Tag Archives: women’s tennis

  • Sloane Stephens Upset in 2nd Round of US Open

    Aug 27, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *It was a short US Open run for Sloane Stephens. The 21-year-old American had her earliest loss at Flushing Meadows, upset in the second round Wednesday by 96th-ranked Johanna Larsson. Down a set and a break, Larsson, 26, rallied to win 5-7, 6-4, 6-2 to match her best performance at a major tournament. Stephens reached […]

  • Venus Williams Flips Script in Sister Rivalry: Takes Down Serena in Montreal

    Aug 9, 14 by Gerald Radford Leave a comment

    *Venus Williams has just claimed the biggest scalp on in women’s tennis by taking down her sister in Montreal. On Saturday in a Rogers Cup semifinal, Venus played not only her little sister, but the WTA’s current world no. 1 and the tournament’s defending champion, Serena Williams, winning the match in three hard fought sets […]

  • Serena Williams Still Battling Viral Illness; Drops Out of Swedish Open

    Jul 10, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *Women’s tennis world No. 1 Serena Williams has withdrawn from next week’s Swedish Open due to her viral illness. Williams was forced to pull out of her doubles match with her sister Venus at Wimbledon last week after struggling in the warm-up and requiring treatment from the doctor. she decided to withdraw from the encounter […]

  • Both Williams Sisters Out of French Open in Second Round

    May 28, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Defending French Open champion and world No. 1 Serena Williams was stunned by Spain’s Garbine Muguruza 6-2, 6-2 in the second round of the French Open today. Muguruza, ranked No. 35, took only 64 minutes to secure her first ever victory against a top-eight opponent. SI.com reports: Williams looked flat and never found her rhythm, […]

  • Venus Out; Serena Advances in First Round of Australian Open

    Jan 13, 14 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Venus Williams was let down by her serve and her concentration at crucial times on Day 1 of the Australian Open. She was eliminated from the tournament after losing 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 to no. 22-seeded Ekaterina Makarova. Meanwhile, Serena appeared as polished as ever in beating Australian teenager Ashleigh Barty, reports ESPN. The top-ranked Williams […]

  • Serena Successfully Defends WTA Championships Title

    Oct 27, 13 by garadf Leave a comment

    *Serena Williams, 32, just punctuated a career-best season by successfully defending her title at the 2013 WTA Year End Championships in Istanbul. It was the first title defense at the tournament since 2007, when Belgian Justine Henin accomplished the feat. The oldest women to ever do so, Serena won the title, 2-6, 6-3, 6-0, convincingly […]