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Belinda Bencic, Maria Sharapova Set For Showdown At 2016 Australian Open

It’s starting to heat up down under. After making a run to the US Open quarterfinals last fall, 18-year old Belinda Bencic is one match away from equaling that result at the 2016 Australian Open. The new Swiss Miss had to come back from a set down to defeat Kateryna Bondarenko, 4-6 6-2 6-4. Obviously, … Continue reading

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Garbine Muguruza Wins 2015 China Open

Since she broke through with her first singles title at the 2014 Hobart International, I’ve had a keen eye on how Garbine Muguruza would progress as an up and coming player. She has far exceeded what I thought she would do through this point. She upset defending champion Serena Williams at Roland Garros 2014. She … Continue reading

Belinda Bencic Wins 2015 Rogers Cup

Talk about winning in style.  Although the 2015 Rogers Cup women’s singles final ended with a disappointing retirement, in no way does that diminish what Belinda Bencic accomplished this week. She beat former Wimbledon finalist Eugenie Bouchard, former world number one Caroline Wozniacki, another former Wimbledon finalist Sabine Lisicki, another former world number one Ana … Continue reading