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July 31st, 2021

Bencic Better Than Vondrousova, Becomes First Swiss Woman To Win Olympic Gold

Belinda Bencic has a gold medal in singles, something Roger Federer does not have.

Posted by Staff @ 2:05 pm in Olympics | 1 Comment »

July 29th, 2021

Bencic To Meet Vondrousova In Surprise Gold Medal Match At Tokyo Olympics

Did anyone pick this gold medal match at the start?

Posted by Staff @ 11:45 am in Olympics | No Comments »

July 28th, 2021

Svitolina Reaches Olympics SFs, Muguruza Upset By Rybakina

There will be three new medal winners in the women’s singles in Tokyo.

Posted by Staff @ 3:25 pm in Olympics | No Comments »

June 8th, 2021

Pavlyuchenkova, Zidansek Set Surprising French Open SF; Swiatek, Gauff Favored Wed.

One semifinal is set at the French Open.

Posted by Staff @ 3:46 pm in French Open | Comments Off on Pavlyuchenkova, Zidansek Set Surprising French Open SF; Swiatek, Gauff Favored Wed.

June 7th, 2021

Swiatek, Gauff Advance To French Open QFs, Kenin Upset; QFs Begin

There will be at least 3 new Grand Slam semifinalists on the women’s tour after Wednesday.

Posted by Staff @ 7:48 pm in French Open | Comments Off on Swiatek, Gauff Advance To French Open QFs, Kenin Upset; QFs Begin

June 6th, 2021

Rybakina Ends Serena’s French Open, New Slam Finalist Assured; Swiatek, Kenin Back Mon.

The upsets continued Sunday at the French Open.

Posted by Staff @ 7:40 pm in French Open | 1 Comment »

June 5th, 2021

Big 3 Federer, Nadal, Djokovic Plus Serena Star As Week 2 Of French Begins

After one week at the French Open, the four biggest names in tennis are still standing.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:53 pm in French Open | Comments Off on Big 3 Federer, Nadal, Djokovic Plus Serena Star As Week 2 Of French Begins

June 5th, 2021

Swiatek, Kenin Rally, Svitolina Upset At French Open; Serena Headlines Round 4

Just 16 women remain at the French Open, and only 3 of them are Top 10 seeds.

Posted by Staff @ 7:54 pm in French Open | Comments Off on Swiatek, Kenin Rally, Svitolina Upset At French Open; Serena Headlines Round 4

August 23rd, 2020

Venus, Coco Gauff Upset In Cincinnati Openers; Tops Seeds Sunday

The youngest and the oldest in the Cincinnati women’s field both lost Saturday.

Posted by Staff @ 1:35 am in Cincinnati | Comments Off on Venus, Coco Gauff Upset In Cincinnati Openers; Tops Seeds Sunday

February 26th, 2020

Pliskova Upset, Kvitova Wins In Doha; Muguruza v Barty Thurs.

Just three of the Top 8 seeds made the Doha quarterfinals.

Posted by Staff @ 5:56 pm in Dubai | Comments Off on Pliskova Upset, Kvitova Wins In Doha; Muguruza v Barty Thurs.

February 23rd, 2020

No. 1 Barty, Four Former Champions Featured In Doha; Halep Withdraws

Six of the Top 10 are in Doha.

Posted by Staff @ 5:15 pm in Doha | Comments Off on No. 1 Barty, Four Former Champions Featured In Doha; Halep Withdraws

February 22nd, 2020

Halep Overcomes Rybakina For Second Dubai Title

Simona Halep won her 20th career WTA title.

Posted by Staff @ 6:27 pm in Dubai | 3 Comments »

February 21st, 2020

Halep, Rybakina To Meet For Dubai Title

20-year-old Elena Rybakina will bid for her biggest career title.

Posted by Staff @ 9:16 pm in Dubai | Comments Off on Halep, Rybakina To Meet For Dubai Title

February 20th, 2020

Halep Rallies, Rybakina Upsets Pliskova In Dubai

Former champion Simona Halep is joined by a bunch of new faces in the Dubai semifinals.

Posted by Staff @ 8:39 pm in Dubai | 1 Comment »

February 19th, 2020

Halep Saves Match Points; Pliskova, Muguruza Advance In Dubai

Simona Halep stayed alive in Dubai.

Posted by Staff @ 11:23 pm in Dubai | Comments Off on Halep Saves Match Points; Pliskova, Muguruza Advance In Dubai