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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 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

March 10th, 2023

Raducanu Wins In Return, Collins Upset; Sabalenka, Pegula, Gauff Today At Indian Wells

It’s a bid day for seeds Friday at Indian Wells.

Posted by Staff @ 10:19 am in Indian Wells | Comments Off on Raducanu Wins In Return, Collins Upset; Sabalenka, Pegula, Gauff Today At Indian Wells

August 29th, 2022

Serena Serves Her Way Into US Open 2R, Halep Falls; Swiatek, Venus, Raducanu Tues.

Serena sublime in US Open farewell.

Posted by Staff @ 11:21 pm in US Open | 1 Comment »

August 28th, 2022

Serena’s Farewell US Open Begins Monday Night At US Open; Medvedev, Coco, Kyrgios On Ashe

Will Monday night be Serena’s final singles match?

Posted by Staff @ 11:53 pm in US Open | Comments Off on Serena’s Farewell US Open Begins Monday Night At US Open; Medvedev, Coco, Kyrgios On Ashe

August 25th, 2022

US Open Women’s Draw: Serena Draws Kovinic, Could Face Konataveit; Raducanu v Cornet

Danka Kovinic has a few days to get ready for the biggest match of her life Monday night.

Posted by Staff @ 4:36 pm in US Open | Comments Off on US Open Women’s Draw: Serena Draws Kovinic, Could Face Konataveit; Raducanu v Cornet

May 28th, 2022

Badosa, Sabalenka Crash Out Of French Open As Swiatek Wins; Americans On Stage Sun.

World No. 1 Iga Swiatek is the lone Top 10 player to make the last 16 in Paris.

Posted by Staff @ 9:30 pm in French Open | Comments Off on Badosa, Sabalenka Crash Out Of French Open As Swiatek Wins; Americans On Stage Sun.

March 12th, 2022

Gauff, Raducanu Indian Wells Winners While Pliskova, Muguruza, Svitolina Upset

Iga Swiatek and Emma Raducanu are the two highest seeds left in the top half.

Posted by Staff @ 10:55 am in Indian Wells | Comments Off on Gauff, Raducanu Indian Wells Winners While Pliskova, Muguruza, Svitolina Upset

January 20th, 2022

Upsets Hit Women’s Draw At Australian Open As Muguruza, Kontaveit, Raducanu Lose

Seeds were dropped Thursday in Melbourne.

Posted by Staff @ 10:07 am in Australian Open | Comments Off on Upsets Hit Women’s Draw At Australian Open As Muguruza, Kontaveit, Raducanu Lose

April 29th, 2021

Svitolina Sacked By Teichmann In Madrid Masters Opener; Pliskova v Gauff Fri.

After one day, the Madrid Open has already lost a Top 5 seed and a home favorite.

Posted by Staff @ 6:56 pm in Madrid | Comments Off on Svitolina Sacked By Teichmann In Madrid Masters Opener; Pliskova v Gauff Fri.

April 10th, 2021

Barty, Gauff, Stephens All Lose In Charleston QFs

None of the 10 Top 25 players made the Charleston semifinals.

Posted by Staff @ 10:07 am in Charleston | Comments Off on Barty, Gauff, Stephens All Lose In Charleston QFs

February 9th, 2021

Barty Bakes Bagels At Australian Open; Serena, Halep, Osaka Wednesday

Ash Barty’s bagel bakery is already open.

Posted by Staff @ 1:11 pm in Australian Open | Comments Off on Barty Bakes Bagels At Australian Open; Serena, Halep, Osaka Wednesday

September 27th, 2020

Gauff Sends Konta Home, Halep, Azarenka Advance; Serena Headlines French Open Monday

Simona Halep made her 29th birthday a special one at the French Open.

Posted by Staff @ 9:31 pm in French Open | Comments Off on Gauff Sends Konta Home, Halep, Azarenka Advance; Serena Headlines French Open Monday

September 18th, 2016

Muguruza, 5 of Top 10 at Loaded Tokyo; WTA Previews

Five of the Top 10, including US Open finalist Karolina Pliskova, and a slew of dangerous floaters make Tokyo the place to watch this week…The Top 4 seeds receive opening-round byes…Tough starts for Muguruza after a bye, coming out cold possibly against the US Open quarterfinalist Sevastova; (8) Pavlyuchenkova vs. the veteran Petkovic (winner to possibly meet the giant-serving Vandeweghe); (6) Cibulkova vs. Safarova; and (4) Suarez Navarro cold after a bye meeting the winner of Bencic-Wozniacki…

Posted by Staff @ 6:40 pm in Tennis | 7 Comments »

July 10th, 2016

Halep Headlines Bucharest; Schnyder Returns at Gstaad!

Halep the lone Top 10 or Top 20 participant…(2) Errani looking at a 2nd rd. meeting with the former French Open champ Schiavone…

Posted by Staff @ 6:38 pm in Tennis | 5 Comments »