Archive for the 'WTA' Category
November 30th, 2016
2016 WTA Year-End Top 20 Rankings: Kerber Climbs To No. 1; Vesnina, Konta Big Movers
Three players made their Top 20 year-end debuts during a surprising 2016 season on the WTA.
Posted by Tom Gainey @ 11:40 am in Rankings, WTA, Year-End No. 1 | 1 Comment »
June 7th, 2016
Forbes: Serena Williams Passes Maria Sharapova To Become Highest Paid Female Athlete
Tennis players dominate the list of highest paid female athletes.
Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:37 am in Prize Money, WTA | Comments Off
December 3rd, 2015
The WTA Now Supports The IPTL, The ATP Still Does Not
Is the WTA OK with exos now?
Posted by Tom Gainey @ 11:32 am in ATP, Exhibitions, WTA | 11 Comments »
November 10th, 2015
Your 2015 WTA Top 10 Plus Year-End Rankings Statistics
Some stats about the year-end WTA Rankings.
Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:31 am in 2015 Season, WTA, Year End | 20 Comments »
November 9th, 2015
At Age 35, Venus Williams Finishes 2015 Back In The Top 10 For First Time In Five Years!
Venus Williams ended the year in the Top 10.
Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:44 am in WTA | 3 Comments »
October 5th, 2015
WTA Names Steve Simon New CEO Replacing Stacey Allaster
The WTA has a new man in charge.
Posted by Staff @ 7:46 pm in WTA | Comments Off
October 2nd, 2015
Venus Avenges Serena Loss, Beats F-Bombing Vinci To Reach Wuhan Final
Roberta Vinci dropped an F Bomb on Venus, but it wasn’t enough.
Posted by Staff @ 3:39 pm in WTA | 10 Comments »
October 1st, 2015
Will Serena Williams Be Punished For Skipping The WTA Finals?
Will the WTA penalize Serena Williams for missing the Finals in Singapore?
Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:36 am in WTA, WTA Championships | 27 Comments »
September 22nd, 2015
WTA Head Stacy Allaster Will Resign From Her CEO Post On October 2
WTA head Stacy Allaster will step down next month.
Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:06 am in WTA | 3 Comments »
August 3rd, 2015
Something Smells Bad, and It’s the WTA 125K Series
After raising the WTA/ITF/Whatever trophy, Jankovic said, “I would really like to come back next year,” which is player code for, ‘I’d like you to again give me a truckload of under-the-table appearance money to come here again next year.’
Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 6:17 pm in Tennis, WTA, WTA Tour | 15 Comments »
April 5th, 2015
WTA Previews: No Williamses in Charleston; Aggie in Poland
Not a lot of floating talent in the field, with a potential tough start for (16) Watson vs. the riser Vekic; (1) Bouchard could face Stephens in the 3rd rd…Wildcards went to Bouchard and Americans Varvara Lepchenko, Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Sachia Vickery…
Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 2:30 pm in ATP, Charleston, Clay Season, Katowice, Tennis, WTA | 3 Comments »
October 24th, 2014
Serena Williams Clinches The 2014 No. 1 Ranking, Goes To A Mariah Carey Concert With Wozniacki
Serena Williams will finish No. 1 for a fourth time in her career.
Posted by Tom Gainey @ 12:22 pm in WTA, WTA Championships, Year-End No. 1 | 3 Comments »
August 13th, 2014
Who’s The Highest Paid Female Athlete? It’s Maria Sharapova
Maria Sharapova is once again the highest paid female athlete.
Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:59 am in WTA | Comments Off
April 13th, 2014
WTA Moves to Punish Fed Cup Tennis; Kuala Lumpur Preview
That’s less a WTA event and more like a thrown-together f-you to the ITF.
Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 3:42 pm in Fed Cup, ITF, Tennis, WTA, WTA Tour | 1 Comment »
November 3rd, 2013
Halep Ends On High Note With TOC Title Over Stosur
Simona Halep won her sixth WTA title of the season beating Sam Stosur in the Sofia Tournament of Champions final.
Posted by Staff @ 5:56 pm in WTA | Comments Off