Impressive Weekend For Ostapenko

 WEEK:  02.29.2016 Jelena Ostapenko, the Latvian teenager that has been turning heads since she turned pro in 2012, came very close to winning her first WTA title in Doha this past weekend.  After dispatching top ten player, Petra Kvitova, and numerous former top ten players, she almost knocked out Carla Suarez Navarro.  She got off to…

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Schiavone Back In The Top 100.

WEEK:  02.22.2016 Francesca Schiavone won the Rio Open title on Sunday; her first singles title since 2013 and is back in the top 100 after falling out at the end of last season.  She had 15 consecutive seasons in the top 100 and has been ranked as high as number 7. A combination of injury…

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Janowicz Sidelined By Knee Surgery

WEEK:  02.08.2016 Jerzy Janowicz was the unfortunate mover of the week.  His persistent knee issues forced him to have surgery earlier this year; thus, he had to withdraw from the Open Sud de France Tournament last week.  His return to the Tour is uncertain at this time as he tries to recover from this second knee surgery….

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Zhang Gets Rewarded

WEEK:  02.01.2016 Shuai Zhang was the mover of the week.  She was a qualifier and she played inspired tennis at the Australian Open.  In the first round she upset the number two ranked player in the world, Simona Halep.  She eventually lost to Johanna Konta in the quarterfinals; however, her impressive performance is now reflected…

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Monica Puig, Mover Of The Week

WEEK:  01.18.2016 Monica Puig (PUR) was the mover of the week.  She got to the final of the Apia International Sydney last week.  Although she lost to Svetlana Kuznetsova, she gained valuable ranking points.  She wants to take this confident form into the Australian Open.  Puig has indeed carried her impressive form into the Australian Open.  She…

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