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September 29th, 2019

Andreescu Returns In Loaded Beijing Field

This week in Beijing, Bianca Andreescu will make her first appearance on a tennis court since her incredible US Open title. “Well, I’m feeling pretty confident,” Andreescu said. “I’ve been having some really good practices lately. I had a good training week in Toronto and in Montreal. Now here. “I got here four days ago, […]

Posted by Staff @ 8:34 pm in beijing | No Comments »

September 22nd, 2019

Barty, Halep, Kvitova Lead 15 Of Top 20 In Wuhan

The stars assemble in Wuhan.

Posted by Staff @ 7:46 pm in Asia, Wuhan | No Comments »

August 29th, 2019

Serena Survives McNally Scare, Svitolina Sees Off Venus At US Open

Following a dominant performance over Maria Sharapova in her opener, Serena Williams was thought to have an easy time Wednesday night against 17-year-old Caty McNally. But that’s not how it went. The young McNally, who is from Ohio, hung tough with Serena early, keeping her off balance, attacking and even mixing in some serve-and-volleying with […]

Posted by Sean Randall @ 12:10 am in US Open | 3 Comments »

August 27th, 2019

Serena Slaps Sharapova Around At US Open; Osaka Begins Title Defense Tuesday

Serena Williams has now won 19 straight over Maria Sharapova.

Posted by Staff @ 12:00 am in US Open | Comments Off on Serena Slaps Sharapova Around At US Open; Osaka Begins Title Defense Tuesday

August 26th, 2019

Serena v Sharapova, Federer, Djokovic Headline Day 1 At US Open

US Open begins today.

Posted by Staff @ 11:45 am in US Open | 1 Comment »

August 16th, 2019

Osaka Retires, Keys Downs Venus In Cincinnati QFs, Barty A Win From No. 1

Who’ll win their first Cincinnati women’s title on Sunday?

Posted by Staff @ 9:47 pm in Cincinnati | Comments Off on Osaka Retires, Keys Downs Venus In Cincinnati QFs, Barty A Win From No. 1

August 15th, 2019

Keys Edges Halep In Cincinnati Thriller; Barty, Osaka, Pliskova Battle For No. 1

Three women in Cincinnati are bidding for the No. 1 seed at the US Open.

Posted by Staff @ 11:19 pm in Cincinnati | Comments Off on Keys Edges Halep In Cincinnati Thriller; Barty, Osaka, Pliskova Battle For No. 1

August 14th, 2019

Venus Beats Defending Champ Bertens, Serena Withdraws At Cincinnati; Barty-Sharapova Wed.

The Top 4 women’s seeds are in action on Wednesday.

Posted by Staff @ 1:42 am in Cincinnati | Comments Off on Venus Beats Defending Champ Bertens, Serena Withdraws At Cincinnati; Barty-Sharapova Wed.

August 13th, 2019

Venus, Sharapova Advance; Serena To Test Back In Cincinnati

Serena, Venus will be on center court Tuesday in Cincinnati.

Posted by Staff @ 12:33 am in Cincinnati | Comments Off on Venus, Sharapova Advance; Serena To Test Back In Cincinnati

August 11th, 2019

Murray Returns To Singles Monday In Cincinnati; Sharapova, Venus, Kyrgios Also In Action

After seven months, Andy Murray will be back on the singles court Monday in Cincinnati.

Posted by Staff @ 9:33 pm in Cincinnati | 3 Comments »

August 6th, 2019

Barty, Venus Fall In Toronto, Andreescu Overcomes Bouchard; Halep To Open Title Defense

Venus Williams, Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys have all lost their last 3 matches.

Posted by Staff @ 11:48 pm in Canadian Open, Toronto | Comments Off on Barty, Venus Fall In Toronto, Andreescu Overcomes Bouchard; Halep To Open Title Defense

August 6th, 2019

Kontaveit Outslugs Sharapova; Wozniacki, Bencic Early Toronto Winners; Andreescu-Bouchard On Deck

Former champion Caroline Wozniacki cruised Monday at the Toronto Masters dismissing the dangerous Yulia Putintseva 6-4, 6-2. Wozniacki, who won in Montreal back in 2010, was down 4-2 early before rolling of 10 of the last 12 games. “I think I just started getting a hold of her serves better,” Wozniacki said. “And then I […]

Posted by Staff @ 1:20 am in Canadian Open, Toronto | Comments Off on Kontaveit Outslugs Sharapova; Wozniacki, Bencic Early Toronto Winners; Andreescu-Bouchard On Deck

August 4th, 2019

Serena, Halep, Barty Lead 9 Of Top 10 In Toronto Masters

3-time champion Serena Williams returns to the Canadian Open for first time since 2015.

Posted by Staff @ 10:49 pm in Canadian Open, Toronto | Comments Off on Serena, Halep, Barty Lead 9 Of Top 10 In Toronto Masters

July 28th, 2019

Svitolina Seeks First Title Of Year In San Jose; Venus, Anisimona In Field; Vandeweghe Makes Return

Mihaela Buzarnescu and Victoria Azarenka are the lone former champions in San Jose.

Posted by Staff @ 11:32 pm in San Jose | Comments Off on Svitolina Seeks First Title Of Year In San Jose; Venus, Anisimona In Field; Vandeweghe Makes Return

July 1st, 2019

Gauff Stuns Venus At Wimbledon; Osaka Out, Halep Survives Fall; Serena Tues.

Another American star was born Monday at Wimbledon.

Posted by Staff @ 5:37 pm in Wimbledon | 4 Comments »