October 1st, 2016
Nine of the Top 10 players, sans Serena Williams, in the field…Potential tough starts for (3) Radwasnka second round vs. the powerful Makarova, (13) Vinci second round vs. the resurgent Wozniacki, (5) Pliskova vs. Safarova, (15) Pavlyuchenkova vs. (Q) Riske (winner to meet Stosur), (8) Keys second round vs. the winner of Jelena Jankovic and Kristina Mladenovic, and the shaky-of-late (2) Muguruza vs. Begu…
September 30th, 2016
The Wuhan final is set, Petra Kvitova will meet Dominika Cibulkova.
September 29th, 2016
The Wuhan semifinals are set: Halep v Kvitova, Kuznetsova v Cibulkova.
September 28th, 2016
It’s women’s quarterfinal day Thursday at Wuhan with 6 of the Top 16 in action.
September 23rd, 2016
The Top 8 seeds receive opening-round byes in Wuhan, so Kerber will start against either American CoCo Vandeweghe or France’s Kristina Mladenovic. From there her difficult path will likely see No. 14 and Slam winner Petra Kvitova, then No. 7 Carla Suarez Navarro or No. 11 Johanna Konta, then likely No. 4 Simona Halep or No. 8 Madison Keys in the semifinals.
September 7th, 2016
Serena in her on-court interview played off the pressure of Pliskova standing between her and a blockbuster final against Kerber.
September 3rd, 2016
“To be up there with both men and women is something that’s super rare, and it actually feels good,” Serena said. “Something I didn’t even know about until Wimbledon. I was like, ‘Oh, I have a new goal.’ That was pretty cool for me. Obviously I want to keep that number going higher and see what can happen.”
September 1st, 2016
“So far, so good,” Serena said regarding the shoulder injury that had her exit early from the Rio Olympics.
August 31st, 2016
“I was shaking a little bit,” said Sevastova after ousting the French Open champ Muguruza. The Latvian came back to tennis after quitting the game from 2013-14 with back injuries.
August 30th, 2016
Serena and Venus return to the US Open Tuesday.
August 20th, 2016
It’s up to Karolina Pliskova to stop Angelique Kerber from the No. 1 ranking.
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August 19th, 2016
Kerber with the title in Cincinnati this weekend would supplant Serena Williams at No. 1 on the WTA rankings.
August 19th, 2016
Angelique Kerber is now just three wins from the No. 1 ranking.
August 17th, 2016
Ran soaked the Cincinnati event creating a backlog of matches for Wednesday.
July 31st, 2016
“I’m tired,” a smiling Halep told the media after capturing her third title of the year, and now on a 10-match winning streak.