June 28th, 2016
“It just sucks right now to be out of the tournament — there’s not much else to say,” said a frustrated Wozniacki. “It’s been a tough year, but you have to keep on fighting.”
June 27th, 2016
“I feel the grass. I feel the court. I feel the atmosphere here…”
June 24th, 2016
Muguruza’s road out of this quarter would likely go through Giorgi, a qualifier, Mattek-Sands, (14) Stosur and (8) Venus Williams.
June 11th, 2016
Strong field with four Top 10 seeds, and all seeds are ranked in Top 20…Potential tough starts for (1) Radwanska vs. Vandeweghe, (3) Halep vs. Safarova, and (2) Kerber vs. Peng…Wildcards went to Radwanska, Kvitova and Brits Naomi Broady and Tara Moore…
May 31st, 2016
“I’m just so surprised and angry, that we have to play in the rain,” Radwanska said. “It’s not a $10,000 tournament. It’s a Grand Slam. How can you allow players to play in the rain? I cannot play in that conditions.”
May 31st, 2016
Two players were not happy about having to play in the rain. And guess what? They were the ones who lost!
May 25th, 2016
“It was not an easy match, especially playing a French player at home,” said Muguruza after beating Georges, who is ranked outside the Top 200.
May 23rd, 2016
“It was cold and windy,” said Radwanska, who will next meet France’s Caroline Garcia. “That’s why it was a little bit slow and the ball is not going anywhere. I think we [are] all kind of used to that after couple of days here. The conditions are same for both of us.”
May 20th, 2016
Translation: “The other non-divas on tour would love to have my year. Because they’re weak tea. But as Ricky Bobby said, ‘If you ain’t first, you’re last.’”
May 10th, 2016
Petra Kvitova, Simona Halep, Venus Williams and Roberta Vinci are in action Wednesday in Rome.
May 8th, 2016
The WTA tour is an absolute car crash right now in terms of illnesses, injuries, tournament pull-outs, and no one being anywhere near No. 1 Serena Williams in the rankings, despite the American winning no titles thus far in 2016.
May 8th, 2016
“I expected a tough match today,” said Halep, who was 1-3 career against Cibulkova entering the final. “I thought that I would struggle a little bit with her shots, but I was very strong on my legs and could block. I could make my game, I can say.”
May 6th, 2016
“I expect a tough one as well because is the final, and always the last match of the tournament is difficult,” Halep said. “But I have experience. I feel ready to play. She plays fast. She hits the balls. I know her pretty well. I beat her; she beat me. It’s an open match. Everyone can win. But I will do everything to win it. I really want it. It’s my dream to win here. We will see tomorrow.”
May 5th, 2016
There will be a new women’s champion this year in Madrid.
May 4th, 2016
Just one Top 20 player reached the Madrid quarterfinals.