Tagged with Championships

Maria Sharapova, Simona Halep Victorious In First Round Robin Matches At 2015 WTA Finals; Naomi Osaka Wins Rising Stars Event

I had reservations about picking Maria Sharapova as a favorite coming into the 2015 WTA Finals in Singapore. She had played only one match since Wimbledon and didn’t even finish that one, retiring with an injury. However, while I might question Masha’s health and match readiness, I have never questioned her grit and determination. She … Continue reading

Top Stars Ready For 2015 WTA Finals

The top stars of the WTA have had their say. Now it’s time to see who will emerge as the singles champion at the 2015 WTA Finals in Singapore. I’m not generally in the business of making predictions. It’s tennis. It’s sports. Anything can happen. Who would have guessed Roberta Vinci would upset Serena Williams … Continue reading

Serena Williams Wins 2014 WTA Finals

And this is why Simona Halep should have let Ana Ivanovic beat her in straight sets during round robin play at the 2014 WTA Finals. Simona had the chance to lock Serena out of the semifinals, and ultimately the final, had she gone through the motions in her third round robin match, a match she … Continue reading

WTA Finals Day 4: Simona Halep First To Qualify For Semifinals, Should She Even Try To Win Against Ana Ivanovic On Day 5?; Wozniacki, Kvitova Win

Ok, a quick results recap of day 4 at the 2014 WTA Finals. Caroline Wozniack (2-0) d. Agnieszka Radwanska (1-1), 7-5 6-3. Petra Kvitova (1-1) d. Maria Sharapova (0-2), 6-3 6-2. Serena Williams (2-1) d. Eugenie Bouchard (0-3), 6-1 6-1. Here’s what is most interesting to me, the advancement scenarios. Because of percentage of sets/games … Continue reading