February 13th, 2016
American Taylor Fritz received a special exempt into the main draw after his run in Memphis…Other interesting starts for Del Potro vs. American Denis Kudla, with the winner likely meeting (3) Karlovic, and (2) Tomic vs. the hot-handed net-crushing Rampras…
February 7th, 2016
Yow! It’s the Fed Cup upset of the year, or century, as the unheralded Netherlands comes into Moscow and comes out with a win. Dutchwoman Kiki Bertens upsets Ekaterina Makarova, and then No. 141-ranked Richel Hogenkamp ousts former world No. 2 Svetlana Kuznetsova 10-8 in the third. Bertens hands Kuznetsova another loss in the third match and it’s game over man — a 3-0 Dutch sweep.
January 24th, 2016
Simona Halep won’t be on tour until Indian Wells.
January 19th, 2016
“She had confidence,” said Halep, who was not brimming with such. “She had three matches here already in the quallies. Yeah, she didn’t have fear…But I think I let her play her best tennis. I didn’t hit very strong and I didn’t hit with good strength…I had many problems in this period before coming here, so I can say that I am a little bit down mentally because I was very sick home. Then I came here with Achilles again. So it’s tough to be positive, 100%, and try everything.”
January 16th, 2016
For Bouchard, who had a disastrous 2015 campaign which included suing the US Open after a slip and fall in the locker room, it was her first trip to a final since the 2014 Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open.
January 9th, 2016
Tough starts for (5) Pliskova vs. Ivanovic, (3) Kvitova vs. Lisicki, and (2) Radwanska after a bye vs. the Stosur-Vinci winner…
January 5th, 2016
Several top WTA stars are already injured, and we are just in the first week of the season.
January 1st, 2016
Both Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova show up to defend their Brisbane titles, where the men’s and women’s fields are stellar for an opening week to the year where the majority of the stars are usually off playing lucrative exhibitions.
November 5th, 2015
Simona Halep has hired Darren Cahill as her full-time coach.
October 29th, 2015
Maria Sharapova and Agnieszka Radwanska earned semifinal berths Thursday at the WTA Finals in Singapore.
October 28th, 2015
Only two more days of round robin play remain in Singapore.
October 27th, 2015
Maria Sharapova ran her record to a perfect 6-0 against Simona Halep today at the Singapore WTA Finals.
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October 26th, 2015
Maria Sharapova will play Simona Halep in a rematch of their 2014 French Open final Tuesday in Singapore.
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October 25th, 2015
“Maybe I didn’t have too much energy — I didn’t push a lot like I always do, I was waiting too much,” she said. “But in the second set was much better. I was trying to find something more, trying to be more aggressive. Of course I would love to have played a little bit better, but I still have my chance [to make the semifinals].”
October 23rd, 2015
The groups for the 2015 WTA Finals were announced earlier today in Singapore.