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May 28th, 2016

Tight Serena Leads U.S. Women’s Surge at French Open; Muguruza vs. Kuzy on Sunday

“I feel like I made a tremendous amount of errors,” said Williams, who converted only one of 12 break point opportunities. “I was playing really defensive. It’s not me. Those break points, most of them I should have won and I didn’t.”

Posted by Staff @ 5:43 pm in French Open, Tennis | 9 Comments »

May 24th, 2016

Serena Williams Wins, Watches Path Get Easier at French Open; Angelique Kerber Out

“But I started to feel a sharp pain in my right knee. I’ve had an injury there before, a while ago, but it hasn’t been a problem until today. At first it was on and off and I was able to win the tiebreak, but then it got worse as the match went on, and unfortunately there was nothing I could do.”

Posted by Staff @ 5:54 pm in French Open | No Comments »

May 22nd, 2016

Bertens, Garcia Grab WTA Titles and Momentum Headed Into French Open

Both of Bertens’ titles have come as a qualifier after winning Fes on claycourts four years ago.

Posted by Staff @ 12:21 am in Tennis | 8 Comments »

April 29th, 2012

Nadal, Sharapova Among Weekend Tennis Title Winners

So little-known that she had a blank biography on the WTA website last week, 20-year-old Dutchwoman Kiki Bertens won the Grand Prix de SAR La Princesse Lalla Meryem event in Fes, Morocco, on Sunday. The qualifier defeated Spain’s Laura Pous-Tio 7-5, 6-0 in the final.

Posted by Staff @ 3:55 pm in Tennis | 29 Comments »