Clijsters saved by the rain, beats Sharapova in Cincinnati final

Tenth seed Maria Sharapova wasted three match points as clouds were approaching Cincinnati and didn’t manage to be faster than the rain, so her final against fourth seed Kim Clijsters got suspended at 6-2...

Hradecka exhausts Serena but loses at Cincinnati

In the beginning it seemed Serena Williams would cruise to a quick victory over world No.49 Lucie Hradecka in the first round of the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati, as the American stormed...

Wozniacki loses to McHale, second straight opening match defeat

Caroline Wozniacki’s form ahead of the US Open is becoming worrying – the Dane suffered her second straight loss in an opening match and not even the presence of her rumored boyfriend Rory McIlroy...

Serena Williams retires again!

Serena Williams' awe-inspiring comeback has suffered a shocking setback - the champion's 12-match winning streak has been cut short by a retirement! It might be Serena's tactical decision to prevent her from exhaustion or...

Petrova upsets Ivanovic in the second round of Cincinnati

Nadia Petrova started both sets against Ana Ivanovic with a deficit, but the early advantage wasn't enough for the Serb to end up victorious and the Russian won 6-3 7-6(4) at the Western &...

Sharapova advances to Cincinnati quarters, other Grand Slam champions lose

Last week it was Serena Williams who won when five other Grand Slam champions lost in Toronto, and on Thursday in Cincinnati Maria Sharapova was sole such winner. To reach the quarterfinals Sharapova defeated US...

Semifinals set in Cincinnati

In the semifinals of the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati Vera Zvonareva will play Maria Sharapova and Andrea Petkovic will face Jelena Jankovic. To reach the final four, world No.2 Vera Zvonareva toughed it...

Maria Sharapova, Jelena Jankovic to meet in Cincinnati final

In the title match of the Western & Southern Open, Maria Sharapova will face the 2009 Cincinnti champion Jelena Jankovic, which will be their first meeting in two years and their fourth meeting in a...

Maria Sharapova edges Jelena Jankovic for Cincinnati title

Victory in the title match of the Western & Southern Open was so close to the 2009 Cincinnati champion Jelena Jankovic, but last year’s runner-up Maria Sharapova is never defeated until she loses the...

Close-up: Maria Sharapova’s engagement ring

Justin Cohen, one of my tennis friends that I met thanks to my blog, attended the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati and took a close picture of Maria Sharapova's hand adorned with a...
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