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October 10th, 2020

Swiatek Becomes Poland’s First Singles Grand Slam Champion, Beats Kenin For French Open Title

Iga Swiatek made history Sunday in Paris.

Posted by Staff @ 5:51 pm in French Open | 1 Comment »

October 8th, 2020

Kenin KOs Kvitova, Will Meet Swiatek In French Open Final

Who saw a Sofia Kenin – Iga Swiatek final two weeks ago?

Posted by Staff @ 8:29 pm in French Open | No Comments »

October 7th, 2020

Kenin, Kvitova Advance To French Open SF Thurs.; Swiatek v Podoroska

A seeded Grand Slam winner will meet a player outside the Top 50 on Saturday for the French Open title.

Posted by Staff @ 8:36 pm in French Open | No Comments »

October 6th, 2020

Svitolina Stunned By Podoroska At French Open, Swiatek Makes SFs

Either Iga Swiatek or Nadia Podoroska will be in the French Open final!

Posted by Staff @ 9:13 pm in French Open | No Comments »

October 4th, 2020

Halep Hammered In Stunning French Open Loss To Swiatek; New Women’s Champion Assured

Who will be the new French Open women’s champion on Saturday?

Posted by Staff @ 7:41 pm in French Open | No Comments »

October 2nd, 2020

Halep Gets Revenge On Anisimova At French Open; Svitolina, Bertens Easy Winners

Simona Halep looks the part of the tournament favorite in Paris.

Posted by Staff @ 9:58 pm in French Open | No Comments »

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 | No Comments »

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

August 13th, 2019

Venus, Sharapova Advance; Serena To Test Back In Cincinnati

Serena, Venus will be on center court Tuesday in Cincinnati.

Posted by Staff @ 12:33 am in Cincinnati | Comments Off on Venus, Sharapova Advance; Serena To Test Back In Cincinnati

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

June 3rd, 2019

Halep Needs 45min To Reach French Open QFs; Stephens v Konta Tues.

The women’s quarterfinals are set at the French Open. Three players are back from last year’s final 8.

Posted by Staff @ 3:24 pm in French Open | 1 Comment »

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 »

June 1st, 2019

Serena, Osaka Slammed Out Of French Open; Stephens v Muguruza Ahead

Two more top seeds tumbled out of the women’s tournament at the French Open.

Posted by Staff @ 4:32 pm in French Open | 5 Comments »

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

April 14th, 2019

Hercog Outlasts Swiatek To Win Lugano

Polona Hercog held off Iga Swiatek 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 to win her third career title in Lugano. The victory is Hercog’s first since consecutive Bastad titles in 2011 and 2012. The 17-year-old Swiatek was playing in just her third WTA tour event, it was her first final. The 115th-ranked Pole will still break the Top […]

Posted by Staff @ 8:37 pm in Clay Season | Comments Off on Hercog Outlasts Swiatek To Win Lugano