Greg DePalma and PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand discuss Simona Halep‘s ascent to the top of the women’s rankings, becoming the fifth player to hold the top spot in 2017 and third in the past 13 weeks. They also look at the latest movement in the races to reach the WTA Finals later this month in Singapore and the ATP finale in London.
Greg DePalma and PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand discuss the action at this week’s China Open, where Karolina Pliskova, Simona Halep and Elina Svitolina battle to overtake Garbine Muguruza as world No.1 with the Spaniard’s first-round walkout. Also, Canada’s Milos Raonic wins in Japan in his first match back from wrist surgery – but stirs the debate on the long professional season.
Greg DePalma and PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand preview this week’s China Open, where U.S. Open champion Rafael Nadal and Wimbledon titleholder Garbine Muguruza hold the top seeds in Beijing. Maria Sharapova, in the field as a wild card, already has ousted Anastasija Sevastova in a rematch of their fourth-round U.S. Open clash.
Tennis: While Andy Murray and Agnieszka Radwanska sweep China Open, Nick Krygios scores upset in Japan
Greg DePalma and PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand discuss Maria Sharapova‘s reduced sentence following her appeal on doping violations, now slated to return to WTA competition next April. Also, Novak Djokovic ponders his future and WTA president Steve Simon proposes format and scoring changes.