Mladenovic Turns The Tables On Osaka

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Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, UAE [1] Naomi Osaka (JPN) vs. [67] Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) For the second consecutive year, Osaka faced Mladenovic in Dubai; however, this time there would be no domination by the Japanese player. Mladenovic seems to have recovered the form that once saw her ranked as high as number ten. She…

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Who Will Shine In 2019?

November Shine

Will one or a few of the old guards steal the spotlight? Novak Djokovic sits comfortably at the top on the men’s side and very few seem to be able to challenge him consistently. Roger Federer, Juan Martin del Potro and Rafael Nadal are plagued by recurrent and lingering injuries; thus, I do not see…

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Sabalenka Claims Second Title Of 2018

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Wuhan Open, China Championship Match:  [20] Aryna Sabalenka (BLR) vs. [27] Anett Kontaveit (EST) It was their first meeting and it was another dominant performance from the Belarusian. If there were any nerves, Sabalenka did not display them. She also surprised me with her ability to adapt so quickly and she brought out the drop…

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Wuhan Open Finalists Are Set

Wuhan finalists

Wuhan Open, China [20] Aryna Sabalenka (BLR) vs. [27] Anett Kontaveit (EST) The final is set and many would not have predicted these two as finalists; however, their respective teams may have. Both finalists are the future of the WTA Tour and Sabalenka recently announced that she is the real deal by capturing her first…

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