January 20th, 2020
Coco Gauff has never lost a Grand Slam first round (3-0).
February 24th, 2019
Two-time defending champion Lesia Tsurenko skipped the Acapulco event, but 2016 winner Sloane Stephens did not.
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January 6th, 2019
Karolina Pliskova took home her second Brisbane title Saturday in Australia, beating Lesia Tsurenka 4-6, 7-5, 6-2 in the championship match. The Ukranian Tsurenko led 6-4, 5-3 before the Czech stormed back winning 10 of the last 12 games. “I think this was a very important match. I had similar one in the first round […]
April 1st, 2018
Last year Pavlyuchenkova won her fourth Monterrey title, defeating Angie Kebner in the three-set final…
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March 4th, 2018
“It’s such a special tournament for me, winning here for the second time — this is just an unbelievable feeling for me to be here,” Tsurenko said afterwards. “It was amazing…It was almost three hours, we both were nervy and we were still fighting to the end.”
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February 24th, 2018
Potential tough starts for (1) Nadal vs. his free-swinging Spanish countryman F-Lo (winner to possibly meet (WC) Thanasi Kokkinakis), (4) Sock 2nd rd. vs. the Aussie Open semifinalist Chung, (6) Del Potro vs. the elder net-rushing Zverev, (3) Thiem 2nd rd. vs. the Nishikori-Shapovalov winner, and (8) Isner vs. his countryman Harrison…
January 7th, 2018
Floaters are almost the favorites between Bouchard, Osaka…Tough starts for (1) Zhang 2nd rd. vs. Bouchard, (8) Siniakova vs. Riske, and (7) Maria vs. Vekic…
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July 29th, 2017
Only one Top 10 player in Muguruza, but the former Wimbledon champion Kvitova, Sharapova returning from injury and young American seeds Keys, Vandeweghe and Bellis make for an interesting field…
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June 11th, 2017
Konta the lone Top 10 representative…Interesting starts for (4) Riske vs. (WC) Watson, and (6) Rogers vs. Vekic (winner to possibly meet (WC) Robson)…
March 6th, 2017
“It was a very difficult match, I felt very comfortable in the first set but in the second I felt quite nervous,” Tsurenko said.
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February 26th, 2017
Holy cow, a rockin’ seeded field, and even more floaters…First round looks for (1) Djokovic after a long layoff vs. the dangerous Klizan (winner to likely meet Del Potro), (4) Thiem vs. the backboard Simon, (5) Goffin 2nd. rd. vs. the Edmund-Querrey winner, (8) Isner vs. his American compatriot Johnson, (3) Cilic vs. the unpredictable (WC) Dolgopolov, and (2) Nadal vs. the streaking older Zverev..
September 26th, 2016
“I just wanted to go out and enjoy it,” Wozniacki said of the championship match. “It’s the final and both of us had great weeks. We both wanted to go out there and play well.”
September 23rd, 2016
Former No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki and Jelena Jankovic are in the title hunt this weekend in Asia.
April 23rd, 2016
Guess the tournament couldn’t meet Petra Kvitova’s price point?…No Top 10 players in the field, but multiple Grand Slam title winners and finalists among the seeds…Tough start for (8) Wickmayer vs. Giorgi…
April 17th, 2016
Lots of floaters in the draw and tough opening-round match-ups including (1) Radwanska vs. Petkovic, (8) Safarova vs. Pliskova in an all-Czech, (6) Vinci vs. Makarova, (3) Muguruza vs. Lisicki, and (2) Kerber vs. the riser Beck in an all-German…