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September 3rd, 2020

Serena, Kenin, Stephens Race Into US Open 3R; Osaka, Kvitova Friday

Serena stays alive at the US Open, but Sloane Stephens is next.

Posted by Staff @ 11:29 pm in US Open | No Comments »

August 9th, 2020

Serena Leads Strong WTA Lexington Field, Could Meet Venus In 2R

Serena Williams returns to tennis this week in Kentucky.

Posted by Staff @ 6:15 pm in Summer Swing | 1 Comment »

February 23rd, 2020

No. 1 Barty, Four Former Champions Featured In Doha; Halep Withdraws

Six of the Top 10 are in Doha.

Posted by Staff @ 5:15 pm in Doha | Comments Off on No. 1 Barty, Four Former Champions Featured In Doha; Halep Withdraws

January 16th, 2020

Australian Open Women’s Preview: Serena, Osaka Lead Open Field

We’ve seen four different women’s champions the last four years at the Australian Open.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 3:59 pm in Australian Open | Comments Off on Australian Open Women’s Preview: Serena, Osaka Lead Open Field

January 4th, 2020

Serena Set For Return In Auckland, Wozniacki Retirement Countdown Underway; Gauff Opens 2020

Serena Williams could meet Coco Gauff in the Auckland quarterfinals.

Posted by Staff @ 3:01 pm in Auckland | Comments Off on Serena Set For Return In Auckland, Wozniacki Retirement Countdown Underway; Gauff Opens 2020

July 28th, 2019

Svitolina Seeks First Title Of Year In San Jose; Venus, Anisimona In Field; Vandeweghe Makes Return

Mihaela Buzarnescu and Victoria Azarenka are the lone former champions in San Jose.

Posted by Staff @ 11:32 pm in San Jose | Comments Off on Svitolina Seeks First Title Of Year In San Jose; Venus, Anisimona In Field; Vandeweghe Makes Return

June 16th, 2019

Sharapova Set For Return In Mallorca, Could Meet Kerber In 2nd RD

Maria Sharapova hasn’t played since January.

Posted by Staff @ 12:04 pm in Tennis | Comments Off on Sharapova Set For Return In Mallorca, Could Meet Kerber In 2nd RD

June 11th, 2019

12 Things I Think I Thought About Rafael Nadal And The French Open

Parting thoughts on the French Open.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 7:44 am in French Open | 90 Comments »

June 7th, 2019

Barty Overcomes Colossal Collapse To Beat Anisimova And Reach French Open Final v Vondrousova

An improbable women’s final at the French Open is set.

Posted by Staff @ 3:35 pm in French Open | 1 Comment »

June 6th, 2019

Anisimova Stuns Halep, New Women’s French Open Champion Crowned This Weekend

Is a new queen of tennis is ready to take over?

Posted by Staff @ 2:53 pm in French Open | 6 Comments »

June 4th, 2019

Konta Cruises Past Stephens To Reach First French Open SF; Halep Takes On Anisimova

Johanna Konta was 0-4 at the French Open until this week.

Posted by Staff @ 5:41 pm in French Open | 4 Comments »

June 3rd, 2019

Halep Needs 45min To Reach French Open QFs; Stephens v Konta Tues.

The women’s quarterfinals are set at the French Open. Three players are back from last year’s final 8.

Posted by Staff @ 3:24 pm in French Open | 1 Comment »

June 1st, 2019

Serena, Osaka Slammed Out Of French Open; Stephens v Muguruza Ahead

Two more top seeds tumbled out of the women’s tournament at the French Open.

Posted by Staff @ 4:32 pm in French Open | 5 Comments »

May 30th, 2019

Osaka Wins Thriller Over Azarenka, Serena In Charge At French; Muguruza v Svitolina in 3R

Naomi Osaka hung on again to a big win at the French Open.

Posted by Staff @ 4:15 pm in French Open | Comments Off on Osaka Wins Thriller Over Azarenka, Serena In Charge At French; Muguruza v Svitolina in 3R

May 14th, 2019

No Serena-Venus In Rome; Svitlova Blows 5-2 Lead v Azarenka

BFFs Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki both left Rome with injuries Tuesday.

Posted by Staff @ 10:52 pm in Rome | Comments Off on No Serena-Venus In Rome; Svitlova Blows 5-2 Lead v Azarenka