May 28th, 2017
“I think she played a good match. It was a tough first round,” Kerber said. “I had a few chance in the first set and also in the second set, and I didn’t make it. I think that was the key for the match. I believed in the second set, as well, that I can turn around the match and I was still believing until the last point, but she played well.”
May 27th, 2017
Upset alert for (2) Pliskov vs. Zheng, who upset Svitolina in Madrid…Other tough starts for (20) Barbora Strycova vs. Riske (winner to meet the French upset specialist Cornet), and (19) Vandeweghe vs. Rybarikova who the American lost her last meeting against…
May 21st, 2017
“I never like to give up during the match,” Halep said afterwards. “I don’t want to stop the matches. So I just wanted to try to win the second set…At 5-3 in the second set, I turned to hit an inside-out forehand, I felt it again. That’s why I called [the trainer] to tape it, because I was scared not to do something worse.”
May 19th, 2017
Bertens beat Halep in their only meeting on clay in 2012.
May 18th, 2017
“I feel like right now every girl, every woman, is playing very good,” Muguruza said after the win. “You never know, when they go to the court, who is going to win.”
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May 17th, 2017
“It’s my first time beating the No. 1 in the world, so, you know, I’m super excited,” said the player ranked outside the Top 50.
May 15th, 2017
The bad start almost caused a split between Halep and her coach Darren Cahill, who had grown tired of the Romanian’s attitude, and her giving up during matches.
May 12th, 2017
“We know each other’s game really well,” Mladenovic said of her friend and frequent doubles partner Kuznetsova. “Today was kind of about tactic match, to surprise each other. There were times we both had, like, some bad moments because we would try too much to change our natural game.”
May 11th, 2017
Simona Halep is two wins from defending her Madrid title.
May 10th, 2017
Bouchard in advancing to a career-first Madrid quarterfinal round will next face No. 8 seed Svetlana Kuznetsova, who defeated China’s Wang Qiang 6-4, 7-5.
May 9th, 2017
Simona Halep won a tight battle of former Grand Slam finalists.
May 6th, 2017
“It’s a very difficult [opening] match,” Konta said of Siegemund. “I’m playing someone, Laura, who’s coming off a great result in Stuttgart. She beat a lot of great players so I know she’s playing well on this surface. I’m looking forward to the challenge, to play someone who’s playing well on this surface and improve my game as well.”
April 29th, 2017
The upsets continued Saturday at the Stuttgart WTA event.
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April 28th, 2017
Maria Sharapova is already looking like the best player on the WTA!
March 29th, 2017
“I was so close to winning, I was two points away in the tiebreak, but she played very strong and deserved to win today,” Halep said. “But my confidence is there, the game is there — I just need to play matches.”