Martina Hingis and the Rise of “Santina”

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At the age of 15, Martina Hingis became the youngest slam winner of all time when she won the Ladies Doubles title at the 1996 Wimbledon Championships. Next year she became the youngest world #1 ever when she won 3 out of the 4 majors of the year and accumulated a total of 12 titles. […] READ MORE


Halep Crashes out of French Open

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Simona Halep crashed out of the French Open Wednesday afternoon in Paris and her quest of winning her first Grand Slam title is over for the time being. The #3 ranked player in the world was routinely beaten 75 61 in straight sets by Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, who is the #70 ranked player on tour. It is the second […] 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