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July 6th, 2021

Top Seeds Barty, Sabalenka Reach Wimbledon Semifinals

The top two seeds are in the Wimbledon semifinals.

Posted by Staff @ 2:14 pm in Wimbledon | No Comments »

July 5th, 2021

Kerber Pops Gauff At Wimbledon, Barty To Face Tomljanovic In All-Australian QF

Who’ll come out of the women’s draw?

Posted by Staff @ 6:40 pm in Wimbledon | 1 Comment »

July 3rd, 2021

Gauff Sets Kerber Monday Showdown, Teen Raducanu Shines In Wimbledon Debut, Barty Better

Two teens are into the last 16 at Wimbledon.

Posted by Staff @ 5:38 pm in Wimbledon | No Comments »

March 27th, 2021

Osaka Ups Win Streak To 22; Azarenka v Kerber Sat. In Miami

The third round opens Saturday in the Miami women’s draw.

Posted by Staff @ 10:18 am in Miami | Comments Off on Osaka Ups Win Streak To 22; Azarenka v Kerber Sat. In Miami

February 10th, 2021

Halep Survives At Australian Open; Venus Out, Serena Wins, Svitolina-Gauff Today

Simona Halep nearly lost again at the Australian Open.

Posted by Staff @ 3:06 pm in Australian Open | Comments Off on Halep Survives At Australian Open; Venus Out, Serena Wins, Svitolina-Gauff Today

November 10th, 2019

France Spoils Home Australia For Fed Cup Title In Thriller

3-0 Kiki Mladenovic leads France to their first Fed Cup title in 16 years.

Posted by Staff @ 11:26 am in Fed Cup | 2 Comments »

November 7th, 2019

Fed Cup Final: Barty, Australia Host France In Perth

The Fed Cup wraps up this weekend in Perth.

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May 28th, 2019

Nervous Osaka Survives Schmiedlova Upset Bid At French, Halep Successfully Opens Title Defense

The top seeds again struggled on Tuesday as the French Open first round closed up.

Posted by Staff @ 3:37 pm in French Open | 1 Comment »

February 4th, 2019

Teen Dayana Yastremska Wins Second WTA Title In Hua Hin

18-year-old Dayana Yastremska already had two WTA titles.

Posted by Staff @ 2:40 pm in WTA | Comments Off on Teen Dayana Yastremska Wins Second WTA Title In Hua Hin

May 6th, 2018

Mertens Continues Climb, Breakout Year Claiming 3rd 2018 Title at WTA Rabat

“You get confidence from winning this many matches, but you have to take things match by match,” said Mertens after winning her 12th match in a row.

Posted by Staff @ 11:53 am in Tennis | 1 Comment »

April 8th, 2018

WTA Previews: Mladenovic Heads Lugano, Maria in Bogota

Tough starts for the struggling (1) Mladenovic vs. last year’s breakout player Siegemund, (9) Van Uytvanck vs. Dodin who she has lost to (winner to face Giorgi), and struggling comeback player (5) Kuznetsova vs. the powerful Barthel…

Posted by Staff @ 1:26 pm in Tennis | 1 Comment »

April 1st, 2018

Muguruza Only Top 40 Player at WTA Monterrey; Preview

Last year Pavlyuchenkova won her fourth Monterrey title, defeating Angie Kebner in the three-set final…

Posted by Staff @ 4:37 pm in Tennis | Comments Off on Muguruza Only Top 40 Player at WTA Monterrey; Preview

March 24th, 2017

No. 1 Kerber, Venus In Action Friday In Miami; Wozniacki, Pliskova Advance

3-time champion Venus Williams opens play Friday in Miami.

Posted by Staff @ 10:00 am in Miami | Comments Off on No. 1 Kerber, Venus In Action Friday In Miami; Wozniacki, Pliskova Advance

July 25th, 2015

Rafa Heads Hamburg, Isner in Atlanta; ATP/WTA Previews

Notes: Time for the tournament sponsored by an online betting site as the tour fights rampant match-fixing…Loaded dirt field…Rafa makes his first appearance since being upset at Wimbledon…Tough starts for (1) Rafa vs. Hot Sauce

Posted by Staff @ 11:47 pm in Tennis | 10 Comments »

June 7th, 2015

ATP/WTA Previews: Nadal Helps Debut Stuttgart Grass Event

Notes: The tournament makes the switch to grass as part of the tour’s extended grasscourt season…Tough starts for (1) Nadal against the Baghdatis-Rosol winner, and (8) Troicki vs. Coric…Wildcards went to Germans Tommy Haas, Maximilian Marterer and Alexander Zverev…Pulling from the event were Julien Benneteau and Jiri Vesely…The Bryan brothers are the top seeds in doubles…Nadal (2007,’05) is the lone returning former champ in the field.

Posted by Staff @ 6:07 pm in Tennis | 39 Comments »