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May 14th, 2022

Streak Buster! Swiatek To Face Jabeur For Rome Title

The two best players this clay season meet in the Rome final Sunday.

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May 13th, 2022

Swiatek Pulls Away From Andreescu, Takes 26-Match Win Streak Against Sabalenka At Rome Masters

Streaking Iga Swiatek and Ons Jabeur are headed for a Rome finale.

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May 12th, 2022

Swiatek Streaks Continues At Rome Masters, Andreescu Friday; Badosa Upset

A pair of Grand Slam champions meet Friday in the Rome Masters quarterfinals.

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May 11th, 2022

Swiatek Wins 24th Straight In Rome Opener, Collins Thurs;

There’s now slowing down Iga Swiatek.

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May 1st, 2022

Osaka, Muguruza Fall At Madrid Masters, Raducanu Wins; Halep v Gauff Mon.

More upsets hit the women’s Madrid Masters. No Top 7 seeds left!

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April 19th, 2022

Andreescu A Winner In Return; Kvitova-Pliskova, Swiatek Wed In Stuttgart

Bianca Andreescu is back on court.

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November 7th, 2021

Russia Tops Switzerland For 5th BJK Cup Title

Russia was victorious again at the newly-revamped BJK Cup.

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August 9th, 2021

Collins Victory Summer Continues, Beats Kasatkina For San Jose Title

Danielle Collins won her second straight title.

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June 20th, 2021

Jabeur Defeats Kasatkina In Birmingham, Becomes First Arab Woman To Win A WTA Title

History was made Sunday in Birmingham.

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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 »

March 21st, 2021

Kasatkina Wins All-Russian St. Petersburg Final For 4th WTA Title

Daria Kasatkina is the first woman to win multiple titles in 2021.

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March 9th, 2019

Serena Toughs Out Azarenka, Stephens Out; Venus v Kvitova Sat At Indian Wells

Serena Williams beat Victoria Azarenka in one of the best matches thus far of 2019.

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March 5th, 2019

Defending Champion Osaka, Serena Lead Loaded Indian Wells Field

Noami Osaka has a tough draw in her first WTA title defense.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 11:32 am in Indian Wells | Comments Off on Defending Champion Osaka, Serena Lead Loaded Indian Wells Field

October 21st, 2018

Kasatkina Wins Home Russian Title at WTA Moscow

Top-ranked Russian Daria Kasatkina fulfilled a childhood dream over the weekend, winning her homecountry VTB Kremlin Cup with a 2-6, 7-6(30, 6-4 win over Ons Jabeur to raise her first title on Russian soil.

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September 29th, 2018

Halep Leads All-In China Open Women’s Field, Del Potro Heads Men; Preview

Interesting starts for (17) Keys vs. American countrywoman (LL) Pera, the struggling (9) Stephens vs. Pavlyuchenkova, (3) Kerber vs. the unpredictable Mladenovic, (10) Goerges vs. Konta, (7) Pliskova vs. (WC) Stosur, (12) Ostapenko vs. Rybarikova, (14) Muguruza vs. Makarova, and (2) Wozniacki vs. Bencic…

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