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Lydia Ko Wins 2014 Marathon Classic

Can we just hand the 2014 Louise Suggs Rolex Rookie of the Year trophy to Lydia Ko now? Some people might say we could have reasonably done that on January 1st. Ok, it is true that theoretically…mathematically…somebody could still catch the Kiwi star, but after notching her 2nd win of her 2014 rookie season at … Continue reading

Maria Sharapova At 2014 ESPY Awards

Maria Sharapova had quite an eventful 2014 ESPYS. She walked away with the Best Female Tennis Player Award (more on that in a moment), but also lit up social media after her playful interaction with boxer Floyd Mayweather. Masha is 6’2″ and often wears heels with formal dresses, making her anywhere from 6’5″ to 6’7″ … Continue reading

WTA Wrap Up 7.13.2014: Simona Halep Wins BRD Bucharest Open; Andrea Petkovic Wins Gastein Ladies; Lindsay Davenport Inducted Into International Tennis Hall of Fame

Simona Halep captured her 8th WTA singles title, defeating Roberta Vinci 6-1 6-3  in the final of the inaugural BRD Bucharest Open. Playing in front of her home country fans Halep delivered a welcome ending in the Romanian capital. Her only hiccup was briefly falling behind 0-2 in the second set. Otherwise, it was a … Continue reading

Wimbledon 2014 Middle Sunday Reflections

On the seventh day, they rest. As the players get a break on the traditional middle Sunday, it gives a moment to reflect on what has occured to this point at Wimbledon 2014. Some things have gone to form this fortnight, but some have not. I’ll start off with my most outstanding players of the … Continue reading

Wimbledon 2014 Day 6 Women’s Wrap Up: Alizé Cornet Upsets Serena Williams For The Second Time In 2014; Is Maria Sharapova Now The Wimbledon Favorite…Or Not?

When Frenchwoman Alizé Cornet beat Serena Williams back in February at the Dubai Duty Free Championships, that semifinal result was seen by some as a fluke. That was especially so when sister Venus Williams exacted swift revenge in the final by torching Cornet, 6-3 6-0. Sure, Serena had lost earlier at the Australian Open to … Continue reading