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February 17th, 2020

Bertens Defends St. Petersburg Title Over Rybakina

Kiki Bertens won St. Petersburg but withdrew from Dubai.

Posted by Staff @ 12:29 am in 2020 Season | Comments Off on Bertens Defends St. Petersburg Title Over Rybakina

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

February 7th, 2020

Serena, Kenin, Osaka In Action This Weekend During Fed Cup Qualifiers

The Fed Cup qualifiers take place this weekend.

Posted by Staff @ 11:46 pm in Fed Cup | Comments Off on Serena, Kenin, Osaka In Action This Weekend During Fed Cup Qualifiers

October 29th, 2019

Osaka Withdraws From WTA Finals Shenzhen; Kvitova, Barty Fall

A right shoulder injury did in Naomi Osaka at the WTA Finals.

Posted by Staff @ 8:58 pm in WTA Championships | Comments Off on Osaka Withdraws From WTA Finals Shenzhen; Kvitova, Barty Fall

October 27th, 2019

Sabalenka Tops Bertens For Zhuhai Title

Aryna Sabalenka wins his fourth career title in China, that’s double Serena Williams’s career total in the country.

Posted by Staff @ 7:22 pm in WTA | Comments Off on Sabalenka Tops Bertens For Zhuhai Title

October 5th, 2019

Osaka To Face Barty For Beijing Title

A new Beijing women’s champion will be crowned Sunday.

Posted by Staff @ 8:39 pm in beijing | Comments Off on Osaka To Face Barty For Beijing Title

October 4th, 2019

Osaka Stops Andreescu’s Streak In Beijing, Barty Ousts Kvitova

Naomi Osaka won one of her best matches since her Australian Open win.

Posted by Staff @ 7:40 pm in beijing | Comments Off on Osaka Stops Andreescu’s Streak In Beijing, Barty Ousts Kvitova

October 2nd, 2019

Andreescu Ups Win Streak To 16, Brady Upsets Keys In Beijing

Canadian teen Bianca Andreescu hasn’t lost a match since Miami.

Posted by Staff @ 9:58 pm in beijing | Comments Off on Andreescu Ups Win Streak To 16, Brady Upsets Keys In Beijing

August 14th, 2019

Venus Beats Defending Champ Bertens, Serena Withdraws At Cincinnati; Barty-Sharapova Wed.

The Top 4 women’s seeds are in action on Wednesday.

Posted by Staff @ 1:42 am in Cincinnati | Comments Off on Venus Beats Defending Champ Bertens, Serena Withdraws At Cincinnati; Barty-Sharapova Wed.

July 28th, 2019

Teichmann Stuns Bertens For Palermo Title

Jil Teichmann is now a multi-title winner on the WTA Tour in 2019.

Posted by Staff @ 6:24 pm in Clay Season | Comments Off on Teichmann Stuns Bertens For Palermo Title

July 4th, 2019

Serena Survives Tussle With Teen at Wimbledon, Kerber Upset; Gauff Gets Center Friday

Defending champion Angelique Kerber collapsed from a set up today at Wimbledon.

Posted by Staff @ 2:17 pm in Wimbledon | Comments Off on Serena Survives Tussle With Teen at Wimbledon, Kerber Upset; Gauff Gets Center Friday

May 29th, 2019

Bertens Retires While Stephens, Pliskova Advance at French Open; Osaka, Halep, Serena Thurs.

Another top seed bit the dust Wednesday at the French Open.

Posted by Staff @ 4:33 pm in French Open | 1 Comment »

May 27th, 2019

Serena Overcomes Slow Start; Wozniacki, Kvitova Out; Halep Opens Title Defense Tues.

The Williams still have never both lost in the first round of a Grand Slam!

Posted by Staff @ 5:14 pm in French Open | 1 Comment »

May 18th, 2019

Konta Keeps Winning, Beats Bertens To Reach Rome Final, Pliskova Awaits

A new Rome women’s champion will be crowned on Sunday.

Posted by Staff @ 3:58 pm in Rome | Comments Off on Konta Keeps Winning, Beats Bertens To Reach Rome Final, Pliskova Awaits

May 17th, 2019

Pliskova Powers Pasts Azarenka In Rome, Leads Unlikely Group Of Semifinalists

Two unseeded players including a qualifier made the last four in Rome.

Posted by Staff @ 9:37 pm in Rome | Comments Off on Pliskova Powers Pasts Azarenka In Rome, Leads Unlikely Group Of Semifinalists