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August 24th, 2020

Serena Survives Rus Scare; Osaka, Azarenka Advance; Keys Owned

The three highest remaining seeds needed three sets Monday at the Western and Southern.

Posted by Staff @ 10:49 pm in Cincinnati | No Comments »

August 14th, 2020

Serena Ousted By Rogers In Lexington; Gauff Survives

Serena Williams couldn’t pull out a third straight 3-set win.

Posted by Staff @ 10:34 pm in WTA | No Comments »

February 27th, 2020

Barty, Kvitova Advance To SF Showdown In Doha

Ash Barty will try to make it 5 straight over Petra Kvitova.

Posted by Staff @ 7:24 pm in Doha | Comments Off on Barty, Kvitova Advance To SF Showdown In Doha

February 26th, 2020

Pliskova Upset, Kvitova Wins In Doha; Muguruza v Barty Thurs.

Just three of the Top 8 seeds made the Doha quarterfinals.

Posted by Staff @ 5:56 pm in Dubai | Comments Off on Pliskova Upset, Kvitova Wins In Doha; Muguruza v Barty Thurs.

February 19th, 2020

Halep Saves Match Points; Pliskova, Muguruza Advance In Dubai

Simona Halep stayed alive in Dubai.

Posted by Staff @ 11:23 pm in Dubai | Comments Off on Halep Saves Match Points; Pliskova, Muguruza Advance In Dubai

January 28th, 2020

Barty Gets Revenge On Kvitova, Reaches Australian Open SF; Halep, Muguruza Wed. Favorites

Ash Barty moved to within four sets of winning a Slam in her home country.

Posted by Staff @ 7:58 am in Australian Open | 4 Comments »

October 21st, 2018

Kasatkina Wins Home Russian Title at WTA Moscow

Top-ranked Russian Daria Kasatkina fulfilled a childhood dream over the weekend, winning her homecountry VTB Kremlin Cup with a 2-6, 7-6(30, 6-4 win over Ons Jabeur to raise her first title on Russian soil.

Posted by Staff @ 6:05 pm in Tennis | Comments Off on Kasatkina Wins Home Russian Title at WTA Moscow

June 30th, 2018

Wimbledon Preview: Serena in Group of Death, Stephens Can Become No. 1

The Group of Death contains two former No. 1s, a No. 2, and last year’s US Open semifinalist and quarterfinalist among other floaters…Tough starts for (5) Svitolina vs. the grasscourt title-winner Maria, (21) Sevastova vs. Giorgi, (32) Radwanska vs. Safarova 2nd rd., and (2) Wozniacki vs. Makarova 2nd rd…(25) Serena’s early path is former world No. 1 junior Arantxa Rus, a qualifier/wildcard, then (5) Svitolina, then (10) Keys.

Posted by Staff @ 10:57 am in Tennis, Wimbledon | 1 Comment »