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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 »

June 30th, 2019

With New Coach Ivanisevic, Djokovic Opens Play Monday At Wimbledon; Venus v 15-Year-Old Gauff

Wimbledon starts on Monday!

Posted by Staff @ 6:10 pm in Wimbledon | 24 Comments »

June 16th, 2019

WTA Top 3 — Osaka, Barty, Pliskova — Lead Way At Birmingham

The No. 1 ranking and Wimbledon top seed could change hands this week in Birmingham.

Posted by Staff @ 11:49 am in Birmingham | Comments Off on WTA Top 3 — Osaka, Barty, Pliskova — Lead Way At Birmingham

May 26th, 2019

Kerber, Venus Ousted On Opening Day At French Open; Serena Set To Return

The men’s tour isn’t the only one with breakout young stars.

Posted by Staff @ 5:05 pm in French Open | 1 Comment »

May 25th, 2019

Federer, Tsitsipas, Venus v Svitolina All On Opening Day Sunday At The French Open

The wait is almost over.

Posted by Staff @ 5:22 pm in French Open | 4 Comments »

May 16th, 2019

Osaka Wins 2 In Rome, Secures French Top Seed; Konta Upsets Stephens, Venus; Halep, Kvitova Ailing

Players were pushed to the limit Thursday in Rome.

Posted by Staff @ 10:17 pm in Rome | Comments Off on Osaka Wins 2 In Rome, Secures French Top Seed; Konta Upsets Stephens, Venus; Halep, Kvitova Ailing

May 14th, 2019

No Serena-Venus In Rome; Svitlova Blows 5-2 Lead v Azarenka

BFFs Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki both left Rome with injuries Tuesday.

Posted by Staff @ 10:52 pm in Rome | Comments Off on No Serena-Venus In Rome; Svitlova Blows 5-2 Lead v Azarenka

May 13th, 2019

Venus Needs 9 MPs To Beat Mertens In Rome, Serena Next; Azarenka v Svitolina Tues

38-year-old Venus Williams needs over three hours and nine match points to set up a showdown with Serena on Wednesday.

Posted by Staff @ 7:47 pm in Rome | Comments Off on Venus Needs 9 MPs To Beat Mertens In Rome, Serena Next; Azarenka v Svitolina Tues

May 12th, 2019

WTA Rome Preview: Serena Returns With 9 Of Top 10, Could Face Venus In 2R

Serena Williams returns to Rome for the first time since her 2016 title run.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 10:57 am in Rome | Comments Off on WTA Rome Preview: Serena Returns With 9 Of Top 10, Could Face Venus In 2R

March 26th, 2019

Haleps Hands Venus A Loss In Miami, Andreescu Retires; QFs Begin Tuesday

The women’s quarterfinals begin today in Miami. No former champions remain in the field.

Posted by Staff @ 9:19 am in Miami | 1 Comment »

March 25th, 2019

Defending Champ Stephens Out Of Miami; Venus Wins, Will Meet Halep Today

Venus Williams is the lone former champion left in Miami.

Posted by Staff @ 10:07 am in Miami | Comments Off on Defending Champ Stephens Out Of Miami; Venus Wins, Will Meet Halep Today

March 23rd, 2019

Serena, Venus Miami Winners, Svitolina Upset; Kerber v Andreescu Sat.

Women’s third round action begins Saturday in Miami.

Posted by Staff @ 11:58 am in Miami | Comments Off on Serena, Venus Miami Winners, Svitolina Upset; Kerber v Andreescu Sat.

March 22nd, 2019

Venus, Kvitova, Andreescu Among Thursday Miami Winners; Osaka, Serena Friday

Bianca Andreescu kept winning and some American teens picked up their first main draw wins.

Posted by Staff @ 11:31 am in Miami | Comments Off on Venus, Kvitova, Andreescu Among Thursday Miami Winners; Osaka, Serena Friday