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July 26th, 2021

Osaka Storms Into Tokyo Olympics Third Round; Sabalenka, Swiatek, Kvitova Upset

Naomi Osaka continues to impress at the Tokyo Olympics.

Posted by Staff @ 6:21 pm in Olympics | 1 Comment »

July 24th, 2021

French Champions Swiatek, Krejcikova Cruise at Tokyo Olympics; Osaka, Barty Set For Debuts

The best in the women’s game will be on court Sunday in Tokyo.

Posted by Staff @ 6:59 pm in Olympics | Comments Off on French Champions Swiatek, Krejcikova Cruise at Tokyo Olympics; Osaka, Barty Set For Debuts

June 20th, 2021

Samsonova The Surprise Berlin Champion, Beats Bencic For First WTA Title

No one will want to play Liudmila Samsonova at Wimbledon.

Posted by Staff @ 3:33 pm in Grass season | Comments Off on Samsonova The Surprise Berlin Champion, Beats Bencic For First WTA Title

June 2nd, 2021

Serena Too Strong At French Open; Barty To Test Ailing Hip

Serena Williams is through to the third round at the French Open.

Posted by Staff @ 5:25 pm in French Open | 1 Comment »

May 4th, 2021

Halep Eliminated By Mertens At Madrid Masters; Barty To Battle Kvitova in QFs

Ash Barty will meet Petra Kvitova for a 10th time on Wednesday in Madrid.

Posted by Staff @ 8:08 pm in Madrid | Comments Off on Halep Eliminated By Mertens At Madrid Masters; Barty To Battle Kvitova in QFs

May 3rd, 2021

Barty Too Good For Swiatek In Madrid, Gets Kvitova Next; Halep-Mertens Tues.

The battle of the last two French Open champions went to the World No. 1.

Posted by Staff @ 9:47 pm in Madrid | Comments Off on Barty Too Good For Swiatek In Madrid, Gets Kvitova Next; Halep-Mertens Tues.

March 22nd, 2021

Barty Returns In Loaded Miami WTA Draw; Osaka, Halep, Kenin Among Top 6 In Draw

19 of the Top 20 women are in Miami this week.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 10:03 pm in Miami | Comments Off on Barty Returns In Loaded Miami WTA Draw; Osaka, Halep, Kenin Among Top 6 In Draw

March 1st, 2021

After Withdrawals, Kvitova, Pliskova, Brady Lead Doha Field

Four of the Top 10 are in WTA Doha.

Posted by Staff @ 1:06 am in Doha | Comments Off on After Withdrawals, Kvitova, Pliskova, Brady Lead Doha Field

February 27th, 2021

Swiatek Wins Second WTA Title, Tops Bencic In Adelaide

Iga Swiatek has won 2 of her last 4 tournaments.

Posted by Staff @ 11:55 am in 2021 Season | Comments Off on Swiatek Wins Second WTA Title, Tops Bencic In Adelaide

August 9th, 2020

Halep Returns To Play In Prague

Simona Halep joins Serena Williams back on the courts this week.

Posted by Staff @ 11:08 pm in Prague | Comments Off on Halep Returns To Play In Prague

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 18th, 2020

Defending Champ Bencic Bounced Out Of Dubai, Kenin Upset By Rybakina

The last two champions fell in Dubai on Tuesday.

Posted by Staff @ 8:08 pm in Dubai | Comments Off on Defending Champ Bencic Bounced Out Of Dubai, Kenin Upset By Rybakina

February 17th, 2020

Muguruza Stops Clijsters’ Comeback In Dubai

Kim Clijsters looked good in her first pro match in over seven years.

Posted by Staff @ 10:52 pm in Dubai | 5 Comments »

February 7th, 2020

Serena, Kenin, Osaka In Action This Weekend During Fed Cup Qualifiers

The Fed Cup qualifiers take place this weekend.

Posted by Staff @ 11:46 pm in Fed Cup | Comments Off on Serena, Kenin, Osaka In Action This Weekend During Fed Cup Qualifiers

January 25th, 2020

Muguruza Motors Past Svitolina At Australian Open, Pliskova Upset; Coco Mania Resumes

Three more Top 6 seed fell Saturday at the Australian Open.

Posted by Staff @ 8:42 am in Australian Open | Comments Off on Muguruza Motors Past Svitolina At Australian Open, Pliskova Upset; Coco Mania Resumes