June 30th, 2018
The Group of Death contains two former No. 1s, a No. 2, and last year’s US Open semifinalist and quarterfinalist among other floaters…Tough starts for (5) Svitolina vs. the grasscourt title-winner Maria, (21) Sevastova vs. Giorgi, (32) Radwanska vs. Safarova 2nd rd., and (2) Wozniacki vs. Makarova 2nd rd…(25) Serena’s early path is former world No. 1 junior Arantxa Rus, a qualifier/wildcard, then (5) Svitolina, then (10) Keys.
June 7th, 2018
So to summarize: Stephens is strong, she hits the ball, and it’s a match on clay.
June 5th, 2018
“We are not going to be weird and awkward and make it, like, weird for each other,” Stephens said. “I think everything will be normal. And then when we get on the court, it’s time to compete. It’s go time. Until then, we’re the same girls as always.”
June 3rd, 2018
“A lot of girls dream of making quarters or semis, and now that I’ve done that at all four Slams that’s pretty awesome,” Stephens said. “That was definitely a goal, and I’m glad to finally make it through to the quarterfinals here.”
May 17th, 2018
Four former No. 1s are in the Rome quarterfinals.
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May 12th, 2018
Tough starts went to (1) Halep vs. the Azarenka-Osaka winner, (13) Keys vs. Pavlyuchenkova, (9) Stephens vs. the crafty Strycova, (3) Muguruza vs. the Gavrilova-Bellis winner, (16) Barty vs. Sharapova…
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May 5th, 2018
Interesting starts were dealt to Ostapenko vs. Irina-Camelia Begu (winner to face Maria Sharapova), Wozniacki vs. Daria Gavrilova, and Vandeweghe vs. Kristina Mladenovic.
April 22nd, 2018
The Czechs are into their sixth Fed Cup final in the last eight years, winning in 2011-12 and 2014-16.
April 1st, 2018
Former champions in the field are Kasatkina (2017), Stephens (2016), Andrea Petkovic (2014), and Stosur (2010).
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March 22nd, 2018
Noami Osaka beat up on 8-time Miami winner Serena Williams.
March 11th, 2018
The sister showdown is set for Monday.
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February 11th, 2018
Wozniacki looking at Sharapova in her second match…
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January 24th, 2018
Down 0-3, 30-40, Halep reeled off nine games in a row and took control.
January 23rd, 2018
Roger Federer bids for his 9th straight win over Tomas Berdych.
January 22nd, 2018
Madison Keys and Angie Kerber also set up a blockbuster quarterfinal meeting after the No. 17-seeded Keys upset No. 8 Caroline Garcia 6-3, 6-2, and the No. 21-seeded Kerber came from a set down to beat Su-Wei Hsieh 4-6, 7-5, 6-2.