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March 18th, 2019

Stars Serena, Stephens, Osaka Assemble At The New Miami Open

All Top 25 players are in the Miami field which begins on Tuesday.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 10:38 pm in Miami | 1 Comment »

March 11th, 2019

Serena Retires To Muguruza At Indian Wells; Halep, Svitolina Advance

For the second straight year Serena Williams falls in the third round at Indian Wells.

Posted by Staff @ 9:55 am in Indian Wells | 4 Comments »

March 10th, 2019

Venus Overcomes Kvitova At Indian Wells; Serena v Muguruza Sunday

The Williams sisters continue to be the story at Indian Wells.

Posted by Staff @ 10:58 am in Indian Wells | No Comments »

March 8th, 2019

Venus Wins, Serena v Azarenka Friday At Indian Wells

Serena Williams, Simona Halep, Sloane Stephens and Elina Svitolina are all on court today.

Posted by Staff @ 10:22 am in Indian Wells | No 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 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 20th, 2019

Kvitova KOs Anismova, Barty Wins Epic Over Sharapova; Serena v Halep Mon. At Australian Open

More upsets on the women’s side as Angelique Kerber fell.

Posted by Staff @ 8:18 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 17th, 2019

Serena Slams Bouchard, Halep Survives At Australian Open; Wozniacki v Sharapova On Tap

Simona Halep was six points from losing to 20-year-old American Sofia Kenin Thursday at the Australian Open.

Posted by Staff @ 8:04 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 14th, 2019

Sharapova, Kerber, Wozniacki Winners At Australian Open; Williams On Tap Tuesday

The three former champions in the women’s draw all cruised in their Rod Laver openers on Monday in Melbourne.

Posted by Staff @ 8:13 am in Australian Open | 1 Comment »

January 12th, 2019

Preview: Serena Is Back, But So Is Everyone Else At The Australian Open

Last year a mere six players had a crack at leaving Australia with the No. 1 ranking. The 2019 Australian just told 2018 to hold its beer.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 8:39 pm in Australian Open | No Comments »

December 28th, 2018

Fit Serena Williams Approves New WTA Maternity Rule Change, But Mum On US Open Meltdown

Just last week, the WTA officially made a rule change allowing their players returning from childbirth to use a special protected ranking for up to 12 months or three years. It was a welcome change especially for Serena Williams who just gave birth to her daughter Olympia 13 months ago. “I think it’s great,” Serena […]

Posted by Staff @ 5:58 pm in 2019 Season | No Comments »