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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 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