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September 27th, 2020

Gauff Sends Konta Home, Halep, Azarenka Advance; Serena Headlines French Open Monday

Simona Halep made her 29th birthday a special one at the French Open.

Posted by Staff @ 9:31 pm in French Open | No Comments »

September 26th, 2020

Murray v Wawrinka, Konta v Gauff Headline Opening Day At French Open

Simona Halep opens play Sunday at the French Open..

Posted by Staff @ 11:01 pm in French Open | No Comments »

September 7th, 2020

Americans Brady, Rogers Oust Lefty Champions; Serena Seeks Revenge On Sakkari

Two American women marched into the US Open quarterfinals.

Posted by Staff @ 12:29 am in US Open | 4 Comments »

September 4th, 2020

Osaka Escapes At US Open; Serena v Sloane Ahead

Serena Willams and Sloane Stephens meet for the first time in over five years Saturday at the US Open.

Posted by Staff @ 11:48 pm in US Open | No Comments »

August 26th, 2020

Serena Sacked By Sakkari; Osaka, Azarenka Advance To QFs

Serena Williams suffered another tough loss.

Posted by Staff @ 12:08 am in Cincinnati | No Comments »

August 9th, 2020

Fiona Ferro The First WTA Champion In Pandemic World

We waited five months for a first tour champion.

Posted by Staff @ 6:29 pm in 2020 Season | No Comments »

February 19th, 2020

Halep Saves Match Points; Pliskova, Muguruza Advance In Dubai

Simona Halep stayed alive in Dubai.

Posted by Staff @ 11:23 pm in Dubai | Comments Off on Halep Saves Match Points; Pliskova, Muguruza Advance In Dubai

January 27th, 2020

Halep, Muguruza Storm Into Australian QFs; Barty Out For Revenge On Kvitova

A new former champions will be crowned in the women’s draw.

Posted by Staff @ 8:33 am in Australian Open | 1 Comment »

January 25th, 2020

Muguruza Motors Past Svitolina At Australian Open, Pliskova Upset; Coco Mania Resumes

Three more Top 6 seed fell Saturday at the Australian Open.

Posted by Staff @ 8:42 am in Australian Open | Comments Off on Muguruza Motors Past Svitolina At Australian Open, Pliskova Upset; Coco Mania Resumes

August 14th, 2019

Barty Blasts Sharapova At Cincinnati; Halep, Stephens Survive

The Top 4 seeds made it through to the third round at Cincinnati.

Posted by Staff @ 11:35 pm in Cincinnati | Comments Off on Barty Blasts Sharapova At Cincinnati; Halep, Stephens Survive

August 6th, 2019

Kontaveit Outslugs Sharapova; Wozniacki, Bencic Early Toronto Winners; Andreescu-Bouchard On Deck

Former champion Caroline Wozniacki cruised Monday at the Toronto Masters dismissing the dangerous Yulia Putintseva 6-4, 6-2. Wozniacki, who won in Montreal back in 2010, was down 4-2 early before rolling of 10 of the last 12 games. “I think I just started getting a hold of her serves better,” Wozniacki said. “And then I […]

Posted by Staff @ 1:20 am in Canadian Open, Toronto | Comments Off on Kontaveit Outslugs Sharapova; Wozniacki, Bencic Early Toronto Winners; Andreescu-Bouchard On Deck

June 16th, 2019

WTA Top 3 — Osaka, Barty, Pliskova — Lead Way At Birmingham

The No. 1 ranking and Wimbledon top seed could change hands this week in Birmingham.

Posted by Staff @ 11:49 am in Birmingham | Comments Off on WTA Top 3 — Osaka, Barty, Pliskova — Lead Way At Birmingham

April 28th, 2019

Kvitova Conquerors Kontaveit In Stuttgart, Becomes First Multi-Champion This Season

Petra Kvitova became the first woman two multiple titles in 2019.

Posted by Staff @ 8:43 pm in Stuttgart | Comments Off on Kvitova Conquerors Kontaveit In Stuttgart, Becomes First Multi-Champion This Season

April 27th, 2019

Kvitova, Kontaveit To Collide In Stuttgart Final; Osaka Withdraws

An ab injury forced Naomi Osaka out of the Stuttgart semifinals.

Posted by Staff @ 6:23 pm in Stuttgart | Comments Off on Kvitova, Kontaveit To Collide In Stuttgart Final; Osaka Withdraws

April 26th, 2019

Osaka Overcomes Vekic In Stuttgart; Kvitova Advances, Azarenka Injury

Like the men in Barcelona, the women’s semifinal in Stuttgart will also be all-Top 15.

Posted by Staff @ 10:21 pm in Stuttgart | Comments Off on Osaka Overcomes Vekic In Stuttgart; Kvitova Advances, Azarenka Injury