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January 9th, 2022

Barty Withdraws From Sydney; Muguruza, Krejcikova, Raducanu Lead Field

Emma Raducanu is back on a big stage.

Posted by Staff @ 7:18 pm in Sydney | No Comments »

October 24th, 2021

Kontaveit Continues Climb, Bests Vondrousova To Reach Moscow Final; Sakkari Retires

Can anyone stop Anett Kontaveit?

Posted by Staff @ 12:09 am in Moscow | No Comments »

October 22nd, 2021

Kontaveit Crushes Muguruza In Moscow; Halep, Sabalenka Fall

Anett Kontaveit has won 19 of her last 21 matches.

Posted by Staff @ 9:44 pm in Moscow | Comments Off on Kontaveit Crushes Muguruza In Moscow; Halep, Sabalenka Fall

July 31st, 2021

Bencic Better Than Vondrousova, Becomes First Swiss Woman To Win Olympic Gold

Belinda Bencic has a gold medal in singles, something Roger Federer does not have.

Posted by Staff @ 2:05 pm in Olympics | 1 Comment »

July 29th, 2021

Bencic To Meet Vondrousova In Surprise Gold Medal Match At Tokyo Olympics

Did anyone pick this gold medal match at the start?

Posted by Staff @ 11:45 am in Olympics | Comments Off on Bencic To Meet Vondrousova In Surprise Gold Medal Match At Tokyo Olympics

July 28th, 2021

Svitolina Reaches Olympics SFs, Muguruza Upset By Rybakina

There will be three new medal winners in the women’s singles in Tokyo.

Posted by Staff @ 3:25 pm in Olympics | Comments Off on Svitolina Reaches Olympics SFs, Muguruza Upset By Rybakina

July 27th, 2021

Osaka Ousted From Olympics By Vondrousova; Tokyo Women’s Field Wide Open

The upsets continued at the Tokyo Olympics.

Posted by Staff @ 5:26 pm in Olympics | Comments Off on Osaka Ousted From Olympics By Vondrousova; Tokyo Women’s Field Wide Open

June 6th, 2021

Rybakina Ends Serena’s French Open, New Slam Finalist Assured; Swiatek, Kenin Back Mon.

The upsets continued Sunday at the French Open.

Posted by Staff @ 7:40 pm in French Open | 1 Comment »

April 22nd, 2021

Halep Wins Clay Season Opener In Stuttgart; Barty v Pliskova QF

Six of the Top 8 seeds made the quarterfinals in Barcelona.

Posted by Staff @ 9:10 pm in Stuttgart | Comments Off on Halep Wins Clay Season Opener In Stuttgart; Barty v Pliskova QF

February 12th, 2021

Serena v Sabalenka, Osaka v Muguruza Showdowns Set At Australian Open; Barty Back Saturday

Three round of 16 matches from the bottom half could be finals.

Posted by Staff @ 9:09 am in Australian Open | Comments Off on Serena v Sabalenka, Osaka v Muguruza Showdowns Set At Australian Open; Barty Back Saturday

September 28th, 2020

Muguruza Survives Scare At French Open; Serena, Kvitova Winners

Garbine Muguruza avoided a huge upset at the French Open on Monday.

Posted by Staff @ 9:12 pm in French Open | Comments Off on Muguruza Survives Scare At French Open; Serena, Kvitova Winners

September 20th, 2020

Halep Fights Past Muguruza, Will Meet Pliskova In Rome Final

Karolina Pliskova a clay court player?

Posted by Staff @ 9:06 pm in Rome | Comments Off on Halep Fights Past Muguruza, Will Meet Pliskova In Rome Final

September 19th, 2020

Muguruza Too Strong For Azarenka, Battles Halep In Rome SFs

Three of the four Rome semifinalists have made the French Open final.

Posted by Staff @ 8:31 pm in Rome | Comments Off on Muguruza Too Strong For Azarenka, Battles Halep In Rome SFs

August 2nd, 2020

WTA Palermo Re-Opens Pro Tennis Tour With All-European Field

After five months, pro tennis officially returns.

Posted by Staff @ 8:30 pm in 2020 Season, WTA | Comments Off on WTA Palermo Re-Opens Pro Tennis Tour With All-European Field

July 1st, 2019

Gauff Stuns Venus At Wimbledon; Osaka Out, Halep Survives Fall; Serena Tues.

Another American star was born Monday at Wimbledon.

Posted by Staff @ 5:37 pm in Wimbledon | 4 Comments »