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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

April 14th, 2019

Teen Anisimova Takes First WTA Title Over Sharma In Bogota

Amanda Anisimova’s first title will always be Bogota.

Posted by Staff @ 8:27 pm in Clay Season | Comments Off on Teen Anisimova Takes First WTA Title Over Sharma In Bogota

March 21st, 2019

Azarenka Outlasts Cibulkova In Miami Hard Rock Opener; Venus, Ferrer In Action Thurs.

Rain played havoc again on Day 2 at Miami.

Posted by Staff @ 10:46 am in Miami | Comments Off on Azarenka Outlasts Cibulkova In Miami Hard Rock Opener; Venus, Ferrer In Action Thurs.

March 18th, 2019

Stars Serena, Stephens, Osaka Assemble At The New Miami Open

All Top 25 players are in the Miami field which begins on Tuesday.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 10:38 pm in Miami | 1 Comment »

March 9th, 2019

Serena Toughs Out Azarenka, Stephens Out; Venus v Kvitova Sat At Indian Wells

Serena Williams beat Victoria Azarenka in one of the best matches thus far of 2019.

Posted by Staff @ 10:01 am in Indian Wells | Comments Off on Serena Toughs Out Azarenka, Stephens Out; Venus v Kvitova Sat At Indian Wells

February 24th, 2019

Americans Stephens, Collins, Anisimova Lead WTA Tsurenko-Less Acapulco

Two-time defending champion Lesia Tsurenko skipped the Acapulco event, but 2016 winner Sloane Stephens did not.

Posted by Staff @ 5:39 pm in Acapulco | Comments Off on Americans Stephens, Collins, Anisimova Lead WTA Tsurenko-Less Acapulco

January 20th, 2019

Kvitova KOs Anismova, Barty Wins Epic Over Sharapova; Serena v Halep Mon. At Australian Open

More upsets on the women’s side as Angelique Kerber fell.

Posted by Staff @ 8:18 am in Australian Open | 1 Comment »

January 18th, 2019

Sharapova Sends Off Wozniacki, Anisimova Impress Again; Venus v Halep Sat.

Amanda Anisimova in the youngest American woman to reach a Slam fourth round since Serena Williams at the 1998 French Open.

Posted by Staff @ 7:19 am in Australian Open | Comments Off on Sharapova Sends Off Wozniacki, Anisimova Impress Again; Venus v Halep Sat.

January 17th, 2019

Serena Slams Bouchard, Halep Survives At Australian Open; Wozniacki v Sharapova On Tap

Simona Halep was six points from losing to 20-year-old American Sofia Kenin Thursday at the Australian Open.

Posted by Staff @ 8:04 am in Australian Open | Comments Off on Serena Slams Bouchard, Halep Survives At Australian Open; Wozniacki v Sharapova On Tap

January 16th, 2019

Wozniacki, Barty Shine At Australian Open; Serena v Bouchard Thurs

Serena Williams and Eugenie Bouchard battle for the first time in over four years Thursday night in Melbourne.

Posted by Staff @ 7:45 am in Australian Open | 1 Comment »

September 16th, 2018

Hsieh Stops American Teen Anisimova for WTA Japan Open Title

32-year-old Hsieh Su-Wei stopped 17-year-old qualifier Amanda Anisimova from lifted her first career WTA title on Sunday in Japan, beating the American 6-2, 6-2 for her third career title at the Hana-Cupid Japan Women’s Open.

Posted by Staff @ 1:43 pm in Tennis | Comments Off on Hsieh Stops American Teen Anisimova for WTA Japan Open Title

August 17th, 2018

3 Top-10 Seeds Lose, Rains Force Halep to Double-Up Friday at WTA Cincinnati

“I don’t know how [I saved match point] because she did a really great serve and I just played the [return], I don’t know, like a baby.”

Posted by Staff @ 8:14 am in Tennis | Comments Off on 3 Top-10 Seeds Lose, Rains Force Halep to Double-Up Friday at WTA Cincinnati

August 1st, 2018

Konta Clobbers Serena In San Jose, Handing American Worst Career Loss

Serena Williams managed just one game against Johanna Konta Tuesday night in San Jose.

Posted by Staff @ 10:35 am in San Jose, Washington | 2 Comments »