January 18th, 2019
Amanda Anisimova in the youngest American woman to reach a Slam fourth round since Serena Williams at the 1998 French Open.
January 17th, 2019
Simona Halep was six points from losing to 20-year-old American Sofia Kenin Thursday at the Australian Open.
January 16th, 2019
Serena Williams and Eugenie Bouchard battle for the first time in over four years Thursday night in Melbourne.
January 14th, 2019
The three former champions in the women’s draw all cruised in their Rod Laver openers on Monday in Melbourne.
January 12th, 2019
Andy Murray begins his final Australian Open Monday in Melbourne.
January 12th, 2019
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.
September 19th, 2018
Maria Sharapova has cut short her 2018 season.
September 3rd, 2018
Maria Sharapova has been unable to find her mojo since returning from her doping ban for using a Russian super soldier serum in 2017.
September 2nd, 2018
All the big names in tennis have lost at night at the US Open except Maria Sharapova.
August 9th, 2018
“It is always not so easy to change also the surface,” Kerber said of moving from grass to hard court, arguably one of the easiest transitions on tour. “I think I need a little bit more time to get used to hardcourt again, to have a lot of matches, a lot of practice sessions on hard.”
August 8th, 2018
“I played myself into the match and tried to be as tough as possible,” Konta said afterwards.
August 7th, 2018
That year the 15-year-old Bulgarian beat Venus Williams at the French Open, but ended up ‘doing everything,’ in the new few years — piercing her tongue, getting an abortion, and receiving a two-year ban from the tour for taking anabolic steroids. Now the 28-year-old No. 228-ranked Bulgarian is in her first WTA draw since 2017.
August 5th, 2018
The outrageous number of opening-round seeds vs. floaters match-ups includes (16) Kyrgios vs. (WC) Wawrinka, (11) Schwartzman vs. Edmund, (6) Cilic vs. Coric, (3) Del Potro vs. Nishikori, (14) Fognini vs. Johnson (winner to meet Shapovalov), (5) Dimitrov vs. Verdasco, (10) Goffin vs. Raonic, (4) Anderson vs. Rublev, (7) Thiem vs. the fast-rising Tsitsipas, (9) Djokovic vs. Chung, and (2) Zverev vs. Ferrer…
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 6th, 2018
“It wasn’t coming natural to me,” said Sharapova, who hasn’t seen much come back since serving a doping offense for a medication given to Russian soldiers before they took to the battlefield.