Heather Watson 2019 in Review and 2020 Look-Ahead

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2018 could only go down as an annus horribilis of a season for Britain’s Heather Watson. 2019 mirrors the previous season in large chunks. That said, the Guernsey footwork-based point builder saved her best until last. Watson fell at the final hurdle against Rebecca Peterson in Tianjin in October, just failing to add to her […] READ MORE


Tianjin Open Final Prediction: Rebecca Peterson vs Heather Watson

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Is anyone else surprised by the Tianjin Open finalists? No doubt, neither Rebecca Peterson nor Heather Watson were on anyone’s radar for a deep run, much less reaching the final. Through grit and determination, here they are. Now, here’s the question: who lifts the trophy? Tianjin Open Final Prediction Head to head: Peterson 1-0 Watson […] READ MORE



Tianjin Open Semifinal Predictions: Veronika Kudermetova vs Heather Watson and Ons Jabeur vs Rebecca Peterson

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The Tianjin Open quarterfinals were certainly a surprise. The #6 Yulia Putintseva, #3 seed Dayana Yastremska, and #8 seed Magda Linette were dismissed in exciting quarterfinal clashes. China’s last remaining contender, Wang Yafan, couldn’t find the answers to Rebecca Peterson. The last four women in the Tianjin Open are undoubtedly a surprise. Hard-fought wins have […] 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