October 10th, 2016
The world No. 1 Kerber is the only Top 10er in the field, but throw in former No. 1s Williams, Wozniacki and Jankovic, and the Slam winner Stosur to give it some meat…
October 8th, 2016
Johanna Konta meets Agnieszka Radwanska for the Beijing title.
October 7th, 2016
Madison Keys ended Petra Kvitova’s 8-match win streak to reach the Beijing semifinals.
October 6th, 2016
Angelique Kerber and Simona Halep both lost Thursday in Beijing. On Friday, Petra Kvitova meets Madison Keys.
October 1st, 2016
Nine of the Top 10 players, sans Serena Williams, in the field…Potential tough starts for (3) Radwasnka second round vs. the powerful Makarova, (13) Vinci second round vs. the resurgent Wozniacki, (5) Pliskova vs. Safarova, (15) Pavlyuchenkova vs. (Q) Riske (winner to meet Stosur), (8) Keys second round vs. the winner of Jelena Jankovic and Kristina Mladenovic, and the shaky-of-late (2) Muguruza vs. Begu…
September 28th, 2016
It’s women’s quarterfinal day Thursday at Wuhan with 6 of the Top 16 in action.
September 23rd, 2016
The Top 8 seeds receive opening-round byes in Wuhan, so Kerber will start against either American CoCo Vandeweghe or France’s Kristina Mladenovic. From there her difficult path will likely see No. 14 and Slam winner Petra Kvitova, then No. 7 Carla Suarez Navarro or No. 11 Johanna Konta, then likely No. 4 Simona Halep or No. 8 Madison Keys in the semifinals.
September 18th, 2016
Five of the Top 10, including US Open finalist Karolina Pliskova, and a slew of dangerous floaters make Tokyo the place to watch this week…The Top 4 seeds receive opening-round byes…Tough starts for Muguruza after a bye, coming out cold possibly against the US Open quarterfinalist Sevastova; (8) Pavlyuchenkova vs. the veteran Petkovic (winner to possibly meet the giant-serving Vandeweghe); (6) Cibulkova vs. Safarova; and (4) Suarez Navarro cold after a bye meeting the winner of Bencic-Wozniacki…
September 4th, 2016
“It’s been a good week,” said Wozniacki, who covered the court like her days at the No. 1 ranking. “I’m really happy about the way I played. Obviously Madison is a strong player. She hits the ball really hard. But I managed to really play well, get a lot of returns in. I served well, which I was pleased with.”
September 2nd, 2016
“You never gave up on me and really helped me get through,” the 21-year-old Keys told the Arthur Ashe Stadium crowd.
September 1st, 2016
“So far, so good,” Serena said regarding the shoulder injury that had her exit early from the Rio Olympics.
August 31st, 2016
“I was shaking a little bit,” said Sevastova after ousting the French Open champ Muguruza. The Latvian came back to tennis after quitting the game from 2013-14 with back injuries.
August 28th, 2016
Former champions Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal headline opening at the US Open Monday.
August 28th, 2016
Sean Randall previews the women’s field at the US Open.
August 13th, 2016
Calling it one of the best things to happen in her career, Petra Kvitova took home a bronze medal in Rio.