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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.

August 6th, 2019

Barty, Venus Fall In Toronto, Andreescu Overcomes Bouchard; Halep To Open Title Defense

Venus Williams, Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys have all lost their last 3 matches.

Posted by Staff @ 11:48 pm in Canadian Open, Toronto | Comments Off on Barty, Venus Fall In Toronto, Andreescu Overcomes Bouchard; Halep To Open Title Defense

July 28th, 2019

Americans Stephens, Keys, Kenin Lead WTA Washington; Gauff Qualifies

Coco Gauff is back!

Posted by Staff @ 6:48 pm in Washington | Comments Off on Americans Stephens, Keys, Kenin Lead WTA Washington; Gauff Qualifies

July 3rd, 2019

Gauff Wins Again At Wimbledon; Favorites Pliskova, Halep, Azarenka Thru; Serena, Barty Next Up

The story of Wimbledon continues to be Coco Gauff.

Posted by Staff @ 6:10 pm in Wimbledon | 1 Comment »

June 6th, 2019

Anisimova Stuns Halep, New Women’s French Open Champion Crowned This Weekend

Is a new queen of tennis is ready to take over?

Posted by Staff @ 2:53 pm in French Open | 6 Comments »

June 4th, 2019

Konta Cruises Past Stephens To Reach First French Open SF; Halep Takes On Anisimova

Johanna Konta was 0-4 at the French Open until this week.

Posted by Staff @ 5:41 pm in French Open | 4 Comments »

June 3rd, 2019

Halep Needs 45min To Reach French Open QFs; Stephens v Konta Tues.

The women’s quarterfinals are set at the French Open. Three players are back from last year’s final 8.

Posted by Staff @ 3:24 pm in French Open | 1 Comment »

June 1st, 2019

Serena, Osaka Slammed Out Of French Open; Stephens v Muguruza Ahead

Two more top seeds tumbled out of the women’s tournament at the French Open.

Posted by Staff @ 4:32 pm in French Open | 5 Comments »

May 30th, 2019

Osaka Wins Thriller Over Azarenka, Serena In Charge At French; Muguruza v Svitolina in 3R

Naomi Osaka hung on again to a big win at the French Open.

Posted by Staff @ 4:15 pm in French Open | Comments Off on Osaka Wins Thriller Over Azarenka, Serena In Charge At French; Muguruza v Svitolina in 3R

May 28th, 2019

Nervous Osaka Survives Schmiedlova Upset Bid At French, Halep Successfully Opens Title Defense

The top seeds again struggled on Tuesday as the French Open first round closed up.

Posted by Staff @ 3:37 pm in French Open | 1 Comment »

May 14th, 2019

No Serena-Venus In Rome; Svitlova Blows 5-2 Lead v Azarenka

BFFs Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki both left Rome with injuries Tuesday.

Posted by Staff @ 10:52 pm in Rome | Comments Off on No Serena-Venus In Rome; Svitlova Blows 5-2 Lead v Azarenka

May 13th, 2019

Venus Needs 9 MPs To Beat Mertens In Rome, Serena Next; Azarenka v Svitolina Tues

38-year-old Venus Williams needs over three hours and nine match points to set up a showdown with Serena on Wednesday.

Posted by Staff @ 7:47 pm in Rome | Comments Off on Venus Needs 9 MPs To Beat Mertens In Rome, Serena Next; Azarenka v Svitolina Tues

May 12th, 2019

WTA Rome Preview: Serena Returns With 9 Of Top 10, Could Face Venus In 2R

Serena Williams returns to Rome for the first time since her 2016 title run.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 10:57 am in Rome | Comments Off on WTA Rome Preview: Serena Returns With 9 Of Top 10, Could Face Venus In 2R

May 5th, 2019

Osaka, Halep, Stephens Win Madrid Openers; Muguruza, Svitolina Fall

It was a mixed day for seeds Sunday in Madrid.

Posted by Staff @ 4:29 pm in Madrid | Comments Off on Osaka, Halep, Stephens Win Madrid Openers; Muguruza, Svitolina Fall

April 7th, 2019

Keys Claims Charleston, Beats Wozniacki For First Title In 20 Months

24-year-old Madison Keys won her first career clay title.

Posted by Staff @ 8:43 pm in Charleston | Comments Off on Keys Claims Charleston, Beats Wozniacki For First Title In 20 Months