January 12th, 2018
(5) Venus vs. Bencic the must-watch 1st rd. match in Melbourne…Other tough starts for (31) Makarova vs. Begu, and the injury-hampered (13) Stephens vs. Zhang, who she has previously lost to…
May 22nd, 2017
Last year’s final was all Kiki Berten as the Dutchwoman qualified then won the singles, defeating Colombia’s Mariana Duque-Marino in the final, then won the doubles…
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March 22nd, 2017
American and former world No. 1 junior Taylor Townsend, the focus of weight issues between coaches and the USTA in past years, appeared not exactly svelte, but her fittest in past years in fending off 15-year-old fellow American Amanda Anisimova 2-6, 6-2, 6-3.
March 10th, 2017
Eugenie Bouchard has now lost 3 straight matches.
February 26th, 2017
Holy cow, a rockin’ seeded field, and even more floaters…First round looks for (1) Djokovic after a long layoff vs. the dangerous Klizan (winner to likely meet Del Potro), (4) Thiem vs. the backboard Simon, (5) Goffin 2nd. rd. vs. the Edmund-Querrey winner, (8) Isner vs. his American compatriot Johnson, (3) Cilic vs. the unpredictable (WC) Dolgopolov, and (2) Nadal vs. the streaking older Zverev..
December 30th, 2016
Who were the best and brightest from 2016?
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…
September 26th, 2016
Monica Puig can’t believe some of the people who have noticed her since her gold medal win.
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.
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 14th, 2016
Monica Puig made history Saturday in Rio.
August 13th, 2016
Monica Puig will try to make history Saturday in Rio by becoming the first Puerto Rican to win a gold medal at the Olympics.
August 12th, 2016
The semifinals are set at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Three players will win medals for the first time.
August 9th, 2016
Serena Williams’s Olympic career may have ended Tuesday night in Rio.