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August 13th, 2019

Venus, Sharapova Advance; Serena To Test Back In Cincinnati

Serena, Venus will be on center court Tuesday in Cincinnati.

Posted by Staff @ 12:33 am in Cincinnati | No Comments »

August 7th, 2019

Serena, Halep Advance, Barty Loses No. 1 At Toronto

Either Naomi Osaka or Karolina Pliskova will be No. 1 come Monday.

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August 6th, 2019

Barty, Venus Fall In Toronto, Andreescu Overcomes Bouchard; Halep To Open Title Defense

Venus Williams, Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys have all lost their last 3 matches.

Posted by Staff @ 11:48 pm in Canadian Open, Toronto | No Comments »

August 6th, 2019

Kontaveit Outslugs Sharapova; Wozniacki, Bencic Early Toronto Winners; Andreescu-Bouchard On Deck

Former champion Caroline Wozniacki cruised Monday at the Toronto Masters dismissing the dangerous Yulia Putintseva 6-4, 6-2. Wozniacki, who won in Montreal back in 2010, was down 4-2 early before rolling of 10 of the last 12 games. “I think I just started getting a hold of her serves better,” Wozniacki said. “And then I […]

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August 4th, 2019

Serena, Halep, Barty Lead 9 Of Top 10 In Toronto Masters

3-time champion Serena Williams returns to the Canadian Open for first time since 2015.

Posted by Staff @ 10:49 pm in Canadian Open, Toronto | No Comments »

July 3rd, 2019

Gauff Wins Again At Wimbledon; Favorites Pliskova, Halep, Azarenka Thru; Serena, Barty Next Up

The story of Wimbledon continues to be Coco Gauff.

Posted by Staff @ 6:10 pm in Wimbledon | 1 Comment »

July 2nd, 2019

Wimbledon Favorites Serena, Barty, Kerber Advance, Sharapova Out; Gauff, Halep Wed.

Former champions Maria Sharapova and Garbine Muguruza both exited Wimbledon on Tuesday.

Posted by Staff @ 6:19 pm in Wimbledon | 2 Comments »

June 30th, 2019

With New Coach Ivanisevic, Djokovic Opens Play Monday At Wimbledon; Venus v 15-Year-Old Gauff

Wimbledon starts on Monday!

Posted by Staff @ 6:10 pm in Wimbledon | 24 Comments »

May 27th, 2019

Serena Overcomes Slow Start; Wozniacki, Kvitova Out; Halep Opens Title Defense Tues.

The Williams still have never both lost in the first round of a Grand Slam!

Posted by Staff @ 5:14 pm in French Open | 1 Comment »

May 26th, 2019

Kerber, Venus Ousted On Opening Day At French Open; Serena Set To Return

The men’s tour isn’t the only one with breakout young stars.

Posted by Staff @ 5:05 pm in French Open | 1 Comment »

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

May 13th, 2019

Venus Needs 9 MPs To Beat Mertens In Rome, Serena Next; Azarenka v Svitolina Tues

38-year-old Venus Williams needs over three hours and nine match points to set up a showdown with Serena on Wednesday.

Posted by Staff @ 7:47 pm in Rome | Comments Off on Venus Needs 9 MPs To Beat Mertens In Rome, Serena Next; Azarenka v Svitolina Tues

May 5th, 2019

Osaka, Halep, Stephens Win Madrid Openers; Muguruza, Svitolina Fall

It was a mixed day for seeds Sunday in Madrid.

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April 7th, 2019

Keys Claims Charleston, Beats Wozniacki For First Title In 20 Months

24-year-old Madison Keys won her first career clay title.

Posted by Staff @ 8:43 pm in Charleston | Comments Off on Keys Claims Charleston, Beats Wozniacki For First Title In 20 Months

March 26th, 2019

Haleps Hands Venus A Loss In Miami, Andreescu Retires; QFs Begin Tuesday

The women’s quarterfinals begin today in Miami. No former champions remain in the field.

Posted by Staff @ 9:19 am in Miami | 1 Comment »