Doi Ends Drought By Defeating Keys

Mutua Madrid Open, Spain [10] Madison Keys (USA) vs. [52] Misaki Doi (JPN) They traded breaks to open the match as both were equally nervous.  Doi has not won a set or a match in her last three tournaments.  Keys had left wrist surgery last year and has not played since Charleston earlier this season because of…

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First Title For Doi And Osaka

BGL BNP Paribas Luxembourg Open Women’s Final: [CR55] Mona Barthel (GER) vs. [CR92] Misaki Doi (JPN) Doi defied the odds the entire tournament.  She never let her diminutive stature or ranking diminish her determination to win this tournament.  Every player en route to the victory was ranked higher.  She has a good forehand; yet, many…

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Missed opportunities

US OPEN That is why the lower ranked players lose. They do not seize the moment when they have a higher ranked player on the ropes.  [CR90] Misaki Doi (JPN) should be in her hotel room with a victory, instead she left the court with a loss. [CR17] Victoria Azarenka (BLR) has been battling lower extremity injuries and…

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