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March 30th, 2021

Barty, Svitolina Advance To Miami SF; Osaka, Andreescu Back Wed.

One women’s semifinal is set at the Miami Masters.

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March 30th, 2021

Andreescu Holds Off Muguruza In Miami; Osaka Cruises, Barty Tops Azarenka, Meets Sabalenka

The Elite Eight begins Tuesday in Miami.

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March 28th, 2021

Shoulder Forces Halep Out Of Miami; Barty, Azarenka Move On

Karolina Pliskova has lost to Jessica Pegula in her last 2 events, will be it a 3rd today?

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March 26th, 2021

Gauff Goes Down In Miami; Barty, Halep Survive Openers

Several of the top names had a rally to avoid opening round upsets at the Miami Masters.

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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.

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June 16th, 2019

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

Maria Sharapova hasn’t played since January.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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