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Heather Watson has enlisted the help of fans to choose her Joy Gryson tennis bag for the upcoming U.S. Open. The designer has developed a bespoke bag style, featuring three possible color ways. Fans can play the role of stylist, deciding between a classic, denim or tangerine print. Watson will carry the winning design at the final Grand Slam of the season. In addition, the new...
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Roland Garros sees normalcy after upsets

Today’s action at Roland Garros served as a nice counterpoint to the tumult of the first few days. There were no major upsets, and indeed, most of the top players had already played their second-round matches, leaving today as a day to look at the challengers that they might face in the later rounds. On the women’s side, fourth seed Simona Halep looked strong again in dispatching...
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Heather Watson Back From Glandular Fever, Loses First Match But Not Fighting Spirit

By Ros Satar (May 29, 2013) PARIS – As much as she put up a spirited defense, in her first match back after illness, Britain’s Heather Watson bowed out in the first round to Switzerland’s Stefanie Voegele 6-4, 2-6, 6-4. Watson looked to be hitting cleanly through the ball but the first break came quickly [...]
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May 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Tim Henman and Heather Watson to Team Up for Exhibition Doubles before Aegon Classic

(April 10, 2013) British No. 2, Heather Watson, and tennis legend Tim Henman were in Birmingham today to announce an exciting one-off tennis match that will take place to mark the opening of the new Centre Court at the UK’s all-female tennis tournament, the Aegon Classic on Sunday 9 June.   Hanging out the kit [...]
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April 10, 2013  |  Discuss

UK's top-ranked female out of Hobart

Heather Watson, Britain's top-ranked female tennis player, has been forced to withdraw from next week's Hobart International because of a right elbow injury. Watson, who said she still hopes to play at the Australian Open beginning Jan. 14, suffered the injury during her three-set loss to Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands in the second round of the Auckland Classic in New...
Via AP on Fox
January 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Watson beats Chang in Japan Open final

Unseeded Heather Watson of Britain captured the first WTA title of her career on Sunday with a victory over Kai-Chen Chang of Taiwan in the final of the Japan Open. Watson beat Chang 7-5, 5-7, 7-6 (4) in a hard-fought battle that lasted 3 hours, 11 minutes. The 20-year-old Watson broke the unseeded Chang four times in the opening set while overcoming losing her own serve three times...
Via AP on Fox
October 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Li Na beats Watson 6-2, 6-3 in US Open 1st round

Li Na reached the second round of the U.S. Open for the first time since 2009, beating Heather Watson in straight sets. The ninth-seeded Li won 6-2, 6-3 on Monday. She's coming off a victory in Cincinnati, her first title since the 2011 French Open. Li was upset as a top-10 seed in the first round at Flushing Meadows in each of the previous two years. The 30-year-old from...
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August 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Britain’s Watson Advances to Wimbledon Third Round

Heather Watson photo courtesy of Dunlop WIMBLEDON – Heather Watson became the first British woman since 2002 to reach the third round of Wimbledon on Tuesday defeating American Jamie Lee Hampton of the United States 6-1, 6-4 on Wednesday. “I was pleased with how I started the match, said the 20-year-old Watson. “I wanted to come on playing well from the first point and not...
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June 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Watson reaches Wimbledon's 3rd round

Heather Watson gave Britain a woman in Wimbledon's third round for the first time in a decade by beating Jamie Hampton of the United States 6-1, 6-4 on Wednesday. The 103rd-ranked Watson won the match's first five games to take control. In the first round on Monday, the 20-year-old Watson became the first British woman to win a match on Centre Court since 1985. Now she...
Via AP on Fox
June 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Heather Watson Receives Wildcard to Bank of the West Classic

Heather Watson The Bank of the West Classic has granted a main draw wildcard to up and coming young star Heather Watson for the 2012 event.   This will be the first appearance at Stanford for the 20 year-old Watson, who made a name for herself in the tennis world after winning the 2009 US Open Girls singles title.   Winning two additional singles titles on the ITF circuit, the...
Via Tennis Panorama
June 19, 2012  |  Discuss
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