November 11th, 2018
For Kenin it was a difficult Fed Cup debut, losing a tight decider a day after falling in three sets on the opening day against Barbora Strycova. American Alison Riske also fell on day one to Siniakova in straight sets.
November 9th, 2018
“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.”
May 20th, 2018
(2) Gavrilov starts against American Jennifer Brady and is then looking at the veteran Stosur in the second round, which would be a rematch of last year’s final…
April 28th, 2018
Two Top 10 players in the J&T Banka Prague Open field are led by former No. 1 Karolina Pliskova, who is coming off reaching the final at Stuttgart, and in Prague will open against her twin sister Kristyna.
January 7th, 2018
Floaters are almost the favorites between Bouchard, Osaka…Tough starts for (1) Zhang 2nd rd. vs. Bouchard, (8) Siniakova vs. Riske, and (7) Maria vs. Vekic…
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January 6th, 2018
Halep turned around after the singles final to beat Siniakova again in the doubles championship, teaming with Irina-Camelia Begu to beat Siniakova and Barbora Krejcikova 1-6, 6-1, 10-8.
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January 5th, 2018
Simona Halep and Elina Svitolina bid for the first WTA titles of the season on Saturday.
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…
July 30th, 2017
Wozniacki fell to 0-5 in finals this year after additional runner-up finishes in Doha, Dubai, Miami, and Eastbourne.
July 23rd, 2017
Tough starts for (9) Larsson vs. Barthel, a tired (6) Bertens vs. the German riser Witthoeft, and (3) Garcia vs. last week’s title winner Begu (winner to likely face the former French Open finalist Errani)…
May 8th, 2017
Eugenie Bouchard picked up her first career win over Maria Sharapova. Oh so sweet!
April 29th, 2017
Pliskova the lone Top 10 player, but the former No. 1 Wozniacki and the former Slam winner Stosur also among the seeds…Interesting starts for (1) Pliskova vs. the tenacious Giorgi, and (3) Strycova vs. the somewhat-resurgent Goerges…
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April 2nd, 2017
Tough starts for (9) Gavrilova vs. Errani, (6) Sam Stosur vs. Jankovic in a battle of former champs, and (16) Siniakova vs. Puig…
January 30th, 2017
Three Top 10ers in the field, in addition to Australian Open runner-up and former No. 1 Venus Williams
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September 18th, 2016
McHale won her career-first title at the Japan Women’s Open, coming from a set down to defeat Katerina Siniakova 3-6, 6-4, 6-4, benefiting from a timely rain delay.