Monday’s Set Points, WTA Prague, Rabat: Giorgi ousts Pliskova, Vondrousova battles back

Another new week of tournaments began on Monday with main draw action in Prague (Czech Republic) and Rabat (Morocco). Starting with Prague, there was a rather noteworthy upset as Camila Giorgi upset the number one seed, Karolina Pliskova, 7-6(6) 6-2. It was Giorgi’s first ever victory over Pliskova having lost their three previous encounters. Upset complete!…

Set Points, 30th of April 2016: Prague, Rabat and Madrid… Tennis, Tennis, Tennis!

Yay for the Bank Holiday… Three days off work is glorious and a weekend start presents the opportunity to watch a bit more tennis! Saturday was a manic day with two tournament weeks overlapping; the International tournaments in Prague and Rabat both had their singles finals, while the third Premier Mandatory tournament of the year in Madrid, got underway…

WTA Prague: Lucie wins the whole caboodle!

Coming into Prague, Lucie Safarova had won just one set from five singles matches in 2016… roll on the week and Lucie has been crowned the champ! If you’d told me that Lucie would win Prague before the tournament, I really wouldn’t have believed it. Lucie came from a set down to defeat Sam Stosur, 3-6 6-1…

WTA Marrakech, Prague Semi-Final Previews: Schmiedlova v Svitolina and more

This will be my last post for a few days as i’m busy this weekend… my brother is getting married! I’m going to be playing serious catch-up with Madrid as the main draw comes out on Friday with play starting on Saturday.  I hate the overlap between tournaments and that will happen with the finals…