WTA Indian Wells, 2nd Round Preview for Saturday: Angelique Kerber v Denisa Allertova

Angelique Kerber will play just her second WTA tour match since winning the Australian Open on Saturday, going up against the steadily improving, Denisa Allertova in Indian Wells. Allertova laid down her credentials with a thumping 6-0 6-1 victory over fellow Czech, Petra Cetkovska on Thursday. The match lasted just 41 (!) minutes and Allertova was very impressive.…

WTA Indian Wells 2016, 1st Round Previews: Allertova v Cetkovska, Giorgi v Goerges

This post previews two of the first round matches set for Thursday’s order of play at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells with Denisa Allertova v Petra Cetkovska and Julia Goerges v Camia Giorgi. Indian Wells is always a strange one as it starts slowly with the seeds coming out to play from Friday. In case you missed it,…

US Open 2015, Day 1: Upsets galore in the women’s draw as six seeds depart

After Maria Sharapova pulled out of the tournament, it left a pretty gaping hole in the top half of the draw. First round action on day one has chucked the second quarter (and parts of the first too) into a blender as seed after seed departed. The first to go was Ana Ivanovic, who was…