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February 18th, 2019

Novak Djokovic Wins Fourth Laureus World Sportsman Award

Novak Djokovic won another award on Monday.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 3:28 pm in 2019 Season | 12 Comments »

February 18th, 2019

Naomi Osaka Explains Why Sascha Bajin Was Let Go As Coach

Sounds like Naomi Osaka didn’t really like Sascha Bajin much.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 2:59 pm in Coaching | 3 Comments »

February 17th, 2019

Osaka Leads 9 Of Top 10 In Stacked Dubai Field

Naomi Osaka returns for first event since taking the Australian Open title.

Posted by Staff @ 12:34 pm in Dubai | 1 Comment »

February 11th, 2019

Naomi Osaka Splits From Coach Sascha Bajin

World No. 1 Naomi Osaka dropped her coach today, makes sense?

Posted by Staff @ 7:59 pm in Coaching | 20 Comments »

January 28th, 2019

11 Things I Think I Thought About Novak Djokovic And The Australian Open

Some random thoughts on what went Down Under in Melbourne.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:06 pm in Australian Open | 26 Comments »

January 26th, 2019

Osaka Outlasts Kvitova For Australian Open Title, No. 1 Ranking

Naomi Osaka made history Saturday night in Melbourne becoming the first Asian player to reach No. 1.

Posted by Staff @ 10:10 am in Australian Open | 5 Comments »

January 24th, 2019

Osaka Outlasts Pliskova To Reach Australian Open Final, Will Meet Kvitova For Title

Naomi Osaka and Petra Kvitova will meet for the Australian Open final on Saturday.

Posted by Staff @ 8:04 am in Australian Open | 7 Comments »

January 23rd, 2019

Pliskova Overcomes 5-1 Deficit To Stun Serena At Australian Open; Women’s SF Thurs.

A new women’s Australian Open champion will be crowned on Saturday in Melbourne.

Posted by Staff @ 7:06 am in Australian Open | 5 Comments »

January 22nd, 2019

Kvitova Cruises Into Australian Open SFs, Collins Keeps Winning; Serena v Pliskova Wed.

A year ago, Danielle Collins was playing in a challenger event in Newport Beach. Now…

Posted by Staff @ 6:53 am in Australian Open | 2 Comments »

January 21st, 2019

Osaka, Pliskova Thunder Into Australian Open QFs, Serena Handles Halep

Serena Williams beat World No. 1 Simona Halep at the Australian Open Monday.

Posted by Staff @ 8:17 am in Australian Open | 1 Comment »

January 19th, 2019

Halep Hammers Venus, Serena Wins At Australian Open; Kivtova Gets Another Shot At Anismova

A then-16 Amanda Anisimova shocked Petra Kvitova at Indian Wells last year. Will the Czech get revenge on Sunday in Melbourne?

Posted by Staff @ 7:51 am in Australian Open | No Comments »

January 15th, 2019

Serena Sublime In Comeback At Australian Open; Venus, Halep Escape

The Williams sisters moved on at the Australian Open.

Posted by Staff @ 7:28 am in Australian Open | No Comments »

January 3rd, 2019

Nishikori Slides Past Dimitrov In Brisbane, Tsonga To Face De Minaur Fri

Kei Nishikori avenged his 2017 final loss to Grigor Dimitrov Thursday in Brisbane.

Posted by Staff @ 6:48 pm in Brisbane | No Comments »

October 26th, 2018

Stephens, Bertens Round Out WTA Singapore SFs

The final four at the WTA Finals are set, and none of the Top 4 seeds made it.

Posted by Staff @ 7:59 pm in WTA Championships | Comments Off on Stephens, Bertens Round Out WTA Singapore SFs

October 25th, 2018

Svitolina Wins White Group At WTA Finals, Pliskova Makes SFs; Stephens-Kerber Fri.

Caroline Wozniacki revealed at the WTA Finals in Singapore yesterday that she has been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis.

Posted by Staff @ 8:40 pm in WTA Championships | 1 Comment »