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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 | No Comments »

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 | No Comments »

September 2nd, 2020

Serena Wins, Venus Falls At US Open; Clijsters Comeback Cut Short

It was a mixed day for the legends at the US Open on Tuesday.

Posted by Staff @ 12:09 am in US Open | No Comments »

August 23rd, 2020

Venus, Coco Gauff Upset In Cincinnati Openers; Tops Seeds Sunday

The youngest and the oldest in the Cincinnati women’s field both lost Saturday.

Posted by Staff @ 1:35 am in Cincinnati | No Comments »

August 22nd, 2020

Former Cincinnati Champions Murray, Cilic Headline Men’s Return; Coco, Venus On WTA Marquee

With the weight of both tours, tennis reopens on Saturday.

Posted by Staff @ 9:34 am in Cincinnati | 2 Comments »

August 13th, 2020

Serena Overcomes Venus In Lexington; Gauff In Action Friday

Serena wins a fan-less 31st meeting with sister Venus.

Posted by Staff @ 10:55 pm in WTA | No Comments »

August 12th, 2020

Fan-Less Serena v Venus In Lexington Showdown; Gauff Advances Past Sabalenka

Four decades of Serena v Venus, this one happens in front of no fans.

Posted by Staff @ 10:57 pm in WTA | No Comments »

August 9th, 2020

Serena Leads Strong WTA Lexington Field, Could Meet Venus In 2R

Serena Williams returns to tennis this week in Kentucky.

Posted by Staff @ 6:15 pm in Summer Swing | 1 Comment »

March 1st, 2020

Clijsters Continues Return In Monterrey; Azarenka Makes 2020 Debut

It’s a new week for the Monterrey event.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 7:55 pm in Monterrey | 7 Comments »

January 20th, 2020

Coco Does It Again To Venus, Serena Tough At Australian Open, Barty Rallies

Coco Gauff has never lost a Grand Slam first round (3-0).

Posted by Staff @ 8:55 am in Australian Open | Comments Off on Coco Does It Again To Venus, Serena Tough At Australian Open, Barty Rallies

January 19th, 2020

Blockbuster Opening Day At Australian Open Features Federer, Djokovic, Serena, Venus v Coco

It’s a really good first day schedule at the Australian Open.

Posted by Staff @ 11:45 am in Australian Open | 2 Comments »

January 16th, 2020

Australian Open Women’s Preview: Serena, Osaka Lead Open Field

We’ve seen four different women’s champions the last four years at the Australian Open.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 3:59 pm in Australian Open | Comments Off on Australian Open Women’s Preview: Serena, Osaka Lead Open Field

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 | Comments Off on Andreescu Returns In Loaded Beijing Field

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 | Comments Off on Barty, Halep, Kvitova Lead 15 Of Top 20 In Wuhan

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 »