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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

Victoria Azarenka Advances To Wimbledon 2012 Semifinal But Needs Win Over Serena Williams To Legitimize Possible Return To #1 Ranking

The WTA computer can sometimes be the source of much contention. There have been instances of players being ranked #1 while most players viewed somebody else as truly the best. Such could be the case if Victoria Azarenka doesn’t defeat Serena Williams in the Wimbledon 2012 semifinals. If Vika and Agnieszka Radwanska both lose their … Continue reading

Tamira Paszek Wins 2012 AEGON International (Eastbourne)

This is why it’s so difficult to predict a winner in sports. Coming into the 2012 AEGON International (Eastbourne), Austria’s Tamira Paszek only owned 2 match victories this year against 13 losses. That included 11 one and done tournaments and 2 two and done tournaments. Eastbourne is a prestigious Wimbledon lead-in tournament, this year including … Continue reading