Williams Sisters Version 3.0

Sisters

This will be the thirtieth time that the sisters will face each other as opponents in a tennis match and younger sister Serena leads the head-to-head 17:12; however, a lot has changed in both of their lives over the last couple of years. Serena Williams gave birth to her daughter and had a recovery that…

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DAY 1 AT ROLAND GARROS

Day one at 2018 Roland Garros

ROLAND GARROS, France The top news and perhaps not as surprising as it may seem was the loss of the defending champion, Elena Ostapenko. There are three main reasons why it was not a surprise: Ostapenko had lost both previous matches played against Kateryna Kozlova; Ostapenko’s first serve is still a major liability; and she…

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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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Venus gets it done the hard way

Hard fought victory for Venus

Miami Open, USA [8] Venus Williams (USA) vs. [20] Kiki Bertens (NED) Williams started off on fire, racing out to a 5-0 lead and then the wheels came off. Sometimes when a task seems too easy, the mind wanders; however, this is not something you expect from the champion in Williams. Frankly I watched the…

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Venus gets the better of little sister

another sister duel

BNP Paribas Open, Indian Wells [8] Venus Williams (USA) vs. [PR] Serena Williams (USA) First and foremost they are sisters and best friends and no matter the outcome of the battle on court, that will never change. They played each other twenty-eight times before and Serena led 17:11. This match like their previous matches was…

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Juicy day one matches down under

Juicy Day One matches

AUSTRALIAN OPEN, Melbourne Top seeded Americans, Sock and Williams, start their bid for the 2018 Australian Open title later today on day one of the tournament. The excitement starts right away with last year’s finalist, 5th seeded Venus Williams, facing off against former top ten player, Belinda Bencic. While Bencic’s ranking has dropped precipitously due…

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