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Ariya Jutanugarn Completes Dream Season With LPGA Player of the Year, Money List and Race To CME Globe Titles; In-Gee Chun Takes Rookie of the Year and Vare Trophy

Ye Golf Gods, I apologize for my lack of faith. Until it was official on Sunday at the CME Group Tour Championship, I remained steadfast that something, somehow would happen to derail the dream of Ariya Jutanugarn winning the 2016 LPGA Player of the Year title. But as the holes dwindled down and it became … Continue reading

Maria Sharapova, Simona Halep Victorious In First Round Robin Matches At 2015 WTA Finals; Naomi Osaka Wins Rising Stars Event

I had reservations about picking Maria Sharapova as a favorite coming into the 2015 WTA Finals in Singapore. She had played only one match since Wimbledon and didn’t even finish that one, retiring with an injury. However, while I might question Masha’s health and match readiness, I have never questioned her grit and determination. She … Continue reading

Top Stars Ready For 2015 WTA Finals

The top stars of the WTA have had their say. Now it’s time to see who will emerge as the singles champion at the 2015 WTA Finals in Singapore. I’m not generally in the business of making predictions. It’s tennis. It’s sports. Anything can happen. Who would have guessed Roberta Vinci would upset Serena Williams … Continue reading

Serena Williams Wins 2014 WTA Finals

And this is why Simona Halep should have let Ana Ivanovic beat her in straight sets during round robin play at the 2014 WTA Finals. Simona had the chance to lock Serena out of the semifinals, and ultimately the final, had she gone through the motions in her third round robin match, a match she … Continue reading