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June 3rd, 2019

Halep Needs 45min To Reach French Open QFs; Stephens v Konta Tues.

The women’s quarterfinals are set at the French Open. Three players are back from last year’s final 8.

Posted by Staff @ 3:24 pm in French Open | 1 Comment »

June 1st, 2019

Serena, Osaka Slammed Out Of French Open; Stephens v Muguruza Ahead

Two more top seeds tumbled out of the women’s tournament at the French Open.

Posted by Staff @ 4:32 pm in French Open | 5 Comments »

March 9th, 2019

Serena Toughs Out Azarenka, Stephens Out; Venus v Kvitova Sat At Indian Wells

Serena Williams beat Victoria Azarenka in one of the best matches thus far of 2019.

Posted by Staff @ 10:01 am in Indian Wells | Comments Off on Serena Toughs Out Azarenka, Stephens Out; Venus v Kvitova Sat At Indian Wells

March 5th, 2019

Defending Champion Osaka, Serena Lead Loaded Indian Wells Field

Noami Osaka has a tough draw in her first WTA title defense.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 11:32 am in Indian Wells | Comments Off on Defending Champion Osaka, Serena Lead Loaded Indian Wells Field

March 3rd, 2019

Wang Outlasts Kenin For Maiden WTA Title In Acapulco

26-year-old Yafan Wang claimed her first career Saturday in Acapulco.

Posted by Staff @ 10:53 am in Acapulco | Comments Off on Wang Outlasts Kenin For Maiden WTA Title In Acapulco

February 24th, 2019

Americans Stephens, Collins, Anisimova Lead WTA Tsurenko-Less Acapulco

Two-time defending champion Lesia Tsurenko skipped the Acapulco event, but 2016 winner Sloane Stephens did not.

Posted by Staff @ 5:39 pm in Acapulco | Comments Off on Americans Stephens, Collins, Anisimova Lead WTA Tsurenko-Less Acapulco

January 17th, 2019

Serena Slams Bouchard, Halep Survives At Australian Open; Wozniacki v Sharapova On Tap

Simona Halep was six points from losing to 20-year-old American Sofia Kenin Thursday at the Australian Open.

Posted by Staff @ 8:04 am in Australian Open | Comments Off on Serena Slams Bouchard, Halep Survives At Australian Open; Wozniacki v Sharapova On Tap

January 12th, 2019

Kenin Claims First WTA Title, Defeats Schmiedlova In Hobart Final

The first American woman to win a title in 2019 is Sofia Kenin, just like we all thought.

Posted by Staff @ 11:40 pm in 2019 Season | Comments Off on Kenin Claims First WTA Title, Defeats Schmiedlova In Hobart Final

November 11th, 2018

Czechs Beat U.S. 3-0 in Starless Fed Cup Final

For Kenin it was a difficult Fed Cup debut, losing a tight decider a day after falling in three sets on the opening day against Barbora Strycova. American Alison Riske also fell on day one to Siniakova in straight sets.

Posted by Staff @ 10:54 pm in Tennis | 2 Comments »

November 9th, 2018

Incredible Turn of Events in U.S. vs. Czech Fed Cup Final Beginning Saturday

“It’s unusual — that never happened before,” captain Petr Pala said on losing his best two players. “But still I think we’re the favorites. I’m still very confident about my team.”

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 5:17 pm in Fed Cup, Tennis | Comments Off on Incredible Turn of Events in U.S. vs. Czech Fed Cup Final Beginning Saturday

June 22nd, 2018

Kvitova Strong In Birmingham, Buzarnescu Beats Svitolina For Second Time This Month

Mihaela Buzarnescu followed up her big win at the French Open over Elena Svitolina by beating her again on a different surface.

Posted by Staff @ 9:46 pm in Grass season | Comments Off on Kvitova Strong In Birmingham, Buzarnescu Beats Svitolina For Second Time This Month

September 2nd, 2017

Venus Shuts Down Serena Baby Questions; Muguruza v Kvitova Looms at US Open

There were no major upsets on the women’s side Friday at the US Open.

Posted by Staff @ 12:28 am in US Open | 6 Comments »

August 10th, 2015

Frances Tiafoe Beats Stefan Kozlov In 5 Sets To Take Kalamazoo 18s, Wins US Open Wildcard

Frances Tiafoe and Sofia Kenin earn main draw US Open wildcards.

Posted by Staff @ 10:20 am in US Open | Comments Off on Frances Tiafoe Beats Stefan Kozlov In 5 Sets To Take Kalamazoo 18s, Wins US Open Wildcard