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April 29th, 2021

Svitolina Sacked By Teichmann In Madrid Masters Opener; Pliskova v Gauff Fri.

After one day, the Madrid Open has already lost a Top 5 seed and a home favorite.

Posted by Staff @ 6:56 pm in Madrid | Comments Off on Svitolina Sacked By Teichmann In Madrid Masters Opener; Pliskova v Gauff Fri.

February 15th, 2021

Barty Closing In On Australian Open Title, Svitolina Sent Off; Serena v Halep Headline QFs

It’s an American-heavy final 8 in Australia.

Posted by Staff @ 10:25 am in Australian Open | Comments Off on Barty Closing In On Australian Open Title, Svitolina Sent Off; Serena v Halep Headline QFs

February 14th, 2021

Serena, Osaka, Halep Win 3-Setters At Australian Open; Barty Back Monday

It was an excellent first day of women’s fourth round matches in Australia.

Posted by Staff @ 2:13 pm in Australian Open | Comments Off on Serena, Osaka, Halep Win 3-Setters At Australian Open; Barty Back Monday

February 13th, 2021

Barty, Svitolina Cruise Into Australian Open 4R; Super Sunday With Osaka-Muguruza, Serena-Sabalenka

A great day of women’s tennis is in store Sunday in Melbourne.

Posted by Staff @ 9:29 am in Australian Open | Comments Off on Barty, Svitolina Cruise Into Australian Open 4R; Super Sunday With Osaka-Muguruza, Serena-Sabalenka

September 8th, 2020

Osaka, Brady Advance To US Open SFs; Serena Leads Moms Wed.

One women’s semifinal is set.

Posted by Staff @ 11:52 pm in US Open | 3 Comments »

September 7th, 2020

Americans Brady, Rogers Oust Lefty Champions; Serena Seeks Revenge On Sakkari

Two American women marched into the US Open quarterfinals.

Posted by Staff @ 12:29 am in US Open | 4 Comments »

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 | Comments Off on Osaka Escapes At US Open; Serena v Sloane Ahead

September 2nd, 2020

Osaka Strong, Pliskova Out at US Open; Serena Returns

Naomi Osaka looks like the woman to beat at the US Open.

Posted by Staff @ 11:31 pm in US Open | Comments Off on Osaka Strong, Pliskova Out at US Open; Serena Returns

August 15th, 2020

Brady Stops Coco In Lexington, Will Battle Teichmann For Title

American Jen Brady will try to win her first career WTA title in Lexington.

Posted by Staff @ 8:57 pm in Summer Swing | 1 Comment »

August 14th, 2020

Serena Ousted By Rogers In Lexington; Gauff Survives

Serena Williams couldn’t pull out a third straight 3-set win.

Posted by Staff @ 10:34 pm in WTA | Comments Off on Serena Ousted By Rogers In Lexington; Gauff Survives

June 11th, 2017

Cibulkova, Konta Lead WTA Grasscourt Debut Week; Previews

Konta the lone Top 10 representative…Interesting starts for (4) Riske vs. (WC) Watson, and (6) Rogers vs. Vekic (winner to possibly meet (WC) Robson)…

Posted by Staff @ 7:47 pm in Tennis | 1 Comment »

January 30th, 2017

Halep, 3 Top 10ers, Venus Williams in St. Pete; WTA Previews

Three Top 10ers in the field, in addition to Australian Open runner-up and former No. 1 Venus Williams

Posted by Staff @ 12:35 am in Tennis | Comments Off on Halep, 3 Top 10ers, Venus Williams in St. Pete; WTA Previews

January 16th, 2017

Halep Halted, Women’s Upsets Abound on Day 1 at Australian Open

“I think she played a very high standard,” Halep said after the loss. “I had pain at my knee. For me, in the second set, it was difficult to move anymore, but she deserved to win. She was aggressive, and she hit very strong, the balls.”

Posted by Staff @ 8:07 am in Australian Open | 6 Comments »

May 30th, 2016

Crying Shelby Rogers Can’t Be Stopped at French Open; Serena, Venus Monday

“I’m definitely outside of my comfort zone already, and I keep telling myself, you belong here,” Rogers said.

Posted by Staff @ 12:10 am in French Open, Tennis | 4 Comments »

May 27th, 2016

Kvitova, Stephens Make Ugly Exits at French Open; Williams Sisters Saturday

Also with upsets were Bulgarian Tsvetana Pironkova beating a lack-luster No. 19 Sloane Stephens 6-2, 6-1, and in a battle of former finalists No. 21 Sam Stosur ousting No. 11 Lucie Safarova in a marathon 6-3, 6-7(0), 7-5.

Posted by Staff @ 4:30 pm in French Open, Tennis | 16 Comments »