Tagged with WTA

WTA Wrap-Up 9.14.2014: Mirjana Lucic-Baroni Defeats Venus Williams At Coupe Banque Nationale For First Title Since 1998; Sabine Lisicki Wins In Hong Kong

Never give up. Mirjana Lucic-Baroni was, over a decade and a half ago, the hot prodigy in women’s tennis. At 15 years old, she became the first WTA player ever to win the first singles and first doubles tournament she ever entered. The doubles title came at a Major, the 1998 Australian Open. She reached … Continue reading

Eugenie Bouchard Undone By Ekaterina Makarova And The Heat On Day 8 Of 2014 US Open; Victoria Azarenka Survives Upset Bid By Aleksandra Kunic

For most of the time that she’s spent in Majors this year, it’s been Eugenie Bouchard who brought the the heat. But on day 8 of the 2014 US Open, the emerging Canadian star wilted beneath the sweltering summer sun. Feeling dizzy and lightheaded, Genie was visibly walking very gingerly. In some very tense moments, … Continue reading

Maria Sharapova, Caroline Wozniacki Advance On Day 5 Of 2014 US Open, Set Up Fourth Round Showdown

On a day when big names Venus Williams, Simona Halep and Angelique Kerber all lost, two of the biggest names in tennis…in all of women’s sports, really…advanced to an intriguing fourth round showdown. The resurgent Caroline Wozniacki, seeded 10th, continued her strong summer by dismissing the dangerous Andrea Petkovic, 3 and 2. Sunshine’s only Major … Continue reading