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WTA Finals Day 4: Simona Halep First To Qualify For Semifinals, Should She Even Try To Win Against Ana Ivanovic On Day 5?; Wozniacki, Kvitova Win

Ok, a quick results recap of day 4 at the 2014 WTA Finals. Caroline Wozniack (2-0) d. Agnieszka Radwanska (1-1), 7-5 6-3. Petra Kvitova (1-1) d. Maria Sharapova (0-2), 6-3 6-2. Serena Williams (2-1) d. Eugenie Bouchard (0-3), 6-1 6-1. Here’s what is most interesting to me, the advancement scenarios. Because of percentage of sets/games … Continue reading

2014 WTA Finals Pre-Tournament Interviews

One the eve of the main draw starting play at the 2014 WTA Finals (as opposed to the new rising stars event at the WTA Finals), the Elite Eight sat down for a few quick words before the competition. In addition to Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova, Petra Kvitova, Simona Halep, Eugenie Bouchard, Agnieszka Radwanska, Ana … Continue reading

Petra Kvitova, Serena Williams and Victoria Azarenka Win Round Robin Matches On Day 1 Of The 2013 TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships

One of the great things about the WTA Championships is that because it’s an elite eight woman field, tennis fans are treated to intriguing match-ups from day 1 of round robin play. Any one of the three round robin matches were worthy of quarterfinal significance at a Major. The contest between 3rd seed Agnieszka Radwanska … Continue reading

2013 TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships Draw Ceremony

This year’s WTA Great Eight have gathered in Istanbul, Turkey for the 2013 TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships. Unfortunately, injury has prevented Maria Sharapova from being among the ladies who will compete for the tour championship title. However, even were Masha here all eyes would still be on Serena Williams and Victoria Azarenka. Those two … Continue reading

Inbee Park’s Victory Tour

I wondered if Inbee Park’s incredible achievement of winning the first 3 Majors of the LPGA season would garner her the respect she deserve. While I still maintain that it pales compared to what a PGA player would receive in adulation and celebration, I must admit that the doors of mainstream media are opening up … Continue reading