Tagged with Singles

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

Karolina Pliskova Wins 2016 Western & Southern Open

Denied! Angelique Kerber’s chance to supplant Serena Williams as the #1 ranked women’s tennis singles player in the world was emphatically turned away by an inspired effort from Karolina Pliskova. The 24-year old Czech blew away the reigning Australian Open champion and Olympic Silver Medalist, 6-3 6-1. Honestly, it didn’t even feel that close. The … Continue reading

Garbine Muguruza Wins Roland Garros 2016

So where does the talented Spaniard go from here? It’s hard to say. There have been so many “up and coming” type players over the decades. Some make it big. Some become journeywomen players. Some make a big splash and fade away. Some don’t pan out at all. Obviously, Garbine has already surpassed that last … Continue reading

Maria Sharapova, Garbine Muguruza, Simona Halep, Petra Kvitova, Agnieszka Radwanska, Flavia Pennetta, Angelique Kerber and Lucie Safarova Set For 2015 WTA Finals

So here’s what happens when Serena Williams takes the rest of the season off after the 2015 US Open. You get an intriguing WTA Finals among the singles participants. I honestly can’t pick a favorite, in terms of predicting a likely winner. I can make a legitimate case for every player going all the way … Continue reading