginning Saturday

“It’s unusual — that never happened before,” captain Petr Pala said on losing his best two players. “But still I think we’re the favorites. I’m still very confident about my team.”

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 5:17 pm in Fed Cup, Tennis | Comments Off on Incredible Turn of Events in U.S. vs. Czech Fed Cup Final Beginning Saturday

October 27th, 2018

Stephens To Face Svitolina For WTA Singapore Finals Title

A new WTA Finals champion will be crowned on Sunday in Singapore.

Posted by Staff @ 6:25 pm in WTA Championships | Comments Off on Stephens To Face Svitolina For WTA Singapore Finals Title