Australian Open women’s seed report

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With Ashleigh Barty still holding down the top spot in the WTA rankings, the Aussie leads the field into her home Slam, the Australian Open, as the tennis world converges on Melbourne for the season’s first major. Here’s how we expect the two weeks Down Under to play out: 1. Ashleigh Barty: The Aussie has strengthened her grip […] READ MORE


Dayana Yastremska eases past Shuai Peng to reach Tianjin Open quarterfinals

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Third seed Dayana Yastremska has made the last eight at the Tianjin Open, brushing aside 2016 champion Shuai Peng. The 19-year-old Ukrainian hit 32 winners as compared to Peng’s six as well as six aces to reach the quarterfinals for a fifth time in 2019, where she will face Veronika Kudermetova of Russia. Both players were solid on serve to begin with […] READ MORE


Wimbledon Women’s Singles Seed Report

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Ashleigh Barty is the new world number one after her triumph at the French Open. The Aussie leads the field into the legendary lawns of Wimbledon. With play set to begin on Monday and the draw set, here’s a preview of the two weeks in London should play out: 1. Ashleigh Barty: Coming into Wimbledon riding a 12-match winning streak after […] READ MORE


Marketa Vondrousova reaches first Grand Slam final with win over Johanna Konta

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Marketa Vondrousova is in the French Open final after rallying past 26th seed Johanna Konta to claim a 7-5, 7-6 (2) victory. The 19-year-old is the youngest Roland Garros finalist since Ana Ivanovic in 2007 and will bid to be the first Czech woman since Hana Mandlikova in 1981 to claim the title in Paris when she faces eighth seed Ashleigh Barty in the championship match on Saturday […] READ MORE


French Open Day 4: Title Favorite Bertens Retires after Four Games

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The fourth day of the French Open featured the start of the second round with 16 matches on the women’s side. Second seed Karolina Pliskova looked sharp in a 6-2, 6-2 rout of qualifier Kristina Kucova. The 2017 Roland Garros semifinalist needed just 56 minutes to dispatch the Slovak, firing 29 winners and landing 76% of her first serves in play. […] READ MORE


French Open: Four matches to watch on Day 4

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The second round of the French Open begins on Wednesday with 16 men’s matches and 16 women’s matches. With so many appealing matchups to look forward to, here are four of the best: Anastasia Potapova vs Marketa Vondrousova A matchup you’re likely to see on tour many times over the next decade as Potapova is just 18 […] READ MORE



2019 Roland Garros Women’s seed report

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With Naomi Osaka prevailing at the Australian Open, the Japanese star rose to #1 in the WTA rankings. As she leads the field into the second major of the year at Roland Garros for the French Open, here’s a preview of what to expect as the tennis world descends on Paris: Embed from Getty Images   Roland Garros Women’s seed report 1. Naomi […] READ MORE


2019 Australian Open: Three matches to watch on Day 5

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The third round of the Australian Open begins tonight and if we’re all recovered from the late, late show put on by Garbiñe Muguruza and Johanna Konta, here are three matches to watch……….if you can keep your eyes open: Maria Sharapova vs Caroline Wozniacki This is their 11th career meeting, but first since Sharapova has returned from her 15-month drug suspension. […] READ MORE


2019 Australian Open: Caroline Wozniacki dominates Johanna Larsson to advance to third round

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Third seed Caroline Wozniacki continued her title defense at the Australian Open with a thorough 6-1 6-3 win over Johanna Larsson in just 66 minutes. The Dane won her ninth straight match in Melbourne as she advanced to a blockbuster third-round clash with Maria Sharapova. Wozniacki recovered from 0-30 in the opening game of the match to rattle off eight straight points, […] READ MORE