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August 4th, 2020

Serena, Andreescu, Halep Headline Loaded US Open Women’s Field

After all the apprehension expressed on social media, just one of the Top 25 opted out of the US Open (for now).

Posted by Staff @ 6:01 pm in US Open | No Comments »

July 30th, 2020

Barty Out, Osaka In For US Open

2018 champion Naomi Osaka commits to the US Open.

Posted by Staff @ 9:27 am in Cincinnati, US Open | No Comments »

July 29th, 2020

Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic Among The Cincinnati Masters Entrants, But Who’s Really Playing?

All four women’s Grand Slam winners from 2019 opt out of Cincinnati.

Posted by Staff @ 11:22 am in Cincinnati, US Open | No Comments »

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 26th, 2020

Pliskova Upset, Kvitova Wins In Doha; Muguruza v Barty Thurs.

Just three of the Top 8 seeds made the Doha quarterfinals.

Posted by Staff @ 5:56 pm in Dubai | Comments Off on Pliskova Upset, Kvitova Wins In Doha; Muguruza v Barty Thurs.

February 23rd, 2020

No. 1 Barty, Four Former Champions Featured In Doha; Halep Withdraws

Six of the Top 10 are in Doha.

Posted by Staff @ 5:15 pm in Doha | Comments Off on No. 1 Barty, Four Former Champions Featured In Doha; Halep Withdraws

January 30th, 2020

Cinderella Kenin Ends Barty Party At Australian Open, Will Meet Muguruza For Title

Would you believe Sofia Kenin will meet Garbine Muguruza for the first women’s Slam of the decade?

Posted by Staff @ 8:30 am in Australian Open | 5 Comments »

January 29th, 2020

Halep, Muguruza Roll Into Australian SF Meeting; Barty Seeks Final v Kenin

The semifinals are set in the women’s Australian Open where a new champion will be crowned on Saturday.

Posted by Staff @ 8:16 am in Australian Open | 1 Comment »

January 28th, 2020

Barty Gets Revenge On Kvitova, Reaches Australian Open SF; Halep, Muguruza Wed. Favorites

Ash Barty moved to within four sets of winning a Slam in her home country.

Posted by Staff @ 7:58 am in Australian Open | 4 Comments »

January 26th, 2020

Kenin KOs Coco At Australian Open, Barty Party Continues; Halep, Kerber

Half the quarterfinals are set in the women’s draw.

Posted by Staff @ 9:10 am in Australian Open | Comments Off on Kenin KOs Coco At Australian Open, Barty Party Continues; Halep, Kerber

January 24th, 2020

Gauff Stuns, Serena Gets Stunned At Australian Open, Wozniacki Retires; Halep, Svitolina-Muguruza Sat.

The upsets hit and hit the Australian Open hard on a freaky Friday.

Posted by Staff @ 8:17 am in Australian Open | 5 Comments »

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 20th, 2020

Coco Does It Again To Venus, Serena Tough At Australian Open, Barty Rallies

Coco Gauff has never lost a Grand Slam first round (3-0).

Posted by Staff @ 8:55 am in Australian Open | Comments Off on Coco Does It Again To Venus, Serena Tough At Australian Open, Barty Rallies

January 19th, 2020

Blockbuster Opening Day At Australian Open Features Federer, Djokovic, Serena, Venus v Coco

It’s a really good first day schedule at the Australian Open.

Posted by Staff @ 11:45 am in Australian Open | 2 Comments »