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Wimbledon 2019, Day 12 Review: Simona Halep plays an amazing final, wins second Slam title!

Wimbledon 2019, Day 12 Review: Simona Halep plays an amazing final, wins second Slam title!

Simona Halep is the 2019 Wimbledon champion! In Saturday’s singles final, Halep beat Serena Williams, 6-2 6-2, in less than an hour. This post reviews the final including a detailed analysis of the match and media highlights including links to the final press conferences and winner’s interview....

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4 days ago, Moo's Tennis Blog, WTA

Simona Halep plays pitch-perfect Wimbledon final to beat Serena Williams in 56 minutes

Simona Halep made quick work of Serena Williams 6-2 6-2 in the 2019 Wimbledon final, despite entering the match with a discouraging 1-9 win-loss record against the 23-time Grand Slam champion. The seventh-seeded Halep looked relaxed and confident as she cruised to her second major title in just 56 minutes,...

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4 days ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

Swarovski Swoosh, textured materials, asymmetry, pleats and gold accents mark WTA fashion at Wimbledon 2019

It’s time for an all-white edition of my Grand Slam fashion overviews. After the 2019 Australian Open WTA fashion inspired by oceans, tattoos and ’90s, then the bees, flowers, zebras, and other graphic prints of Roland Garros, traditional Wimbledon brings about a richness of textures, cuts...

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5 days ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

Halep, Williams power into Wimbledon final

First-time Wimbledon finalist Simona Halep and seven-time Wimbledon champion Serena Williams will meet in the championships match of the tournament’s 2019 edition after both cruised past their semifinal opponents on Thursday. The first two games of Simona Halep’s match against first-time...

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6 days ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

Wimbledon 2019, Day 10 Review: Serena Williams vs. Simona Halep for the title

Wimbledon 2019, Day 10 Review: Serena Williams vs. Simona Halep for the title

We’re nearing the end of Wimbledon 2019 with the women’s singles final all set for Saturday between Serena Williams and Simona Halep. Unfortunately both of Thursday’s semi-finals were one-sided and over rather quickly, but i’m hopeful for a decent final! Read on for the penultimate...

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6 days ago, Moo's Tennis Blog, WTA

Wimbledon semifinals set: Williams vs. Strycova, Halep vs. Svitolina

Wimbledon‘s Center Court and No.1 Court were busy with women’s quarterfinals on Tuesday, as Serena Williams, Barbora Strycova, Simona Halep and Elina Svitolina progressed into the penultimate round of the tournament. Chasing her eighth Wimbledon title, eleventh seed Serena Williams displayed a sluggish...

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1 week ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

Wimbledon 2019, Day 8 Review: Semi-finals all set, Serena vs. Strycova & Svitolina vs. Halep

Wimbledon 2019, Day 8 Review: Semi-finals all set, Serena vs. Strycova & Svitolina vs. Halep

The last four is all set in singles after women’s quarter-finals day at Wimbledon. I went back to work this morning and have just one final afternoon of holiday to watch the semi-finals on Thursday! This post reviews the four quarter-finals, and also features media highlights of the day. Read on...

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1 week ago, Moo's Tennis Blog, WTA

Wimbledon semifinals set: Serena vs. Strycova, Halep vs. Svitolina

Wimbledon‘s Center Court and No.1 Court were busy with women’s quarterfinals on Tuesday, as Serena Williams, Barbora Strycova, Simona Halep and Elina Svitolina progressed into the penultimate round of the tournament. Chasing her eighth Wimbledon title, eleventh seed Serena Williams displayed...

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1 week ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

Wimbledon 2019 Day 7 Review: Muchova & Riske upset favourites, Konta edges Kvitova

Wimbledon 2019 Day 7 Review: Muchova & Riske upset favourites, Konta edges Kvitova

Manic Monday has often been regarded as the best day of the tennis calendar as the last 16 matches from women’s and men’s draws taken centre stage. In recent years, the craziness of the schedule has taken away from the occasion with so much great matches clashing with each other. I thought...

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1 week ago, Moo's Tennis Blog, WTA

Simona Halep closes Cori Gauff’s Wimbledon 2019 chapter

Former world No.1 Simona Halep was too big a bite for 15-year-old qualifier Cori Gauff, ending the 15-year-old’s fairytale Wimbledon run in the fourth round 6-3 6-3. Playing on No.1 Court that propelled her into tennis stardom, the world No.313 Gauff never endangered Halep, even though she stayed...

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1 week ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

Alison Riske into Wimbledon quarterfinals, upsets No.1 Ashleigh Barty

American world No.55 Alison Riske is through to her first Grand Slam quarterfinals with a comeback 3-6 6-2 6-3 victory over top-ranked Ashleigh Barty in the fourth round of Wimbledon. In a match between players who have both won WTA titles this grass-court season, the 29-year-old Riske extended her...

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1 week ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

Mladenovic, Muguruza introduce fully recyclable hoodie and biodegradable dress as Adidas takes steps towards a waste-free world

Adidas is big on investing in the development of sustainable performance fashion and the latest pieces that follow the eco-conscious concept are the Adidas by Stella McCartney Biofabric Tennis Dress and the Adidas by Stella McCartney Infinite Hoodie, seen here on Kristina Mladenovic and Garbine Muguruza. The...

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1 week ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

Guide and Tips to Visiting Wimbledon

Guide and Tips to Visiting Wimbledon

I thought it was about time that I did one of my detailed guides for Wimbledon. I’m lucky enough to live just 25 miles away from one of the four Slams and have been very fortunate over the years to visit Wimbledon. Despite being so close, every year is always a challenge trying to get…

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1 week ago, Moo's Tennis Blog, WTA

Wimbledon 2019, Day 6 Review: Riske’s best run at SW19, Konta battles past Stephens

Wimbledon 2019, Day 6 Review: Riske’s best run at SW19, Konta battles past Stephens

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1 week ago, Moo's Tennis Blog, WTA

British No.1 Konta digs deep to beat Stephens, third round wraps up at Wimbledon

Johanna Konta, the only British player still alive in the women’s draw, fought back from a set down to beat former US Open champion Sloane Stephens for the fourth time in their four matches this year and join the last 16 players at Wimbledon. The first set featured only one break point, in the...

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1 week ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

Serena Williams not troubled by Julia Goerges in Wimbledon third round

In a rematch of last year’s Wimbledon semifinals, Serena Williams once again defeated Julia Goerges and booked a spot in the second week of the grass-court Grand Slam. Even though Goerges played well, the German never endangered Williams in their third-round match on Saturday, as the American...

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1 week ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

Kvitova races past Linette into fourth round of Wimbledon

For the first time since winning the 2014 Wimbledon title, Petra Kvitova is back to the tournament’s second week and the Czech has done it with a confident 6-3 6-2 victory over Poland’s No.2 Magda Linette. Opening Saturday’s action on Court No.2, in both sets the sixth-seeded Kvitova...

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1 week ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

Wimbledon 2019: Friday’s report from No.1 Court

Wimbledon 2019: Friday’s report from No.1 Court

This post is about my day at Wimbledon on Friday where I had tickets for No.1 Court. I was lucky to get them through my tennis club’s Wimbledon ballot. I’ll be doing one of my guide posts for Wimbledon later in the week so stay tuned for that. Read on for reviews of the matches…

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1 week ago, Moo's Tennis Blog, WTA

Bouchard & Kyrgios a new tennis couple?

Eugenie Bouchard sparked rumors she’s dating Nick Kyrgios‘ after being spotted in his private box for the Australian’s match against Rafael Nadal in the second round of Wimbledon. The 2014 Wimbledon finalist Bouchard brought along her twin sister Charlotte and, to add fuel to the fire,...

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1 week ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

Coco Gauff does it again! Fairytale continues! Saves two match points against Polona Hercog to win Wimbledon third-round thriller

After being passive and stiff for one set and a half and her opponent’s solid game, Cori “Coco” Gauff found herself on the brink of defeat, but the promising 15-year-old survived two match points by Polona Hercog in the second set and prevailed in the tense decider to reach the fourth...

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1 week ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

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