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November 16th, 2020

14 Matches Was Enough For Ash Barty To Be Awarded WTA Year-End No. 1 For 2020

Despite not playing since February, Ash Barty in the 2020 WTA year-end No. 1.

Posted by Staff @ 9:45 pm in 2020 Season, WTA Tour, Year-End No. 1 | No Comments »

October 31st, 2020

Simona Halep Announces Positive COVID Result

Simona Halep reveals she has the coronavirus.

Posted by Staff @ 2:23 pm in 2020 Season | No Comments »

October 4th, 2020

Halep Hammered In Stunning French Open Loss To Swiatek; New Women’s Champion Assured

Who will be the new French Open women’s champion on Saturday?

Posted by Staff @ 7:41 pm in French Open | Comments Off on Halep Hammered In Stunning French Open Loss To Swiatek; New Women’s Champion Assured

October 3rd, 2020

Former Champs Muguruza, Ostapenko Fall At French Open; 4R Begins Sunday

There will be a new French Open finalist in the women’s draw.

Posted by Staff @ 9:13 pm in French Open | Comments Off on Former Champs Muguruza, Ostapenko Fall At French Open; 4R Begins Sunday

October 2nd, 2020

Halep Gets Revenge On Anisimova At French Open; Svitolina, Bertens Easy Winners

Simona Halep looks the part of the tournament favorite in Paris.

Posted by Staff @ 9:58 pm in French Open | Comments Off on Halep Gets Revenge On Anisimova At French Open; Svitolina, Bertens Easy Winners

October 1st, 2020

Ostapenko Ousts Pliskova At French Open; Halep v Anismova Fri.

Pliskovas went 0-2 against former French Open champions on Thursday in Paris.

Posted by Staff @ 6:09 pm in French Open | Comments Off on Ostapenko Ousts Pliskova At French Open; Halep v Anismova Fri.

September 30th, 2020

Halep, Svitolina Wednesday Winners At French Open; Serena, Azarenka Out

Three big names – Serena Williams, Victoria Azarenka and Coco Gauff – all exited the French Open singles on Wednesday.

Posted by Staff @ 9:25 pm in French Open | Comments Off on Halep, Svitolina Wednesday Winners At French Open; Serena, Azarenka Out

September 29th, 2020

Pliskova, Kenin Claim 3-Set Wins At French Open; Serena, Halep in 2R Play Wed.

Second round begins Wednesday at the French Open with Serena Williams, Simona Halep, Victoria Azarenka and Elina Svitolina.

Posted by Staff @ 8:29 pm in French Open | Comments Off on Pliskova, Kenin Claim 3-Set Wins At French Open; Serena, Halep in 2R Play Wed.

September 27th, 2020

Gauff Sends Konta Home, Halep, Azarenka Advance; Serena Headlines French Open Monday

Simona Halep made her 29th birthday a special one at the French Open.

Posted by Staff @ 9:31 pm in French Open | Comments Off on Gauff Sends Konta Home, Halep, Azarenka Advance; Serena Headlines French Open Monday

September 21st, 2020

Halep Wins First Rome Masters After Pliskova Retires

Simona Halep won her first Rome title. But not the way she wanted.

Posted by Staff @ 4:13 pm in Rome | 1 Comment »

September 20th, 2020

Halep Fights Past Muguruza, Will Meet Pliskova In Rome Final

Karolina Pliskova a clay court player?

Posted by Staff @ 9:06 pm in Rome | Comments Off on Halep Fights Past Muguruza, Will Meet Pliskova In Rome Final

September 19th, 2020

Muguruza Too Strong For Azarenka, Battles Halep In Rome SFs

Three of the four Rome semifinalists have made the French Open final.

Posted by Staff @ 8:31 pm in Rome | Comments Off on Muguruza Too Strong For Azarenka, Battles Halep In Rome SFs

September 17th, 2020

Muguruza Overcomes Gauff In Rome, Azarenka Bakes Bagels

In a battle of Australian Open champions, Sofia Kenin couldn’t win a game.

Posted by Staff @ 11:04 pm in Rome | Comments Off on Muguruza Overcomes Gauff In Rome, Azarenka Bakes Bagels

September 16th, 2020

Azarenka Beats Another Williams, Halep Wins In Rome; Muguruza v Coco Thurs.

Coco Gauff is playing her first tour-level clay event this week.

Posted by Staff @ 11:48 pm in Rome | Comments Off on Azarenka Beats Another Williams, Halep Wins In Rome; Muguruza v Coco Thurs.

August 17th, 2020

Simona Halep Confirms US Open Withdrawal; Just 4 Of Top 10 Will Be In NYC

Another big name is out of the women’s draw at the US Open.

Posted by Staff @ 9:34 am in US Open | Comments Off on Simona Halep Confirms US Open Withdrawal; Just 4 Of Top 10 Will Be In NYC