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January 5th, 2021

Kenin, Pliskova Lead 4 Top 10s In Abu Dhabi

A solid field is set as the WTA begins in Abu Dhabi.

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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.

Posted by Staff @ 8:29 pm in French Open | Comments Off on Pliskova, Kenin Claim 3-Set Wins At French Open; Serena, Halep in 2R Play Wed.

September 21st, 2020

Halep Wins First Rome Masters After Pliskova Retires

Simona Halep won her first Rome title. But not the way she wanted.

Posted by Staff @ 4:13 pm in Rome | 1 Comment »

September 20th, 2020

Halep Fights Past Muguruza, Will Meet Pliskova In Rome Final

Karolina Pliskova a clay court player?

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September 19th, 2020

Muguruza Too Strong For Azarenka, Battles Halep In Rome SFs

Three of the four Rome semifinalists have made the French Open final.

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September 2nd, 2020

Osaka Strong, Pliskova Out at US Open; Serena Returns

Naomi Osaka looks like the woman to beat at the US Open.

Posted by Staff @ 11:31 pm in US Open | Comments Off on Osaka Strong, Pliskova Out at US Open; Serena Returns

September 1st, 2020

Favorites Osaka, Pliskova, Kerber US Open Winners, Gauff Goes Down; Williams Sisters Up

The women’s field lost one seed Monday at the US Open: Rebecca Peterson.

Posted by Staff @ 12:33 am in US Open | 1 Comment »

August 30th, 2020

Djokovic, Osaka, Zverev v Anderson Headline Opening Day At The US Open

Opening day at the US Open is almost here.

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August 24th, 2020

Top 2 Seeds Pliskova, Kenin Crumble; Serena, Osaka Open Play

Serena Wiliams opens play Monday!

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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.

Posted by Staff @ 5:56 pm in Dubai | Comments Off on Pliskova Upset, Kvitova Wins In Doha; Muguruza v Barty Thurs.

February 19th, 2020

Halep Saves Match Points; Pliskova, Muguruza Advance In Dubai

Simona Halep stayed alive in Dubai.

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February 15th, 2020

Kim Clijsters Makes Return To Tennis In Dubai; 6 Of Top 10 Entered

This upcoming week, Kim Clijsters will play her first pro match since the 2012 US Open.

Posted by Staff @ 11:20 am in Dubai | Comments Off on Kim Clijsters Makes Return To Tennis In Dubai; 6 Of Top 10 Entered

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.

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