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September 4th, 2020

Osaka Escapes At US Open; Serena v Sloane Ahead

Serena Willams and Sloane Stephens meet for the first time in over five years Saturday at the US Open.

Posted by Staff @ 11:48 pm in US Open | No Comments »

August 9th, 2020

Halep Returns To Play In Prague

Simona Halep joins Serena Williams back on the courts this week.

Posted by Staff @ 11:08 pm in Prague | No Comments »

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 | No Comments »

February 21st, 2020

Halep, Rybakina To Meet For Dubai Title

20-year-old Elena Rybakina will bid for her biggest career title.

Posted by Staff @ 9:16 pm in Dubai | Comments Off on Halep, Rybakina To Meet For Dubai Title

February 20th, 2020

Halep Rallies, Rybakina Upsets Pliskova In Dubai

Former champion Simona Halep is joined by a bunch of new faces in the Dubai semifinals.

Posted by Staff @ 8:39 pm in Dubai | 1 Comment »

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

September 15th, 2019

Pliskova Overcomes Rain, Martic For Zhengzhou Title

No woman has more titles in 2019 than Karolina Pliskova.

Posted by Staff @ 9:44 pm in Asia | Comments Off on Pliskova Overcomes Rain, Martic For Zhengzhou Title

September 1st, 2019

Serena Rolls Ankle In US Open Win; Barty, Pliskova, Keys Out

Serena Williams is the only player on her half of the draw to have made the US Open semifinals before.

Posted by Staff @ 11:04 pm in US Open | 1 Comment »

August 30th, 2019

Serena, Barty Back Into US Open R16; Osaka v Coco Sat. Night

Saturday night under the lights it’s Coco Gauff time.

Posted by Staff @ 11:51 pm in US Open | Comments Off on Serena, Barty Back Into US Open R16; Osaka v Coco Sat. Night

July 5th, 2019

Gauff Saves Match Points In Thrilling Win Over Hercog, Halep Next At Wimbledon; Serena, Konta-Stephens Sat.

Coco Gauff continues to be the story in tennis.

Posted by Staff @ 7:07 pm in Wimbledon | 1 Comment »

June 22nd, 2019

Barty Plays For No. 1 And Birmingham Title Sunday Against Goerges

Ash Barty could be No. 1 on Monday.

Posted by Staff @ 9:33 pm in Birmingham | Comments Off on Barty Plays For No. 1 And Birmingham Title Sunday Against Goerges

June 4th, 2019

Konta Cruises Past Stephens To Reach First French Open SF; Halep Takes On Anisimova

Johanna Konta was 0-4 at the French Open until this week.

Posted by Staff @ 5:41 pm in French Open | 4 Comments »

June 2nd, 2019

Stephens Topples Muguruza At French; Halep Continues Title Defense

Sloane Stephens is marching back to the French Open finals, can Simona Halep keep pace?

Posted by Staff @ 4:18 pm in French Open | 1 Comment »

May 31st, 2019

Pliskova Upset By Martic At French Open; Serena, Halep, Osaka Saturday

A fourth member of the WTA’s Top 6 is out of the French Open.

Posted by Staff @ 5:04 pm in French Open | Comments Off on Pliskova Upset By Martic At French Open; Serena, Halep, Osaka Saturday

May 29th, 2019

Bertens Retires While Stephens, Pliskova Advance at French Open; Osaka, Halep, Serena Thurs.

Another top seed bit the dust Wednesday at the French Open.

Posted by Staff @ 4:33 pm in French Open | 1 Comment »