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.
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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.”
January 15th, 2017
Serena Williams resumes her chase of Steffi’s 23 Grand Slam titles.
January 13th, 2017
Now we’re talking…Serena starts against a player who beat her last year on hardcourt, Belinda Bencic…(9) Konta is playing well, but starts against Flipkens, who has sliced- and diced-up many a seeded player….Petkovic starts against wild card Kayla Day, then will meet (16) Strycova…Serena vs. Konta to see who exits this quarter?
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January 4th, 2017
Tough start to 2017 for the Williams sisters.
January 4th, 2017
“You really have to go back to the drawing board, because it’s quite frankly unprofessional,” Williams said of her struggles in the wind. “Eighty-eight is way too many unforced errors. You can’t expect to win hitting that many errors.”