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January 5th, 2021

Kenin, Pliskova Lead 4 Top 10s In Abu Dhabi

A solid field is set as the WTA begins in Abu Dhabi.

Posted by Staff @ 1:43 am in 2021 Season | No Comments »

October 3rd, 2020

Former Champs Muguruza, Ostapenko Fall At French Open; 4R Begins Sunday

There will be a new French Open finalist in the women’s draw.

Posted by Staff @ 9:13 pm in French Open | Comments Off on Former Champs Muguruza, Ostapenko Fall At French Open; 4R Begins Sunday

September 30th, 2020

Halep, Svitolina Wednesday Winners At French Open; Serena, Azarenka Out

Three big names – Serena Williams, Victoria Azarenka and Coco Gauff – all exited the French Open singles on Wednesday.

Posted by Staff @ 9:25 pm in French Open | Comments Off on Halep, Svitolina Wednesday Winners At French Open; Serena, Azarenka Out

September 28th, 2020

Muguruza Survives Scare At French Open; Serena, Kvitova Winners

Garbine Muguruza avoided a huge upset at the French Open on Monday.

Posted by Staff @ 9:12 pm in French Open | Comments Off on Muguruza Survives Scare At French Open; Serena, Kvitova Winners

September 20th, 2020

Halep Fights Past Muguruza, Will Meet Pliskova In Rome Final

Karolina Pliskova a clay court player?

Posted by Staff @ 9:06 pm in Rome | Comments Off on Halep Fights Past Muguruza, Will Meet Pliskova In Rome Final

September 19th, 2020

Muguruza Too Strong For Azarenka, Battles Halep In Rome SFs

Three of the four Rome semifinalists have made the French Open final.

Posted by Staff @ 8:31 pm in Rome | Comments Off on Muguruza Too Strong For Azarenka, Battles Halep In Rome SFs

September 17th, 2020

Muguruza Overcomes Gauff In Rome, Azarenka Bakes Bagels

In a battle of Australian Open champions, Sofia Kenin couldn’t win a game.

Posted by Staff @ 11:04 pm in Rome | Comments Off on Muguruza Overcomes Gauff In Rome, Azarenka Bakes Bagels

September 16th, 2020

Azarenka Beats Another Williams, Halep Wins In Rome; Muguruza v Coco Thurs.

Coco Gauff is playing her first tour-level clay event this week.

Posted by Staff @ 11:48 pm in Rome | Comments Off on Azarenka Beats Another Williams, Halep Wins In Rome; Muguruza v Coco Thurs.

September 3rd, 2020

Serena, Kenin, Stephens Race Into US Open 3R; Osaka, Kvitova Friday

Serena stays alive at the US Open, but Sloane Stephens is next.

Posted by Staff @ 11:29 pm in US Open | Comments Off on Serena, Kenin, Stephens Race Into US Open 3R; Osaka, Kvitova Friday

September 2nd, 2020

Serena Wins, Venus Falls At US Open; Clijsters Comeback Cut Short

It was a mixed day for the legends at the US Open on Tuesday.

Posted by Staff @ 12:09 am in US Open | Comments Off on Serena Wins, Venus Falls At US Open; Clijsters Comeback Cut Short

February 27th, 2020

Barty, Kvitova Advance To SF Showdown In Doha

Ash Barty will try to make it 5 straight over Petra Kvitova.

Posted by Staff @ 7:24 pm in Doha | Comments Off on Barty, Kvitova Advance To SF Showdown In Doha

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 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

February 17th, 2020

Muguruza Stops Clijsters’ Comeback In Dubai

Kim Clijsters looked good in her first pro match in over seven years.

Posted by Staff @ 10:52 pm in Dubai | 5 Comments »