May 28th, 2016
“I feel like I made a tremendous amount of errors,” said Williams, who converted only one of 12 break point opportunities. “I was playing really defensive. It’s not me. Those break points, most of them I should have won and I didn’t.”
May 27th, 2016
Also with upsets were Bulgarian Tsvetana Pironkova beating a lack-luster No. 19 Sloane Stephens 6-2, 6-1, and in a battle of former finalists No. 21 Sam Stosur ousting No. 11 Lucie Safarova in a marathon 6-3, 6-7(0), 7-5.
May 26th, 2016
“She expected me to put a lot of variation in my game, so I had to find another game plan in order to get the upper hand,” Bacsinszky said of Bouchard.
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 24th, 2016
“But I started to feel a sharp pain in my right knee. I’ve had an injury there before, a while ago, but it hasn’t been a problem until today. At first it was on and off and I was able to win the tiebreak, but then it got worse as the match went on, and unfortunately there was nothing I could do.”
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 11th, 2016
Kerber, “one of the best players in the world,” since winning the Australian Open has lost her opening rounds at Doha, Indian Wells, Madrid and Rome.
May 10th, 2016
Petra Kvitova, Simona Halep, Venus Williams and Roberta Vinci are in action Wednesday in Rome.
May 9th, 2016
Venus Williams went 1-1 Monday at the Rome Masters, winning in singles but losing in doubles with her sister Serena.
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.
April 29th, 2016
Agnieszka Radwanska will now be the top seed in Madrid.
April 3rd, 2016
Two Top 10ers in the field, in addition to two former No. 1s…The Top 8 seeds receive opening-round byes…Potential tough starts for (9) Jankovic vs. Garcia and (3) Venus Williams vs. Riske…Wildcards were awarded to Americans Frances Altick, Louisa Chirico and Shelby Rogers…
March 26th, 2016
Will Venus Williams play in Miami again?
March 21st, 2016
As Ray Moore might say, ‘There are a lot of attractive ladies out there — umm, competitively attractive…oh crap, I’ve done it again.
March 12th, 2016
“It was enough of a fairy tale to come here and play,” she said in her post-match press conference. “A win would have been nice, but that means I have to come back and play next year. I would definitely love to come back.”