Takeaways from the 2021 WTA Mutua Madrid Open

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After last week’s WTA Mutua Madrid Open, let’s look back at some of the main takeaways as we move forward towards the French Open. Who played well? And who disappointed? Takeaways from the 2021 Mutua Madrid Open 1. The Barty-Sabalenka rivalry looks promising! Aryna Sabalenka (BLR) defeated World No.1 Ashleigh Barty (AUS) in the final, […] READ MORE


The Journeys of the WTA Mutua Madrid Open Semifinalists

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The 2021 WTA Mutua Madrid Open semifinals are set. These four ladies are the final four in a tournament were there have been plenty of great matches. Also, plenty of surprises have been produced throughout the week. Unexpected players reached stages that they had never done before while others keep winning and demonstrating why they […] READ MORE


WTA First Round Matches to Watch at This Year’s Madrid Open

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Clay court season is well under way now and the first WTA 1000 event of the season will be in Madrid. The 2021 Mutua Madrid Open will host the best players around the world over the next two weeks. The first-round matches have some blockbuster encounters ahead. Here are the best ones and the ones […] READ MORE


Madrid Open Cancelled Again Amid Recent COVID-19 Surge

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The Mutua Madrid Open officially announced the cancellation of its 2020 edition. The increasing number of Covid-19 flare-ups Spain has been suffering lately has forced organizers and local authorities to pull the plug on the joint event. “We have given our all to stage the tournament,” said tournament director Feliciano López in an official statement. […] 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


Alexander Zverev is Playing At Net More, and It’s Working

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Is Alexander Zverev becoming more like his big brother? Up until this point, the 21-year-old German tennis star has been known exclusively as an aggressive baseliner–a player content to rip groundstrokes from the back of the court and approach the net only when winning the point is a sure thing. Two interesting questions for Alexander […] READ MORE



Isner Edges Past Cuevas to Set up Zverev Clash

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  John Isner is Continuing his European Adventure John Isner is starting to look like he likes European clay after all. The gangly American showed shot variety and grit in dispatching the tricky clay courter, Pablo Cuevas, in Madrid. Three tie breaks were required to split these wily competitors. However, Isner eventually ground the Uruguayan […] READ MORE


Mladenovic tackles Sharapova in Battle to Keep Their Respective Revivals Alive

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An intriguing Round of 32 match takes place on Wednesday in the WTA Mutua Madrid Open. A Rare Glimpse of Form from Kristina Mladenovic & Maria Sharapova in 2018 Liberty-exuding Frenchwoman Kristina Mladenovic has strung together back-to-back victories in Madrid. This is the first time since Acapulco in March. Maria Sharapova’s routing of Irina-Camelia Begu last […] READ MORE