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May 25th, 2024

2024 French Open Day 1: Alcaraz, Osaka, Murray v Wawrinka Headline

Three former champions open play Sunday at the French Open.

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

January 13th, 2024

Australian Open Women’s Preview: Swiatek, Gauff The Players To Beat?

The women’s Big 4 lead the Australian Open.

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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

September 29th, 2023

Gauff Makes Debut As Grand Slam Winner In Beijing; Sabalenka, Swiatek In No. 1 Race

17 of the Top 20 made the trip for the first Beijing event since 2019.

Posted by Staff @ 9:05 pm in beijing | Comments Off on Gauff Makes Debut As Grand Slam Winner In Beijing; Sabalenka, Swiatek In No. 1 Race

July 5th, 2023

Swiatek Dominates At Wimbledon, Kostyuk Ousts Sakkari; Rybakina v Cornet

Iga Swiatek is already into the third round while some of women haven’t played their first round!

Posted by Staff @ 7:39 pm in Wimbledon | Comments Off on Swiatek Dominates At Wimbledon, Kostyuk Ousts Sakkari; Rybakina v Cornet

July 2nd, 2023

Wimbledon Women’s Draw Preview: Swiatek, Sabalenka, Rybakina Top Favorites

Can anyone outside the Top 3 win Wimbledon?

Posted by Staff @ 7:10 am in Wimbledon | 6 Comments »

June 27th, 2023

Defending Champion Kvitova, Krejcikova Added To Names Withdrawing From WTA Eastbourne

It’s tough to have an event the week before a Grand Slam!

Posted by Staff @ 8:33 pm in Eastbourne | Comments Off on Defending Champion Kvitova, Krejcikova Added To Names Withdrawing From WTA Eastbourne

June 25th, 2023

Rybakina, Garcia, Gauff Lead 7 Of Top 10 In WTA Eastbourne; Kvitova v Ostapenko Opener

Sunday champions Petra Kvitova and Jelena Ostapenko will meet in the first round of Eastbourne in a reprise of their 2022 title match.

Posted by Staff @ 3:16 pm in Eastbourne | Comments Off on Rybakina, Garcia, Gauff Lead 7 Of Top 10 In WTA Eastbourne; Kvitova v Ostapenko Opener

June 25th, 2023

Ostapenko Takes Birmingham Title Over Krejcikova

Jelena Ostapenko wins the battle of former French Open champions.

Posted by Staff @ 2:18 pm in Birmingham | 1 Comment »

June 24th, 2023

French Open Champions Krejcikova, Ostapenko Meet For Grass Title In Birmingham

The last Dubai champions meet for the Birmingham title.

Posted by Staff @ 4:57 pm in Birmingham | Comments Off on French Open Champions Krejcikova, Ostapenko Meet For Grass Title In Birmingham

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 14th, 2023

Swiatek Moves On At Rome Masters While Sakkari, Gauff Out; Fourth Round Monday

More upsets hit the Rome draw as just five Top 16 players made it to the fourth round.

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May 12th, 2023

Swiatek Bakes Bagels, Badosa Beats Jabeur; Gauff, Keys-Azarenka Sat. At Rome Masters

Iga Swiatek opened up the bakery Friday in Rome.

Posted by Staff @ 10:30 pm in Rome | Comments Off on Swiatek Bakes Bagels, Badosa Beats Jabeur; Gauff, Keys-Azarenka Sat. At Rome Masters

May 8th, 2023

Sabalenka, Swiatek Rivalry Continues At WTA Rome Masters

Iga Swiatek looks for a Rome three-peat.

Posted by Staff @ 8:57 pm in Rome | Comments Off on Sabalenka, Swiatek Rivalry Continues At WTA Rome Masters