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May 27th, 2019

Serena Overcomes Slow Start; Wozniacki, Kvitova Out; Halep Opens Title Defense Tues.

The Williams still have never both lost in the first round of a Grand Slam!

Posted by Staff @ 5:14 pm in French Open | 1 Comment »

May 26th, 2019

Kerber, Venus Ousted On Opening Day At French Open; Serena Set To Return

The men’s tour isn’t the only one with breakout young stars.

Posted by Staff @ 5:05 pm in French Open | 1 Comment »

May 16th, 2019

Osaka Wins 2 In Rome, Secures French Top Seed; Konta Upsets Stephens, Venus; Halep, Kvitova Ailing

Players were pushed to the limit Thursday in Rome.

Posted by Staff @ 10:17 pm in Rome | No Comments »

May 14th, 2019

No Serena-Venus In Rome; Svitlova Blows 5-2 Lead v Azarenka

BFFs Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki both left Rome with injuries Tuesday.

Posted by Staff @ 10:52 pm in Rome | No Comments »

May 12th, 2019

WTA Rome Preview: Serena Returns With 9 Of Top 10, Could Face Venus In 2R

Serena Williams returns to Rome for the first time since her 2016 title run.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 10:57 am in Rome | No Comments »

May 9th, 2019

Halep Returns To Madrid SFs; Bertens Gets Revenge On Kvitova

Simona Halep is the favorite for a third Madrid title and a return to No. 1 this weekend.

Posted by Staff @ 11:05 pm in Madrid | 10 Comments »

May 6th, 2019

Stephens Knocks Azarenka Out Of Madrid; Kvitova, Bertens Advances

After a tough weekend, seeds were a perfect 5-0 Monday in Madrid.

Posted by Staff @ 10:43 pm in Madrid | No Comments »

April 28th, 2019

Kvitova Conquerors Kontaveit In Stuttgart, Becomes First Multi-Champion This Season

Petra Kvitova became the first woman two multiple titles in 2019.

Posted by Staff @ 8:43 pm in Stuttgart | No Comments »

April 27th, 2019

Kvitova, Kontaveit To Collide In Stuttgart Final; Osaka Withdraws

An ab injury forced Naomi Osaka out of the Stuttgart semifinals.

Posted by Staff @ 6:23 pm in Stuttgart | No Comments »

April 26th, 2019

Osaka Overcomes Vekic In Stuttgart; Kvitova Advances, Azarenka Injury

Like the men in Barcelona, the women’s semifinal in Stuttgart will also be all-Top 15.

Posted by Staff @ 10:21 pm in Stuttgart | No Comments »

April 24th, 2019

Kvitova Advances In Stuttgart; Azarenka v Pliskova, Osaka v Hsieh Thurs.

In her clay debut, Naomi Osaka will try to avenge a Miami loss to Su-Wei Hsieh.

Posted by Staff @ 8:30 pm in Stuttgart | No Comments »

April 21st, 2019

WTA Top 5 Led By Osaka, Halep And Kvitova Headline Stuttgart

A loaded field in Stuttgart opens the WTA European clay season.

Posted by Staff @ 3:22 pm in Stuttgart | 1 Comment »

March 27th, 2019

Kvitova KO’d By Barty In Miami; Halep, Pliskova Wed. QF Favorites

A new Miami champion will be named on Saturday in the women’s draw.

Posted by Staff @ 11:40 am in Miami | 2 Comments »

March 26th, 2019

Haleps Hands Venus A Loss In Miami, Andreescu Retires; QFs Begin Tuesday

The women’s quarterfinals begin today in Miami. No former champions remain in the field.

Posted by Staff @ 9:19 am in Miami | 1 Comment »

March 25th, 2019

Defending Champ Stephens Out Of Miami; Venus Wins, Will Meet Halep Today

Venus Williams is the lone former champion left in Miami.

Posted by Staff @ 10:07 am in Miami | Comments Off on Defending Champ Stephens Out Of Miami; Venus Wins, Will Meet Halep Today