Bellis Gets First 2020 Victory


Hobart International, Australia [59] Marie Bouzkova (CZE) vs. [838] Catherine (CiCi) Bellis (USA) Bellis was once ranked as high as number thirty-five in 2017 and she carried the burden of American expectations on her shoulders for a while. Unfortunately, injury befell the young American and she was sidelined in March 2018. She played one tournament…

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Serena’s Mojo Is Back


ASB Classic, Auckland Championship Match: [10] Serena Williams (USA) vs. [82] Jessica Pegula (USA) It was a nervous start for the twenty-three-time major champion; somewhat to be expected since despite her record, she has been struggling to find her mojo. Add to that the pressure of playing a younger fellow American and it’s understandable that…

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Sunday ATP & WTA Champions

Sunday Murray

It was a Sunday of two significant firsts on the ATP side of things: Andy Murray won his first ATP Tour singles title since his hip surgeries and Denis Shapovalov claimed his first ATP Tour singles title. European Open, Belgium (Antwerp)  [18] Stan Wawrinka (SUI) vs. [243] Andy Murray (GBR) Murray led their head-to-head 11:8…

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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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