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February 8th, 2021

Serena, Osaka, Halep, Kvitova Cruise In Australian Open; Barty Tuesday

Women’s favorites looked good on opening day in Australia.

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February 5th, 2021

Serena Shys Away From Barty Battle In Melbourne; Halep Falls, Osaka Still Streaking

Serena and Simona are out of Melbourne tune-ups.

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February 3rd, 2021

Serena Sails Into YVC QFs, Will Face Collins; Kvitova Upset; Kenin-Muguruza Rematch Set

The quarterfinals are set at the Yarra Valley Classic.

Posted by Staff @ 5:58 pm in Melbourne Summer Series | Comments Off on Serena Sails Into YVC QFs, Will Face Collins; Kvitova Upset; Kenin-Muguruza Rematch Set

February 2nd, 2021

Kvitova Downs Venus In YVC Thriller; Serena v Pironkova Wed.

Petra Kvitova and Venus Williams played their first straight set head-to-head match.

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January 30th, 2021

Serena, Kenin, Barty Open Up At Yarra Valley Classic

Two former Australian Open champions headlines the Yarra Valley Classic.

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January 5th, 2021

Kenin, Pliskova Lead 4 Top 10s In Abu Dhabi

A solid field is set as the WTA begins in Abu Dhabi.

Posted by Staff @ 1:43 am in 2021 Season | Comments Off on Kenin, Pliskova Lead 4 Top 10s In Abu Dhabi

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

October 10th, 2020

Swiatek Becomes Poland’s First Singles Grand Slam Champion, Beats Kenin For French Open Title

Iga Swiatek made history Sunday in Paris.

Posted by Staff @ 5:51 pm in French Open | 1 Comment »

October 8th, 2020

Kenin KOs Kvitova, Will Meet Swiatek In French Open Final

Who saw a Sofia Kenin – Iga Swiatek final two weeks ago?

Posted by Staff @ 8:29 pm in French Open | Comments Off on Kenin KOs Kvitova, Will Meet Swiatek In French Open Final

October 7th, 2020

Kenin, Kvitova Advance To French Open SF Thurs.; Swiatek v Podoroska

A seeded Grand Slam winner will meet a player outside the Top 50 on Saturday for the French Open title.

Posted by Staff @ 8:36 pm in French Open | Comments Off on Kenin, Kvitova Advance To French Open SF Thurs.; Swiatek v Podoroska

October 5th, 2020

Former Slam Winners Kvitova, Kenin Restore Order At French Open

The quarterfinals are still not set in the women’s draw at the French Open.

Posted by Staff @ 8:17 pm in French Open | Comments Off on Former Slam Winners Kvitova, Kenin Restore Order At French Open

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 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.