Tagged with Chris Evert

2016 WTA Finals Day Five: Team Bucie Advances To Semifinals In Doubles; Madison Keys Ousted In Singles

And so ends my 2016 tennis season as a fan. Ok, not really. But it feels like a lot of wind was let out of my balloon as Madison Keys, Simona Halep and Garbine Muguruza all failed to get out of the round robin stage at the 2016 WTA Finals. As a lifelong tennis fan, … Continue reading


WTA Wrap-Up 8.23.2014: Petra Kvitova Wins Connecticut Open; Maria Sharapova The Face Of CDFA Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign; WTA Stars Take The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

If the US Open were played in New Haven, Connecticut then Petra Kvitova would be a clear favorite. The reigning Wimbledon champion won the 2014 Connecticut Open at Yale with a 6-4 6-2 victory over good friend Magdalena Rybarikova. It was Petra’s 2nd title in New Haven in 3 years and her 3rd straight final. … Continue reading

Maria Sharapova Wins Roland Garros 2014

Maria Sharapova should hold on to La Coupe Suzanne-Lenglen as long as she can. She earned it. Oh, the Roland Garros 2014 tournament director and organizers will eventually come and take it back while Masha will take home a replica trophy. I hope they are strong enough to pry her grip from the champion’s prize. … Continue reading