Vondrousova Bucks The Trend

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ROLAND GARROS, FRANCE BOTTOM HALF: Women’s Semifinalists [31] Petra Martic (CRO) was feeling a little under the weather yesterday and that was perhaps the slight dip in level that [38] Marketa Vondrousova (CZE) needed. Martic served for the first set 5-3 up but could not close it out. They traded two breaks each in the…

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Stephens gets a little revenge

Revenge

Miami Open, USA [3] Garbine Muguruza (ESP) vs. [12] Sloane Stephens (USA) Since winning the 2017 US Open, Stephens has been living on cloud nine and her recent results reflect that lack of focus. Now she seems ready to re-engage in playing the quality tennis she is capable of. In their one previous encounter three…

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Niculescu Thwarts Konta In Beijing

Niculescu thwarts Konta in Beijing

China Open, Beijing [7] Johanna Konta (GBR) vs. [65] Monica Niculescu (ROU) Their head-to-head was tied at 1:1, with Konta winning their last encounter; however, Konta has been running low on confidence lately and Niculescu has the type of game that can frustrate players when they are at their best and can be downright irritating…

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Konta Wins, Next Up Serena

AUSTRALIAN OPEN, Melbourne DAY 8/ ROUND 4 AMERICANS STILL IN THE DRAW [1] Serena Williams (USA) defeated [16] Barbora Strycova (CZE) 7-5, 6-4.  This was not a good performance from Serena; she seemed out of sorts perhaps because of the early start.  Whatever her reasons, it made me think of the match she lost to…

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