Tagged with Grand Slam

Naomi Osaka’s Mental Game Growing Right Before Our Eyes As She Digs Deep To Win 2019 Australian Open

A few weeks ago at the 2019 Brisbane International, Naomi Osaka played a semifinal match against Lesia Tsurenko that she lost in possibly one of the worst ways a player can lose. It wasn’t the 2 and 4 scoreline. That’s not that bad. What made that match stand out in a negative way was that … Continue reading

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Naomi Osaka, 2018 US Open Champion

First of all, Naomi Osaka absolutely deserved to win the 2018 Women’s Singles title at the United States Open. Although the final with her idol Serena Williams ended in controversy, Naomi was the stronger player on this day. I’m not suggesting that Serena could not have come back but let us praise Naomi Osaka on … Continue reading

Australian Open 2018: Sweet Caroline!

The women’s final at the 2018 Australian Open was going to be special regardless of the outcome. It was a battle between the top two ranked players in the world. But more than that, it was a battle between arguably the two best players currently on tour without a Major win in singles. While it … Continue reading

Garbiñe Muguruza Wins Wimbledon 2017

Big stages bring out the best in Garbiñe Muguruza. A few weeks ago in Eastbourne, the 23-year old Spaniard/Venezuelan was beaten 6-1 6-0 by Barbora Strycova. I honestly don’t think those types of losses bother Garbi much at all. She seems to live for the large spotlight. In the largest spotlight in the sport, a … Continue reading

Angelique Kerber Wins 2016 US Open

Angelique Kerber put an exclamation point on her rise to the world #1 ranking with a 6-3 4-6 6-4 victory over Karolina Pliskova to win the 2016 US Open. The 28-year old German star adds to a career best year with her second Major title, following her Australian Open win at the beginning of the … Continue reading