Archive for the 'WTA' Category
August 7th, 2018
Venus Wins, Karatantcheva Works on ‘Ass Kicking’ at WTA Rogers Cup Montreal
That year the 15-year-old Bulgarian beat Venus Williams at the French Open, but ended up ‘doing everything,’ in the new few years — piercing her tongue, getting an abortion, and receiving a two-year ban from the tour for taking anabolic steroids. Now the 28-year-old No. 228-ranked Bulgarian is in her first WTA draw since 2017.
Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 8:38 am in Montreal, Tennis, WTA | 2 Comments »
October 28th, 2017
Simona Halep Clinches 2017 WTA No. 1 Ranking
Simona Halep is the 13th different player to finish as a WTA No. 1.
Posted by Staff @ 6:29 pm in WTA, Year-End No. 1 | 6 Comments »
October 7th, 2017
Simona Halep Ascends To WTA No. 1 Ranking In Beijing
Simona Halep finally reaches No. 1.
Posted by Staff @ 10:53 pm in Rankings, WTA | Comments Off on Simona Halep Ascends To WTA No. 1 Ranking In Beijing
May 17th, 2017
Even Serena Williams Can’t Figure Out What Channel WTA Events Are On In The U.S.!
Not even Serena Williams knows what channel the WTA is on in the U.S. this year.
Posted by Tom Gainey @ 1:15 pm in Tennis on TV, WTA | 5 Comments »
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 on Forbes: Serena Williams Passes Maria Sharapova To Become Highest Paid Female Athlete
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 on WTA Names Steve Simon New CEO Replacing Stacey Allaster
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 »