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Rogers ousts Serena to reach Lexington semifinals

American wildcard Shelby Rogers recorded her third career Top 10 win by upsetting worn-down top seed Serena Williams in the quarterfinals of the Top Seed Open in Lexington, 1-6 6-4 7-6(5). The world No.116 Rogers wasn’t discouraged by the fact that she won just one game in the first set against...

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9 minutes ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

Elise Mertens vs. Kristyna Pliskova, Prague SF Preview

Prague Open - SF Preview + Prediction (3) Elise Mertens vs. Kristyna Pliskova The first spot in the 2020 Prague Open final will be up for grabs when the third seeded Elise Mertens comes up against Kristyna Pliskova. Mertens won the first couple of matches between the pair in straight sets and is favourite...

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7 hours ago, WTA Addict, WTA

Prague PHOTOS: Halep, Mertens advance to semifinals

Our photographer Jimmie48 continues to diligently cover everything happening at the Prague Open. After needing three sets to overcome Polona Hercog and Barbora Krejcikova in the first two rounds, top seed Simona Halep spent less than an hour on the court to beat Polish lucky loser Magdalena Frech 6-2...

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9 hours ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

Venus Williams launches the EleVen Wonder Woman collection

Less than a month after releasing the Bold collection, EleVen by Venus Williams, teamed up with DC Comics, again contributes to the rich tennis fashion scene with empowering athleisure items marked by gold stars, Wonder Woman insignias and Swarovski crystals. The limited-edition Wonder Woman range includes...

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21 hours ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

Prague PHOTOS: Halep, Bouchard win three-setters to reach quarterfinals

Top seed Simona Halep and wildcard Eugenie Bouchard both needed three sets to progress into the Prague Open quarterfinals on Thursday. After losing the first set to former doubles No.1 Barbora Krejcikova as a result of not being able to fight off any of the three break points she faced, the top-seeded...

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1 day ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

Serena survives Venus to reach Lexington quarterfinals

In the 31st all-Williams clash and first at an International-level tournament, Serena battled past elder sister Venus 3-6 6-3 6-4 to reach the quarterfinals of the inaugural Top Seed Open presented by Bluegrass Orthopaedics in Lexington, Kentucky. Serena opened the second-round match with a 2-0 lead,...

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1 day ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

Andreescu, Ferro withdraw from the US Open

As expected, the US Open withdrawal list keeps expanding. The latest WTA players to opt out of the tournament are defending champion Bianca Andreescu and recent Palermo champion Fiona Ferro. The 20-year-old Canadian Andreescu, who last competed at the Shiseido WTA Finals Shenzhen at the end of the 2019...

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1 day ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

Teenager Gauff reaches WTA quarters

Coco Gauff is through to the quarter-finals of the WTA's Top Seed Open after beating No.2 seed Aryna Sabalenka in three sets.

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2 days ago, The West Australian, WTA

Prague PHOTOS: Kristyna Pliskova upsets Martic, Mertens advances to quarterfinals

The 2017 Prague Open runner-up Kristyna Pliskova scored her third Top 20 win of the season by defeating second seed Petra Martic 6-1 7-5 in the second round to produce the biggest upset of the week so far. The 69th-ranked Pliskova, who is playing the Prague Open for the fifth time, never dropped serve...

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2 days ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

Adidas is ready for the 2020 US Open, launches NYC collection

Tennis needed five months to figure out how to handle the coronavirus pandemic and now the busy tournaments in Prague and Lexington are accompanied by just as dynamic releases of new tennis outfits, as we’re rapidly approaching the 2020 US Open. Adidas-sponsored players have new gear ready for...

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2 days ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

Asics presents new dress and the latest Court FF 2 tennis shoe

Bring your A-game in the latest Asics gear! France’s world No.47 Caroline Garcia showed her new blue Asics separates two weeks ago and now the company is promoting the rest of the collection dominated by techno cyan and sunrise red tones. The focus is on the Asics Court FF 2 tennis shoe, rated...

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2 days ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

Sharapova joins tech wellness brand Therabody as investor and strategic advisor

Tennis star Maria Sharapova is investing in wellness brand Therabody, but her role will be much greater than that of a traditional investor, as the Russian will support the company’s continued global expansion through partnerships, growth strategies and concepts for new products by offering her...

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2 days ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

Irina-Camelia Begu vs. Leonie Küng, Prague R2 Preview

Prague Open - R2 Preview + Prediction Irina-Camelia Begu vs. (Q) Leonie Küng Irina-Camelia Begu and Leonie Küng will do battle for a spot in the quarterfinals on Thursday at the Prague Open. Begu arrived in Prague fresh from an opening round exit in Palermo last week, Begu was defeated by Laura Siegemund...

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3 days ago, WTA Addict, WTA

Simona Halep vs. Barbora Krejcikova, Prague R2 Preview

Prague Open - R2 Preview + Prediction (1) Simona Halep vs. Barbora Krejcikova Simona Halep will be back in action on Thursday at the Prague Open when she takes on local wild card Barbora Krejcikova in the second round. The Romanian survived a big scare in the opening round and will be aiming for a...

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3 days ago, WTA Addict, WTA

Prague PHOTOS: Halep progresses, a number of seeds fall in the first round

Tuesday at the Prague Open was super busy, since the tournament schedule had a lot of catching up to do due to Monday’s rain. The highlight of the day was Simona Halep‘s return to action, as the Romanian is the first Top 10 player to play a WTA tournament since the tour’s resumption....

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3 days ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

Serena Williams wins first match in Lexington

Playing her first match since the WTA Tour restart, top seed Serena Williams stormed back to beat American world No.60 Bernarda Pera 4-6 6-4 6-1 in the first round of the inaugural Top Seed Open presented by Bluegrass Orthopaedics in Lexington, Kentucky. The 25-year-old Pera converted the sole break...

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3 days ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

WTA players adjust to new normal after layoff

Marie Bouzkova expected some adjustment to her first tennis tournament in nearly six months.

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4 days ago, ESPN Tennis, WTA

Konta out, Sabalenka fights in WTA tourney

Johanna Konta is out of the Top Seed Open while Aryna Sabalenka had to fight to advance to the next round in Monday's WTA action.

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4 days ago, The West Australian, WTA

The best tennis shoes of 2020!

After doing a five-shoe playtesting session with Bethanie Mattek-Sands a few months ago, Tennis Warehouse selected the best performing 2020 shoe models in various categories based on customer and playtester reviews. Eventually it all comes down to personal preference, your needs and what you’re...

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4 days ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

Johanna Konta and Heather Watson lose on WTA Tour return

British pair Johanna Konta and Heather Watson both lose in their comeback matches on the WTA Tour in Kentucky.

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4 days ago, BBC Sport, WTA

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