Coco Gauff Bags First Title

Cori Gauff

Upper Austria Ladies Linz, Austria [72] Jelena Ostapenko (LAT) vs. [110] Cori Gauff (USA) Twenty-two-year-old Jelena Ostapenko knows all about having the spotlight on your career. A little over two years ago, just after she turned twenty, the Latvian won her first title at Roland Garros. Fast forward to two years later and she now…

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Osaka Versus Pavlyuchenkova

[4] Naomi Osaka (JPN) vs. [41] Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) They met once before, about two years ago, in Hong Kong and Pavlyuchenkova won in straight sets; yet, that was before Osaka was ranked number one. Pavlyuchenkova’s Injury Plagued Career Pavlyuchenkova has battled injury and inconsistency for most of her career, but now seems fit and…

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Badosa Growing in Confidence

Korea Open, Seoul [88] Paula Badosa (ESP) vs. [124] Patricia Maria Tig (ROU) Twenty-one-year-old Paula Badosa seems to be finally coming into her own this season. The New York born Spaniard has cracked the top hundred this year for the first time in her career by going deep in the draw of some WTA tournaments. …

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Hibino Is Back In The Top 100

MOTW: Nao Hibino We see the top ranked players that have been in the top ten to twenty range consistently and we are lulled into forgetting how much work they did and continue to do to stay ranked so highly. Every week when I do the ranking changes, I realize it is not so easy….

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