Sibling Rivalry

 THE CHAMPIONSHIPS, WIMBLEDON [CR1] Serena Williams (USA) vs. [CR16] Venus Williams (USA) Their rivalry dates back to 1998, when they met in the second round of the Australian Open. That first professional tennis match was won by Venus.  However, the rivalry may have existed before then, as siblings have a tendency to compete against each…

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Are they ready?

The first major (Australian Open) of the 2015 season is less than a week away and fans must be curious about the chances of the player(s) they follow.  I am excited at the prospect of this first major challenge for all the players; however, I am specifically interested in how Serena and Rafa are going…

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First title in 2014 for Agnieszka Radwanska

Rogers Cup, Montreal Women’s Final: [CR5] Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) vs. [CR26] Venus Williams (USA) A. Radwanska easily dispatched of Venus 6-4, 6-2 in today’s Final. Based on their recent history, it was probably expected.  Although you hoped that Venus could change the outcome, it was not to be. Venus was running on empty after battling…

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Doing it the hard way

Rogers Cup, Montreal [CR26] Venus Williams (USA) is definitely adamant about her quest for a second title in 2014; despite doing it the hard way with four matches going the distance, she is in her third final of the year. To get to the final though she had to defeat the number 1 ranked player, who just happens to be…

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Showing determination

Rogers Cup, Montreal [CR26] Venus Williams (USA) once again proved what she was made of, her grit and determination was on full display as she dug deep to beat [CR7] Angelique Kerber (GER). In their previous encounters, Kerber had gotten the better of Venus the last three times, with the last match going deep into the third.  Well,…

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