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August 17th, 2021

Kvitova Drops Keys, Kerber Advances; Barty, Gauff Open Play At Cincinnati Masters

Ash Barty, Coco Gauff and Simona Halep are in action Tuesday at the Cincinnati Masters.

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May 15th, 2021

Pliskova Seeks Second Rome Masters Title Against Swiatek

Karolina Pliskova has made the Rome final three straight years. It’s her first final since Rome last year.

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May 14th, 2021

Barty Retires To Gauff At Rainy Rome Masters; Pliskova Saves 3 MPs

Three of the four women’s semifinalists in Rome are set.

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May 13th, 2021

Gauff Stuns Sabalenka, Sets Showdown v Barty In Rome Masters QF; Swiatek Saves MPs

Three of the eight women remaining in Rome are former French Open winners.

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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.

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August 9th, 2020

Halep Returns To Play In Prague

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

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August 2nd, 2020

WTA Palermo Re-Opens Pro Tennis Tour With All-European Field

After five months, pro tennis officially returns.

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February 21st, 2020

Halep, Rybakina To Meet For Dubai Title

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

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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.

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February 19th, 2020

Halep Saves Match Points; Pliskova, Muguruza Advance In Dubai

Simona Halep stayed alive in Dubai.

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September 15th, 2019

Pliskova Overcomes Rain, Martic For Zhengzhou Title

No woman has more titles in 2019 than Karolina Pliskova.

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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.

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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.

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