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August 27th, 2019

Serena Slaps Sharapova Around At US Open; Osaka Begins Title Defense Tuesday

Serena Williams has now won 19 straight over Maria Sharapova.

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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 »

August 24th, 2019

Serena Draws Sharapova At US Open; Barty Back To No. 1?

It’s a crazy women’s draw at the US Open.

Posted by Staff @ 9:40 pm in US Open | 6 Comments »

August 14th, 2019

Barty Blasts Sharapova At Cincinnati; Halep, Stephens Survive

The Top 4 seeds made it through to the third round at Cincinnati.

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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 13th, 2019

Venus, Sharapova Advance; Serena To Test Back In Cincinnati

Serena, Venus will be on center court Tuesday in Cincinnati.

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August 11th, 2019

Murray Returns To Singles Monday In Cincinnati; Sharapova, Venus, Kyrgios Also In Action

After seven months, Andy Murray will be back on the singles court Monday in Cincinnati.

Posted by Staff @ 9:33 pm in Cincinnati | 3 Comments »

August 6th, 2019

Kontaveit Outslugs Sharapova; Wozniacki, Bencic Early Toronto Winners; Andreescu-Bouchard On Deck

Former champion Caroline Wozniacki cruised Monday at the Toronto Masters dismissing the dangerous Yulia Putintseva 6-4, 6-2. Wozniacki, who won in Montreal back in 2010, was down 4-2 early before rolling of 10 of the last 12 games. “I think I just started getting a hold of her serves better,” Wozniacki said. “And then I […]

Posted by Staff @ 1:20 am in Canadian Open, Toronto | Comments Off on Kontaveit Outslugs Sharapova; Wozniacki, Bencic Early Toronto Winners; Andreescu-Bouchard On Deck

August 4th, 2019

Serena, Halep, Barty Lead 9 Of Top 10 In Toronto Masters

3-time champion Serena Williams returns to the Canadian Open for first time since 2015.

Posted by Staff @ 10:49 pm in Canadian Open, Toronto | Comments Off on Serena, Halep, Barty Lead 9 Of Top 10 In Toronto Masters

July 2nd, 2019

Wimbledon Favorites Serena, Barty, Kerber Advance, Sharapova Out; Gauff, Halep Wed.

Former champions Maria Sharapova and Garbine Muguruza both exited Wimbledon on Tuesday.

Posted by Staff @ 6:19 pm in Wimbledon | 2 Comments »

June 16th, 2019

Sharapova Set For Return In Mallorca, Could Meet Kerber In 2nd RD

Maria Sharapova hasn’t played since January.

Posted by Staff @ 12:04 pm in Tennis | Comments Off on Sharapova Set For Return In Mallorca, Could Meet Kerber In 2nd RD

February 14th, 2019

2-Time Champion Maria Sharapova Withdraws From Indian Wells

Is retirement soon for Maria Sharapova who continues to have shoulder issues.

Posted by Staff @ 10:41 am in Indian Wells, Injuries | 1 Comment »

January 19th, 2019

Halep Hammers Venus, Serena Wins At Australian Open; Kivtova Gets Another Shot At Anismova

A then-16 Amanda Anisimova shocked Petra Kvitova at Indian Wells last year. Will the Czech get revenge on Sunday in Melbourne?

Posted by Staff @ 7:51 am in Australian Open | Comments Off on Halep Hammers Venus, Serena Wins At Australian Open; Kivtova Gets Another Shot At Anismova

January 18th, 2019

Sharapova Sends Off Wozniacki, Anisimova Impress Again; Venus v Halep Sat.

Amanda Anisimova in the youngest American woman to reach a Slam fourth round since Serena Williams at the 1998 French Open.

Posted by Staff @ 7:19 am in Australian Open | Comments Off on Sharapova Sends Off Wozniacki, Anisimova Impress Again; Venus v Halep Sat.

January 17th, 2019

Serena Slams Bouchard, Halep Survives At Australian Open; Wozniacki v Sharapova On Tap

Simona Halep was six points from losing to 20-year-old American Sofia Kenin Thursday at the Australian Open.

Posted by Staff @ 8:04 am in Australian Open | Comments Off on Serena Slams Bouchard, Halep Survives At Australian Open; Wozniacki v Sharapova On Tap