French Open: Women’s Quarterfinals Previews


ROLAND GARROS, France The 2018 French Open quarterfinals are set and I must admit there is some disappointment that Serena Williams is not amongst the remaining eight. Unfortunately, Williams suffered an injury to her pectoral muscles, which hampered her serve and forced her to withdraw prior to her match against Sharapova. [1] Simona Halep (ROU) vs. [12]…

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American Women Hanging Tough


ROLAND GARROS, France [13] Madison Keys (USA) vs. [31] Mihaela Buzarnescu (ROU) Keys is trying to recover the form that took her to the 2017 US Open final; yet, it has not been easy as her 2018 season has been interrupted by niggling injuries, wrist and thigh. Today she faced a crafty clay court player;…

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Sandgren in unknown territory

Sandgren in singles

AUSTRALIAN OPEN, Melbourne One reason we as tennis fans enjoy the majors so much is the opportunity to see new talent shine. Sometimes it is someone we have heard a lot about from their junior exploits and sometimes it is someone who is a relative unknown, who has been toiling away on the Challenger circuit….

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An Analysis of Stephens’ Major Victory

An Analysis of Stephens Major Victory

SLOANE STEPHENS: FIRST TIME MAJOR CHAMPION US OPEN Women’s Final: [16] Madison Keys (USA) vs. [83] Sloane Stephens (USA) I must admit, despite their head-to-head, I expected this match to be a thriller and end in favor of Keys. Perhaps I was misled by Keys’ first service game, where she threw in a couple of…

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US Open: Women’s Final Preview

US Open Women's Final Preview

US OPEN [16] Madison Keys vs. [83] Sloane Stephens Either way it was a victory for America; yet, deep down inside we had our favorites. How can you not wish for Venus Williams to win one more Major title? Time is running out for her and despite the fact that she keeps going, she is…

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