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Carlos Ramos

Stop blaming Carlos Ramos for applying the rules

A series of unfortunate events occurred in the U.S. Open women's final, which can only be summarised in one simple sentence: please stop blaming umpire Carlos Ramos for applying the rules. First offence: warning for coaching The first of the warnings...
Naomi Osaka

You need not apologise, Naomi Osaka

Naomi Osaka is a Grand Slam champion. At her first final, the 20-year-old became the first Japanese player, man or woman, to win a Major singles final after a 6-2, 6-4 win over Serena Williams. The 2018 U.S. Open has...
Simona Halep

Halep’s “amazing effort” crowned by her second Montreal title

A difficult week came to a close for Simona Halep, crowned with a worthy reward: her second consecutive Montreal title. Difficult? Very. Visibly hampered by a left foot issue, having to play two matches in one day due to the...
Simona Halep

Singapore and a new Montreal final for Halep

Simona Halep's terrific 2018 got a new consecration, as the Romanian has qualified again for the WTA Finals, held in Singapore. On top of it, the world number one has reached her second consecutive final in Montreal. In the first...
Simona Halep

Simona Halep upset with her Montreal scheduling

Simona Halep reached the Montreal semifinals after a 7-5, 6-1 win over Caroline Garcia. The day before, due to the rain that fell on Wednesday, she had to play two matches in one day, the last one very late...
Sloane Stephens

The spontaneity of Sloane Stephens

In Montreal, Sloane Stephens has advanced to the quarter-finals after defeating Carla Suárez Navarro 6-2, 7-5. However, it was not her brilliant win that caught everyone's attention, but her spontaneity in her post-match press conference. Talking about Suárez Navarro's comeback in...
Angelique Kerber

Angelique Kerber stunned in her Montreal début

A heavy, overcast day in Montreal started with Angelique Kerber's first match since being crowned Wimbledon champion. For the occasion, the German was facing Alizé Cornet in the second round of the Coupe Rogers. Needless to say that things did...
Johanna Konta

Konta praises the depth of the WTA Tour

Johanna Konta has a good flair for analysis, be it for her matches or those of the WTA Tour. In fact, her words following her first-round win against Jelena Ostapenko, in Montreal, shed a complete other understanding on some...
Serena Williams

“There’s always tomm!” – Serena Williams

We now have more informations regarding the reasons behind Serena Williams's withdrawal from Montreal. "Withdrawals are part of the game." The American was in no obligation to do it, but she took to Instagram to offer a long explanation about the...
Rebecca Marino

A boost of confidence for Rebecca Marino

Rebecca Marino's comeback is, without a doubt, one of the most beautiful stories of the season. On Saturday, the Canadian took a giant step in her return as she came back from a set down to defeat Vera Lapko...