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February 18th, 2019

Simon Halep Still Look For A Coach After Trial Ends With Thierry Van Cleemput

Simona Halep is still looking for a coach.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 3:08 pm in Coaching | No Comments »

February 17th, 2019

Osaka Leads 9 Of Top 10 In Stacked Dubai Field

Naomi Osaka returns for first event since taking the Australian Open title.

Posted by Staff @ 12:34 pm in Dubai | 1 Comment »

February 17th, 2019

Mertens Stuns Halep For Doha Title

Elise Mertens won the biggest title of her career in Doha, and earned her first win over Simona Halep.

Posted by Staff @ 12:19 pm in Doha | No Comments »

February 10th, 2019

Halep, Pliskova, Wozniacki, Kerber Head Premier Field In Doha

With a new coach, Simona Halep leads a loaded Doha field.

Posted by Staff @ 3:43 pm in Doha | 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 18th, 2019

Sharapova Sends Off Wozniacki, Anisimova Impress Again; Venus v Halep Sat.

Amanda Anisimova in the youngest American woman to reach a Slam fourth round since Serena Williams at the 1998 French Open.

Posted by Staff @ 7:19 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 »

January 9th, 2019

Australian Open Seeds Announced: Djokovic, Halep Lead Way

Novak Djokovic is the top seed for a fifth time at the Australian Open.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:31 pm in Australian Open | 1 Comment »

November 10th, 2018

Simona Halep And Coach Darren Cahill Have Split

The WTA No. 1 is now on the hunt for a new coach.

Posted by Staff @ 10:30 pm in Coaching | 5 Comments »

October 18th, 2018

World No. 1 Simona Halep Has Withdrawn From The Singapore Finals

Simona Halep will miss the WTA Finals for the first time.

Posted by Staff @ 9:41 am in 2018 Season, WTA Championships | 7 Comments »