ITALIAN OPEN:BARTY VS GAUFF

Injury ruined an otherwise intriguing contest here. The World number one retired in the second set leading 6-4 2-1 against the American. It was already a rain ravaged Friday in Rome and the match had already been interrupted in the first set. There were some brilliant moments to talk about in the match nonetheless. WatchContinue reading “ITALIAN OPEN:BARTY VS GAUFF”

ITALIAN OPEN:GAUFF VS SABALENKA

Coco Gauff with her biggest win of the year so far. The American teenager reached the quarter final in Rome with a straight sets victory over Madrid winner Aryna Sabalenka 7-5 6-3. Coco made a hash of a great opening four games when she stuttered in the eighth game to make the scores 4-4. PickingContinue reading “ITALIAN OPEN:GAUFF VS SABALENKA”

ITALIAN OPEN:SERENA WILLIAMS VS PODOROSKA

After missing Miami and Madrid, Serena was finally back on court in Rome yesterday against Nadia Podoroska of Argentina. You have to admit missing a lot of action is not the ideal prep for someone looking for that record breaking grand slam win on her least favorite surface. Not surprisingly the American eight seed foundContinue reading “ITALIAN OPEN:SERENA WILLIAMS VS PODOROSKA”

ITALIAN OPEN:KEYS VS STEPHENS

Two unseeded Americans who haven’t had the best start to 2021 met in Rome in the Round 64.They met recently in Charleston, South Carolina of which Sloane came up trumps. This time Madison got the better of her compatriot and here is how she did it. Picking up play in the first set Keys wentContinue reading “ITALIAN OPEN:KEYS VS STEPHENS”