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August 24th, 2019

Serena Draws Sharapova At US Open; Barty Back To No. 1?

It’s a crazy women’s draw at the US Open.

Posted by Staff @ 9:40 pm in US Open | 6 Comments »

August 14th, 2019

Venus Beats Defending Champ Bertens, Serena Withdraws At Cincinnati; Barty-Sharapova Wed.

The Top 4 women’s seeds are in action on Wednesday.

Posted by Staff @ 1:42 am in Cincinnati | Comments Off on Venus Beats Defending Champ Bertens, Serena Withdraws At Cincinnati; Barty-Sharapova Wed.

July 28th, 2019

Svitolina Seeks First Title Of Year In San Jose; Venus, Anisimona In Field; Vandeweghe Makes Return

Mihaela Buzarnescu and Victoria Azarenka are the lone former champions in San Jose.

Posted by Staff @ 11:32 pm in San Jose | Comments Off on Svitolina Seeks First Title Of Year In San Jose; Venus, Anisimona In Field; Vandeweghe Makes Return

July 2nd, 2019

Wimbledon Favorites Serena, Barty, Kerber Advance, Sharapova Out; Gauff, Halep Wed.

Former champions Maria Sharapova and Garbine Muguruza both exited Wimbledon on Tuesday.

Posted by Staff @ 6:19 pm in Wimbledon | 2 Comments »

June 2nd, 2019

Stephens Topples Muguruza At French; Halep Continues Title Defense

Sloane Stephens is marching back to the French Open finals, can Simona Halep keep pace?

Posted by Staff @ 4:18 pm in French Open | 1 Comment »

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 30th, 2019

Osaka Wins Thriller Over Azarenka, Serena In Charge At French; Muguruza v Svitolina in 3R

Naomi Osaka hung on again to a big win at the French Open.

Posted by Staff @ 4:15 pm in French Open | Comments Off on Osaka Wins Thriller Over Azarenka, Serena In Charge At French; Muguruza v Svitolina in 3R

May 29th, 2019

Bertens Retires While Stephens, Pliskova Advance at French Open; Osaka, Halep, Serena Thurs.

Another top seed bit the dust Wednesday at the French Open.

Posted by Staff @ 4:33 pm in French Open | 1 Comment »

May 28th, 2019

Nervous Osaka Survives Schmiedlova Upset Bid At French, Halep Successfully Opens Title Defense

The top seeds again struggled on Tuesday as the French Open first round closed up.

Posted by Staff @ 3:37 pm in French Open | 1 Comment »

May 26th, 2019

Kerber, Venus Ousted On Opening Day At French Open; Serena Set To Return

The men’s tour isn’t the only one with breakout young stars.

Posted by Staff @ 5:05 pm in French Open | 1 Comment »

May 25th, 2019

Federer, Tsitsipas, Venus v Svitolina All On Opening Day Sunday At The French Open

The wait is almost over.

Posted by Staff @ 5:22 pm in French Open | 4 Comments »

May 16th, 2019

Osaka Wins 2 In Rome, Secures French Top Seed; Konta Upsets Stephens, Venus; Halep, Kvitova Ailing

Players were pushed to the limit Thursday in Rome.

Posted by Staff @ 10:17 pm in Rome | Comments Off on Osaka Wins 2 In Rome, Secures French Top Seed; Konta Upsets Stephens, Venus; Halep, Kvitova Ailing

May 14th, 2019

No Serena-Venus In Rome; Svitlova Blows 5-2 Lead v Azarenka

BFFs Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki both left Rome with injuries Tuesday.

Posted by Staff @ 10:52 pm in Rome | Comments Off on No Serena-Venus In Rome; Svitlova Blows 5-2 Lead v Azarenka

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

May 12th, 2019

WTA Rome Preview: Serena Returns With 9 Of Top 10, Could Face Venus In 2R

Serena Williams returns to Rome for the first time since her 2016 title run.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 10:57 am in Rome | Comments Off on WTA Rome Preview: Serena Returns With 9 Of Top 10, Could Face Venus In 2R