Halep Feeling The Pressure, Loses To Svitolina

Halep feeling the pressure, loses to Svitolina

Rogers Cup, Toronto [2] Simona Halep (ROU) vs. [5] Elina Svitolina (UKR) As fans we will never fully comprehend the pressure felt by these players to perform at a consistently high level every day; furthermore, it is even more mind-boggling when that pressure gets amplified during big tournaments with significant potential ranking changes attached, i.e….

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Stephens’ Comeback Heating Up Nicely

Stephens return heating up nicely

Rogers Cup, Toronto [3] Angelique Kerber (GER) vs. [934] Sloane Stephens (USA) Perhaps it wasn’t a surprise since Stephens has won their last two encounters; however, given the circumstances, the odds were in favor of Kerber winning this match.  Stephens has been off the Tour following foot surgery since August 2016 and this is her…

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Duan Gets Mover Of The Week Honors

Duan gets mover of the week honors

WEEK: 08.07.2017 The mover of the week honors goes to Ying-Ying Duan; sadly it was not due to an improvement in her ranking position.  She was the defending champion at the JiangXi Open in Nanchang; however, she could not get past her first round opponent, Arina Rodionova, this year. It’s always exciting to win a…

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