Fiona Ferro Continues Summer Surge at US Open

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22-year-old Fiona Ferro started 2019 having never been higher than No. 100 in the World and having lost six of her first seven matches of the season. Ferro was without a WTA main draw ($125k Series and above) win until March, including a straight sets loss at the Australian Open. In fact, towards the beginning […] READ MORE



Kiki Mladenovic Shocks World #1 Naomi Osaka

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In what is the upset of the season so far, newly crowned world #1 Naomi Osaka lost 6-3 6-3 to struggling Kristina Mladenovic in Dubai. A rematch from the same round last year where Osaka breezed to a 6-2 6-2 victory. The script was flipped in that match, with Mladenovic being the tournament’s 8 seed while Osaka […] READ MORE


Mladenovic and Babos Win the Australian Open Doubles Title

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Background This match featured two of the top doubles teams in the world. Both teams are top five seeds with Timea Babos and Kristina Mladenovic seeded fifth and Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina seeded second. Three of the four players competing played in the 2017 WTA Finals last year, with Babos winning with Andrea Hlavackova […] READ MORE


Panelist Predictions Australian Open Women’s Day 2: Including Ashleigh Barty-Aryna Sabalenka

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Day two from the Australian Open sees the conclusion of the first round matches. Last Word on Tennis writers, David Adair, James Cunningham, Sam Barker, and Vithun Illankovan give their predictions on five of the most intriguing contests on the second day in Melbourne including Ashleigh Barty against Aryna Sabalenka and Qiang Wang facing Madison […] READ MORE