Tagged with Tennis

Ana Ivanovic Takes Three Set Thriller Over Maria Sharapova In Western & Southern Open Semifinals, To Face Serena Williams In Final

There was drama on the scoreboard and eventually between the combatants during the second women’s semifinal at the 2014 Western & Southern Open. Ana Ivanovic came into Cincinnati having her best season since 2008 (yet she still switched coaches recently, despite her success). She’s won 3 tournaments, finished runner-up in another and leads the tour … 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

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