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WTA Wrap-Up 8.23.2014: Petra Kvitova Wins Connecticut Open; Maria Sharapova The Face Of CDFA Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign; WTA Stars Take The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

If the US Open were played in New Haven, Connecticut then Petra Kvitova would be a clear favorite. The reigning Wimbledon champion won the 2014 Connecticut Open at Yale with a 6-4 6-2 victory over good friend Magdalena Rybarikova. It was Petra’s 2nd title in New Haven in 3 years and her 3rd straight final. … Continue reading

Michelle Wie Ready For 2014 Meijer LPGA Classic

It’s been an excellent 2014 season for Michelle Wie. She won her first Major, the US Women’s Open, captured multiple wins and is among the leaders in several statistical categories. However, she’s run into a little mini-slump, missing the cut in her past two tournaments. Perhaps she was worn out or distracted by all the … Continue reading

WTA Wrap Up 8.3.2014: Serena Williams, Svetlana Kuznetsova Win Titles; Li Na Withdraws From Summer Hard Court Events, Simona Halep To Rise To #2 Ranking

It wasn’t always a smooth ride, but in the end Serena Williams was able to outclass the opposition to win her third Bank of the West title in four years (she didn’t play last year). She was challenged in the first set in each of her matches against Karolina Pliskova, Ana Ivanovic, Andrea Petkovic and … Continue reading