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11 Aug 2019
Serena Williams wept as back pain forced her out of the WTA Toronto final after just four games on Sunday, handing the title to home hope Bianca Andreescu. Andreescu, 19, was up 3-1 with a break of serve when 23-time Grand Slam champion Williams found she couldn't continue.
14 Jul 2019
Simona Halep of Romania outplayed Serena Williams 6/2; 6/2 and became the first player from her country to win the title at Wimbledon.
13 Jul 2019
Simona Halep torpedoed Serena Williams's latest bid to capture a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam on Saturday when she stormed to a sensational victory in a 56-minute Wimbledon final.
13 Jul 2019
Serena Williams's place among the legends of tennis is assured but her mission will not be accomplished unless she at least equals Margaret Court's record haul of 24 Grand Slam singles titles.
12 Jul 2019
Simona Halep of Romania defeated Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina to book her place in the finals of the 2019 Wimbledon Tennis Championship, where she will meet seven-time champion and 11th seed, Serena Williams of the United States. WIlliams defeated unseeded Barbora Strycova of Czech Republic 6/1, 6/2 in the second semi-finals. In the first match on…
10 Jul 2019
Serena Williams survived a determined challenge by compatriot Alison Riske with a 6/4, 4/6, 6/3 victory on Centre Court and moved closer to her quest for a record-tying 24th Grand Slam title. On the day for the ladies’ quarterfinals, Simona Halep, the highest seeded player remaining in the draw, defeated China’s Shuai Zhang 7/6 (4),…
14 Jun 2019
The European Claycourt season started in Monte Carlo and ran through consecutive weeks to Barcelona, Madrid and Rome.
13 Jun 2019
The European Claycourt season started in Monte Carlo and ran through consecutive weeks to Barcelona, Madrid and Rome. Inherent in the schedule was the danger of overworking the body, some players would have been worn out by the time they reached Paris. However, a seemingly innocuous thing occurred in Rome. Inclement weather made it necessary…
7 Jun 2019
Anisomova defeated French Open’s defending champion and third seed, Simona Halep of Romania, 6/2, 6/4 to book a semifinal clash with Australia’s Ashleigh Barty, who defeated America’s Madison Keys 6/3, 7/5. The world number one player, Novak Djokovic breezed past fifth seeded Alexander Zverev 7/5, 6/2, 6/2 to set up a semifinal clash with Dominic…
6 Jun 2019
The four quarterfinal matches scheduled for the 11th day were cancelled because of the downpour that soaked the courts at the French Open. On Philippe-Chatrier Court, Simona Halep and American Amanda Anisimova....
3 Jun 2019
Poland's Iga Swiatek endured a 45-minute tennis education at the hands of French Open champion Simona Halep on Monday and then headed back to high school. The world number 104, who only turned 18 on Friday, lost 6-1, 6-0 in a brutally one-sided fourth round clash where she failed to hold a single service game.…
28 May 2019
World number one Naomi Osaka was just two points from a sensational Roland Garros exit on Tuesday before securing her place in the second round where she was joined by defending champion Simona Halep who also needed three sets to survive. Top seed Osaka, bidding to add the French Open to her US and Australian…


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