The first-ever Making A Racket podcast focuses on the 2020 US Open. It includes discussion about Naomi Osaka, Victoria Azarenka, Serena Williams, motherhood and much more. Continue reading Making A Racket – Episode 1 – US Open 2020
Before the 2020 French Open, it felt like a hierarchy had finally been established at the top of women’s tennis. Then Swiatek destroyed the field at the French Open and the picture changed dramatically. Continue reading Swiatek Shakes Up Women’s Tennis
2020 is the year when the top eight in women’s tennis could assert their dominance over the rest. This is why. Continue reading Why 2020 is a huge year for the best women in tennis
It would be easy to look at the 2019 French Open Women’s Singles quarter-final draw and see a picture of carnage, where unheralded names have run amok while seeds have departed Roland Garros with their tails between their legs.
However, a bit of research into the players who beaten stars such as Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka reveals that reports of chaos are greatly exaggerated. Continue reading Why The So-Called Upsets In The French Open Women’s Singles Draw Are Not Shocking
Madison Keys progressed to the fourth round of the French Open for the second time by beating Naomi Osaka in straight sets. Continue reading Madison Keys takes down Osaka to reach Last 16
Karolina Pliskova suffered a shock loss as she was beaten 3-6 6-3 7-5 by World No.42 Maria Sakkari, while Simona Halep played superbly to beat Naomi Osaka 6-1 6-0.
Great Britain were desperate to get a home tie for the first time since 1993 when the draw was made for the Fed Cup World Group II play-off, but they should be happy with an away tie against Japan. Continue reading Great Britain get good draw in Fed Cup play-off