Sofia Kenin wins maiden Grand Slam title
Sofia Kenin yesterday defeated Spain’s Garbine Muguruza 4/6; 6/2; 6/2 to win her first Grand Slam title at the Australian Open. In the semi-finals, the 21-year-old Kenin defeated the top seeded Ashleigh Barty in a major upset in Melbourne Park.
Brazil's Haddad Maia suspended after failed drugs test
Brazil's Beatriz Haddad Maia has been provisionally suspended for failing a drug test, just three weeks after one of her greatest results when she knocked 2017 champion Garbine Muguruza out of Wimbledon.
French Open: Serena faces more major doubts after Roland Garros shocker
Serena Williams' bid to win a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title was thwarted again when she suffered her earliest exit at the majors in almost five years, leading to more questions over her long-term future at the highest level. Her 6-2, 7-5 French Open third round defeat by US compatriot Sofia Kenin meant that she…
Muguruza overcomes injury to beat Cornet
Spain’s Garbine Muguruza collected her first singles win of the new season, but also picked up an injury concern at the mixed teams Hopman Cup in Perth Friday.
Rain halts matches to cap week of upsets
The fourth round matches were suspended because of rain; evoking memories of the past and capping a week of upsets at Wimbledon. Many of the seeds in the gentlemen’s draw marched on to the second week while nine of the top 10 ladies were sent packing in the first week. In the first round, American…
Champion Muguruza does not see Serena as a seed of doubt
All eyes will be on Serena Williams when Wimbledon gets underway on Monday as the seven-time champion bids to win her first Grand Slam crown since becoming a mother. Williams' two-year reign as Wimbledon champion ended 12 months ago when she missed the grass-court Grand Slam while she prepared for the September birth of her…
Federer, Djokovic march on, Muguruza, Wawrinka out
Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic advanced to the third round while the third seeded Garbine Muguruza and Stan Wawrinka were sent packing in upset victories...
Muguruza new No 1, Stephens returns to top 20
Garbine Muguruza officially became world number one for the first time on Monday, as Sloane Stephens soared back into the top 20 after her surprise US Open triumph.
Muguruza beats Venus Williams to Wimbledon title
Garbine Muguruza of Spain, yesterday, defeated Venus Williams, 7/5; 6/0 to win her second Grand Slam title. The match was a double family affair for the champion, who lost in the 2016 final to Venus’ younger sister, Serena.