WTA Best of 2017: Handshakes and Hugs

This is the first of five “Best of” posts on Moo’s Tennis Blog looking back at the 2017 season on the WTA tour. Once again we start with something cheery – handshakes and hugs! Compiling this post never ceases to put a smile on my face (see 2016 edition HERE). I love to see acts…

WTA Finals Singapore 2017: Venus Williams vs. Caroline Wozniacki for the title

The 2017 WTA Finals final will be contested between Venus Williams and Caroline Wozniacki after a great pair of semi-finals on Super Saturday in Singapore. Wozniacki outlasted Karolina Pliskova in straight sets, 7-6(9) 6-3 with the pair sharing a brutal opening set that lasted 81 minutes. Both players had six set points in the opener…

WTA Finals Singapore 2017, Day 4 & 5 Round-up: Venus qualifies for the semi-finals

This post is a round-up for the past two days from the 2017 WTA Finals in Singapore. I was busy baking last night for my work’s charity bake sale. I made some Millionaire’s Shortbread, which had been my most successful bake of the year in terms of feedback from my colleagues! I managed to get…

WTA Finals Singapore 2017, Day 2 Review: Straight setters galore, Halep & Wozniacki in superb form

The 2017 WTA Finals in Singapore continued on Monday with the first matches from the red group. Just like yesterday, both matches were done and dusted in straight sets as Simona Halep and Caroline Wozniacki produced brilliant displays to start with wins. Read on for reviews of the matches and links to match highlights and…

WTA Finals Singapore, Day 3 Preview: V.Williams vs. Ostapenko, Muguruza vs. Pliskova

The 2017 WTA Finals in Singapore will continue on Tuesday with the second set of matches from the white group. For a review of the matches from the first day (Pliskova vs. V.Williams and Muguruza vs. Ostapenko) including match recaps, analysis and WTA media highlights click HERE.  Let’s take a look at the matches for…

WTA Finals Singapore 2017, Day 1 Review: Pliskova & Muguruza open with straight set wins

The 2017 WTA Finals in Singapore began on Sunday with action from the white group. Both matches were done and dusted in straight sets as Karolina Pliskova and Garbiñe Muguruza got off to super starts. Read on for reviews of the matches and links to match highlights and press conferences from the WTA’s social media…