January 28th, 2018
Interesting starts for (1) Shuai vs. the streaking Bogdan (winner to possibly meet Bouchard), and (3) Stosur 2nd rd. vs. Lisicki..
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September 20th, 2017
“She is a tough player, tough opponent,” Wickmayer said afterwards. “I’ve always had tough matches against her so I’m happy with the win. I’m especially happy since it’s been quite a tough year — a lot of injuries and a lot of tough losses. Every win is really good for me and makes me really happy. I’m very excited to be still in and still playing.”
August 19th, 2017
Tough starts for seeds (1) Radwanks vs. (WC) Bouchard, (5) Vesnina vs. (WC) Stephens, and (7) Strycova vs. the rising Russian Kasatkina…
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July 30th, 2017
Chinese teenagers competing in their first WTA event won the doubles final when 18-year-old Jiang Xinyu and 16-year-old Tang Qianhui defeated Arina Rodionova and Alla Kudryavtseva 6-3, 6-2.
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May 22nd, 2017
Last year’s final was all Kiki Berten as the Dutchwoman qualified then won the singles, defeating Colombia’s Mariana Duque-Marino in the final, then won the doubles…
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February 26th, 2017
Top 10er as of Monday Svitolina is coming off the win in the Dubai final…Wildcards went to Kazakhstan’s Zarina Diyas, the Ukraine’s Katarina Zavatska, and China’s Zheng Saisai…
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February 5th, 2017
On the precipice of cracking the Top 10 for the first time, Svitolina sat at a career-high No. 13 entering the event. She lost her only previous meeting with Peng three years ago.
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October 16th, 2016
Caroline Wozniacki continued her torrid run, putting together a 19-3 record since the US Open and on Sunday raising the Prudential Hong Kong Tennis trophy after a 6-1, 6-7(7), 6-2 win over France’s Kristina Mladenovic, improving to 2-0 in finals in 2016.
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February 14th, 2015
…Venus Williams beat Cornet in last year’s final…Returning former champs in the field are Venus Williams (2014,’10-09), Kvitova (2013), Radwanska (2012), and Wozniacki (2011).
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January 3rd, 2015
The stars are coming out on week one, even uncharacteristically on the women’s side, as current No. 1 Novak Djokovic and former top dogs Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Lleyton Hewitt, Maria Sharapova, Ana Ivanovic and Jelena Jankovic compete at four events in week one of 2015.
September 5th, 2014
“I’m just really excited to be in the final now,” said Williams who led 6-1, 5-1. “In the beginning of the week I definitely wasn’t sure that I would make it this long. Definitely wasn’t sure I’d still be here.”
September 5th, 2014
Preview notes on the US Open women’s semifinals.
May 19th, 2014
Potential tough starts for (1) Isner after a bye vs. compatriot (Q) Sock, and (2) Gulbis after a bye vs. the giant-killer Klizan…Isner has a 1-2 career record in Nice…This is the 30th anniversary of the Nice tournament…
January 26th, 2014
Notes: Strong field with four Top 10ers…Tough starts for (1) Sharapova after a bye likely facing Hantuchova, (2) Kvitova after a bye likely meeting Cornet, and (8) Flipkens vs. the defending champion Barthel…Wildcards went to Caroline Garcia, Petra Kvitova and Kristina Mladenovic…Pulling from the tournament were Dominika Cibulkova, Ana Ivanovic, Kaia Kanepi and Lucie Safarova…Returning champs in the field are Barthel (2013), Kerber (2012), and Kvitova (2011).
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January 24th, 2011
Things went pretty much according to plan on the women’s side Monday at the Australian Open.