Serena Williams’ hiatus since New York has all but confirmed who will be playing at the WTA Finals in Shenzhen. It is understood but not confirmed that the American will not play if she does qualify. So who is in? Ash Barty, Karolina Pliskova, Simona Halep, Naomi Osaka, Petra Kvitova and Bianca Andreescu are in. Defeats for Elina Svitolina (quarter finals) and Kiki Bertens (semi-finals) have delayed what looks an inevitable spot with two positions left and Serena not to play but there is still one player who could have a say… Belinda Bencic has the joint most top ten … Continue reading WTA Finals lineup is all but set however Belinda Bencic could still join the party!
That time of year after New York is always in limbo, soo much happens its like that period between Christmas and New Year where you just don’t know the day of the week, so what has been happening since the final major of the year came to an end? Congratulations are in order for Karen Khachanov who became a dad. Also congratulations to Lucas Pouille and Feliciano Lopez who got married to their respective partners. Rafael Nadal is also due to get married in the next week. Naomi Osaka won in Osaka at the third time of asking having made … Continue reading Since New York; Weddings 🎩 Births 👶🏼 Exhibitions 📅 Injuries 🤕 Losing Streaks 😬 Bizarre Results 🧐 Winners 🏆 & Much More 🎾
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 💻
As a fan of Serena Williams I was sad that she lost the US Open final. As of fan of tennis I am pleased for Bianca Andreescu she continues to amaze. Saturday night after the match, I had Celeb’s Go Dating on Netflix and had quick scroll through Twitter and saw a tweet which criticised Serena. The tweet said she failed once again and outlined the fact that she has yet to win a title or a set in a major final since returning from giving birth to her daughter Olympia. That doesn’t sit well, that’s a lack of respect. … Continue reading Has the hunt for No.24 become an ‘if’ and not a ‘when’ ? Either way, four major finals since returning deserves respect and shouldn’t be deemed as a failure!