Tagged with Western & Southern

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

Ana Ivanovic Takes Three Set Thriller Over Maria Sharapova In Western & Southern Open Semifinals, To Face Serena Williams In Final

There was drama on the scoreboard and eventually between the combatants during the second women’s semifinal at the 2014 Western & Southern Open. Ana Ivanovic came into Cincinnati having her best season since 2008 (yet she still switched coaches recently, despite her success). She’s won 3 tournaments, finished runner-up in another and leads the tour … Continue reading