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September 6th, 2019

Serena Slams Svitolina To Reach 10th US Open Final, Will Meet Andreescu

Canadian Bianca Andreescu is now the final obstacle for Serena Williams on her road to 24.

Posted by Staff @ 3:10 pm in US Open | 30 Comments »

September 4th, 2019

Bencic Battles Past Vekic, Andreescu Next; Serena-Svitolina SF Thurs At US Open

The women’s semifinals are set.

Posted by Staff @ 11:45 pm in US Open | No Comments »

September 2nd, 2019

Osaka Ousted By Bencic At US Open; Serena Closing In On 24

Naomi Osaka’s streak at hardcourt Slams is over.

Posted by Staff @ 11:38 pm in US Open | 10 Comments »

August 31st, 2019

Osaka Outclasses Coco Gauff At US Open; Serena, Keys Eye QFs

The Coco Gauff show is over in singles, but she returns tomorrow in doubles.

Posted by Staff @ 11:41 pm in US Open | No Comments »

June 23rd, 2019

Kenin Completes Comeback To Stun Bencic In Mallorca Final

Sofia Kenin won her second title of the year.

Posted by Staff @ 6:51 pm in Grass season | Comments Off on Kenin Completes Comeback To Stun Bencic In Mallorca Final

June 16th, 2019

Sharapova Set For Return In Mallorca, Could Meet Kerber In 2nd RD

Maria Sharapova hasn’t played since January.

Posted by Staff @ 12:04 pm in Tennis | Comments Off on Sharapova Set For Return In Mallorca, Could Meet Kerber In 2nd RD

May 29th, 2019

Bertens Retires While Stephens, Pliskova Advance at French Open; Osaka, Halep, Serena Thurs.

Another top seed bit the dust Wednesday at the French Open.

Posted by Staff @ 4:33 pm in French Open | 1 Comment »

May 12th, 2019

WTA Rome Preview: Serena Returns With 9 Of Top 10, Could Face Venus In 2R

Serena Williams returns to Rome for the first time since her 2016 title run.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 10:57 am in Rome | Comments Off on WTA Rome Preview: Serena Returns With 9 Of Top 10, Could Face Venus In 2R

May 10th, 2019

Halep To Face Bertens For Madrid Title And No. 1 Ranking

Kiki Bertens will bid for her second title over Simona Halep in the last year.

Posted by Staff @ 10:05 pm in Madrid | Comments Off on Halep To Face Bertens For Madrid Title And No. 1 Ranking

May 9th, 2019

Halep Returns To Madrid SFs; Bertens Gets Revenge On Kvitova

Simona Halep is the favorite for a third Madrid title and a return to No. 1 this weekend.

Posted by Staff @ 11:05 pm in Madrid | 10 Comments »

May 6th, 2019

Stephens Knocks Azarenka Out Of Madrid; Kvitova, Bertens Advances

After a tough weekend, seeds were a perfect 5-0 Monday in Madrid.

Posted by Staff @ 10:43 pm in Madrid | Comments Off on Stephens Knocks Azarenka Out Of Madrid; Kvitova, Bertens Advances

April 24th, 2019

Kvitova Advances In Stuttgart; Azarenka v Pliskova, Osaka v Hsieh Thurs.

In her clay debut, Naomi Osaka will try to avenge a Miami loss to Su-Wei Hsieh.

Posted by Staff @ 8:30 pm in Stuttgart | Comments Off on Kvitova Advances In Stuttgart; Azarenka v Pliskova, Osaka v Hsieh Thurs.

March 16th, 2019

Andreescu Continues Stunning Run At Indian Wells, Gets Kerber In Final

Bianca Andreescu hopes to follow in Naomi Osaka’s footsteps Sunday and win her first career WTA title at Indian Wells.

Posted by Staff @ 9:31 am in Indian Wells | 3 Comments »

March 15th, 2019

Kerber Ends Venus Run At Indian Wells, Will Face Red-Hot Bencic in SF; Andreescu v Svitolina

The women’s semifinals are set at Indian Wells.

Posted by Staff @ 9:29 am in Indian Wells | Comments Off on Kerber Ends Venus Run At Indian Wells, Will Face Red-Hot Bencic in SF; Andreescu v Svitolina

March 14th, 2019

Andreescu Pounds Muguruza At Indian Wells; Venus v Kerber Thurs

Bianca Andreescu ranked No. 152 at the start of the year, now she’s one of the hottest players on tour.

Posted by Staff @ 9:43 am in Indian Wells | Comments Off on Andreescu Pounds Muguruza At Indian Wells; Venus v Kerber Thurs