January 5th, 2018
Simona Halep and Elina Svitolina bid for the first WTA titles of the season on Saturday.
January 3rd, 2018
At the Australian Open, Simona Halep will be the top seed at a Grand Slam for the first time in her career.
December 31st, 2017
Halep is trying to stay atop the WTA rankings this week, and Ostapenko is coming off an exhibition win over Serena Williams…Interesting starts include (5) Wang vs. the upset specialist Riske (winner to meet Sharapova), and (2) Ostapenko vs. the lesser Pliskova, winner to meet the scrappy Giorgi…
October 28th, 2017
Simona Halep is the 13th different player to finish as a WTA No. 1.
October 27th, 2017
The WTA Championships semifinals are set.
October 26th, 2017
Who’ll get the final berth in the Singapore semifinals?
October 25th, 2017
“It was so quick,” Svitolina said of the final four games. “I missed my chances. I cannot change them…My game was completely off.”
October 23rd, 2017
Day two at the WTA Finals featured two beatdowns.
October 22nd, 2017
Next year will likely return to dominance by Serena, Maria or both. But this week we’re stuck with the also-rans vying for both a coveted year-end championship and a year-end No. 1 ranking. It’s being spun as the next generation taking over, but due to pregnancy, doping and injuries, it’s some youngsters getting a shot because the best players are sidelined.
October 9th, 2017
Can you blame Simona Halep for not being able to sleep after reaching No. 1?
October 8th, 2017
Caroline Garcia became the first player to win the Wuhan-Beijing double.
October 7th, 2017
New No. 1 will try to deny Carolina Garcia’s bid to become the first player to win the Wuhan-Beijing double.
October 7th, 2017
Simona Halep finally reaches No. 1.
October 6th, 2017
Caroline Garcia will try for her second straight Asian title this weekend.
Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:25 pm in beijing | Comments Off
October 4th, 2017
After seven straight failed bids, Simona Halep finally got her first career win over Maria Sharapova and she did it in fine style with a 6-2, 6-2 victory over the Russian. “It was a great match, I think I played my best tennis against her,” Halep said after the 72-minute win. “I served pretty well, [...]
Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:05 pm in beijing | Comments Off