Round 4 Shock for Serena Williams at Wimbledon– Round up of the Centre Court Action

By Ros Satar   (July 1, 2013) WIMBLEDON - As if last Wednesday was not enough fun for the tennis gods, they toyed with the seemingly natural order of things just a little more on Round 4 Monday. Possibly one of the best days usually on the … [Read more...]

Top Seeds Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams Ease into Wimbledon Round of 16

(June 29, 2013) Top seeds Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams showed their dominance on the Centre Court of Wimbledon on Saturday, each with straight set victories to advance to the round of 16. Williams won 600th career match by demolishing … [Read more...]

Serena Williams Dominates in Opening Match at Wimbledon

(June 25, 2013) Serena Williams began the defense of her Wimbledon crown in dominating style by conquering Luxembourg’s Mandy Minella 6-1, 6-3 in a first round match on Tuesday on Centre Court. Williams did not lose a point on her serve in the first … [Read more...]

Donna Vekic and Madison Keys head the youngsters’ Charge in Birmingham and Beyond

  By Tumaini Carayol (June 13, 2013) BIRMINGHAM, UK - Women's Tennis Association - says who? It's the kids who are taking over the city of Birmingham. They're seemingly hiding behind every corner, popping out of every doorway, exploiting … [Read more...]

Americans in Paris – Day Two at Roland Garros

(May 27, 2013). Americans went 8-4 in Paris on the day 2 of the French Open. Here is a look at how they all fared: First round: Sloane Stephens (17) (USA) def. Karin Knapp (ITA) 6-2, 7-5 In a bit of a slump since reaching the semifinals of the … [Read more...]

Lucky Loser Keys Stuns Li Na in Madrid

(May 5, 2013) MADRID - American teen Madison Keys, who lost in the qualifying of the Madrid Open, benefited from the withdrawal of Tamira Paszek to get back into the tournament as a lucky loser. The “lucky loser” became a winner on Sunday when she … [Read more...]

Nadal, Federer, Hampton, Keys and Anderson on Notes and Quotes from the BNP Paribas Open

  (March 9, 2013) INDIAN WELLS, CA – a few quotes from post-match news conferences from the BNP Paribas Open.   Jamie Hampton calls herself “boring.”   Q.  And you're a little bit under the radar screen.  If someone came up to you and said, … [Read more...]

Stosur Moves Past Keys, Hampton Tops 20th Seed

(March 9, 2013) World No. 9, Australia’s Samantha Stosur moved into the third round of the BNP Paribas Open, defeating American teenager Madison Keys 6-3, 6-4 on Saturday.   Stosur was happy with her play during the 75 minute match. "I'm happy … [Read more...]

Birthday Girl Kerber Fends Off Keys to Advance at Australian Open

(January 18, 2013) Celebrating her 25th birthday, Germany’s Angelique Kerber held back a challenge from 17-year-old American Madison Keys 6-2, 7-5 to move into the round of 16 at the Australian Open on Thursday. The first set opened with three … [Read more...]

Notes and Quotes from Down Under – Day 3

(January 16, 2013) A look at some the questions and answers from day three of the 2013 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne. Maria Sharapova Q.  You obviously have a pretty big candy business now, but you're also making a lot of … [Read more...]