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August 12th, 2021

Streaking Collins Rallies Past The Returning Halep In Montreal; Sabalenka Wins, Svitolina Upset

Danielle Collins deftly used a MTO to spur her to a 12th straight match win.

Posted by Staff @ 9:01 am in Canadian Open | Comments Off on Streaking Collins Rallies Past The Returning Halep In Montreal; Sabalenka Wins, Svitolina Upset

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 »

February 15th, 2021

Barty Closing In On Australian Open Title, Svitolina Sent Off; Serena v Halep Headline QFs

It’s an American-heavy final 8 in Australia.

Posted by Staff @ 10:25 am in Australian Open | Comments Off on Barty Closing In On Australian Open Title, Svitolina Sent Off; Serena v Halep Headline QFs

January 21st, 2020

Sharapova Ousted, Halep Stumbles But Survives At Australian Open; Serena Wed.

Was that Maria Sharapova last Australian Open match?

Posted by Staff @ 9:24 am in Australian Open | 1 Comment »

September 2nd, 2019

Osaka Ousted By Bencic At US Open; Serena Closing In On 24

Naomi Osaka’s streak at hardcourt Slams is over.

Posted by Staff @ 11:38 pm in US Open | 10 Comments »

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 | Comments Off on Barty, Venus Fall In Toronto, Andreescu Overcomes Bouchard; Halep To Open Title Defense

June 16th, 2019

Garcia Tops Vekic For Nottingham Crown

Caroline Garcia improves to 7-3 in WTA finals after winning her second career grass title.

Posted by Staff @ 8:05 pm in Grass season | 2 Comments »

June 16th, 2019

WTA Top 3 — Osaka, Barty, Pliskova — Lead Way At Birmingham

The No. 1 ranking and Wimbledon top seed could change hands this week in Birmingham.

Posted by Staff @ 11:49 am in Birmingham | Comments Off on WTA Top 3 — Osaka, Barty, Pliskova — Lead Way At Birmingham

May 31st, 2019

Pliskova Upset By Martic At French Open; Serena, Halep, Osaka Saturday

A fourth member of the WTA’s Top 6 is out of the French Open.

Posted by Staff @ 5:04 pm in French Open | Comments Off on Pliskova Upset By Martic At French Open; Serena, Halep, Osaka Saturday

May 7th, 2019

Osaka, Halep Advance In Madrid, Pliskovas Out

Two more Top 5 women’s seeds are out of the Madrid Open.

Posted by Staff @ 5:31 pm in Madrid | Comments Off on Osaka, Halep Advance In Madrid, Pliskovas Out

February 4th, 2019

Bertens Beats Vekic For St. Petersburg Title

Kiki Bertens won her 8th career title.

Posted by Staff @ 2:22 pm in WTA | Comments Off on Bertens Beats Vekic For St. Petersburg Title

August 5th, 2018

Fit Kuznetsova Wins 1st Title in 2 Years at WTA Washington

“I just have next week off, I’m really happy about it, I’d like to take a couple days off,” Kuznetsova said. “Then I got a wildcard to Cincinnati, so I’m really happy and thankful for that. I’m just looking forward to playing there.”

Posted by Staff @ 10:20 pm in Tennis | Comments Off on Fit Kuznetsova Wins 1st Title in 2 Years at WTA Washington

January 7th, 2018

Bouchard, Osaka Add Spice to WTA Hobart; Preview

Floaters are almost the favorites between Bouchard, Osaka…Tough starts for (1) Zhang 2nd rd. vs. Bouchard, (8) Siniakova vs. Riske, and (7) Maria vs. Vekic…

Posted by Staff @ 1:47 am in Tennis | Comments Off on Bouchard, Osaka Add Spice to WTA Hobart; Preview

December 31st, 2017

Wozniacki Eyes No. 1 Ranking This Week at WTA Auckland; Preview

No byes in the draw and some tough starts for the seeds, including (2) Goerges vs. the Olympics winner Puig, (7) Barthel vs. Lepchenko who has won 3 of their 5 career encounters, (3) Strycova vs. the former French Open runner-up Errani, and (8) Vekic vs. the crafty Belgian veteran Flipkens…

Posted by Staff @ 12:25 pm in Tennis | 2 Comments »

August 9th, 2017

Wozniacki, Sivtolina Tuesday Winners In Toronto; Bouchard Bounced By Vekic

The Top 4 women in the world headline play Wednesday in Toronto.

Posted by Staff @ 12:31 am in Canadian Open | 1 Comment »