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 23rd, 2018
Petra Kvitova will try to defend her Birmingham title against good friend and former champion Magdalena Rybarikova.
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June 22nd, 2018
Mihaela Buzarnescu followed up her big win at the French Open over Elena Svitolina by beating her again on a different surface.
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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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February 11th, 2018
Wozniacki looking at Sharapova in her second match…
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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 29th, 2017
Samantha Stosur won her first title in two years on Saturday at the Internationaux de Strasbourg, coming from a set down to hold off countrywoman Daria Gavrilova, 5-7, 6-4, 6-3 for her ninth career title.
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May 9th, 2017
Simona Halep won a tight battle of former Grand Slam finalists.
May 8th, 2017
Eugenie Bouchard picked up her first career win over Maria Sharapova. Oh so sweet!
February 11th, 2017
The Top 4 seeds receive opening-round byes, with challenging starts for (1) Kerber vs. the Begu-Kasatkina winner, (4) Radwanska after a bye vs. the former No. 1 Wozniacki, (8) Strycova vs. the former Slam champ Stosur 2nd rd., (3) Cibulkova after a bye vs. Pavlyuchenkova, and (2) Pliskova after a bye looking at an opener against the French riser Garcia (then the No. 5 seed Muguruza next round)…
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July 26th, 2016
Eugenie Bouchard will hope to avoid the demons Tuesday in Montreal.
July 22nd, 2016
CiCi Bellis wasn’t even born when Venus Williams first played in Stanford. They meet tonight.
July 21st, 2016
A pair of high-profile WTA stars suffered injuries.
June 3rd, 2016
“The first set wasn’t easy,” Serena said. “I needed to play better because she was playing very well, but I’m very happy to win today.”
May 31st, 2016
“I’m just so surprised and angry, that we have to play in the rain,” Radwanska said. “It’s not a $10,000 tournament. It’s a Grand Slam. How can you allow players to play in the rain? I cannot play in that conditions.”