Heather Watson finding form in Tianjin

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Briton Heather Watson had been on a disappointing run of form recently. That is until the British #2 arrived in Tianjin. In fact, successes had been few and far between all year for Watson. An ITF title early in the year in Fukuoka, Japan was followed by a number of early losses in other events. […] READ MORE



Heather Watson and her Season to Move on from

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British #3 is something that will be hard to hear/read for Guernsey’s Heather Watson (ranked #93). Given the set-back of a 2018 season that’s past, the 26-year-old recently lost her British #2 status. World #100 Katie Boulter temporarily claimed this crown, sending out a message to Watson that she needs to up her game in […] READ MORE


Kvitova Eyeing Previously Unthinkable 3rd Wimbledon Title

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Petra Kvitova has now shown impressive consistency, winning five titles this season, splitting these between two each on clay and hard court and one, so far, on grass. This incorporated a 14-match hard court winning streak and a 13-match clay one. Not bad, considering that on balance – grass is her best surface. Precautionary Injury […] READ MORE


ATP, WTA, Challengers, and ITF: Match-fixing is Still a Big Issue in Tennis

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After the BBC/Buzzfeed match-fixing inquiry that attacked tennis’ image in early 2016, the tennis authorities reacted announcing for Independent Review of Integrity in Tennis. The IRP should have “reviewed the effectiveness and appropriateness of the Tennis Anti-Corruption Programme (TACP), the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) and the Tennis Integrity Protection Programme (TIPP) and recommended any suggested changes.” After 18 months, the IRP hasn’t issued any […] READ MORE