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May 2nd, 2021

Osaka Ousted By Muchova At Madrid Masters, Azarenka Withdraws; Barty v Swiatek Mon.

A big showdown in Madrid takes place on 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 25th, 2021

Barty, Halep, Kvitova, Gauff Open Play Thursday In Miami

Five women’s Grand Slam champions are featured Thursday in Miami.

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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.

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October 1st, 2020

Ostapenko Ousts Pliskova At French Open; Halep v Anismova Fri.

Pliskovas went 0-2 against former French Open champions on Thursday in Paris.

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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.

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September 29th, 2020

Pliskova, Kenin Claim 3-Set Wins At French Open; Serena, Halep in 2R Play Wed.

Second round begins Wednesday at the French Open with Serena Williams, Simona Halep, Victoria Azarenka and Elina Svitolina.

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February 26th, 2020

Pliskova Upset, Kvitova Wins In Doha; Muguruza v Barty Thurs.

Just three of the Top 8 seeds made the Doha quarterfinals.

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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.

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February 9th, 2020

USA Survives Latvian Upset Bid In Fed Cup, Serena Loses

Team USA avoided a massive upset in Fed Cup Saturday.

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October 20th, 2019

Ostapenko Tops Goerges For Luxembourg Win

Jelena Ostapenko is now 9-1 under new coach Marion Bartoli.

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October 13th, 2019

Gauff Wins First WTA Title Over Ostapenko

For the trivia books, Coco Gauff’s first career title came at Linz at age 15.

Posted by Staff @ 8:27 pm in Fall Season | 2 Comments »

September 29th, 2019

Andreescu Returns In Loaded Beijing Field

This week in Beijing, Bianca Andreescu will make her first appearance on a tennis court since her incredible US Open title. “Well, I’m feeling pretty confident,” Andreescu said. “I’ve been having some really good practices lately. I had a good training week in Toronto and in Montreal. Now here. “I got here four days ago, […]

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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.

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January 14th, 2019

Sharapova, Kerber, Wozniacki Winners At Australian Open; Williams On Tap Tuesday

The three former champions in the women’s draw all cruised in their Rod Laver openers on Monday in Melbourne.

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