Two years ago Caroline Wozniacki was the star of the show in Melbourne. In a battle of determination and a lot of running the Dane overpowered Simona Halep to lift her first and only Grand Slam title. Now as her final tournament approaches before she retires a look back at one hell of a final and her greatest achievement. I remember the final as if it were yesterday, I even skipped a friends birthday celebration to watch it on that Sunday. However, before the final a bit of housekeeping was in order from the Dane. Jana Fett from Croatia could … Continue reading Wozniacki set to bow out on the site of her greatest win!
Having booked their place in the singles semi-finals earlier on in the day this time Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki were both back in action as they searched for a place in the Auckland final. Standing in their way was the experienced Belgians. Alison Van Uytvanck and Kirsten Flipkens who provided a strong test for the first time American/Dane duo. Early on they set out their intentions with an immediate break of serve following a stunning backhand return winner from Serena on the Flipkens serve which became a bit of a theme in that opening set. A backhand return winner … Continue reading Wozniacki & Serena advance to Sunday’s Doubles Final!
Down at the WTA event in Auckland we got the first glimpse of one of the most anticipated doubles teams down under during the new season. Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki kicked off Monday with a big win in their first match as a doubles team. The two have been best friends on and off the court for many years and in what is Wozniacki’s final run of tournaments finishing in Melbourne the duo got off to a good start. It took just 70 minutes for them to secure their first win as a pairing defeating Hibino and Ninomiya from … Continue reading Caro & Serena underway ✅ Bouchard’s 321 day wait 📅 Collins stuns Svitolina 😯 Stosur records big win 💪🏻
Kim targeting Monterrey, but Miami? Kim Clijsters planned comeback too tennis has been delayed. It was announced a while back that a knee injury had forced her out of the Australian Open but her first planned tournament looks set to be Monterrey in February. The former number one has received a wildcard for the event likewise for Indian Wells but not Miami as of yet. Kim of course completed the sunshine double in 2005. Another wildcard has also been giving to the Belgian in Charleston meaning that all world number ones have now played on the blue clay. Serena and … Continue reading Kim targets Monterrey, Bianca’s knee injury continues, Pouille to miss January, Boulter to return and these two are playing doubles!
Caroline Wozniacki has announced she will return from tennis at the end of the season. No one ran like the Dane on a tennis court, her work ethic has always been faultless but after fifteen years on the tour the 29 year old has decided to end her career at where she won her biggest title. In 2018 Caro won the Australian Open in an epic three set battle with Simona Halep. Despite only turning 29 in July the Dane has played in 892 singles matches and 91 doubles matches. Caro has won titles all over the world including in … Continue reading Caroline Wozniacki to retire after the Australian Open!
It’s been a fantastic week of tennis in Beijing. This time of the year there is a lot on the line as players look to end their season on a high. Many come into early October with aspirations of making their tours final events in London and debuting in Shenzhen respectively and many will walk away very happy. Kiki Bertens Kiki has found form at the right time. It got a case of potentially save her season. This is just the third time since winning in Madrid in May that the dutch player has won four matches in a row … Continue reading Five who found some much needed form in Beijing!
The four majors are over but the season is far from over. Some players are already in Asia for the next swing of the tour and some will follow suit too before a trip back to Europe and then season ending championships in Shenzhen and London. But, what is everyone up to? Serena’s plans? Nothing official out of the camp but Patrick Mouratoglou has had his say which you’d expect. He told ESPN that he doesn’t expect Serena to play before the WTA Finals in Shenzhen. Serena hasn’t qualified and is in 5th spot with 3985 points which is about … Continue reading Serena & Rafa’s plans? 🗺 A returning Argentine 🇦🇷 Kevin calls time on 2019 🤕 3 WTA stars off to Harvard Business School 💼 Laver Cup 🇨🇭 Tsitsipas’ social hiatus 💻