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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 7th, 2020

Serena, Kenin, Osaka In Action This Weekend During Fed Cup Qualifiers

The Fed Cup qualifiers take place this weekend.

Posted by Staff @ 11:46 pm in Fed Cup | Comments Off on Serena, Kenin, Osaka In Action This Weekend During Fed Cup Qualifiers

January 25th, 2020

Muguruza Motors Past Svitolina At Australian Open, Pliskova Upset; Coco Mania Resumes

Three more Top 6 seed fell Saturday at the Australian Open.

Posted by Staff @ 8:42 am in Australian Open | Comments Off on Muguruza Motors Past Svitolina At Australian Open, Pliskova Upset; Coco Mania Resumes

January 22nd, 2020

Gauff Outlasts Cirstea At Australian Open, Serena Wins; Pliskova, Halep Headline Thurs.

Coco Gauff sets a rematch with Naomi Osaka.

Posted by Staff @ 8:20 am in Australian Open | Comments Off on Gauff Outlasts Cirstea At Australian Open, Serena Wins; Pliskova, Halep Headline Thurs.

January 4th, 2020

Bencic, Sabalenka Lead Shenzhen Field

Aryna Sabalenka with try to defend her Shenzhen title and win a fifth trophy in China.

Posted by Staff @ 2:43 pm in Asia | Comments Off on Bencic, Sabalenka Lead Shenzhen Field

October 27th, 2019

Sabalenka Tops Bertens For Zhuhai Title

Aryna Sabalenka wins his fourth career title in China, that’s double Serena Williams’s career total in the country.

Posted by Staff @ 7:22 pm in WTA | Comments Off on Sabalenka Tops Bertens For Zhuhai Title

October 2nd, 2019

Andreescu Ups Win Streak To 16, Brady Upsets Keys In Beijing

Canadian teen Bianca Andreescu hasn’t lost a match since Miami.

Posted by Staff @ 9:58 pm in beijing | Comments Off on Andreescu Ups Win Streak To 16, Brady Upsets Keys In Beijing

August 31st, 2019

Osaka Outclasses Coco Gauff At US Open; Serena, Keys Eye QFs

The Coco Gauff show is over in singles, but she returns tomorrow in doubles.

Posted by Staff @ 11:41 pm in US Open | Comments Off on Osaka Outclasses Coco Gauff At US Open; Serena, Keys Eye QFs

August 7th, 2019

Serena, Halep Advance, Barty Loses No. 1 At Toronto

Either Naomi Osaka or Karolina Pliskova will be No. 1 come Monday.

Posted by Staff @ 11:49 pm in Canadian Open, Toronto | Comments Off on Serena, Halep Advance, Barty Loses No. 1 At Toronto

July 6th, 2019

Serena Slams Goerges at Wimbledon, Barty Streaks To 15

The final 16 is set at Wimbledon.

Posted by Staff @ 2:53 pm in Wimbledon | Comments Off on Serena Slams Goerges at Wimbledon, Barty Streaks To 15

May 13th, 2019

Venus Needs 9 MPs To Beat Mertens In Rome, Serena Next; Azarenka v Svitolina Tues

38-year-old Venus Williams needs over three hours and nine match points to set up a showdown with Serena on Wednesday.

Posted by Staff @ 7:47 pm in Rome | Comments Off on Venus Needs 9 MPs To Beat Mertens In Rome, Serena Next; Azarenka v Svitolina Tues

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

February 17th, 2019

Mertens Stuns Halep For Doha Title

Elise Mertens won the biggest title of her career in Doha, and earned her first win over Simona Halep.

Posted by Staff @ 12:19 pm in Doha | Comments Off on Mertens Stuns Halep For Doha Title

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…

Posted by Staff @ 7:12 pm in Tennis | Comments Off on Halep Leads All-In China Open Women’s Field, Del Potro Heads Men; Preview

August 12th, 2018

No Warm Welcome for Serena Williams in WTA Cincinnati Draw: Preview

Tough starts for (4) Kerber vs. Pavlyuchenkova who she is 6-6 career against, the wrist-addled (13) Keys vs. (WC) Mattek-Sands in an all-American, (9) Pliskova vs. Radwanska (winner to meet Konta), (6) Garcia vs. (WC) Azarenka, (8) Kvitova vs. the Serena-Gavrilova winner, (15) Mertens vs. Rybarikova who she has a losing record against, (5) Svitolina vs. (WC) Kuznetsova, and (2) Wozniacki vs. the Bertens-Vandeweghe winner…

Posted by Staff @ 9:28 pm in Tennis | Comments Off on No Warm Welcome for Serena Williams in WTA Cincinnati Draw: Preview