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June 16th, 2019

WTA Top 3 — Osaka, Barty, Pliskova — Lead Way At Birmingham

The No. 1 ranking and Wimbledon top seed could change hands this week in Birmingham.

Posted by Staff @ 11:49 am in Birmingham | No Comments »

May 26th, 2019

Kerber, Venus Ousted On Opening Day At French Open; Serena Set To Return

The men’s tour isn’t the only one with breakout young stars.

Posted by Staff @ 5:05 pm in French Open | 1 Comment »

May 25th, 2019

Federer, Tsitsipas, Venus v Svitolina All On Opening Day Sunday At The French Open

The wait is almost over.

Posted by Staff @ 5:22 pm in French Open | 4 Comments »

May 16th, 2019

Osaka Wins 2 In Rome, Secures French Top Seed; Konta Upsets Stephens, Venus; Halep, Kvitova Ailing

Players were pushed to the limit Thursday in Rome.

Posted by Staff @ 10:17 pm in Rome | No Comments »

May 14th, 2019

No Serena-Venus In Rome; Svitlova Blows 5-2 Lead v Azarenka

BFFs Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki both left Rome with injuries Tuesday.

Posted by Staff @ 10:52 pm in Rome | No Comments »

May 13th, 2019

Venus Needs 9 MPs To Beat Mertens In Rome, Serena Next; Azarenka v Svitolina Tues

38-year-old Venus Williams needs over three hours and nine match points to set up a showdown with Serena on Wednesday.

Posted by Staff @ 7:47 pm in Rome | No Comments »

May 12th, 2019

WTA Rome Preview: Serena Returns With 9 Of Top 10, Could Face Venus In 2R

Serena Williams returns to Rome for the first time since her 2016 title run.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 10:57 am in Rome | No Comments »

March 26th, 2019

Haleps Hands Venus A Loss In Miami, Andreescu Retires; QFs Begin Tuesday

The women’s quarterfinals begin today in Miami. No former champions remain in the field.

Posted by Staff @ 9:19 am in Miami | 1 Comment »

March 25th, 2019

Defending Champ Stephens Out Of Miami; Venus Wins, Will Meet Halep Today

Venus Williams is the lone former champion left in Miami.

Posted by Staff @ 10:07 am in Miami | Comments Off on Defending Champ Stephens Out Of Miami; Venus Wins, Will Meet Halep Today

March 23rd, 2019

Serena, Venus Miami Winners, Svitolina Upset; Kerber v Andreescu Sat.

Women’s third round action begins Saturday in Miami.

Posted by Staff @ 11:58 am in Miami | Comments Off on Serena, Venus Miami Winners, Svitolina Upset; Kerber v Andreescu Sat.

March 22nd, 2019

Venus, Kvitova, Andreescu Among Thursday Miami Winners; Osaka, Serena Friday

Bianca Andreescu kept winning and some American teens picked up their first main draw wins.

Posted by Staff @ 11:31 am in Miami | Comments Off on Venus, Kvitova, Andreescu Among Thursday Miami Winners; Osaka, Serena Friday

March 18th, 2019

Stars Serena, Stephens, Osaka Assemble At The New Miami Open

All Top 25 players are in the Miami field which begins on Tuesday.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 10:38 pm in Miami | 1 Comment »

March 15th, 2019

Kerber Ends Venus Run At Indian Wells, Will Face Red-Hot Bencic in SF; Andreescu v Svitolina

The women’s semifinals are set at Indian Wells.

Posted by Staff @ 9:29 am in Indian Wells | Comments Off on Kerber Ends Venus Run At Indian Wells, Will Face Red-Hot Bencic in SF; Andreescu v Svitolina

March 14th, 2019

Andreescu Pounds Muguruza At Indian Wells; Venus v Kerber Thurs

Bianca Andreescu ranked No. 152 at the start of the year, now she’s one of the hottest players on tour.

Posted by Staff @ 9:43 am in Indian Wells | Comments Off on Andreescu Pounds Muguruza At Indian Wells; Venus v Kerber Thurs

March 13th, 2019

Former Champions Osaka, Halep Fall At Indian Wells While Venus Keeps Winning

There will be a new women’s Indian Wells champion crowned on Sunday.

Posted by Staff @ 9:58 am in Indian Wells | 2 Comments »