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January 9th, 2022

Cahill-Led Anisimova Wins 2nd Career Title, Outlasts Sasnovich In Melbourne

Amanda Anismova enjoyed her best week of tennis in over 2.5 years.

Posted by Staff @ 12:20 pm in Australian Summer Series | No Comments »

January 8th, 2022

Barty, Halep Make WTA Finals; Osaka Withdraws

Australian Open hopefuls Ash Barty and Simona Halep close in on warm-up titles.

Posted by Staff @ 6:58 pm in Australian Summer Series | No Comments »

October 11th, 2021

Halep Out, Azarenka, Swiatek Win, Fernandez Fights Thru; Gauff v Badosa Mon.

Coco Gauff and Bianca Andreescu are back in action on Monday at Indian Wells.

Posted by Staff @ 10:41 am in Indian Wells | Comments Off on Halep Out, Azarenka, Swiatek Win, Fernandez Fights Thru; Gauff v Badosa Mon.

October 9th, 2021

Raducanu Routed In Debut As A Grand Slam Champion At Indian Wells; Andreescu, Gauff Today

It was a mixed day for the two teen US Open finalists.

Posted by Staff @ 11:16 am in Indian Wells | Comments Off on Raducanu Routed In Debut As A Grand Slam Champion At Indian Wells; Andreescu, Gauff Today

June 29th, 2021

Serena Injured, Barty, Coco, Venus Advance At Wet Wimbledon

Serena Williams will have to wait to get to 24.

Posted by Staff @ 5:02 pm in Wimbledon | 1 Comment »

July 1st, 2019

Gauff Stuns Venus At Wimbledon; Osaka Out, Halep Survives Fall; Serena Tues.

Another American star was born Monday at Wimbledon.

Posted by Staff @ 5:37 pm in Wimbledon | 4 Comments »

January 2nd, 2019

Nadal, Murray, Kyrgios, Svitolina Out Of Brisbane; Dimitrov Advances To Nishikori Showdown

The Brisbane event lost both top seeds, Rafael Nadal and Elina Svitolina, on Wednesday.

Posted by Staff @ 8:20 pm in Brisbane | Comments Off on Nadal, Murray, Kyrgios, Svitolina Out Of Brisbane; Dimitrov Advances To Nishikori Showdown

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 »

January 6th, 2018

Svitolina, an Outside No. 1 Shot in 2017, Starts Strong with WTA Brisbane Crown

It was the continuation of a stunning run in championship matches for Svitolina. The Ukrainian went 5-0 in finals last year, three of them Premier-level, the first player to win three Premier titles in the same season. Year-end No. 1 Simona Halep by comparison was 1-4 in finals.

Posted by Staff @ 4:11 pm in Tennis | Comments Off on Svitolina, an Outside No. 1 Shot in 2017, Starts Strong with WTA Brisbane Crown

January 5th, 2018

Siniakova Surprises Sharapova, To Face Halep In Shenzhen F; Svitolina Gains Revenge On Pliskova In Brisbane

Simona Halep and Elina Svitolina bid for the first WTA titles of the season on Saturday.

Posted by Staff @ 6:44 pm in Auckland, Brisbane | Comments Off on Siniakova Surprises Sharapova, To Face Halep In Shenzhen F; Svitolina Gains Revenge On Pliskova In Brisbane