Serena Williams sees off Ashleigh Barty in a royal battle

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Serena Williams and Ashleigh Barty did not disappoint the tennis faithful with their much anticipated second round clash, which has just finished on Chatrier. Williams, a three-time singles champion here in Paris was a shaky starter against the 17th seeded … Continue reading

Another Strasbourg title for Samantha Stosur

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The Australian No. 1 Ladies tennis player and 6th seed, Samantha Stosur, clinched her second Strasbourg title, when she defeated fellow countrywoman and 7th seed, Daria Gavrilova, 5-7 6-4 6-3, yesterday. This brings to an end, a 22 month drought … Continue reading

Kerber and Venus in cruise mode

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The defending Ladies champion, Angelique Kerber of Germany wasted no time on Rod Laver Arena today in claiming her first easy win of this year’s Australian Open, when she defeated Krystyna Pliskova (Karolina Pliskova’s twin sister) 6-0 6-4. This should help … Continue reading

Halep, the big upset on Day 1

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Did Pat Cash jinx the 4th seeded, Simona Halep from Romania?  The former two-time Australian Open finalist and Wimbledon champion had Halep on his list of four possible first round upsets, so if you’re a betting person, then the unseeded Shelby Rogers … Continue reading