Sofia Kenin

Eight In A Row: A Win’s A Win, Kenin Will Take It

MELBOURNE/WASHINGTON, February 9, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Tuesday’s second day of the Australian Open was a busy one for the women’s singles draw with 18 seeds in action, including the return of Aussie favorite and World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty […]

Eight Wins In A Row For Kenin At Melbourne Park

WASHINGTON, February 2, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Reigning Australian Open women’s champion Sofia Kenin has less than a week before she begins defense of her first and only Grand Slam title. On Tuesday, as the No. 2 seed in the […]

One-Two Punch Adds Up To Another Sabalenka Victory

WASHINGTON, January 10, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) No. 4 seed Aryna Sabalenka rolled to her 12th straight victory with a 6-2, 6-4 victory over 15th seed Ons Jabeur in the third round of the Abu Dhabi WTA Women’s Tennis Open in the Emirates […]

Look Out, Quality Of Women’s Game Is Only Getting Better

WASHINGTON, January 3, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Let’s face it, as the 2021 tennis season begins in a few days, the quality of the women’s game is in superb hands – and only expects to get better. Four of the […]

Sofia Kenin Leads 2020 WTA Player Awards

WASHINGTON, December 9, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) The 2020 WTA Player Awards, including Player of the Year, Doubles Team of the Year, Most Improved Player of the Year, Newcomer of the Year, and Comeback Player of the Year, were announced […]

Sofia Kenin Named 2020 WTA Player of the Year

USTA Press Release, December 8, 2020 Twenty-two-year-old Sofia Kenin from the United States today was named the WTA Player of the Year for 2020, as voted on by members of the international media. She becomes the eighth US-American to earn the […]

Iga Swiatek Writes Polish Tennis History At Roland Garros

PARIS/STARNBERG, October 10, 2020 (by Alessandro Boroch) On Saturday afternoon in Paris, 19-year-old Iga Swiatek wrote Polish tennis history by becoming the first-ever player from Poland to win a major singles title. Swiatek overwhelmed No. 4 seed Sofia Kenin from the […]

No Easy Journey To Major Final, Just Ask Kenin And Swiatek

WASHINGTON, October 10, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) What began with 128 players in the women’s singles draw a fortnight ago has pared down to just two at Roland Garros: Sofia Kenin and Iga Swiatek. They will walk out on Court Philippe-Chatrier […]

Dreams Do Come True, Swiatek Rolls To First Major Final

WASHINGTON, October 9, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Throughout this Parisian fortnight, 19-year-old Iga Swiatek has proved that dreams do come true. Over the course of 70 blustery minutes on Court Philippe-Chatrier on Thursday afternoon, the Polish teen from Warsaw dominated […]

Best Tennis At Roland Garros? Try During Daylight Hours

WASHINGTON, October 8, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) For a Grand Slam tournament with no “night sessions,” this year’s French Open sure has featured a lot of tennis after dark. Fortunately, some of the best tennis at Roland Garros is still […]