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January 16th, 2020

Australian Open Women’s Preview: Serena, Osaka Lead Open Field

We’ve seen four different women’s champions the last four years at the Australian Open.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 3:59 pm in Australian Open | No Comments »

January 12th, 2020

Pliskova Finds Keys To Defending Brisbane Title

Karolina Pliskova successfully defended a title for the first time in her career.

Posted by Staff @ 11:14 am in Brisbane | No Comments »

November 2nd, 2019

Barty To Face Defending Champion Svitolina For WTA Finals Title

Elina Svitolina will try to stop Ash Barty from becoming the second Australian to win the WTA Finals.

Posted by Staff @ 6:40 pm in WTA Championships | 1 Comment »

November 1st, 2019

Pliskova Knocks Halep Out Of WTA Finals, Final Four Is Set

Elina Svitolina is the lone former player to have made a final at the WTA championships.

Posted by Staff @ 9:13 pm in WTA Championships | No Comments »

October 31st, 2019

Barty, Bencic Power Into WTA Finals Semis; Halep v Pliskova Play For Last Spot

Just one spot remains in the last four of the WTA Finals in China.

Posted by Staff @ 8:11 pm in WTA Championships | No Comments »

October 30th, 2019

Svitolina Tops Halep At WTA Finals Shenzhen; Andreescu Retires

Bianca Andreescu finishes 2019 on a 3-match losing streak and with a bad left knee.

Posted by Staff @ 7:27 pm in WTA Championships | No Comments »

October 28th, 2019

Halep Hangs On To Beat Andreescu At WTA Shenzhen Finals; Osaka v Barty Tues.

Simona Halep took the first meeting with Bianca Andreescu.

Posted by Staff @ 7:17 pm in WTA Championships | No Comments »

October 27th, 2019

Barty Clinches #1, Osaka Gets First WTA Finals Win On Day 1 In Shenzhen; Andreescu v Halep Mon.

Ash Barty becomes the first Australian to finish No. 1 on the WTA.

Posted by Staff @ 9:05 pm in WTA Championships | No 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, […]

Posted by Staff @ 8:34 pm in beijing | Comments Off on Andreescu Returns In Loaded Beijing Field

September 22nd, 2019

Barty, Halep, Kvitova Lead 15 Of Top 20 In Wuhan

The stars assemble in Wuhan.

Posted by Staff @ 7:46 pm in Asia, Wuhan | Comments Off on Barty, Halep, Kvitova Lead 15 Of Top 20 In Wuhan

September 15th, 2019

Pliskova Overcomes Rain, Martic For Zhengzhou Title

No woman has more titles in 2019 than Karolina Pliskova.

Posted by Staff @ 9:44 pm in Asia | Comments Off on Pliskova Overcomes Rain, Martic For Zhengzhou Title

September 1st, 2019

Serena Rolls Ankle In US Open Win; Barty, Pliskova, Keys Out

Serena Williams is the only player on her half of the draw to have made the US Open semifinals before.

Posted by Staff @ 11:04 pm in US Open | 1 Comment »

August 30th, 2019

Serena, Barty Back Into US Open R16; Osaka v Coco Sat. Night

Saturday night under the lights it’s Coco Gauff time.

Posted by Staff @ 11:51 pm in US Open | Comments Off on Serena, Barty Back Into US Open R16; Osaka v Coco Sat. Night

August 29th, 2019

Serena Survives McNally Scare, Svitolina Sees Off Venus At US Open

Following a dominant performance over Maria Sharapova in her opener, Serena Williams was thought to have an easy time Wednesday night against 17-year-old Caty McNally. But that’s not how it went. The young McNally, who is from Ohio, hung tough with Serena early, keeping her off balance, attacking and even mixing in some serve-and-volleying with […]

Posted by Sean Randall @ 12:10 am in US Open | 3 Comments »

August 26th, 2019

Serena v Sharapova, Federer, Djokovic Headline Day 1 At US Open

US Open begins today.

Posted by Staff @ 11:45 am in US Open | 1 Comment »