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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Andrey Rublev Cracks The Top Fifty

Andrey Rublev cracks the top fifty

WEEK: 07.24.2017 The mover of the week honors go to the Russian teenager, Andrey Rublev.  Rublev turned professional in 2014 and three years later he has won his first career singles title at the age of nineteen.  He beat three top-tier clay-court specialists to accomplish that feat.  He out hit his opponents and completely outplayed…

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Rybarikova’s Ranking Soars After Wimbledon

Rybarikova's return of a ball at Wimbledon

WEEK: 07.17.2017 Magdalena Rybarikova rockets up the rankings with her impressive semifinal run at Wimbledon; she is now two places shy of her career high of thirty-one, which was achieved in 2013.  Injuries have interrupted Rybarikova’s career.  Her last tournament in 2016 was Wimbledon and she just returned to the Tour in February after having knee…

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