20-year old German Alexander Zverev and 22-year old Ukrainian Elina Svitolina won their inaugural Rogers Cup titles.
Belinda Bencic upsets Serena Williams The biggest upset of the tournament is the Swiss teen Belinda Bencic’ victory over world number one Serena Williams. In three sets 6-3, 5-7, 4-6 , the Swiss sent Williams home and became the youngest player to beat Serena Williams after Maria Sharapova at the WTA finals of 2004. “I […]
Oh, Canada! It’s been a wacky and weird week in Canada — both at the women’s event in Toronto and for the men in Montreal. Andy Murray, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal all saw early exits, as did top women Kim Clijsters and Caroline Wozniacki. Are we in for such a tumultuous two weeks at Flushing […]
Summer sorrow? The three weeks between Wimbledon ending and the US Open Series beginning (Note: we understand that the USOS already began in Atlanta, but surely you can understand that it really feels like summer when Stanford and Los Angeles start, no?) can always be a bit awkward. Sure, there is the beautiful thing that is […]
We love ourselves a good military trench and this one — worn by Lucie Safarova back in August at the 2010 Rogers Cup in Montreal — is no exception. It has leather sleeves, people! Safarova’s currently ranked 35th in the WTA rankings. Her boo, Tomas Berdych, who’s put together a solid year (No. 7), ran […]