October 10th, 2016
The world No. 1 Kerber is the only Top 10er in the field, but throw in former No. 1s Williams, Wozniacki and Jankovic, and the Slam winner Stosur to give it some meat…
October 3rd, 2016
Angelique Kerber opened her Beijing campaign with a win. Venus Williams, though, wasn’t as fortunate.
October 1st, 2016
Nine of the Top 10 players, sans Serena Williams, in the field…Potential tough starts for (3) Radwasnka second round vs. the powerful Makarova, (13) Vinci second round vs. the resurgent Wozniacki, (5) Pliskova vs. Safarova, (15) Pavlyuchenkova vs. (Q) Riske (winner to meet Stosur), (8) Keys second round vs. the winner of Jelena Jankovic and Kristina Mladenovic, and the shaky-of-late (2) Muguruza vs. Begu…
September 28th, 2016
It’s women’s quarterfinal day Thursday at Wuhan with 6 of the Top 16 in action.
September 27th, 2016
Angelique Kerber made a winning debut as a No. 1 player.
September 6th, 2016
In the quarters Serena will face a familiar nemesis, No. 5 seed Simona Halep, who worked past Spain’s Carla Suarez Navarro, 6-2, 7-5.
September 4th, 2016
“It’s been a good week,” said Wozniacki, who covered the court like her days at the No. 1 ranking. “I’m really happy about the way I played. Obviously Madison is a strong player. She hits the ball really hard. But I managed to really play well, get a lot of returns in. I served well, which I was pleased with.”
September 3rd, 2016
“To be up there with both men and women is something that’s super rare, and it actually feels good,” Serena said. “Something I didn’t even know about until Wimbledon. I was like, ‘Oh, I have a new goal.’ That was pretty cool for me. Obviously I want to keep that number going higher and see what can happen.”
September 2nd, 2016
“You never gave up on me and really helped me get through,” the 21-year-old Keys told the Arthur Ashe Stadium crowd.
September 1st, 2016
“So far, so good,” Serena said regarding the shoulder injury that had her exit early from the Rio Olympics.
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 14th, 2016
The All-American gold medal mixed doubles match at the Olympics went to Jack Sock and Bethanie Mattek-Sands who spoiled Venus’s bid for history.
August 8th, 2016
The Williams sisters suffered their first defeat in the Olympics today.
August 7th, 2016
Venus Williams went out of the singles on Day 1 at the Olympics.