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2021 WTA Tour preview: Jabeur’s busy season rolls on as Grand Slam winner fronts up in Romania

TUNISIAN Ons Jabeur has had a remarkable 2021 WTA Tour season, but she is not looking to slow down any time soon with yet another tournament after playing at Indian Wells – and then having to retire at the Kremlin Cup – fronting up in the Courmayeur Ladies Open in Italy. It is one of […]

2021 WTA Tour preview: Sabalenka returns in Moscow

TWO WTA Tour tournaments kick off this week in the wake of the Indian Wells concluding, with world number two Aryna Sabalenka returning following her positive COVID-19 test that forced her to miss the BNP Paribas Open. She will suit up for the WTA 500 event on the hard courts of Moscow, as we preview […]

WTA Tour midweek update: Hontama stuns top talents

QUARTER finalists have been decided at the Chicago fall Tennis Classic, with the final four determined in Nur-Saltan with Indian Wells edging closer by the day. CHICAGO FALL TENNIS CLASSIC WTA 500: Japanese 200th ranked talent Mai Hontama has stunned onlookers at the Chicago Fall Tennis Classic by reaching the quarter final of the event, […]

2021 WTA Tour preview: Open fields in Chicago, Nur-Saltan

THE CHICAGO Fall Tennis Classic has been dealt a blow this year, with a number of top talents unable to play in what is an open field of entrants. Whilst the likes of Ash Barty, Aryna Sabalenka, Iga Swiatek, Naomi Osaka and – after a late withdrawal – Maria Sakkari will not take part, there […]

WTA Tour midweek update: Tauson and Juvan topple seeds, Riske finds form

FOUR of the eight quarter finalists at the events in Luxembourg and Potoroz have been decided as we take a quick glimpse at how the first two rounds of action panned out in the WTA Tour 250 events. Over in Slovenia, it was a great day for the home nation, with young gun and future […]

WTA Tour wrap: US Open starts with a bang

A HUGE opening day of US Open action proved that the top talent is here to play, with just one of the day’s 16 women’s seeds falling. That being said, wins did not always come easy, with a flurry of three set tiebreaker contests setting the tone. Apart from a second set slip up from Aryna […]

WTA Tour wrap: Chicago and Cleveland finals ramp up US Open prep

ELINA Svitolina‘s last-minute wildcard entry to the Chicago Women’s Open has paid off in spades with the newly married Ukrainian earning her place in the final tomorrow, taking on ninth seed Alize Cornet for what will be both players’ first final of the year. At the Tennis in the Land tournament in Cleveland, unseeded Romanian […]

WTA Tour wrap: Svitolina blasts Mladenovic away in Chicago as seeds advance to semi-finals

IN a rather strange day at Chicago Women’s Open, top seed Elina Svitolina was one of the rare constants, putting together her most dominant performance since winning bronze at the Tokyo Olympics to blow seventh seed Frenchwoman Kristina Mladenovic away in 55 minutes. The Ukrainian talent won 6-1 6-0 in a complete rout to storm […]

WTA Tour wrap: Siniakova bulldozes her way into Cleveland quarter finals

KATERINA Sinakova has flexed her muscles with a dominant double-donut performance against Japanese lucky loser Nagi Hanatani to moved through to the quarter finals in the Tennis in the Land tournament in Cleveland overnight. Seven matches were played across the two WTA Tour tournament in the United States, with players at Cleveland and Chicago getting […]

WTA Tour: Barty takes out W&S Open title as 250s get underway

ASH Barty has looked the goods this week in Cincinnati following a surprise loss at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, and did not show an ounce of nerves as she blasted past giant-killing wildcard Jil Teichmann, 6-3 6-1 to claim the 2021 Western and Southern Open trophy. A tight start to the first set saw neither player […]

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