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September 29th, 2019

Andreescu Returns In Loaded Beijing Field

This week in Beijing, Bianca Andreescu will make her first appearance on a tennis court since her incredible US Open title. “Well, I’m feeling pretty confident,” Andreescu said. “I’ve been having some really good practices lately. I had a good training week in Toronto and in Montreal. Now here. “I got here four days ago, […]

Posted by Staff @ 8:34 pm in beijing | No Comments »

September 7th, 2019

Andreescu Hangs On, Beats Serena Williams For US Open Title, Becomes First Canadian Slam Winner

Canada has their first Grand Slam singles champion.

Posted by Staff @ 9:59 pm in US Open | 1 Comment »

September 6th, 2019

Serena Slams Svitolina To Reach 10th US Open Final, Will Meet Andreescu

Canadian Bianca Andreescu is now the final obstacle for Serena Williams on her road to 24.

Posted by Staff @ 3:10 pm in US Open | 30 Comments »

September 4th, 2019

Bencic Battles Past Vekic, Andreescu Next; Serena-Svitolina SF Thurs At US Open

The women’s semifinals are set.

Posted by Staff @ 11:45 pm in US Open | Comments Off on Bencic Battles Past Vekic, Andreescu Next; Serena-Svitolina SF Thurs At US Open

September 3rd, 2019

Serena Destroys Wang To Reach 13th US Open Semifinal, Will Face Svitolina

One semifinal at the US Open is set.

Posted by Staff @ 11:45 pm in US Open | 11 Comments »

September 2nd, 2019

Osaka Ousted By Bencic At US Open; Serena Closing In On 24

Naomi Osaka’s streak at hardcourt Slams is over.

Posted by Staff @ 11:38 pm in US Open | 10 Comments »

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

August 29th, 2019

Serena Survives McNally Scare, Svitolina Sees Off Venus At US Open

Following a dominant performance over Maria Sharapova in her opener, Serena Williams was thought to have an easy time Wednesday night against 17-year-old Caty McNally. But that’s not how it went. The young McNally, who is from Ohio, hung tough with Serena early, keeping her off balance, attacking and even mixing in some serve-and-volleying with […]

Posted by Sean Randall @ 12:10 am in US Open | 3 Comments »

August 27th, 2019

Serena Slaps Sharapova Around At US Open; Osaka Begins Title Defense Tuesday

Serena Williams has now won 19 straight over Maria Sharapova.

Posted by Staff @ 12:00 am in US Open | Comments Off on Serena Slaps Sharapova Around At US Open; Osaka Begins Title Defense Tuesday

August 26th, 2019

Serena v Sharapova, Federer, Djokovic Headline Day 1 At US Open

US Open begins today.

Posted by Staff @ 11:45 am in US Open | 1 Comment »

August 24th, 2019

Serena Draws Sharapova At US Open; Barty Back To No. 1?

It’s a crazy women’s draw at the US Open.

Posted by Staff @ 9:40 pm in US Open | 6 Comments »

August 14th, 2019

Venus Beats Defending Champ Bertens, Serena Withdraws At Cincinnati; Barty-Sharapova Wed.

The Top 4 women’s seeds are in action on Wednesday.

Posted by Staff @ 1:42 am in Cincinnati | Comments Off on Venus Beats Defending Champ Bertens, Serena Withdraws At Cincinnati; Barty-Sharapova Wed.

August 13th, 2019

Venus, Sharapova Advance; Serena To Test Back In Cincinnati

Serena, Venus will be on center court Tuesday in Cincinnati.

Posted by Staff @ 12:33 am in Cincinnati | Comments Off on Venus, Sharapova Advance; Serena To Test Back In Cincinnati

August 11th, 2019

Teen Andresscu Grabs Canadian Open Title After Serena Retires 4 Games In

Bianca Andreescu adds a Canadian Open title to go along with her incredible Indian Wells run in March.

Posted by Staff @ 8:42 pm in Canadian Open, Toronto | 2 Comments »