21 years after their last meeting in Rome, it’s Venus v Serena again!

When these two meet on the tour it is always special. On Wednesday for the 31st time in their careers and for only the 5th time on clay they will meet once again. We haven’t seen either player for a while. Serena played her first match in over 50 days but looked very sharp as she fought to a straight sets win over Peterson and for Venus she gave us a vintage performance with a big three set battle to pick up her first win in some time. I think it’s quite admirable for what these ladies do that they … Continue reading 21 years after their last meeting in Rome, it’s Venus v Serena again!

Foro Italico; Which ladies will be hoping to find some form ahead of Paris?

One of the worlds most ancient cities is the last stop for many ahead of Roland Garros. The site in Rome is one of the most beautiful settings for tennis and the atmosphere is always quite something! Who needs a good run before the second major of the year?  Elina Svitolina Injury has halted her clay court season missing Stuttgart and her stay in Madrid was a short lived one with a 6-4 7-6 defeat against Pauline Parmentier in the first round. Eli usually does very well in Rome having won it for the previous two years but it will … Continue reading Foro Italico; Which ladies will be hoping to find some form ahead of Paris?