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July 29th, 2020

Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic Among The Cincinnati Masters Entrants, But Who’s Really Playing?

All four women’s Grand Slam winners from 2019 opt out of Cincinnati.

Posted by Staff @ 11:22 am in Cincinnati, US Open | No Comments »

July 26th, 2020

Simona Halep Out Of Palermo Due To Coronavirus Anxiety

Two-time Slam winner Simona Halep looking very doubtful for US Open.

Posted by Staff @ 6:02 pm in WTA | 1 Comment »

March 7th, 2020

Former Champion Simona Halep Withdraws From Indian Wells Due To Foot

Three former No. 1s have withdrawn from Indian Wells.

Posted by Staff @ 11:52 am in Indian Wells | Comments Off on Former Champion Simona Halep Withdraws From Indian Wells Due To Foot

February 23rd, 2020

No. 1 Barty, Four Former Champions Featured In Doha; Halep Withdraws

Six of the Top 10 are in Doha.

Posted by Staff @ 5:15 pm in Doha | Comments Off on No. 1 Barty, Four Former Champions Featured In Doha; Halep Withdraws

February 22nd, 2020

Halep Overcomes Rybakina For Second Dubai Title

Simona Halep won her 20th career WTA title.

Posted by Staff @ 6:27 pm in Dubai | 3 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

February 15th, 2020

Kim Clijsters Makes Return To Tennis In Dubai; 6 Of Top 10 Entered

This upcoming week, Kim Clijsters will play her first pro match since the 2012 US Open.

Posted by Staff @ 11:20 am in Dubai | Comments Off on Kim Clijsters Makes Return To Tennis In Dubai; 6 Of Top 10 Entered

January 30th, 2020

Cinderella Kenin Ends Barty Party At Australian Open, Will Meet Muguruza For Title

Would you believe Sofia Kenin will meet Garbine Muguruza for the first women’s Slam of the decade?

Posted by Staff @ 8:30 am in Australian Open | 5 Comments »

January 29th, 2020

Halep, Muguruza Roll Into Australian SF Meeting; Barty Seeks Final v Kenin

The semifinals are set in the women’s Australian Open where a new champion will be crowned on Saturday.

Posted by Staff @ 8:16 am in Australian Open | 1 Comment »

January 28th, 2020

Barty Gets Revenge On Kvitova, Reaches Australian Open SF; Halep, Muguruza Wed. Favorites

Ash Barty moved to within four sets of winning a Slam in her home country.

Posted by Staff @ 7:58 am in Australian Open | 4 Comments »

January 27th, 2020

Halep, Muguruza Storm Into Australian QFs; Barty Out For Revenge On Kvitova

A new former champions will be crowned in the women’s draw.

Posted by Staff @ 8:33 am in Australian Open | 1 Comment »

January 25th, 2020

Muguruza Motors Past Svitolina At Australian Open, Pliskova Upset; Coco Mania Resumes

Three more Top 6 seed fell Saturday at the Australian Open.

Posted by Staff @ 8:42 am in Australian Open | Comments Off on Muguruza Motors Past Svitolina At Australian Open, Pliskova Upset; Coco Mania Resumes

January 24th, 2020

Gauff Stuns, Serena Gets Stunned At Australian Open, Wozniacki Retires; Halep, Svitolina-Muguruza Sat.

The upsets hit and hit the Australian Open hard on a freaky Friday.

Posted by Staff @ 8:17 am in Australian Open | 5 Comments »