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October 7th, 2020

Kenin, Kvitova Advance To French Open SF Thurs.; Swiatek v Podoroska

A seeded Grand Slam winner will meet a player outside the Top 50 on Saturday for the French Open title.

Posted by Staff @ 8:36 pm in French Open | No Comments »

October 6th, 2020

Svitolina Stunned By Podoroska At French Open, Swiatek Makes SFs

Either Iga Swiatek or Nadia Podoroska will be in the French Open final!

Posted by Staff @ 9:13 pm in French Open | No Comments »

October 5th, 2020

Former Slam Winners Kvitova, Kenin Restore Order At French Open

The quarterfinals are still not set in the women’s draw at the French Open.

Posted by Staff @ 8:17 pm in French Open | No Comments »

October 3rd, 2020

Former Champs Muguruza, Ostapenko Fall At French Open; 4R Begins Sunday

There will be a new French Open finalist in the women’s draw.

Posted by Staff @ 9:13 pm in French Open | No Comments »

January 23rd, 2020

Former No. 1s Halep, Kerber, Pliskova Sail Into Australian Open 3R; Osaka v Coco Fri.

Osaka v Coco, round 2 is ahead.

Posted by Staff @ 9:00 am in Australian Open | Comments Off on Former No. 1s Halep, Kerber, Pliskova Sail Into Australian Open 3R; Osaka v Coco Fri.

July 28th, 2019

Svitolina Seeks First Title Of Year In San Jose; Venus, Anisimona In Field; Vandeweghe Makes Return

Mihaela Buzarnescu and Victoria Azarenka are the lone former champions in San Jose.

Posted by Staff @ 11:32 pm in San Jose | Comments Off on Svitolina Seeks First Title Of Year In San Jose; Venus, Anisimona In Field; Vandeweghe Makes Return

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

March 10th, 2019

Venus Overcomes Kvitova At Indian Wells; Serena v Muguruza Sunday

The Williams sisters continue to be the story at Indian Wells.

Posted by Staff @ 10:58 am in Indian Wells | Comments Off on Venus Overcomes Kvitova At Indian Wells; Serena v Muguruza Sunday

February 24th, 2019

Americans Stephens, Collins, Anisimova Lead WTA Tsurenko-Less Acapulco

Two-time defending champion Lesia Tsurenko skipped the Acapulco event, but 2016 winner Sloane Stephens did not.

Posted by Staff @ 5:39 pm in Acapulco | Comments Off on Americans Stephens, Collins, Anisimova Lead WTA Tsurenko-Less Acapulco

January 24th, 2019

Osaka Outlasts Pliskova To Reach Australian Open Final, Will Meet Kvitova For Title

Naomi Osaka and Petra Kvitova will meet for the Australian Open final on Saturday.

Posted by Staff @ 8:04 am in Australian Open | 7 Comments »

January 23rd, 2019

Pliskova Overcomes 5-1 Deficit To Stun Serena At Australian Open; Women’s SF Thurs.

A new women’s Australian Open champion will be crowned on Saturday in Melbourne.

Posted by Staff @ 7:06 am in Australian Open | 5 Comments »

January 22nd, 2019

Kvitova Cruises Into Australian Open SFs, Collins Keeps Winning; Serena v Pliskova Wed.

A year ago, Danielle Collins was playing in a challenger event in Newport Beach. Now…

Posted by Staff @ 6:53 am in Australian Open | 2 Comments »

January 21st, 2019

Osaka, Pliskova Thunder Into Australian Open QFs, Serena Handles Halep

Serena Williams beat World No. 1 Simona Halep at the Australian Open Monday.

Posted by Staff @ 8:17 am in Australian Open | 1 Comment »

January 20th, 2019

Kvitova KOs Anismova, Barty Wins Epic Over Sharapova; Serena v Halep Mon. At Australian Open

More upsets on the women’s side as Angelique Kerber fell.

Posted by Staff @ 8:18 am in Australian Open | 1 Comment »

January 14th, 2019

Sharapova, Kerber, Wozniacki Winners At Australian Open; Williams On Tap Tuesday

The three former champions in the women’s draw all cruised in their Rod Laver openers on Monday in Melbourne.

Posted by Staff @ 8:13 am in Australian Open | 1 Comment »