Serena Williams famously said in 2010 when asked if she will be playing tennis at 38; “If I am, I want you to personally take me off and escort me off the court. There is no way I need to be out here at 38” Serena recently turned 38 and her schedule for 2020 looks set. Australian Open Indian Wells Miami Rome Roland Garros Wimbledon Tokyo Olympics Montreal Cincinnati US Open Some are suggesting this could be her final but only she knows that. Her schedule follows the same theme with some Premier Mandatory events alongside the majors. There is … Continue reading Serena in 2010; “There is no way I need to be out here at 38” At now 38 Serena’s schedule looks set for 2020…
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!
Number 24 is going to have to wait. A season of incredible results has delivered another memorable moment this time at Flushing Meadows. 12 months ago Bianca Andreescu was deep outside the 100 in the world and lost in the first round of qualifying at the US Open. Now, in her main draw debut she is the champion. photo credit – Getty images It was quite the performance from the Canadian who goes from strength to strength on the tour and her fearless approach is admirable. It was a US Open final which will go down as one of the … Continue reading US Open debutant Bianca Andreescu victorious in New York!
There has been no confirmation but the noise is that no matter what happens in the US Open final against Bianca Andreescu it will be the end of Serena Williams’ season. The former world number one is set to shut down her season early once again. Obviously she didn’t play after New York in 2017 as she was on Maternity leave. In 2018 after that US Open final she decided to close her year down and in 2016 and 2015 pulled out injured. The last time she played post New York was in 2014. Serena played in Wuhan but lost … Continue reading Win or Lose, Serena is set to shutdown her season after New York!