Osaka Wins Round One Against Andreescu

China Open, Beijing [4] Naomi Osaka (JPN) vs. [6] Bianca Andreescu (CAN) I eagerly awaited this match between Bianca Andreescu and Naomi Osaka; and I watched with bated breath as the match developed and Osaka fell behind 1-5. Whether or not they consciously admitted, each player had something to prove as this was a match…

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Post US Open Ranking Changes

Juan Martin del Potro gets the mover of the week honors; unfortunately for him, the Argentine was unable to defend his points from getting to the final of the US Open last year due to yet another surgery. However, as usual, he continues to have a positive attitude and is hoping to be back on…

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Will Serena Get By Bianca Andreescu?

US OPEN, New York (USA) [8] Serena Williams (USA) defeated [5] Elina Svitolina (UKR) 6-3, 6-1 in the semifinals. Svitolina had six break point opportunities in the first set and did not capitalize. Williams tightened up her focus and protected her serve perfectly in the second set and Svitolina had no opportunities to break her…

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All Time High For Andreescu

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The eighteen-year-old Canadian, Bianca Andreescu, gets the honors of mover of the week for her exceptional performance at the ASB Classic in Auckland. She made it to her first WTA singles final by defeating the number one seed, Caroline Wozniacki; the number three seed, Su-Wei Hsieh; and the number six seed, Venus Williams. Andreescu put…

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