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March 24th, 2024

Favorites Alcaraz, Sinner, Medvedev, Swiatek Advance At Miami Masters; Osaka v Garcia

After two days of rain interruptions, the Miami Masters hopes to get back on schedule Sunday.

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October 5th, 2023

Gauff Streaks To 15 At Beijing; Sabalenka v Rybakina, Swiatek v Garcia

Three all-Top 10 quarterfinals are on tap Friday in Beijing.

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October 1st, 2023

Sabalenka Makes Winning Debut As A No. 1 In Beijing; Gauff, Swiatek Monday

Coco Gauff makes her debut Monday in Beijing as a Grand Slam champion.

Posted by Staff @ 1:08 pm in beijing | Comments Off on Sabalenka Makes Winning Debut As A No. 1 In Beijing; Gauff, Swiatek Monday

August 2nd, 2023

Keys Cruises, Brady Is Back, Set Wed. Meeting In Washington; Gauff, Svitolina Tomorrow

After not playing for almost two years, Jennifer Brady lost a total of three games in her return against a quality opponent.

Posted by Staff @ 1:28 am in Washington | Comments Off on Keys Cruises, Brady Is Back, Set Wed. Meeting In Washington; Gauff, Svitolina Tomorrow

July 7th, 2023

Swiatek Tested By Martic, Garcia Out While Sabalenka, Pegula Win; Rybakian v Boutler

After an easy opener, Iga Swiatek got her first test of the 2023 Wimbledon championships holding off Petra Martic 6-2, 7-5 to advance to the final 16. Swiatek, who lost in this round a year ago, stormed ahead of the Croat before things got interesting in the second. Swiatek would break at love for 4-3 […]

Posted by Sean Randall @ 7:05 pm in Wimbledon | Comments Off on Swiatek Tested By Martic, Garcia Out While Sabalenka, Pegula Win; Rybakian v Boutler

May 30th, 2023

Swiatek Starts Slow, Then Rolls At French Open; Gauff, Andreescu Rally; Pegula v Giorgi Wed.

Both 2022 finalists had a slow start in their 2023 openers.

Posted by Staff @ 9:08 pm in French Open | 2 Comments »

May 25th, 2023

French Open Women’s Draw Preview: Swiatek Could Face Krejcikova, Gauff, Rybakina Before Final

Iga Swiatek is part of a loaded first quarter at the French Open.

Posted by Staff @ 10:23 am in French Open | Comments Off on French Open Women’s Draw Preview: Swiatek Could Face Krejcikova, Gauff, Rybakina Before Final

May 21st, 2023

Rybakina Claims Rome Masters Clay Title After Kalinina Retirement

Elena Rybakina wins her biggest career title on clay.

Posted by Staff @ 10:18 am in Rome | Comments Off on Rybakina Claims Rome Masters Clay Title After Kalinina Retirement

May 19th, 2023

Rybakina Slides Past Ostapenko, Reaches Rome Masters Final Against Kalinina

Elena Rybakina is into her third 1000 final already this year.

Posted by Staff @ 11:07 pm in Rome | 1 Comment »

May 16th, 2023

Swiatek Moves Past Vekic, Sets Rybakina Showdown At Rome Masters; Badosa, Kalinina Win Marathons

Elena Rybakina is 2-0 against Iga Swiatek this year but both those were hard courts, not it’s clay.

Posted by Staff @ 7:28 pm in Rome | Comments Off on Swiatek Moves Past Vekic, Sets Rybakina Showdown At Rome Masters; Badosa, Kalinina Win Marathons

May 15th, 2023

Rybakina, Ostapenko Winners At Rome Masters; Swiatek Delayed Due To Rain

The quarters start Tuesday in Rome.

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May 13th, 2023

Garcia Upset By Osorio In Rainy Rome; Swiatek, Gauff Tomorrow

Coco Gauff is the lone Top 10 seed left in the bottom half.

Posted by Staff @ 8:17 pm in Rome | Comments Off on Garcia Upset By Osorio In Rainy Rome; Swiatek, Gauff Tomorrow

April 25th, 2023

Defending Champion Jabeur Out, Swiatek Heads New 96-Draw Madrid Masters Field

With a new format, the first 10-day Madrid Masters begins Tuesday in Spain.

Posted by Staff @ 1:36 pm in Madrid | Comments Off on Defending Champion Jabeur Out, Swiatek Heads New 96-Draw Madrid Masters Field

March 20th, 2023

WTA Miami Masters Preview: Swiatek, Sabalenka, Rybakina, Gauff Lead Field

The WTA Miami Masters is set to begin Tuesday.

Posted by Staff @ 3:23 pm in Miami | Comments Off on WTA Miami Masters Preview: Swiatek, Sabalenka, Rybakina, Gauff Lead Field

March 13th, 2023

Americans Gauff, Pegula Advance At Indian Wells; Swiatek v Andreescu Monday

It’s a battle of former champions today at Indian Wells with Swiatek and Andreescu.

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