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February 6th, 2021

Osaka, Azarenka Withdraw From Melbourne Lead-Ups, No Final At Grampians

Three more former women’s Australian Open champions exited lead-up events on Saturday in Melbourne.

Posted by Staff @ 2:05 pm in Melbourne Summer Series | No Comments »

January 5th, 2021

Kenin, Pliskova Lead 4 Top 10s In Abu Dhabi

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

Posted by Staff @ 1:43 am in 2021 Season | No Comments »

September 7th, 2020

Americans Brady, Rogers Oust Lefty Champions; Serena Seeks Revenge On Sakkari

Two American women marched into the US Open quarterfinals.

Posted by Staff @ 12:29 am in US Open | 4 Comments »

September 5th, 2020

Serena Rallies To Best Sloane At US Open; Kerber Bids To Stop Brady

Serena Williams slapped around Sloane Stephens today at the US Open.

Posted by Staff @ 10:16 pm in US Open | Comments Off on Serena Rallies To Best Sloane At US Open; Kerber Bids To Stop Brady

September 3rd, 2020

Serena, Kenin, Stephens Race Into US Open 3R; Osaka, Kvitova Friday

Serena stays alive at the US Open, but Sloane Stephens is next.

Posted by Staff @ 11:29 pm in US Open | Comments Off on Serena, Kenin, Stephens Race Into US Open 3R; Osaka, Kvitova Friday

August 26th, 2020

Serena Sacked By Sakkari; Osaka, Azarenka Advance To QFs

Serena Williams suffered another tough loss.

Posted by Staff @ 12:08 am in Cincinnati | Comments Off on Serena Sacked By Sakkari; Osaka, Azarenka Advance To QFs

August 23rd, 2020

Venus, Coco Gauff Upset In Cincinnati Openers; Tops Seeds Sunday

The youngest and the oldest in the Cincinnati women’s field both lost Saturday.

Posted by Staff @ 1:35 am in Cincinnati | Comments Off on Venus, Coco Gauff Upset In Cincinnati Openers; Tops Seeds Sunday

January 26th, 2020

Kenin KOs Coco At Australian Open, Barty Party Continues; Halep, Kerber

Half the quarterfinals are set in the women’s draw.

Posted by Staff @ 9:10 am in Australian Open | Comments Off on Kenin KOs Coco At Australian Open, Barty Party Continues; Halep, Kerber

January 4th, 2020

Australian Favorite Barty Leads 6 Of Top 10 In Brisbane

The WTA Top 3 in the world open 2020 in Brisbane.

Posted by Staff @ 3:16 pm in Brisbane | Comments Off on Australian Favorite Barty Leads 6 Of Top 10 In Brisbane

August 16th, 2019

Osaka Retires, Keys Downs Venus In Cincinnati QFs, Barty A Win From No. 1

Who’ll win their first Cincinnati women’s title on Sunday?

Posted by Staff @ 9:47 pm in Cincinnati | Comments Off on Osaka Retires, Keys Downs Venus In Cincinnati QFs, Barty A Win From No. 1

August 15th, 2019

Keys Edges Halep In Cincinnati Thriller; Barty, Osaka, Pliskova Battle For No. 1

Three women in Cincinnati are bidding for the No. 1 seed at the US Open.

Posted by Staff @ 11:19 pm in Cincinnati | Comments Off on Keys Edges Halep In Cincinnati Thriller; Barty, Osaka, Pliskova Battle For No. 1

July 28th, 2019

Svitolina Seeks First Title Of Year In San Jose; Venus, Anisimona In Field; Vandeweghe Makes Return

Mihaela Buzarnescu and Victoria Azarenka are the lone former champions in San Jose.

Posted by Staff @ 11:32 pm in San Jose | Comments Off on Svitolina Seeks First Title Of Year In San Jose; Venus, Anisimona In Field; Vandeweghe Makes Return

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

May 16th, 2019

Osaka Wins 2 In Rome, Secures French Top Seed; Konta Upsets Stephens, Venus; Halep, Kvitova Ailing

Players were pushed to the limit Thursday in Rome.

Posted by Staff @ 10:17 pm in Rome | Comments Off on Osaka Wins 2 In Rome, Secures French Top Seed; Konta Upsets Stephens, Venus; Halep, Kvitova Ailing