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February 29th, 2020

Sabalenka Upends Kvitova For Doha Title

The return of Dmitry Tursunov to Aryna Sabalenka’s coaching box paid immediate dividends in Doha.

Posted by Staff @ 5:28 pm in Doha | Comments Off on Sabalenka Upends Kvitova For Doha Title

February 28th, 2020

Kvitova Back in Doha Final After Barty Win, Sabalenka Next

Petra Kvitova will seek her second Dubai title.

Posted by Staff @ 10:28 pm in Doha | Comments Off on Kvitova Back in Doha Final After Barty Win, Sabalenka Next

February 27th, 2020

Barty, Kvitova Advance To SF Showdown In Doha

Ash Barty will try to make it 5 straight over Petra Kvitova.

Posted by Staff @ 7:24 pm in Doha | Comments Off on Barty, Kvitova Advance To SF Showdown In Doha

February 20th, 2020

Halep Rallies, Rybakina Upsets Pliskova In Dubai

Former champion Simona Halep is joined by a bunch of new faces in the Dubai semifinals.

Posted by Staff @ 8:39 pm in Dubai | 1 Comment »

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 22nd, 2020

Gauff Outlasts Cirstea At Australian Open, Serena Wins; Pliskova, Halep Headline Thurs.

Coco Gauff sets a rematch with Naomi Osaka.

Posted by Staff @ 8:20 am in Australian Open | Comments Off on Gauff Outlasts Cirstea At Australian Open, Serena Wins; Pliskova, Halep Headline Thurs.

January 4th, 2020

Bencic, Sabalenka Lead Shenzhen Field

Aryna Sabalenka with try to defend her Shenzhen title and win a fifth trophy in China.

Posted by Staff @ 2:43 pm in Asia | Comments Off on Bencic, Sabalenka Lead Shenzhen Field

October 27th, 2019

Sabalenka Tops Bertens For Zhuhai Title

Aryna Sabalenka wins his fourth career title in China, that’s double Serena Williams’s career total in the country.

Posted by Staff @ 7:22 pm in WTA | Comments Off on Sabalenka Tops Bertens For Zhuhai Title

September 29th, 2019

Sabalenka Wins Second Straight Wuhan Title, Beats Riske

Aryna Sabalenka has won three of her four career titles in China.

Posted by Staff @ 7:10 pm in Wuhan | Comments Off on Sabalenka Wins Second Straight Wuhan Title, Beats Riske

August 4th, 2019

Zheng Zaps Sabalenka For First Title In San Jose

Another first-time winner crowned on the WTA.

Posted by Staff @ 10:54 pm in San Jose | Comments Off on Zheng Zaps Sabalenka For First Title In San Jose

July 1st, 2019

Gauff Stuns Venus At Wimbledon; Osaka Out, Halep Survives Fall; Serena Tues.

Another American star was born Monday at Wimbledon.

Posted by Staff @ 5:37 pm in Wimbledon | 4 Comments »

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

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

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 »