This tournament had levels of importance far beyond its Premier 5 designation. As the No. 1 player, this was Halep’s first tournament since her third round Wimbledon lost to Su-wei Hseih and No. 3 Stephens warmed-up at the Washington DC tournament last week with a … Continue reading What I Learned From the Montreal Final
Category: Head to Head
The Grass is Always Greener For Petra Kvitova, The Grass Princess!
Like Angelique Kerber and Naomi Osaka, Petra Kvitova has never appeared at ease in the spotlight her talent has garnered. She is no Andrea Petkovic, Genie Bouchard or even Sloan Stephens with enviable public personas to which brands and fans alike gravitate. However, her winning … Continue reading The Grass is Always Greener For Petra Kvitova, The Grass Princess!
With the Monkey off Her back, Garbine Muguruza May Just be Ready to Resume Her Form and Rise
Garbine Muguruza had a lot to lose in this match. She had a 1-3 head-to-head against Coco Vandeweghe, and more importantly she lost to French Kristina Mladenovic in the Round of 16, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3, dropping out of the top ten and unable to defend … Continue reading With the Monkey off Her back, Garbine Muguruza May Just be Ready to Resume Her Form and Rise
Fan Series: The Veil of Integrity and Transparency
The rings are inches apart but miles different. The ringmaster or Monsieur Loyal directs my attention to the first ring and I am enthralled. Before I can fully expel my joy, he directs my attention to the second ring where my jubilation lifts me out of … Continue reading Fan Series: The Veil of Integrity and Transparency