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Gavrilova and Barty win Wuhan WTA openers

Ash Barty and Daria Gavrilova are both through to the second round of the Wuhan Open WTA event.

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1 hour ago, The West Australian, WTA

Sunday’s Set Points, WTA Wuhan: Kontaveit’s 8th top 10 win, Goerges continues to thrive in 3 setters

Sunday’s Set Points, WTA Wuhan: Kontaveit’s 8th top 10 win, Goerges continues to thrive in 3 setters

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15 hours ago, Moo's Tennis Blog, WTA

Tomljanovic falls short in WTA Seoul final

Tomljanovic falls short in WTA Seoul final

Second seed Kiki Bertens proved too strong for Ajla Tomljanovic in a three-set final in Seoul, yet the…

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1 day ago, Tennis Australia, WTA

Jelena Ostapenko vs. Daria Gavrilova, Wuhan R1 Preview

Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open, R1 Preview (10) Jelena Ostapenko vs. Daria Gavrilova A first round match-up in Wuhan which features a huge contrast in styles sees the 10th seeded Jelena Ostapenko take on Daria Gavrilova. Adding to the intrigue is the fact that this will be the first career meeting between...

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1 day ago, WTA Addict, WTA

Barbora Strycova vs. Alize Cornet, Wuhan R1 Preview

Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open, R1 Preview Barbora Strycova vs. Alize Cornet Two of the tour’s most entertaining players will go head-to-head at the opening round stage in Wuhan as Barbora Strycova takes on Alize Cornet. Interestingly it is Cornet who has been fairly dominant in this match-up in the past,...

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1 day ago, WTA Addict, WTA

Ashleigh Barty vs. Johanna Konta, Wuhan R1 Preview

Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open, R1 Preview (16) Ashleigh Barty vs. Johanna Konta Ash Barty had her big breakthrough at a major event in Wuhan 12 months ago when she made it all the way to the final. The pressure is on Barty this week to defend her finalist points and she begins her 2018 campaign with a...

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1 day ago, WTA Addict, WTA

Aryna Sabalenka vs. Carla Suarez Navarro, Wuhan R1 Preview

Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open, R1 Preview Aryna Sabalenka vs. Carla Suarez Navarro Aryna Sabalenka and Carla Suarez Navarro kick-start their Asian swings with an opening round clash in Wuhan on Monday. The pair squared off last month in the New Haven final, Sabalenka claimed a comfortable victory on that...

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1 day ago, WTA Addict, WTA

How to maximize quality of tennis training sessions

This is a guest post by tennis coach Marcin Bieniek, our regular contributor. This month’s column gives tips on how to maximize quality of training sessions to achieve the best results. Practice is an important factor in improving any skill. In tennis, we spend a lot of time training on courts or in...

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1 week ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

US Open PHOTOS: Naomi Osaka’s trophy shoot + women’s doubles final

Replacing her Adidas duds with a white Dover Street Market New York dress, US Open champion Naomi Osaka posed with her first Grand Slam champion’s trophy, while her mom Tamaki Osaka took photos of her with a cell phone. Our Jimmie48 also attended the women’s doubles final and we have a bunch...

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1 week ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

US Open PHOTOS: Women’s singles & mixed doubles finals

Our Jimmie48 covered the 2018 from the first round of qualifying all the way to Saturday’s women’s and mixed doubles finals, and beyond (pics coming up later). In this gallery you can see coverage of Naomi Osaka‘s imposing victory over Serena Williams that earned the Japanese 20-year-old...

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1 week ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

US Open 2018: Serena Williams' claims of sexism backed by WTA

Serena Williams' claims of sexism during the US Open final are backed by the governing body of women's tennis.

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2 weeks ago, BBC Sport, WTA

Cute childhood photos of US Open champion Naomi Osaka

Naomi Osaka is now a Grand Slam champion, after dominating her idol Serena Williams in the US Open final. The Japanese displayed sensational tennis and composure, even though the player at the other side of the net was the GOAT, so I thought it would be nice to share these super cute childhood photos...

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2 weeks ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

US Open releases statement on Serena’s lost temper in the final

Serena Williams lost the 2018 US Open final and her bid for WTA record-equaling 24th Grand Slam title to spectacular Naomi Osaka, but the 20-year-old’s impressive tennis and emphatic victory were somewhat overshadowed by her opponent’s tantrums and fight with chair umpire Carlos Ramos. The...

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2 weeks ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

US Open 2018 final review: Naomi Osaka plays a sensational match to win first Slam title

US Open 2018 final review: Naomi Osaka plays a sensational match to win first Slam title

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2 weeks ago, Moo's Tennis Blog, WTA

Naomi Osaka storms past Serena Williams in US Open final

Playing her first major final, Naomi Osaka accompanied powerful game with impressive composure to beat Serena Williams 6-2 6-4 for the US Open title and became the first Japanese player to become a Grand Slam singles champion. The 20th-seeded Osaka, 16 years younger than her opponent, ran away with...

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2 weeks ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

US Open PHOTOS: Women’s singles & doubles semifinals

As we’re awaiting the finals, Jimmie48 is bringing us photos of Thursday’s singles & doubles semifinals. In singles, Serena Williams stormed past Anastasija Sevastova and Naomi Osaka eliminated last year’s runner-up Madison Keys. In doubles semifinals, we had Ashleigh Barty and...

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2 weeks ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

US Open 2018 Final Preview: Serena Williams vs. Naomi Osaka

US Open 2018 Final Preview: Serena Williams vs. Naomi Osaka

The 2018 US Open final will be contested between the number 17 seed, Serena Williams and the number 20 seed, Naomi Osaka. The three Slam finals so far in 2018 have all been tantalising match-ups on paper and this is another cracker. The pair will play at 4pm local time in New York (9pm UK…

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2 weeks ago, Moo's Tennis Blog, WTA

Serena Williams vs. Naomi Osaka, US OPEN Final Preview

US OPEN: Final Preview  (17) Serena Williams vs.  (20) Naomi Osaka Serena Williams is now 1 win away from claiming a record breaking 24th Grand Slam title. Standing in the American’s way is Japan’s Naomi Osaka who will be competing in her very first Grand Slam final. This is a battle of the generations....

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2 weeks ago, WTA Addict, WTA

It’s Serena vs. Osaka in US Open final!

The 2018 US Open final will be a meeting between American 23-time major champion Serena Williams and Japan’s first ever female Grand Slam finalist Naomi Osaka, who was just a one-year-old when her upcoming opponent lifted her first Grand Slam winner’s trophy. The 17th-seeded Williams needed...

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2 weeks ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

US Open PHOTOS: Williams, Sevastova, Osaka, Keys win quarterfinals

In today’s gallery I’m posting all Jimmie48‘s quarterfinals photos. On Tuesday Serena Williams outserved Karolina Pliskova and Anastasija Sevastova dethroned Sloane Stephens, while in Wednesday’s quarterfinals Naomi Osaka stormed past Lesia Tsurenko and last year’s runner-up...

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2 weeks ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

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