Garbine Muguruza

Muguruza Becomes First Spaniard To Win WTA Finals Title

GUADALAJARA/WASHINGTON, November 18, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) The Akron WTA Finals Guadalajara, which took place in the nearly-mile-high western Mexican city known for its joyful mariachi music, crowned a first-time champion in World No. 5 Garbiñe Muguruza of Spain Wednesday night. There […]

Muguruza Rallies To Win Chicago Fall Tennis Classic Title

CHICAGO/WASHINGTON, October 4, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Never count out Garbiñe Muguruza when there’s a title on the line. While the Spaniard may not always cross the finish line first, she always gives her best effort. Sunday afternoon, with rain […]

Volvo Car Open: Trio Of Wins By Former Grand Slam Champions

CHARLESTON, S.C./WASHINGTON, April 7, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Tuesday’s second day of the Volvo Car Open in Charleston, S.C., was highlighted by a trio of victories by three former Grand Slam champions – Sloane Stephens, Garbiñe Muguruza and Petra Kvitova. Stephens […]

Muguruza’s Love Of Miami Open Shows On Court

MIAMI/WASHINGTON, March 26, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) While the Miami Open presented by Itaú men’s draw may be devoid of many of its biggest stars – Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem come to mind – the […]

An Extraordinary Finish Lifts Muguruza In Dubai

DUBAI/WASHINGTON, March 12, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) On a 31º (C) late-winter afternoon on Centre Court at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium complex, Spain’s World No. 16 Garbiñe Muguruza came into her third career Dubai semifinal against 18th-ranked Elise […]

It’s All Muguruza In Win Over Swiatek At Dubai

DUBAI/WASHINGTON, March 10 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Garbiñe Muguruza won her WTA-leading 15th match of the 2021 season in a duel of Top 20 players and past and present Grand Slam champions at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships Wednesday […]

Kvitova Now A Two-Time Doha Champion

DOHA/WASHINGTON, March 6, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) For the second time in three years, Petra Kvitova and Garbiñe Muguruza met in the title match to decide the WTA’s Qatar Total Open singles championship. Unlike in 2018, when Kvitova fought back […]

Absolute Battle Goes To Muguruza In Doha

DOHA/WASHINGTON, March 3, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) On a mostly clear, warm (21º C) late-winter evening in Doha, along the Persian Gulf, a championship-calibre match between two Top 20 stars broke out at on Center Court of the Khalifa International […]

Muguruza Peaking In Time For Year’s First Major

WASHINGTON, February 6, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Two-time major winner Garbiñe Muguruza has been en fuego all week Down Under as she prepares for the Australian Open, which begins on Monday at Melbourne Park. How hot has the World No. […]

Revenge Is Sweet For Muguruza Against Kenin

WASHINGTON, February 5, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Friday afternoon’s Yarra Valley Classic quarterfinal match between World No. 4 Sofia Kenin and No. 15 Garbiñe Muguruza on a busy Margaret Court Arena was a rematch of last year’s Australian Open final […]