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May 11th, 2021

Former French Champs Muguruza, Ostapenko Roll In Rome; Serena, Osaka On Court Tomorrow

Serena Williams makes her 2021 clay debut Wednesday in Rome.

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April 29th, 2021

Svitolina Sacked By Teichmann In Madrid Masters Opener; Pliskova v Gauff Fri.

After one day, the Madrid Open has already lost a Top 5 seed and a home favorite.

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March 30th, 2021

Andreescu Holds Off Muguruza In Miami; Osaka Cruises, Barty Tops Azarenka, Meets Sabalenka

The Elite Eight begins Tuesday in Miami.

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March 29th, 2021

Pliskova, Kenin Out Of Miami; Barty v Azarenka, Muguruza v Andreescu Monday

All 16 women remaining in the Miami field are on court Monday.

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March 27th, 2021

Osaka Ups Win Streak To 22; Azarenka v Kerber Sat. In Miami

The third round opens Saturday in the Miami women’s draw.

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March 26th, 2021

Gauff Goes Down In Miami; Barty, Halep Survive Openers

Several of the top names had a rally to avoid opening round upsets at the Miami Masters.

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March 13th, 2021

Muguruza Takes Dubai To Win First Title In 2 Years

It took almost two years for Garbine Muguruza to win a title.

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March 12th, 2021

Muguruza To Meet Krejcikova For Dubai Title

Garbine Muguruza will look the end an almost 2-year title drought Saturday in Dubai.

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March 10th, 2021

Muguruza Hammers Swiatek In Dubai; Pegula Pounds Pliskova Again

Karolina Pliskova hasn’t made a tour semifinal since September.

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March 9th, 2021

Svitolina Upset In Dubai, Gauff Wins Another 3-Setter; Muguruza v Swiatek Wed.

Elina Svitolina has now lost 3 of her last 4 matches.

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March 7th, 2021

Kvitova Seeks Desert Double In Dubai; Top 6 Seeds Back From Doha

Coco Gauff’s last five matches have gone three sets.

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March 6th, 2021

Kvitova Downs Muguruza For 2nd Doha Title

Petra Kvitova is now 28-10 in WTA finals, and she’s won 5 straight over Garbine Muguruza.

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March 5th, 2021

Kvitova To Meet Muguruza In Doha Final; Azarenka Withdraws

It’s a rematch of the 2018 Doha final.

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March 5th, 2021

Azarenka, Muguruza To Meet On Doha SFs; Pliskova Slump Continues

Garbine Muguruza and Victoria Azarenka have split four career meetings.

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March 4th, 2021

Muguruza Outlasts Sabalenka In Doha; Azarenka v Svitolina Thurs.

Aryna Sabalenka suffered her first loss in Doha on Wednesday.

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