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Halep Wallops Williams in Singapore

By DownTheTee | August 31, 2021

By Jane Voigt October 22, 2014 — It’s hard to be number one. There’s always a target on your back. And Serena Williams has felt it all before.  Yet today she could not dodge Simona Halep’s mastery. Their match was dramatic for many reasons, the most important one being Williams lost, and lost badly — 6-0 6-2.  The…

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WTA Championships, Singapore

By DownTheTee | August 31, 2021

WTA Tour Finals Set to Start Monday in Singapore First Timers Debut at WTA Finals in Singapore The Thrill of Singapore Halep Wallops Williams in Singapore Serena Wins Spot in WTA Finals

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Serena Wins Spot in WTA Finals

By DownTheTee | October 25, 2014

By Jane Voigt October 25, 2014 — Serena Williams is well known for her serving prowess. Best in the women’s game, most tennis pundits have called it.  Today, in her semifinal match against Caroline Wozniacki at the WTA Finals, the American icon Williams used her serve as a sword to cut through and cut off any hopes her…

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The Thrill of Singapore

By DownTheTee | October 21, 2014

By Jane Voigt October 21, 2014 — Who doesn’t want to know the year-ending number-one player? Practically no one. Maybe the secret’s out of the bag, though, given Serena Williams is healthy and won, finally according to her perspective, a major — the U. S. Open — the only one for her year.  But her premier…

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First Timers Debut at WTA Finals in Singapore

By DownTheTee | October 21, 2014

By Jane Voigt October 20, 2014 — Nothing is being spared at The WTA Finals. Electronic-lighting-bling blinds players, as they enter the Singapore Indoor Stadium’s center court, which resembles a boxing ring more than a tennis court. But everything points to the elite eight this week.  Soon after defending Champion Serena Williams put the quash on…

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WTA Tour Finals Set to Start Monday in Singapore

By DownTheTee | October 19, 2014

By Jane Voigt October 19, 2014 — The elite eight women tennis players that accumulated the most ranking points for the calendar year are set to begin the WTA World Tour Final on Monday in Singapore.  The women have been divided in two groups, most imaginably called “Red Group,” and “White Group.”  The draw, which took place in Singapore…