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July 28th, 2019

Sevastova Makes Comeback On Kawa To Win Jurmala

Anastasija Sevastova was three points from losing Sunday in the Jurmala final.

Posted by Staff @ 6:10 pm in Clay Season | Comments Off on Sevastova Makes Comeback On Kawa To Win Jurmala

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 2nd, 2019

Stephens Topples Muguruza At French; Halep Continues Title Defense

Sloane Stephens is marching back to the French Open finals, can Simona Halep keep pace?

Posted by Staff @ 4:18 pm in French Open | 1 Comment »

May 31st, 2019

Pliskova Upset By Martic At French Open; Serena, Halep, Osaka Saturday

A fourth member of the WTA’s Top 6 is out of the French Open.

Posted by Staff @ 5:04 pm in French Open | Comments Off on Pliskova Upset By Martic At French Open; Serena, Halep, Osaka Saturday

March 5th, 2019

Defending Champion Osaka, Serena Lead Loaded Indian Wells Field

Noami Osaka has a tough draw in her first WTA title defense.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 11:32 am in Indian Wells | Comments Off on Defending Champion Osaka, Serena Lead Loaded Indian Wells Field

January 19th, 2019

Halep Hammers Venus, Serena Wins At Australian Open; Kivtova Gets Another Shot At Anismova

A then-16 Amanda Anisimova shocked Petra Kvitova at Indian Wells last year. Will the Czech get revenge on Sunday in Melbourne?

Posted by Staff @ 7:51 am in Australian Open | Comments Off on Halep Hammers Venus, Serena Wins At Australian Open; Kivtova Gets Another Shot At Anismova

October 7th, 2018

Wozniacki Tops Sevastova For Second Beijing Title, 30th Of Career

Caroline Wozniacki added her third title of the season.

Posted by Staff @ 11:51 am in beijing | Comments Off on Wozniacki Tops Sevastova For Second Beijing Title, 30th Of Career

October 5th, 2018

Wozniacki, Osaka Advance To Beijing Semifinals

Noami Osaka is closing in on another huge title.

Posted by Staff @ 7:17 pm in beijing | 3 Comments »

September 5th, 2018

Stephens Dumped Out as Serena Advances at US Open; Keys, Osaka On Wednesday

“The crowd was really for me and I felt so bad that I wasn’t winning,” said Williams. “I said ‘I got to try even harder.'”

Posted by Staff @ 9:38 am in Tennis, US Open | 2 Comments »

September 2nd, 2018

Serena Rolls, Trips, Rolls at US Open; Keys, Osaka, Sharapova in Action Monday

“I feel like just getting through it in general was all I’m looking at now and not looking back and just moving towards the next match,” Williams said afterwards.

Posted by Staff @ 10:28 pm in Tennis, US Open | 24 Comments »

July 22nd, 2018

Sevastova Moving Up After WTA Bucharest Title

In the 2016 final Sevastova lost to world No. 1 Simona Halep 6-0, 6-0.

Posted by Staff @ 9:41 pm in Tennis | Comments Off on Sevastova Moving Up After WTA Bucharest Title

June 23rd, 2018

Wozniacki, Murray Fan Favorites at ATP/WTA Eastbourne

Murray and Wawrinka square off first round, winner to meet (2) Edmund…Other openers of interest are (8) Fuchsovics vs. the grass-ready Brit (WC) Norrie, the rookie (4) Ceccinato vs. the veteran Seppi, (5) Mayer vs. Simon (winner to meet Muller), and (7) Johnson vs. Medvedev (winner to face M.Zverev)…

Posted by Staff @ 10:17 pm in Tennis | 47 Comments »

June 23rd, 2018

Wimbledon Favorite Kvitova Cruises Into Birmingham Final, Rybarikova Next

Petra Kvitova will try to defend her Birmingham title against good friend and former champion Magdalena Rybarikova.

Posted by Staff @ 7:14 pm in Grass season | Comments Off on Wimbledon Favorite Kvitova Cruises Into Birmingham Final, Rybarikova Next

June 22nd, 2018

Kvitova Strong In Birmingham, Buzarnescu Beats Svitolina For Second Time This Month

Mihaela Buzarnescu followed up her big win at the French Open over Elena Svitolina by beating her again on a different surface.

Posted by Staff @ 9:46 pm in Grass season | Comments Off on Kvitova Strong In Birmingham, Buzarnescu Beats Svitolina For Second Time This Month

June 17th, 2018

Azarenka, Kuzy, Stosur Unseeded Floaters Vying for WTA Mallorca Open Title

Unseeded floaters to watch are the former No. 1 Azarenka (starting vs. Aleksandra Krunic then (7) Safarova), the former No. 2 Kuznetsova (vs. (3) Sevastova) and the former US Open winner Stosur (vs. Marketa Vondrousova then (5) Suarez Navarro)…

Posted by Staff @ 5:24 pm in Tennis | 1 Comment »