March 21st, 2017
The pain of no one being even close to challenging Serena. Kerber is No. 13 this year if you tally only 2017 points. Pliskova has won two smaller events this year but hasn’t been able to put herself in position to win the bigger events like the Australian Open and Indian Wells.
March 7th, 2017
Will we ever see Serena Williams back on court at Indian Wells or Miami?
March 7th, 2017
Other storylines to watch over the next two weeks include the emergence of last year’s US Open runner-up Karolina Pliskova, and returns from injury for Madison Keys (first appearance of the year after wrist surgery), Simona Halep (returning from knee injury), and Johanna Konta (foot injury).
February 16th, 2017
Serena Williams looking good in SI Swimsuit issue.
January 28th, 2017
Serena Williams sets the Open Era record winning her 23rd Grand Slam title.
January 27th, 2017
Comment about the Serena v Venus Australian Open women’s final.
January 26th, 2017
The previous meeting between Serena and Lucic-Baroni was Wimbledon in 1998.
January 25th, 2017
Lucic-Baroni turned the power tennis-table over on Pliskova, striking 42 winners to Pliskova’s 23. Pliskova in the second set took a medical timeout to treat a blister on the bottom of her foot. Her left leg taped high and low, Lucic-Baroni took an injury timeout at 3-4 in the third set, then won 12 of the last 13 games.
January 24th, 2017
Serena Williams can’t stay awake to watch all these upsets in Melbourne.
January 23rd, 2017
“She’s hard to read, she’s scrappy, gets a lot of balls back,” Serena said. “She definitely plays a different game than the other three players I played before. It gave me a different look — it was interesting.”
January 21st, 2017
“What can I say?” an exhilarated Gavrilova said in a brief on-court interview after the match. “I’m just exhausted and very happy.”
January 19th, 2017
“I think the opponents were not — I don’t want to say ‘that good,’ but obviously I was better, so…,” she said
January 18th, 2017
“I’m fit,” Kerber said. “I am prepared for playing, like, two, three hours, so that’s not a problem. Tomorrow I have a day off, so it’s not a big deal. I think I will be fine.”
January 17th, 2017
Bencic held for 1-5. Serena dropped serve. Bencic held at love. Serena double faulted on match point before finally closing it out. Win one for the yipper.
January 16th, 2017
“I think she played a very high standard,” Halep said after the loss. “I had pain at my knee. For me, in the second set, it was difficult to move anymore, but she deserved to win. She was aggressive, and she hit very strong, the balls.”