WTA Finals Singapore 2015: Profiling the eight finalists

FINALLY… One day before the draw for the 2015 WTA Finals and we HAVE A CONFIRMED LINE-UP! The last place in Singapore was snapped up by Lucie Safarova after Carla Suárez Navarro lost in straight sets to Daria Kasatkina, 6-1 6-2, in the quarter-finals of Moscow. It sounds like Carla had an absolute mare. I’m…

WTA Moscow: Kerber and Pennetta qualify for Singapore, all eyes now on Suárez Navarro…

The Road to Singapore looks clearer now after Wednesday’s action in Moscow which saw two more places snapped up. Angelique Kerber and Flavia Pennetta have both been confirmed by the WTA as successfully qualifying for the WTA Finals. After Karolina Pliskova lost in straight sets to Anastasija Sevastova, this now means that the last place…

New Haven Final, Lucie v Petra!

I wasn’t planning to write anything more about New Haven but… Lucie v Petra! The pair haven’t played since the semi-finals of Wimbledon last year where Petra claimed her sixth consecutive victory over Lucie, 7-6(6) 6-1. Lucie competed exceptionally well in the first set of that match considering the occasion but she’s never been able…

WTA New Haven 2015: First round matches to watch

Did someone speed up time or something because I can’t believe that the US Open is only a week away. The final tournament before the women head to Flushing Meadows is the Connecticut Open in New Haven. There have been string of withdrawals with the likes of Garbiñe Muguruza, Sloane Stephens, Belinda Bencic and Ekaterina…