Bouchard advances as Kerber retires

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Eugenie Bouchard advanced to the quarter-finals of the Mutua Madrid Open just now, after the top seed, Angelique Kerber, retired during the second set of their match. Bouchard, who took the first set 6-3, was leading 5-0 in the second … Continue reading

Gutsy Bouchard finds her “Genie” against Sharapova

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There was a lot of hype leading up to yesterday’s second round match between Eugenie Bouchard of Canada and Maria Sharapova of Russia, at the Mutua Madrid Open in Spain. The hype came from the younger player, Bouchard, who has … Continue reading

Kerber, Kuznetsova and Sharapova all advance in Madrid

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In the Round of 64 action at the Mutua Madrid Open in Spain today, top seed, Angelique Kerber of Germany, sailed past Timea Babos of Hungary, 6-4 6-2. The current World No. 2, who is hungry to regain the top … 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