Maria Sharapova Granted Wildcard into 2017 BOTWC

Stanford, California – Maria Sharapova, five-time Grand Slam Champion and former World No. 1 has been granted a main draw wildcard into the 2017 Bank of the West Classic, which will take place this summer, July 31-August 6, at the Taube Family Tennis Center on the campus of Stanford…

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Konta Captures Bank of The West Classic Title

* Article and Photos by Cindy Maram *
In Sunday’s Bank of The West Classic Championship match third-seeded British tennis player Johanna Konta captured the 2016 title in 3 sets, 7-5, 5-7, 6-2, against highlighted favorite Venus Williams. Konta was the highest-ranked player without a WTA…

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BOTW Classic Day 5 Tennis Recap & Highlights

* Article and Photos by Cindy Maram *

We’ve concluded Day 5 at the Bank of The West Classic and we’re onto the semifinals today with WTA Women Singles SF matches. At 2 p.m. Dominika Cibulkova will play No. 3 seed Johanna Konta. And at 7 p.m. tournament…

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BOTW Classic: Venus Williams Victoriously Slides into QF

* Article and Photo by Cindy Maram *
On Wednesday night at the Bank of The West Classic taking place at Stanford University July 18th-24th, No. 1 seed Venus Williams slid past Magda Linette defeating her in three sets: 6-3, 6-7, 6-2. Williams, ranked No. 7 in the…

21 Jul 12:48 PM 0 Read More...

Venus Williams' Come Back and Summer Tennis Plans

* Article and Photo (Venus Williams at 2014 Bank of The West Classic) by Cindy Maram *
36-year-old veteran tennis player Venus Williams has been making a notable comeback this year. At the French Open, she out-played Alize Cornet, 7-6, 1-6, 6-0, in the third round…

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