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March 22nd, 2018

Should Serena And Other Mothers On The WTA Get Seeding When Returning To The Tour?

Should Serena Williams have been seeded in Miami to avoid having to play Naomi Osaka?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 6:32 pm in Miami | 20 Comments »

March 22nd, 2018

Serena Slammed By Osaka In Miami, Fritz Falls; Azarenka v Keys Thursday

Noami Osaka beat up on 8-time Miami winner Serena Williams.

Posted by Staff @ 10:09 am in Miami | 17 Comments »

March 19th, 2018

Serena v Osaka Starts Fun Times at the 2018 Miami Open; Preview

Wow, the former No. 1 and younger Williams to start against the Indian Wells winner Osaka, winner to play (4) Svitolina…

Posted by Staff @ 8:41 pm in Miami, Tennis | 2 Comments »

March 13th, 2018

Venus Subdues Serena in Indian Wells Match that Doesn’t Disappoint; Tuesday Preview

“[Serena's] level is super-high and it was very difficult to close out the match, just getting one ball back,” Venus lauded her sister in her post-match press conference. “I think just I have played more matches in the last year. Even though I haven’t even played that much this year, the matches in the last year count.”

Posted by Staff @ 8:30 am in Indian Wells, Tennis | No Comments »

March 11th, 2018

Serena, Venus Set Up Monday Showdown At Indian Wells; Keys Can’t Solve Collins

The sister showdown is set for Monday.

Posted by Staff @ 10:43 am in Indian Wells | No Comments »

March 10th, 2018

Muguruza Out At Indian Wells As Americans Score Upsets; Williams, Azarenka-Stephens Saturday

The Williams sisters play back-to-back this afternoon at Indian Wells.

Posted by Staff @ 10:10 am in Indian Wells | No Comments »

March 9th, 2018

Moms Serena, Azarenka Win In Comebacks At Indian Wells; Muguruza, Halep Friday

A pair of mothers made winning returns Thursday night at Indian Wells.

Posted by Staff @ 8:15 am in Indian Wells | 32 Comments »

March 8th, 2018

Osaka Ousts Sharapova At Indian Wells; Moms Serena, Azarenka Return Today

Serena Williams and Victoria Azarenka make their returns tonight in Indian Wells.

Posted by Staff @ 9:45 am in Indian Wells | 37 Comments »

March 7th, 2018

Serena, Maria, Victoria Unseeded? Bring on Indian Wells! — Preview

The former No. 1 Azarenka returns to the tour after family issues, starting against Brit Heather Watson, with (13) Stephens waiting next round in a very winnable match…(10) Kerber looking at a tough start against the powerful Makarova…

Posted by Staff @ 5:54 pm in Indian Wells, Tennis | 2 Comments »

February 28th, 2018

Roger Federer Wins Two Laureus Awards; Serena Named Sportswoman Of The Year

Roger Federer is now the most decorated Laureus Awards winner.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 12:10 pm in 2018 Season | 41 Comments »

February 12th, 2018

Mladenovic Heroics Save France; Fed Cup Results

In a tie filled with heroics, Frenchwoman Kristina Mladenovic came out on top, winning both her singles then the deciding doubles with countrywoman Amandine Hess to see France through to the semifinals.

Posted by Staff @ 10:36 am in Fed Cup, Tennis | 13 Comments »

January 27th, 2018

What Does Caroline Wozniacki’s Australian Open Title Mean for 2018? And Serena?

Wozniacki’s success has always coincided with Serena’s absences from the tour.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 12:59 pm in Australian Open, Indian Wells, Tennis | 4 Comments »

January 4th, 2018

Defending Champion Serena Williams Has Pulled Out Of The Australian Open

Serena Williams won’t be back to Melbourne to defend her title. At least not this year.

Posted by Staff @ 8:10 pm in Australian Open | 4 Comments »

December 24th, 2017

Serena Williams To Play Exo At Abu Dhabi Next Week

Serena Williams signals her intent to play in Australia.

Posted by Staff @ 12:06 pm in Exhibitions | No Comments »

December 6th, 2017

Serena Williams Entered Into Australian Open

Will Serena show up?

Posted by Staff @ 10:49 am in Australian Open | 31 Comments »