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February 29th, 2020

Sabalenka Upends Kvitova For Doha Title

The return of Dmitry Tursunov to Aryna Sabalenka’s coaching box paid immediate dividends in Doha.

Posted by Staff @ 5:28 pm in Doha | Comments Off on Sabalenka Upends Kvitova For Doha Title

February 28th, 2020

Kvitova Back in Doha Final After Barty Win, Sabalenka Next

Petra Kvitova will seek her second Dubai title.

Posted by Staff @ 10:28 pm in Doha | Comments Off on Kvitova Back in Doha Final After Barty Win, Sabalenka Next

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 23rd, 2020

No. 1 Barty, Four Former Champions Featured In Doha; Halep Withdraws

Six of the Top 10 are in Doha.

Posted by Staff @ 5:15 pm in Doha | Comments Off on No. 1 Barty, Four Former Champions Featured In Doha; Halep Withdraws

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 »

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 24th, 2020

Gauff Stuns, Serena Gets Stunned At Australian Open, Wozniacki Retires; Halep, Svitolina-Muguruza Sat.

The upsets hit and hit the Australian Open hard on a freaky Friday.

Posted by Staff @ 8:17 am in Australian Open | 5 Comments »

January 22nd, 2020

Gauff Outlasts Cirstea At Australian Open, Serena Wins; Pliskova, Halep Headline Thurs.

Coco Gauff sets a rematch with Naomi Osaka.

Posted by Staff @ 8:20 am in Australian Open | Comments Off on Gauff Outlasts Cirstea At Australian Open, Serena Wins; Pliskova, Halep Headline Thurs.

January 20th, 2020

Coco Does It Again To Venus, Serena Tough At Australian Open, Barty Rallies

Coco Gauff has never lost a Grand Slam first round (3-0).

Posted by Staff @ 8:55 am in Australian Open | Comments Off on Coco Does It Again To Venus, Serena Tough At Australian Open, Barty Rallies

January 19th, 2020

Blockbuster Opening Day At Australian Open Features Federer, Djokovic, Serena, Venus v Coco

It’s a really good first day schedule at the Australian Open.

Posted by Staff @ 11:45 am in Australian Open | 2 Comments »

January 16th, 2020

Australian Open Women’s Preview: Serena, Osaka Lead Open Field

We’ve seen four different women’s champions the last four years at the Australian Open.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 3:59 pm in Australian Open | Comments Off on Australian Open Women’s Preview: Serena, Osaka Lead Open Field

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

October 30th, 2019

Svitolina Tops Halep At WTA Finals Shenzhen; Andreescu Retires

Bianca Andreescu finishes 2019 on a 3-match losing streak and with a bad left knee.

Posted by Staff @ 7:27 pm in WTA Championships | Comments Off on Svitolina Tops Halep At WTA Finals Shenzhen; Andreescu Retires

October 29th, 2019

Osaka Withdraws From WTA Finals Shenzhen; Kvitova, Barty Fall

A right shoulder injury did in Naomi Osaka at the WTA Finals.

Posted by Staff @ 8:58 pm in WTA Championships | Comments Off on Osaka Withdraws From WTA Finals Shenzhen; Kvitova, Barty Fall