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.
May 18th, 2018
Maria Sharapova is making progress.
May 17th, 2018
Four former No. 1s are in the Rome quarterfinals.
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May 16th, 2018
Rafael Nadal will meet Denis Shapovalov Thursday in Rome. Can the Canadian beat Rafa again?
May 15th, 2018
The King of Clay is back on court Wednesday in Rome,
May 15th, 2018
Maria Sharapova found out what it’s like to hit with the King of Clay.
May 14th, 2018
Naomi Osaka was a force on the red clay.
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 10th, 2018
The semifinals are set in Madrid.
May 9th, 2018
Two of the Top 3 seeds fell Wednesday in Madrid.
May 8th, 2018
Maria Sharapova gets a shot at revenge on Kiki Mladenovic Wednesday in Madrid.
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May 7th, 2018
A host of former No. 1s were in action Monday in Madrid.