Halep sees off Azarenka – now eyeing the title and World No. 1 spot

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The second seed, Simona Halep of Romania, defeated Victoria Azarenka of Belarus, 7-6(3) 6-2 today, to advance to the quarter-finals at Wimbledon. With the current World No. 1, Angelique Kerber having lost to Garbine Muguruza today, Halep will take over … Continue reading

Could it be Halep versus Konta in the quarter-finals?

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Things are certainly heating up in the Ladies draw at the close of week one at this year’s Wimbledon Championships. The local favourite and sixth seed, Johanna Konta, breezed past Maria Sakkari of Greece today. The score was 6-4 6-1. … Continue reading

Makarova stops “pocket rocket” Cibulkova

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Ekaterina Makarova, the 30th seeded Russian player toppled the Ladies Singles tables further when she sent the “2016 Comeback player of the year” and 6th seeded Slovakian, Dominika Cibulkova home after her 6-2 6-7(3) 6-3 win on the Rod Laver … Continue reading

Karolina Pliskova, Wozniacki, Konta and Cibulkova in fine form on Day 4

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Day 4’s Round 2 day session at the Australian Open Tennis tournament proved to be a very lucrative one for the Ladies seeded players. First up on Margaret Court Arena was the 5th seed, Karolina Pliskova, who continued her fine … Continue reading

Sevastova shocks Konta, as her fine form continues

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Anastasija Sevastova from Latvia defeated British hopeful, Johanna Konta 6-4 7-5 in their fourth round match, on the Arthur Ashe stadium earlier today. Konta, who committed 34 unforced errors during today’s match, may still be suffering from the effects of collapsing during … Continue reading