Francesca Schiavone Should Not Retire Despite Early Grand Slam Losses

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From LastWordOnTennis, by Filippo Colombo. Francesca Schiavone’s 6-1 6-2 loss in the opening round of the US Open was her third consecutive first round loss at a Grand Slam. All of them have come in straight sets, against Svetlana Kuznetsova in New York, Simona Halep at Wimbledon and Kiki Mladenovic at Roland Garros. Moreover, earlier this year, […] READ MORE


Panelists’ Predictions 2016 Wimbledon Women’s Manic Monday–All Matches

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It’s Manic Monday at Wimbledon, the absolute best day in tennis. Watching the matches are an incredible treat, and as a preview we’re going to give you a treat and predict them all. That’s right. Our writers are tackling all eight matches. Predicting today are myself (Yesh Ginsburg), editor Sam Barker, and contributors Linda Celia […] READ MORE


Panelists’ Predictions 2016 Wimbledon Women’s Matches–Middle Sunday Special

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Well, the rain messed with our predicting schedule, along with just about everything else. We couldn’t make predictions for Saturday’s matches because those had been pretty much covered in the predictions for Thursday and Friday, but we get to give you predictions for Middle Sunday, a rare treat indeed. Predicting today are myself (Yesh Ginsburg) […] READ MORE



Day Two: Kuznetsova wins Blockbuster

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Serena Williams, Svetlana Kuznetsova, Andy Murray, Juan Martin Del Potro, and Stan Wawrinka all prevailed in a rain plagued day two of action at Wimbledon. Kuznetsova against Caroline Wozniacki was the blockbuster match of the day. Kuznetsova, the 13 seed and two-time Slam winner against former #1 Wozniacki. Wozniacki skipped the entire clay season with injury […] READ MORE


Panelists’ Predictions 2016 Wimbledon Women’s Day 2 Matches–Including Wozniacki/Kuznetsova

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We’re back for the second day of the biggest tournament in tennis. There are so many amazing matches on the slate that we couldn’t think of just five–we have six for you today. Predicting today are myself (Yesh Ginsburg), editor Steen Kirby, and contributor John Lupo. Panelists’ Predictions 2016 Wimbledon Women’s Day 2 Roberta Vinci […] READ MORE





The Quiet Slump of Serena Williams

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Let’s get one thing straight from the off. When I say Serena Williams is in a slump, I do not mean comparative with the rest of the WTA. She has not had some Bouchard-esk capitulation or a woeful year like Wozniacki. Simply by her own lofty standards, whenever the talismanic player goes seven months without […] READ MORE