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 31st, 2016
“I got off to a fast start, because I knew she was a really tough opponent,” Serena said of the former world No. 8 and Rio Olympics gold medal winner in doubles. “I didn’t want to start off slow, and so I tried to get some momentum. That’s all I could do today.”
August 19th, 2016
Angelique Kerber is now just three wins from the No. 1 ranking.
August 8th, 2016
“It was really big for me just to win that first set,” said Serena after saving two set points. “We’ve had so many tough matches in the past, so I couldn’t let the elements get into my head. I hadn’t played great against Alize in the past…so I thought how I at least wanted to get a win.”
July 23rd, 2016
Nine of the Top 10 are in Montreal next week for the Canadian Open, where world No. 1 Serena Williams will make her first appearance since Wimbledon.
July 4th, 2016
“‘I thought to myself, ‘Serena, you’ve done this 70 times, you can do this.’”
July 3rd, 2016
“Coco is a great player, especially on this surface,” Vinci said. “She is so strong on the serve. She was hitting 114, 115 [miles an hour].
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 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 18th, 2016
Four Top 10 seeds and a former Wimbledon champ round out the stout draw…The 16 seeds all receive opening-round byes…Floaters galore, with tough opening matches for…
May 22nd, 2016
The French Open begins on Sunday.
May 13th, 2016
Will we see a Wimbledon rematch between Serena Williams and Garbine Muguruza on Sunday?
May 12th, 2016
“In my mind I’m always No. 1, and I think I have always thought that since I have turned pro,” she said. “And in everyone else’s mind, even when I was injured they are like, ‘You’re No. 1.’ I’m like, ‘Yeah, sure.’ So everyone else thinks it.”
April 23rd, 2016
Guess the tournament couldn’t meet Petra Kvitova’s price point?…No Top 10 players in the field, but multiple Grand Slam title winners and finalists among the seeds…Tough start for (8) Wickmayer vs. Giorgi…
April 2nd, 2016
“I’m very happy that all the work I’ve been putting in has been paying off,” Azarenka told ESPN afterwards. “[Today] was pretty tough conditions with it being so hot…This just give me even more inspiration and motivation to work even harder.”