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June 5th, 2021

Big 3 Federer, Nadal, Djokovic Plus Serena Star As Week 2 Of French Begins

After one week at the French Open, the four biggest names in tennis are still standing.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:53 pm in French Open | Comments Off on Big 3 Federer, Nadal, Djokovic Plus Serena Star As Week 2 Of French Begins

June 5th, 2021

Swiatek, Kenin Rally, Svitolina Upset At French Open; Serena Headlines Round 4

Just 16 women remain at the French Open, and only 3 of them are Top 10 seeds.

Posted by Staff @ 7:54 pm in French Open | Comments Off on Swiatek, Kenin Rally, Svitolina Upset At French Open; Serena Headlines Round 4

June 3rd, 2021

Barty, Bows Out Of French Open, Pliskova Upset; Serena v Collins Fri.

The Top 2 women’s seeds failed to make the third round at the French Open.

Posted by Staff @ 6:06 pm in French Open | Comments Off on Barty, Bows Out Of French Open, Pliskova Upset; Serena v Collins Fri.

June 2nd, 2021

Serena Too Strong At French Open; Barty To Test Ailing Hip

Serena Williams is through to the third round at the French Open.

Posted by Staff @ 5:25 pm in French Open | 1 Comment »

June 1st, 2021

Barty Battles Hip, Pera For French Open Win, Kvitova Withdraws; Serena Returns Wed.

Petra Kvitova suffers a freak accident during press forcing her out of the event. And Ash Barty is nursing a bad hip.

Posted by Staff @ 9:50 pm in French Open | Comments Off on Barty Battles Hip, Pera For French Open Win, Kvitova Withdraws; Serena Returns Wed.

May 11th, 2021

Former French Champs Muguruza, Ostapenko Roll In Rome; Serena, Osaka On Court Tomorrow

Serena Williams makes her 2021 clay debut Wednesday in Rome.

Posted by Staff @ 6:00 pm in Tennis | Comments Off on Former French Champs Muguruza, Ostapenko Roll In Rome; Serena, Osaka On Court Tomorrow

May 1st, 2021

Kvitova Tops Kerber In Madrid, Barty Sets Meeting With Swiatek

The last two French Open champions will meet on Monday.

Posted by Staff @ 7:52 pm in Madrid | Comments Off on Kvitova Tops Kerber In Madrid, Barty Sets Meeting With Swiatek

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.

April 10th, 2021

Barty, Gauff, Stephens All Lose In Charleston QFs

None of the 10 Top 25 players made the Charleston semifinals.

Posted by Staff @ 10:07 am in Charleston | Comments Off on Barty, Gauff, Stephens All Lose In Charleston QFs

April 4th, 2021

Barty, Kenin Headline First Week Of WTA Charleston

And just like that, the clay begins.

Posted by Staff @ 11:19 pm in Charleston | Comments Off on Barty, Kenin Headline First Week Of WTA Charleston

March 27th, 2021

Osaka Ups Win Streak To 22; Azarenka v Kerber Sat. In Miami

The third round opens Saturday in the Miami women’s draw.

Posted by Staff @ 10:18 am in Miami | Comments Off on Osaka Ups Win Streak To 22; Azarenka v Kerber Sat. In Miami

March 26th, 2021

Gauff Goes Down In Miami; Barty, Halep Survive Openers

Several of the top names had a rally to avoid opening round upsets at the Miami Masters.

Posted by Staff @ 10:41 am in Miami | Comments Off on Gauff Goes Down In Miami; Barty, Halep Survive Openers

March 25th, 2021

Barty, Halep, Kvitova, Gauff Open Play Thursday In Miami

Five women’s Grand Slam champions are featured Thursday in Miami.

Posted by Staff @ 9:51 am in Miami | Comments Off on Barty, Halep, Kvitova, Gauff Open Play Thursday In Miami

March 22nd, 2021

Barty Returns In Loaded Miami WTA Draw; Osaka, Halep, Kenin Among Top 6 In Draw

19 of the Top 20 women are in Miami this week.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 10:03 pm in Miami | Comments Off on Barty Returns In Loaded Miami WTA Draw; Osaka, Halep, Kenin Among Top 6 In Draw

February 6th, 2021

Serena Chasing History Again At Australian Open; Osaka, Barty, Muguruza Top Contenders

Will the youth movement continue on the WTA Tour?

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 5:30 pm in Australian Open | Comments Off on Serena Chasing History Again At Australian Open; Osaka, Barty, Muguruza Top Contenders