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May 12th, 2019

WTA Rome Preview: Serena Returns With 9 Of Top 10, Could Face Venus In 2R

Serena Williams returns to Rome for the first time since her 2016 title run.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 10:57 am in Rome | Comments Off on WTA Rome Preview: Serena Returns With 9 Of Top 10, Could Face Venus In 2R

May 9th, 2019

Halep Returns To Madrid SFs; Bertens Gets Revenge On Kvitova

Simona Halep is the favorite for a third Madrid title and a return to No. 1 this weekend.

Posted by Staff @ 11:05 pm in Madrid | 10 Comments »

May 6th, 2019

Stephens Knocks Azarenka Out Of Madrid; Kvitova, Bertens Advances

After a tough weekend, seeds were a perfect 5-0 Monday in Madrid.

Posted by Staff @ 10:43 pm in Madrid | Comments Off on Stephens Knocks Azarenka Out Of Madrid; Kvitova, Bertens Advances

April 28th, 2019

Kvitova Conquerors Kontaveit In Stuttgart, Becomes First Multi-Champion This Season

Petra Kvitova became the first woman two multiple titles in 2019.

Posted by Staff @ 8:43 pm in Stuttgart | Comments Off on Kvitova Conquerors Kontaveit In Stuttgart, Becomes First Multi-Champion This Season

April 27th, 2019

Kvitova, Kontaveit To Collide In Stuttgart Final; Osaka Withdraws

An ab injury forced Naomi Osaka out of the Stuttgart semifinals.

Posted by Staff @ 6:23 pm in Stuttgart | Comments Off on Kvitova, Kontaveit To Collide In Stuttgart Final; Osaka Withdraws

April 26th, 2019

Osaka Overcomes Vekic In Stuttgart; Kvitova Advances, Azarenka Injury

Like the men in Barcelona, the women’s semifinal in Stuttgart will also be all-Top 15.

Posted by Staff @ 10:21 pm in Stuttgart | Comments Off on Osaka Overcomes Vekic In Stuttgart; Kvitova Advances, Azarenka Injury

April 24th, 2019

Kvitova Advances In Stuttgart; Azarenka v Pliskova, Osaka v Hsieh Thurs.

In her clay debut, Naomi Osaka will try to avenge a Miami loss to Su-Wei Hsieh.

Posted by Staff @ 8:30 pm in Stuttgart | Comments Off on Kvitova Advances In Stuttgart; Azarenka v Pliskova, Osaka v Hsieh Thurs.

April 21st, 2019

WTA Top 5 Led By Osaka, Halep And Kvitova Headline Stuttgart

A loaded field in Stuttgart opens the WTA European clay season.

Posted by Staff @ 3:22 pm in Stuttgart | 1 Comment »

March 27th, 2019

Kvitova KO’d By Barty In Miami; Halep, Pliskova Wed. QF Favorites

A new Miami champion will be named on Saturday in the women’s draw.

Posted by Staff @ 11:40 am in Miami | 2 Comments »

March 26th, 2019

Haleps Hands Venus A Loss In Miami, Andreescu Retires; QFs Begin Tuesday

The women’s quarterfinals begin today in Miami. No former champions remain in the field.

Posted by Staff @ 9:19 am in Miami | 1 Comment »

March 25th, 2019

Defending Champ Stephens Out Of Miami; Venus Wins, Will Meet Halep Today

Venus Williams is the lone former champion left in Miami.

Posted by Staff @ 10:07 am in Miami | Comments Off on Defending Champ Stephens Out Of Miami; Venus Wins, Will Meet Halep Today

March 22nd, 2019

Venus, Kvitova, Andreescu Among Thursday Miami Winners; Osaka, Serena Friday

Bianca Andreescu kept winning and some American teens picked up their first main draw wins.

Posted by Staff @ 11:31 am in Miami | Comments Off on Venus, Kvitova, Andreescu Among Thursday Miami Winners; Osaka, Serena Friday

March 21st, 2019

Azarenka Outlasts Cibulkova In Miami Hard Rock Opener; Venus, Ferrer In Action Thurs.

Rain played havoc again on Day 2 at Miami.

Posted by Staff @ 10:46 am in Miami | Comments Off on Azarenka Outlasts Cibulkova In Miami Hard Rock Opener; Venus, Ferrer In Action Thurs.

March 18th, 2019

Stars Serena, Stephens, Osaka Assemble At The New Miami Open

All Top 25 players are in the Miami field which begins on Tuesday.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 10:38 pm in Miami | 1 Comment »

March 10th, 2019

Venus Overcomes Kvitova At Indian Wells; Serena v Muguruza Sunday

The Williams sisters continue to be the story at Indian Wells.

Posted by Staff @ 10:58 am in Indian Wells | Comments Off on Venus Overcomes Kvitova At Indian Wells; Serena v Muguruza Sunday