Tagged with Mutua

Simona Halep Wins 2016 Mutua Madrid Open

After winning the singles title at the 2016 Mutua Madrid Open, her 12th career WTA singles crown, Simona Halep said it was the best day of her life. I would say to stay tuned. Even greater days are coming. Barring injury, before her career is over Simona will be a Major champion. The only seeded … Continue reading

Dropshot: Return of Tomic the The Tank Engine

Ok, I get it. Bernard Tomic was down 2-6 4-5 0-40 match point when he farcically turned his racquet around and didn’t make any pretense of trying to return serve in his 2016 Mutua Madrid Open match against Fabio Fognini. I also know Bernard would probably rather be anywhere else than sliding around on clay. … Continue reading

Serena Williams Roars Back Against Caroline Wozniacki At 2012 Mutua Madrid Open, Will Meet Maria Sharapova In Quarters; Agnieszka Radwanska Quietly Moving Through Draw

For a while, it looked like Caroline Wozniacki was going to follow her victory over Serena Williams at Miami 2012 with another triumph in the third round of the 2012 Mutua Madrid Open. It’s difficult enough to break Serena’s serve one time in a set. Wozniacki came out and broke Serena three times en route … Continue reading

Maria Sharapova, Victoria Azarenka, Ana Ivanovic Advance In Second Round Of 2012 Mutua Madrid Open; Caroline Wozniacki Sets Up Showdown With Serena Williams

While I like an upset at times in tennis, the great thing about the big guns advancing is setting up mouth-watering match-ups. With Ana Ivanovic and Victoria Azarenka advancing through the second round, we will see an intriguing showdown between the current #1 Vika and former #1 Ana. Normally, I would say Vika at the … Continue reading