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January 20th, 2022

Upsets Hit Women’s Draw At Australian Open As Muguruza, Kontaveit, Raducanu Lose

Seeds were dropped Thursday in Melbourne.

Posted by Staff @ 10:07 am in Australian Open | Comments Off on Upsets Hit Women’s Draw At Australian Open As Muguruza, Kontaveit, Raducanu Lose

June 13th, 2021

Konta Back To Winning Ways, Collects Nottingham Title For First Trophy In 4 Years

Johanna Konta won her first career grass title.

Posted by Staff @ 11:19 pm in Grass season | Comments Off on Konta Back To Winning Ways, Collects Nottingham Title For First Trophy In 4 Years

October 3rd, 2020

Former Champs Muguruza, Ostapenko Fall At French Open; 4R Begins Sunday

There will be a new French Open finalist in the women’s draw.

Posted by Staff @ 9:13 pm in French Open | Comments Off on Former Champs Muguruza, Ostapenko Fall At French Open; 4R Begins Sunday

September 28th, 2020

Muguruza Survives Scare At French Open; Serena, Kvitova Winners

Garbine Muguruza avoided a huge upset at the French Open on Monday.

Posted by Staff @ 9:12 pm in French Open | Comments Off on Muguruza Survives Scare At French Open; Serena, Kvitova Winners

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

July 9th, 2019

Serena, Halep Move Into Wimbledon SFs; Konta Crumbles

Serena Williams is four sets from history.

Posted by Staff @ 6:11 pm in Wimbledon | 3 Comments »

July 8th, 2019

Halep Stops Gauff At Wimbledon, Barty Bounced, Serena Sails; Women’s QFs Tues.

The quarterfinals at Wimbledon are set with Serena the favorite to win again.

Posted by Staff @ 4:13 pm in Wimbledon | Comments Off on Halep Stops Gauff At Wimbledon, Barty Bounced, Serena Sails; Women’s QFs Tues.

July 5th, 2019

Gauff Saves Match Points In Thrilling Win Over Hercog, Halep Next At Wimbledon; Serena, Konta-Stephens Sat.

Coco Gauff continues to be the story in tennis.

Posted by Staff @ 7:07 pm in Wimbledon | 1 Comment »

October 5th, 2018

Wozniacki, Osaka Advance To Beijing Semifinals

Noami Osaka is closing in on another huge title.

Posted by Staff @ 7:17 pm in beijing | 3 Comments »

July 27th, 2018

Both Williams Sisters, Muguruza v Azarenka 1st Rd. at WTA San Jose

Interesting starts for (1) Muguruza vs. the former No. 1 Azarenka, (8) Babos vs. Mladenovic, and (6) S.Williams vs. Konta…

Posted by Staff @ 11:09 pm in Tennis | 8 Comments »

June 11th, 2018

Vandeweghe, Mannarino Lead Fields at Co-ed Libema Open on Grass; Previews

(8) Sabalenka starts against last year’s teenage Wimbledon quarterfinalist Vondrousova, and (3) Bertens against last year’s runner-up Vikhlyantseva…

Posted by Staff @ 12:37 pm in Tennis | 3 Comments »

May 20th, 2018

Stephens, Barty Headline Pre-French Events at Nurnberg, Strasbourg; WTA Previews

(2) Gavrilov starts against American Jennifer Brady and is then looking at the veteran Stosur in the second round, which would be a rematch of last year’s final…

Posted by Staff @ 4:27 pm in Tennis | 10 Comments »

April 28th, 2018

Pliskova v Pliskova 1st Round at WTA Prague; Preview

Two Top 10 players in the J&T Banka Prague Open field are led by former No. 1 Karolina Pliskova, who is coming off reaching the final at Stuttgart, and in Prague will open against her twin sister Kristyna.

Posted by Staff @ 3:48 pm in Tennis | 1 Comment »

April 21st, 2018

Wozniacki, Kuzy, Aggie Lead Favorites at WTA Istanbul; Preview

Interesting starts for (1) Woz 2nd rd. vs. the Errani/Flipkens winner, the struggling (3) Radwanska vs. the riser Vekic, and the back-from-injury (2) Kuznetsova vs. Wang who she has struggled against in past encounters…

Posted by Staff @ 1:48 pm in Tennis | 2 Comments »

February 24th, 2018

Nadal, Stephens Headline Fields at Joint Acapulco; Previews

Potential tough starts for (1) Nadal vs. his free-swinging Spanish countryman F-Lo (winner to possibly meet (WC) Thanasi Kokkinakis), (4) Sock 2nd rd. vs. the Aussie Open semifinalist Chung, (6) Del Potro vs. the elder net-rushing Zverev, (3) Thiem 2nd rd. vs. the Nishikori-Shapovalov winner, and (8) Isner vs. his countryman Harrison…

Posted by Staff @ 10:29 pm in Tennis | 15 Comments »