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2017 WTA Eastbourne Tournament Preview

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The Aegon International WTA Premier tournament this year boasts eight of the world’s top 10 ranked players. However, keep in mind that the top rankings haven’t meant much recently. That’s evidenced by the fact that an unseeded 17-year-old won the French Open. The tennis should be high on quality with intriguing matchups and it should translate to great entertainment for …

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2017 WTA Aegon Classic Preview

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The 2017 Aegon Classic is a Premier event on the WTA Tour, and a small-p premier event in terms of the quality of the field and the level of intrigue it could generate. Women’s tennis fans will be eager to see how the field reacts in this warm-up for Wimbledon. There will be some big names showing up, including Johanna …

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2017 WTA Mallorca Open Preview

The 2017 Mallorca Open will attract a big field in its second edition after its inaugural version last year. With players like Victoria Azarenka and Eugenie Bouchard listed to play, it’ll automatically draw big crowds. A lot of people will be looking forward to seeing Azarenka on the court. Remember, she was dominant in the hard court part of the …

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WTA: What We Learned From The French Open

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The French Open is over. The women’s tournament figured to be wild and wacky, and it was. Jelena Ostapenko became the first woman from Latvia to win a major singles title. She also became a rarity over the past 50 years in tennis: an unseeded player who won a Grand Slam event. What is important to take away from this …

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2017 WTA Ricoh Open Preview

The 2017 Ricoh Open is not a prestigious event, but it is an important event. Players are making the transition from clay to grass and need tune-ups on a different surface. Thus begins the three-week lead-in to Wimbledon. The competition in the 32-player main draw begins on Monday, June 12. Event Details Event: Ricoh Open Category: WTA International tier Date: …

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2017 WTA Aegon Open Preview

Aegon Open

The 2017 Aegon Open Nottingham is the third edition of this tournament after it got its status changed from an ITF Challenger to a WTA Tour event. It came into existence due to one extra week added between the French Open and Wimbledon in 2015. It’s going to be an interesting event coming on the heels of what we see …

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2017 WTA French Open Wednesday Picks

French Open

The French Open tennis tournament moves into the second half of its quarterfinals. Looking back to Tuesday, we didn’t have such a hot day with our tennis picks as went 0-2. We were looking at Caroline Wozniacki as a player who could advance and maybe make a push (finally) for a Grand Slam. While show won the first set 6-4, …

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2017 WTA French Open Quarterfinals Picks

French Open

The French Open tennis tournament moves into the quarterfinals. It’s a special situation in tennis at Roland Garros. All eight players in the quarterfinals have never won a Grand Slam singles championship. On Monday, we saw four entertaining matches with two of them needed the full three sets while two of them ended quickly. The shortest match of the day …

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2017 WTA French Open Friday Picks

The French Open tennis tournament moves into the third round. The tournament has contained some surprises here and there, but the big names outside of Angelique Kerber (who were initially in the draw) are still around. Looking back to Thursday, we had a bit of a struggle with our tennis picks. We did cash in with Elina Svitolina. She actually …

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2017 WTA French Open Thursday Picks

French Open

The French Open tennis tournament continues with the second round. So far, it has been an entertaining few days at Roland Garros,which includes the early departure of No. 1 seed Angelique Kerber. She lost in the first round, becoming the first No. 1 seed to do so. While we went 3-0 with our tennis picks on Tuesday, we had a …

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