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January 20th, 2022

Upsets Hit Women’s Draw At Australian Open As Muguruza, Kontaveit, Raducanu Lose

Seeds were dropped Thursday in Melbourne.

Posted by Staff @ 10:07 am in Australian Open | No Comments »

January 19th, 2022

Favorites Barty, Osaka Advance To Australian Open 3R; Sabalenka, Raducanu Return

We are just a one from a Barty-Osaka fourth round showdown in Melbourne.

Posted by Staff @ 1:47 pm in Australian Open | No Comments »

October 16th, 2021

Azarenka Seeks 3rd Indian Wells Title Sunday Against Badosa

Victoria Azarenka will try to become the first woman to win three Indian Wells titles.

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October 15th, 2021

Badosa, Jabeur Advance To Indian Wells SF; Azarenka v Ostapenko Fri.

Victoria Azarenka is the lone former Indian Wells champion left in either draw.

Posted by Staff @ 12:08 am in Wimbledon | Comments Off on Badosa, Jabeur Advance To Indian Wells SF; Azarenka v Ostapenko Fri.

October 14th, 2021

Former Champ Azarenka, Ostapenko Set Indian Wells SF; Kontaveit, Badosa Favorites Today

Victoria Azarenka is two wins from a third Indian Wells title.

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October 13th, 2021

Ostapenko Ousts Swiatek, Svitolina, Fernandez Fall As Upsets Continue At Indian Wells

No Top 8 seeds made the quarterfinals at Indian Wells.

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July 3rd, 2021

Gauff Sets Kerber Monday Showdown, Teen Raducanu Shines In Wimbledon Debut, Barty Better

Two teens are into the last 16 at Wimbledon.

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June 26th, 2021

Ostapenko Back In Win Column After Title In Eastbourne Over Kontaveit

Jelena Ostapenko won her first career grass title.

Posted by Staff @ 6:27 pm in Eastbourne | Comments Off on Ostapenko Back In Win Column After Title In Eastbourne Over Kontaveit

June 20th, 2021

Sabalenka, Svitolina Lead 5 Of Top 10 In Eastbourne; Monfils, Tsonga In Men’s Draw

Eastbourne returns with a strong field this week.

Posted by Staff @ 10:04 pm in Grass season | Comments Off on Sabalenka, Svitolina Lead 5 Of Top 10 In Eastbourne; Monfils, Tsonga In Men’s Draw

May 31st, 2021

Osaka Withdraws, Muguruza Upset At French Open; Serena, Swiatek Survive Tough Tests

There is no better story Tuesday in Paris than the return of Carla Suarez Navarro.

Posted by Staff @ 7:12 pm in French Open | Comments Off on Osaka Withdraws, Muguruza Upset At French Open; Serena, Swiatek Survive Tough Tests

May 13th, 2021

Gauff Stuns Sabalenka, Sets Showdown v Barty In Rome Masters QF; Swiatek Saves MPs

Three of the eight women remaining in Rome are former French Open winners.

Posted by Staff @ 6:33 pm in Madrid | Comments Off on Gauff Stuns Sabalenka, Sets Showdown v Barty In Rome Masters QF; Swiatek Saves MPs

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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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.

Posted by Staff @ 5:52 pm in Madrid | Comments Off on Osaka Ousted By Muchova At Madrid Masters, Azarenka Withdraws; Barty v Swiatek Mon.

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.

Posted by Staff @ 10:18 am in Miami | Comments Off on Osaka Ups Win Streak To 22; Azarenka v Kerber Sat. In Miami

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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