May 6th, 2013
“There were a lot of ups and downs — when you don’t play so much, you kind of lose how to feel that momentum in the match,” Azarenka said. “I was just playing a little bit stupid, I think, and she definitely got loose and nothing to lose.”
May 3rd, 2013
Notes: Insane field with two former No. 1s and an additional Slam champ all unseeded…The Top 3 seeds are current or former No. 1s…Tough opening-round matches are (5) Na vs. Tamira Paszek then the winner of Venus and (WC) Medina Garrigues, (3) Azarenka vs. Pavlyuchenkova, (11) Petrova vs. a qualifier then likely Kuznetsova, (16) Ivanovic vs. a qualifier then likely her Serb countrywoman Jankovic, (9) Stosur vs. the clay-savvy Suarez Navarro, and (2) Sharapova vs. a qualifier then likely Peng…No blue clay this year…Former champs in the field are Serena Williams (2012) and Kvitova (2011).
May 2nd, 2013
Looks like Grigor Dimitrov has a new car thanks to girlfriend Maria Sharapova!
April 28th, 2013
Queen of Clay? Former No. 1 Maria Sharapova is gunning for the title after a stellar 2012 clay season that saw her win the French Open title, and a 2013 season that has started with the Stuttgart claycourt title.
April 27th, 2013
Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova both bid for title defenses tomorrow.
April 26th, 2013
Milos Raonic meets Rafael Nadal tomorrow in Barcelona.
April 25th, 2013
Rafael Nadal will have to win two matches Friday to stay alive in Barcelona.
April 21st, 2013
Notes: Seeds debuting in Barcelona are Janowicz and Klizan…seeds with non-winning records in Barcelona are Monaco, Kohlschreiber, Chardy, Paire, Dimitrov, Granollers and Bellucci…Nadal is 35-1 in Barcelona…Bryan brothers are 15-3 with two titles at the event…All 16 seeds receive opening-round byes, with potential tough starts for (12) Verdasco vs. Stepanek, (14) Dimitrov vs. Robredo, and (3) Berdych vs. Davydenko…Ferrer hs lost in four Barcelona finals to Nadal…Nadal has won the title in seven of the last eight years…Returning champs in the field are Nadal (2012-11,’09-05), Verdasco (2010), and Robredo (2004).
March 30th, 2013
Serena Williams showed who is boss rallying to beat rival Maria Sharapova to win a record sixth Miami title Saturday.
March 30th, 2013
In a battle of the top two players in the world, Serena Williams seeks a sixth Miami title Saturday against rival Maria Sharapova.