2015 Wimbledon Ladies’ seed preview

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With Wimbledon beginning today, let’s take a look at the 32 seeds, plus some predictions. Seed previews: 1. Serena Williams: The prohibitive favorite to complete the “Serena Slam” has won 21 consecutive Grand Slam matches dating back to a shock loss to Frenchwoman Alizé Cornet in the Round of 16 in this event last year. […] READ MORE


Ivanovic Makes Early Exit in Birmingham

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Defending champion Ana Ivanovic was sent packing by little-known qualifier World #135 Michelle Larcher De Britoat the Aegon Classic Birmingham 2015 in a tight three set match 4-6 6-3 6-7(6). Ana Ivanovic stepped onto the center court on a blustery day in Birmingham as defending champion, however the World #7 looked far from her best […] READ MORE


Stories of the Women’s Semifinals at Roland Garros

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Tennis matches can be viewed as chapters in a player’s life and the life stories of the four women semifinalists at this year’s French Open provide unique plots, making the matches all that much more intriguing. The first of the women’s semifinals at Roland Garros will feature Serbian Ana Ivanovic against Czech Lucie Safarova while […] READ MORE


Roland Garros 2015 Day 6: Best Win of 2015 For Ana Ivanovic

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Ana Ivanovic headlined the women’s action on Day 6 of the 2015 French Open today. The 2008 champion turned in her best win of 2015, allowing only three games to Donna Vekic. Defending champion Maria Sharapova couldn’t produce her best tennis against Sam Stosur, but it was still more than enough to see her through […] READ MORE


Sloane Stephens and Donna Vekic Star in Upsets at French Open

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Welcome to Last Word On Sports’ first daily French Open women’s recap. Today’s edition features first round matches spanning the opening two days of the tournament. In a women’s draw rife with possibilities, the first two days of the 2015 French Open provided relatively little drama. Defending champion Maria Sharapova handled what could have been […] READ MORE



The WTA Finals Outsiders: Part Two

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The countdown to the WTA finals continues with a look at the four outsiders gunning for the title. Eugenie Bouchard Few players have exploded onto the Women’s international tennis scene like Eugenie Bouchard has in 2014. Those who have made such an impact went onto rule the world and win countless Grand Slams. Only a mere […] READ MORE


The Return of Nicole Vaidisova

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In Albuquerque, the tennis community bared all to see the return of a tennis favourite in Nicole Vaidisova; the Czech player who made two semi-finals at Grand Slam level as a teenager finally returned after a four year absence from the sport. Back in 2010 she announced her retirement from the sport due to ‘lack […] READ MORE


Is Ana Ivanovic the real deal for the US Open?

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Ana Ivanovic: the real deal and a pigment to the Women’s Tennis Association or simply someone who flatters to deceive? The Serb swerves into the last slam of the year with an unprecedented 47-13 win loss ratio for the year as she tops the WTA with the most wins of the year, but what has […] READ MORE


North America Premier 5's review

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During the first two weeks of August, both the WTA Tour and ATP Tour, compete in North America for back-to-back competitions involving the very best players in the world. The first tournament is held in Canada, with the two tours alternating venue each year between Montreal and Toronto, with the second being hosted at the […] READ MORE