Tennis

Eugenie Bouchard, Belinda Bencic out of WTA Acapulco 2017

A full day of action saw a couple of popular players on the women's tour suffer first-round defeats. At times so far in this young season, Eugenie Bouchard has looked…

Elina Svitolina claims WTA Dubai title over Caroline Wozniacki

The women's tennis event in WTA Dubai ended on Saturday with Svitolina remaining hot on tour. Elina Svitolina has had just one mediocre result in her season-to-date on the WTA…

Agnieszka Radwanska Struggling So Far in 2017

The former World No. 2 has not enjoyed a strong start to the season and her woes continued at WTA Dubai. Agnieszka Radwanska went out of WTA Dubai earlier this…

Catherine Bellis, Lauren Davis remain alive in WTA Dubai 2017 draw

Two Americans advanced on Wednesday while a third one fell in the 2017 draw in Dubai. Christina McHale suffered a setback on Wednesday as she fell in the third round…

Karolina Pliskova, Dominika Cibulkova out of WTA Dubai 2017

The draw in Dubai really opened up on the bottom half as Pliskova was eliminated. Karolina Pliskova has been eliminated from the 2017 WTA Dubai event (Duty Free Tennis Championships).…

Catherine Bellis, Caroline Wozniacki winners in Dubai on Monday

WTA Dubai's main draw saw the completion of first-round matches on Monday. The WTA Dubai event (Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships) is underway in the middle east, a tournament on…

Johanna Konta Reveals Injury Ahead of WTA Dubai 2017

Konta hasn't played since the Australian Open quarterfinals, however recent news indicates that she's not fit to play in Dubai. Johanna Konta was one of the favorites to win the WTA…

Karolina Pliskova Wins WTA Doha 2017 Title

Pliskova might not be that far removed from the World No. 1 ranking. Karolina Pliskova claimed what is the second title of her 2017 season on Saturday, defeating Caroline Wozniacki…

Karolina Pliskova vs Caroline Wozniacki in 2017 Doha Final

The WTA event in Qatar will feature the World No. 3 and a player vying to get back into the women's top ten in the months ahead. The WTA Doha…

WTA Doha 2017 – Caroline Wozniacki in, Angelique Kerber out

The weather has not generally cooperated in Doha this week as the tournament lags a day behind schedule. Angelique Kerber was a high-ranked casualty on Thursday at the 2017 WTA…

Angelique Kerber, Karolina Pliskova in 2017 WTA Qatar Draw

The draw in Qatar features a fairly deep cast of women's tennis talent, including the World No. 2 and the World No. 3. Angelique Kerber will contest her first tournament…

2017 Fed Cup First-round Recap

The quarterfinals of the World Group were played over the weekend. The first round of the 2017 Fed Cup saw completion over the weekend. The nation-focused event was staged at…

Team Czech Has Best Nominations for Fed Cup

The Czechs don't have Petra Kvitova, however their team is still amazing for the Fed Cup as play starts this weekend. The first round of the 2017 Fed Cup will…

Elina Svitolina, Kristina Mladenovich win WTA titles

The tour events are over for the week in Taiwan and St. Petersburgh. Neither Elina Svitolina nor Kristina Mladenovic had to be too happy about their showings at the 2017…

Dominika Cibulkova, Monica Puig, and 2017 Australian Open Slumpers

The winners from the 2017 Australian Open are clear enough. However, here's a look at players that underachieved at the first Grand Slam of the season. Grand Slam tournaments have…

Serena Williams Routs Poorly-Contested 2017 Australian Open

Serena defeated her sister Venus Williams on Saturday from Melbourne Park to conclude the women's draw. Serena Williams claimed the 23rd Grand Slam title of her career on Saturday from…

Venus Williams Advances to 2017 Australian Open Final

Venus Williams beat Coco Vandeweghe on Thursday from Melbourne Park in the first semifinal of the day. Coco Vandeweghe appeared poised to make the first Grand Slam semifinal of her…

Serena Williams, Mirjana Lucic-Baroni make Australian Open Semis

The women's quarterfinal matches concluded on Wednesday with Mirjana Lucic-Baroni and Serena Williams advancing. Serena Williams and Mirjana Lucic-Baroni joined Venus Williams and Coco Vandeweghe in the women's semifinals for…

Coco Vandeweghe’s Ranking Surge at 2017 Australian Open

American player Coco Vandeweghe is into the semifinals with a reasonable chance to make the final at the 2017 Australian Open. Coco Vandeweghe has reached new heights on tour as…

Ranking Scenarios after Angelique Kerber’s Aussie Elimination

The World No. 1 crashed out of the women's singles draw at the 2017 Australian Open. Serena Williams may claim top spot again. Angelique Kerber did not start the season…

Jennifer Brady Breaks Into Top 100 at 2017 Australian Open

America's Jennifer Brady is into the fourth round of the Australian Open and she might not be done yet. Jennifer Brady entered the 2017 season completely off the radar on…

Has Garbine Muguruza woken up at the 2017 Australian Open?

Garbine Muguruza has been in a lull since winning the 2016 French Open.  Spain's Garbine Muguruza won the 2016 French Open last spring in Paris, defeating Serena Williams in the…

Eugenie Bouchard Eyeing a Good Run at 2017 Australian Open

Canadian Eugenie Bouchard made a name for herself at the Australian Open three years ago. Now she's looking to re-establish herself as a top pro. Eugenie Bouchard could be in…

Caroline Wozniacki, Serena Williams up on Day 4 from Melbourne

The 2017 Australian Open continues on Thursday with Caroline Wozniacki and Serena Williams scheduled for Rod Laver Arena. Melbourne Park recently updated the order of play for its main showcourt…

Angelique Kerber in Day 3 Action at 2017 Australian Open

Angelique Kerber will attempt to continue her title defense at Melbourne Park on Wednesday (Tuesday night coverage in North America). Angelique Kerber certainly hasn't played her best tennis to start…

Simona Halep Big Casualty Day 1 of 2017 Australian Open

Day 1 of the women's draw was played on Monday at Melbourne Park, with Simona Halep the biggest casualty of the day. It was only a few days ago that…

Karolina Pliskova Prepared for 2017 Australian Open

The runner-up from the US Open is looking dangerous heading into the Australian Open. She answered interview questions recently at for AustralianOpen.com. Karolina Pliskova enjoyed a breakthrough Grand Slam tournament…

Serena Williams’ Nightmare 2017 Australian Open draw

The World No. 2 could have hoped for a great draw in Melbourne Park based on her ranking. However, instead Serena Williams will be put to the test right from…

Simona Halep Picks Up the Easy Quarter at 2017 Australian Open

Simona Halep really has to like her quarter at Melbourne Park. The 2017 Australian Open tennis draw for women's singles was released on Friday from Melbourne Park. The players now…

2017 Australian Open Withdrawals Hurt American Tennis

American tennis fans will be missing a couple familiar faces at Melbourne Park, along with one of their young hopefuls. The biggest names that will be missing from the 2017…

Eugenie Bouchard, Caroline Wozniacki alive in WTA Sydney draw

Angelique Kerber crashed out of the Sydney draw on Tuesday, but both Eugenie Bouchard and Caroline Wozniacki loom large in the tournament. Angelique Kerber is now 0-6 for tournament titles…

Belinda Bencic pulls out of WTA Sydney 2017 in pain

Bencic may have had foot injury or just foot pain in her match against Yulia Putintseva on Sunday in Sydney. Belinda Bencic, who played in the Hopman Cup last week, had…

Karolina Pliskova, Lauren Davis start WTA seasons with titles

The first week on the WTA's 2017 season is over with Karolina Pliskova and Lauren Davis among the early-season titlists.  Karolina Pliskova may yet challenge for the World No. 1…

Angelique Kerber’s weeks at No. 1 could be numbered

The biggest title defense of Kerber's career is approaching and she's not exactly on championship-winning form. Angelique Kerber suffered another loss recently as the World No. 1 fell in the…

Caroline Wozniacki crashes out of 2017 Auckland draw

Everything seemed to be going Wozniacki's way, however the Dane crashed out of Auckland on Thursday. When Serena Williams lost in the 2nd round and Venus Williams pulled out of…

Serena Williams Opens Season with Win in Auckland

Serena Williams is in New Zealand this week for the WTA Auckland event and the tournament started off right for her. Serena Williams had no trouble with her first-round opponent…

Eugenie Bouchard Starts 2017 WTA Season Badly in Brisbane

Canadian Eugenie Bouchard is out of the WTA Brisbane event following a first-round loss. Eugenie Bouchard certainly didn't have a great year in 2016, especially toward the latter parts. The…

2017 WTA Brisbane Draw with Angelique Kerber released

View the recently released 2017 WTA Brisbane draw. The 2017 WTA Brisbane draw is out and Angelique Kerber is the top seed. As a result the World No. 1 will…

Will Serena Williams Getting Married Affect Her Tennis?

Serena Williams' recent acceptance of a marriage proposal could represent a change in focus. Serena Williams, according to a recent article at the WTA's homepage, is engaged (December 29th). She and…

Kristina Mladenovic at the 2017 Hopman Cup

The 2017 Hopman Cup starts this weekend with Kristina Mladenovic representing the French side in exhibition event. The Hopman Cup is a combined men's and women's tournament that pairs an…

Ana Ivanovic Retires from WTA Tour on Facebook

Former World No.1 Ana Ivanovic announced on Facebook streaming on Wednesday that she was retiring. Ana Ivanovic's distinguished career is over on the WTA Tour. On Tuesday she mentioned at…

2017 Australian Open favorites include Serena Williams

Angelique Kerber, the defending champion, is the 2nd favorite behind last year's runnerup, Serena Williams. It won't be long until the 2017 Australian Open starts, the first Grand Slam of…

Petra Kvitova Speaks With Media Following Surgery

A knife-wielding intruder attacked Kvitova earlier this week. She addressed the media with the optimism and strength befitting a former Wimbledon champion. Petra Kvitova, who was attacked in her home…

Would the WTA be smart to get Maria Sharapova back faster?

In the wake of the attack on Petra Kvitova, Shane Lambert looks at the upcoming WTA season and sees one that lacks some star power. I've always felt that the…

Petra Kvitova Tweets About Knife Attack in Her Home

The former two-time Wimbledon champion's verified Twitter account has made some astonishing claims. Petra Kvitova suffered a foot injury earlier this fall, one that required that she wear a brace…

Maria Sharapova Faced Monica Puig Thursday Night

Sharapova played in an exhibition match on Thursday night from Puerto Rico. Maria Sharapova and Monica Puig faced off on Thursday night in a match that was played in Puerto…

Maria Sharapova, Victoria Azarenka tennis news updates

There's a little bit of action in tennis news regarding Maria Sharapova and Victoria Azarenka. There's not much news on the WTA front as fans of women's tennis 'suffer' through…

WTA 2017 Preview – Players Who Could Amaze (2/2)

This WTA 2017 season preview is a continuation of a former article. Previously Elina Svitolina and Catherine Bellis were tipped as on the verge of a big year. Writer Shane…

WTA 2017 Preview – 4 WTA Players Who Could Amaze (pt. 1/2)

In this two-part article, I look at 4 players that have never been in the top ten who could still make major headlines in 2017. I absolutely love the 2017 WTA…

Maria Sharapova preparing for match vs. Monica Puig

The Monica Puig Invitational will run next week for Puetro Rico. Maria Sharapova took to social media recently to remind her tennis fans of an upcoming match at the inaugural…

Martina Hingis Carries a Big Load in IPTL Tennis

The Swiss Miss has been a major contributor in the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL). Martina Hingis may be 36 years old and long retired from singles tennis on the…

Eugenie Bouchard, Jelena Jankovic in IPTL matches soon

Canadian Eugenie Bouchard and Jelena Jankovic are among the female stars expected to contest the International Premier Tennis League's matches on Friday and into the weekend. The International Premier Tennis League…

Martina Hingis and Ana Ivanovic part of UAE Royals in IPTL

The International Premier Tennis League will run in the first half of December. The female players on the UAE Royals are two former World No. 1s. The 2016 International Premier…

Catherine Bellis wins 2016 WTA Honolulu title

The 17 year old American will have a new career high ranking on Monday. Catherine Bellis' days of having to fool around with qualifying draws could be coming to an…

Caroline Wozniacki starting 2017 year at WTA Auckland

Caroline Wozniacki is expected to start the 2017 season in New Zealand. Caroline Wozniacki will head to WTA Auckland to start the season in 2017. It's an event that she…

Eugenie Bouchard, Angelique Kerber commit to WTA Brisbane 2017

The 2016 season is over, but the 2017 campaign is just around the corner. WTA Brisbane, a hard-court event from Australia, will kick off the 2017 women's tennis season. The…

Simona Halep: Good season in 2016 or not?

I think Simona Halep's 2016 season is a tough one to love and it's a tough one to hate. Simona Halep finished the 2016 season finished as the World No.…

Maria Sharapova’s Recent Social Media Posts and Return

Sharapova is constantly plugging for her candy as she counts the days down to her return to competitive tennis. Maria Sharapova has been suspended for months now, missing a huge portion…

2016 Fed Cup Update – Team Czech, Team France Tied

Karolina Pliskova and Caroline Garcia were winners on Saturday to send the Fed Cup final into an exciting final day. Two rubbers were played on November 12th in the 2016…

2016 Fed Cup Final – Team France vs Team Czech Republic

The Czech Republic are pretty heavy favorites to win yet another Fed Cup. Regular WTA tour events are over, however the Fed Cup Final is still to be played. The…

Top 4 Disappointments of WTA Season

Every year there are players that overachieve. However, there is a flip side to that as well and 2016 was no exception. The 2016 WTA season will be remembered as…

Angelique Kerber vs Dominika Cibulkova in Tour Finals final

The 2016 WTA Tour Finals will conclude on Sunday as World No. 1 Angelique Kerber goes for a title in Singapore. There…

Angelique Kerber, Dominika Cibulkova win Red Group at Finals

The round-robin play completed Thursday in the Red Group with both a not-so-surprising advancer and a surprising one. Angelique Kerber, who is looking for her first title since winning the…

Angelique Kerber Leads Red Group in Singapore’s Tour Finals

The World No. 1 has an excellent chance of advancing to the knockout stages at the 2016 WTA World Tour Finals. Angelique Kerber has not won a tournament as the…

Daria Gavrilova Looking Like Next Big Thing on WTA

Daria Gavrilova has really come on strong in recent months and she promises to be dangerous year in 2017. Daria Gavrilova has a chance to play the role of spoiler…

Los Angeles Sparks Within One Win of WNBA Championship

The Los Angeles Sparks and the Minnesota Lynx met in game three of the 2016 WNBA Finals on Friday night. The Los Angeles Sparks, thanks in no small part to a…

Caroline Wozniacki Remains Alive in WTA Hong Kong Draw

Wozniacki will face Jelena Jankovic in one women's semifinal. The door is open in Hong Kong for Caroline Wozniacki to claim another title. The in-form Dane, who made the Flushing…

Agnieszka Radwanska Wins 2016 China Open in Beijing

Agnieszska Radwanska defeated Johanna Konta in the WTA Beijing 2016 final on Sunday. Agnieszka Radwanska is back in the winner's circle on the WTA Tour. The Polish player has had…

2016 China Open – Madison Keys in Semifinals

The American is looking to lock her place in the year-end WTA Tour Finals event. Madison Keys won a tight match on Friday at the 2016 China Open in Beijing.…

ITF Responds to Maria Sharapova – Statement Released

Maria Sharapova's suspension was reduced to 15 months earlier this week. The ITF responded to her and her lawyers. The International Tennis Federation released a statement to Press Association Sport…

Caroline Wozniacki Wins WTA Beijing 2016 Opener

Caroline Wozniacki played her first-round match on Sunday and emerged victorious at WTA Beijing. Caroline Wozniacki has a lot of promise in the WTA Beijing draw. The Dane, who is…

Petra Kvitova Wins 2016 WTA Wuhan

Petra Kvitova injected some life into her efforts to qualify for the WTA World Tour Finals over the last week. Petra Kvitova's 2016 season has not been a memorable one…

Angelique Kerber Headlines 2016 WTA Wuhan Draw

Angelique Kerber has been the top seed before, however this week she will enter a tournament draw for the first time as the World No. 1. Angelique Kerber's third week…

Caroline Wozniacki, Lesia Tsurenko Claim WTA Titles

Caroline Wozniacki and Lesia Tsurenko won in Tokyo and Guangzhou respectively. Caroline Wozniacki followed up her run to the semifinals of the 2016 US Open with a title this weekend.…

Christina McHale, Oceane Dodin Claim Maiden Titles

American Christina McHale and French national Oceane Dodin won WTA title over the weekend. The last week on the WTA Tour did not feature any major tournaments. However, one event was played…

Catherine Bellis Going Pro on WTA Tour

Catherine Bellis, the teenaged American, has declined a collegiate tennis career to play on the WTA ranks. Catherine Bellis, a seventeen year old American, has been on the tennis radar…

Karolina Pliskova – New Career-High Ranking on WTA

The September 12th, 2016 rankings were historic for Angelique Kerber. However, Karolina Pliskova also made some major headway. Karolina Pliskova finally did well in a Grand Slam tournament. The Czech…

Angelique Kerber vs Karolina Pliskova – 2016 US Open Final

Angelique Kerber and Karolina Pliskova will meet on Saturday from Flushing Meadows. The 2016 US Open final will produce a first-time winner at the Grand Slam event. Neither Angelique Kerber…

Serena Williams Loses Semifinal & No. 1 Ranking

Serena Williams' current stay at the top of women's tennis will end on September 12th, 2016. Angelique Kerber will take over. Angelique Kerber will be the new face of women's…

Serena Williams vs Karolina Pliskova – 2016 US Open

The semifinals are set and Thursday's first match will feature the World No. 1 against a Grand Slam late-round match newcomer. Serena Williams and Karolina Pliskova both advanced on Wednesday. The…

Caroline Wozniacki vs Angelique Kerber – 2016 US Open

Caroline Wozniacki and Angelique Kerber both advanced to the semifinals at the 2016 US Open. They will for a spot in the final. Caroline Wozniacki had no trouble on Tuesday…

Agnieszka Radwanska – Out of the Mix for No. 1

Agnieszka Radwanska suffered a loss at the 2016 US Open on Monday night. The result takes her out of the running for the World No. 1 for the time being.…

Madison Keys – Out of the 2016 US Open

Caroline Wozniacki eliminated Madison Keys from the 2016 US Open draw on Sunday. Madison Keys' 2016 Grand Slam season is complete. The American faced Caroline Wozniacki in the round of…

Serena Williams vs Yaroslava Shvedova Preview – 2016 US Open

Serena Williams, who had no trouble in her third-round match at the 2016 US Open on Saturday, is looking very good to make the quarters. Serena Williams, the top seed…

Petra Kvitova Into 4th Round at 2016 US Open

Petra Kvitova will face Angelique Kerber in the 4th round of the 2016 US Open on Sunday. It wasn't long ago that Petra Kvitova was having a season to forget.…

Women’s 2016 US Open – Third Round Set

A rain delay interrupted Thursday's action in the women's 2016 US Open draw. However, all scheduled matches were still completed. The second round of the 2016 US Open was completed on…

Caroline Wozniacki, Madison Keys Showdown Soon?

Caroline Wozniacki versus Madison Keys could be in the works soon at the 2016 US Open. Caroline Wozniacki has historically played her best tennis at Flushing Meadows. The former World No.…

2016 US Open Day 2 – Eugenie Bouchard Eliminated

Eugenie Bouchard went out on Tuesday in the first round of the 2016 US Open. The schedule for Day 2 at the 2016 US Open is complete for women's singles.…

2016 US Open – Day 1 Recap Women’s Singles

Madison Keys closed down the Flushing Meadows grounds on Day 1 at the 2016 US Open with a very late victory. The first day of action at the 2016 US…

Madison Keys – 2016 US Open Schedule Day 1

Keys is scheduled to close Arthur Ashe Stadium on Day 1 with an evening session match against a compatriot. Madison Keys played well at the 2016 Rio Olympics, however she…

2016 US Open Draw – Serena Williams Top Seeded

The 2016 US Open Draw was released on Friday. Who are the contenders? The draw for the women's US Open was released on Friday, an event where Serena Williams is…

Angelique Kerber – World No. 1 Ranking Watch

Angelique Kerber is in Cincinnati this week with the World No. 1 ranking within reach. Angelique Kerber moved into the third round of the 2016 Western & Southern Open (WTA…

Monica Puig’s Rio Olympics – Biggest Surprise in Year’s

Monica Puig of Puerto Rico won the gold medal for women's singles. Is she the biggest surprise winner of a major event since the 2010 French Open? Monica Puig, following…

Angelique Kerber vs Monica Puig – Women’s Gold Medal Match

The Rio final in women's singles will feature Angelique Kerber against an upstart player from Puerto Rico. Angelique Kerber will enter the women's final on Saturday as the favorite to…

Petra Kvitova – Rio Olympic Medal Could Save Season

Petra Kvitova hasn't had the best 2016 season. However, she's a match-win away from a medal at Rio 2016. The quarterfinals in the women's singles draw were all played on…

Elina Svitolina Upsets Serena Williams – Olympics Day 4

The Ukraine's Elina Svitolina scored one of the biggest upsets of her career in Rio's rounf of 16. Garbine Muguruza and Serena Williams, a couple of the tournament favorites at…

Garbine Muguruza’s Draw Opens at Rio 2016

Garbine Muguruza of Spain advanced to the third round and she now has a great look of making the semifinals. Garbine Muguruza, who has had little success since winning the…

Serena Williams Both Advances and Loses in Rio – August 7th

Serena Williams was active in both the women's singles event and the women's doubles event on Sunday.  Day 2 of the Rio Olympics is history and the first round of the…

Eugenie Bouchard, Madison Keys – Rio 2016 Aug. 6 Results

Canada's best hope for a medal in women's tennis advanced on Saturday, August 6th as did one of the tournament favorites for singles. The Rio 2016 tennis draw for women's…

Angelique Kerber – Injury Makes Her Questionable for 2016 Rogers Cup

Kerber picked up an injury this week in a small tournament in Bastad. Angelique Kerber's 2016 WTA season has had a couple of major highlights. First she won the 2016…

Simona Halep, Viktorija Golubic Claim WTA Titles

The WTA featured two tournaments last week, with Simona Halep adding a title to her career total. The WTA featured a couple of clay-court tournaments last week, one in Romania…

Victoria Azarenka’s Life Changes Direction – WTA Star is Pregnant

Azarenka made a special announcement on Friday, one that will take her away from tennis for quite some time. Victoria Azarenka, currently the 6th-ranked player on the WTA Tour, made…

WTA Tour Update – Rio 2016, Rogers Cup Next Big Events

WTA Tour: Montreal later in July, the 2016 Rio Olympics start in August. Wimbledon 2016 is over and the matches on tour are small again. This week there are a…

Serena Williams Wins 22nd Grand Slam Title

American and World No. 1 Serena Williams ties Steffi Graf's record for most singles majors won in the open era. The women's final for Wimbledon 2016 was played on Saturday,…

Wimbledon 2016 – Madison Keys and Agnieszka Radwanska Surviving

The first week in the London suburb has been a rainy one for tennis. The forecasts for Wimbledon weren't good heading into the tournament. True to the predictions, it has turned…

Wimbledon 2016 – Kristina Mladenovic, Caroline Garcia Noted

In this article, Shane Lambert looks at the players that may not be all that hyped but that could still do some major damage. The top-five favorites heading into Wimbledon are…

Petra Kvitova – Losses Mounting as Wimbledon 2016 Nears

The two-time former champion from the All England club is nowhere near her best tennis as the grass-court Grand Slam nears. Petra Kvitova has seen far better days in her…

Belinda Bencic – Preparing for Wimbledon 2016

Belinda Bencic, the reigning Teen Queen on the WTA Tour, is back from injury in the Netherlands this week. Switzerland's Belinda Bencic, following about a two-month layoff, is back on…

Serena Williams – World No. 1 Ranking at Stake

Williams has not won any of the last three majors and that means her World No. 1 ranking is at stake in the month ahead. Serena Williams' current stay as…

Garbine Muguruza Wins 2016 French Open – No. 1 on the Horizon?

Serena Williams had no answer in the 2016 French Open final for the consistent high-level play of what appears to be a future No. 1 player in the making. Garbina…

Serena Williams Aims for Steffi Graf’s Record This Weekend

Serena Williams can tie Graf's record for most singles majors in the Open Era. By: Shane Lambert After a bad day for American women in the 2016 French Open draw, Serena…

Madison Keys – Off to Great Start at 2016 French Open

Keys is into the third round with two comprehensive wins and some draw luck to boot. Madison Keys was among the Day-5 winners on Thursday as the American handed Mariana…

Venus and Serena Williams – 2016 French Open Doubles

The order of play for Wednesday at the 2016 French Open includes Serena Williams and Venus Williams, players who will join forces once again as doubles partners in a Grand Slam.…

Simona Halep, Garbine Muguruza – Day 1 from 2016 French Open

Muguruza and Halep are the players among the tournament favorites that will be playing on Sunday. The order of play is out for Day 1 from the 2016 French Open.…

Serena Williams, Madison Keys – USA’s Women Contenders

The 2016 French Open draw will be announced early on Friday morning from Paris. While there will be numerous Americans in the draw, Serena Williams and Madison Keys are the…

Serena Williams reaches Italian Open Semi-Finals

Serena Williams eats dog food, but still defeats the competition in Rome. Now in the semi-finals, Williams looks to win her fourth straight Italian Open. American tennis superstar Serena Williams…

Safarova wins 2016 J&T Banka Prague Open

Safarova Wins Prague Open In Come From Behind Victory. Lucie Safarova won the 2016 J&T Banka Prague Open final on Saturday with a come from behind victory over Sam Stosur. Losing…

Angelique Kerber ends Siegemund’s fairytale run with 2nd Stuttgart title

Angelique Kerber wins Porsche Grand Prix Stuttgart (dpa) - Second seed Angelique Kerber clinched back-to-back titles at the Porsche Grand Prix as she denied the fairytale run of fellow-German qualifier…

Awesome Siegemund meets Kerber in first all-German Stuttgart final

Siegemund Rolls On To Porsche Final Stuttgart (dpa) - Unheralded Laura Siegemund claimed her third top 10 scalp in the form of top seed Agnieszka Radwanska on Saturday to assure…

WCW: Maria Sharapova

Maria Sharapova: Tennis Superstar, Female Icon, Philanthropist... Cheat? It was March 6, 2016, when Maria Sharapova called together the world's media outlets for an urgent press conference. According to her…

ITF: Sharapova to get her day in court over meldonium

 Sharapova Wins Round 1. Sharapova v. Wada. London (dpa) - Maria Sharapova will get a hearing over a positive test for the now-banned medicine meldonium, the International tennis Federation confirmed…

Scientific doubts on meldonium could exonerate Sharapova

 Sharapova and Meldonium London (dpa) - Maria Sharapova could be about to benefit from a scientific lifeline after doubts emerged on Wednesday about the chemical properties and actions of the…

Why is Billie Jean King Leading the Way for Women’s Soccer?

In an effort to improve their world-wide image FIFA has started a Women's Football and Leadership Conference. Last March was their second conference and Billie Jean King was a keynote…

Azarenka Wins Miami Open!

Is Victoria Azarenka on a comeback to the number one ranking? Azarenka beat Serena Williams two weeks ago at the Indian Wells final and with her 6-3, 6-2 win over…

German Kerber to face Azarenka in Miami; Djokovic rolls Berdych

Miami (dpa) - Australian Open winner Angelique Kerber crushed American Madison Keys 6-3, 6-2 on Wednesday to reach her first career semi-final at the Miami Masters, moving into a showdown…

Serena Williams, Murray latest big names bounced from Miami Open

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. — By injury, illness, and defeat, the Miami Open has already lost several of its star players. Two more of the biggest names…

Despite Sweltering Heat Serena Williams Prevails at Miami Open

In 90 degree temperatures Serena managed to move on to the fourth round at the Miami Open by beating Zarina Diyas 7-5, 6-3.  Next up for…

Indian Wells: Serena Williams Hits Back In Sexism Row

Serena Williams, the world’s No. 1 female tennis professional, has denounced comments by the Indian Wells tournament director that women rely on men in tennis for…

Indian Wells: Raymond Moore Quits Amid Sexism Row

Indian Wells tournament director Raymond Moore has left his position in the wake of pejorative comments about the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA). Moore, the 69-year-old former…

Maria Sharapova and Meldonium: Key Questions Answered

On Monday, the world’s richest sportswoman announced she had tested positive for a banned performance-enhancing drug at the first Grand Slam of the year in Australia.…

Sharapova Announces Failed Drug Test

In a press conference Monday, women's tennis star Maria Sharapova announced she had failed a drug test at January's Australian Open. The 28-year-old former world No.…