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.”
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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.”
March 11th, 2016
The Williams sisters are back together for the first time at Indian Wells since 2001 on Friday.
March 8th, 2016
What, too early for Maria jokes?
February 14th, 2016
Williams was ranked more than 50 ranking spots above the No. 2-seeded Doi on the WTA rankings.
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February 6th, 2016
Let’s play “Guess Who Got the Appearance Cash?” with Venus as the top seed, and the No. 62-ranked Doi seeded second…No Top 10 seeds in the field…Remove Venus, and this would essentially be an ITF-level field…Potentially tricky starts for (8) Riske vs. the Croat riser Vekic, and (2) Doi vs. the lesser Pliskova…Wildcards stayed in-country to Chinese-Taipei’s Hsu Ching-Wen, Lee Pei-Chi and Lee Ya-Hsuan…
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