June 3rd, 2010
A new women’s Grand Slam champion will be crowned this weekend at the French Open.
May 31st, 2010
Henin’s backhand wing collapsed in the third set against Stosur, producing a un-Henin-like flurry of unforced errors.
May 30th, 2010
Sean Randall recaps the men’s play from the French Open.
May 27th, 2010
“Overall it was very difficult because of the conditions,” said Jankovic of the rain. “I came here around 9 in the morning. To be waiting around in the locker room, it’s really not easy. Then you go on the court, and I started pretty well…the conditions were much more different than in the first round when I played, because the court was much slower, the balls were heavier. So overall the play was much, much slower.”
May 8th, 2010
The Top 8 players in the world make up the top eight seeds in Madrid: Serena Williams, Caroline Wozniacki, Dinara Safina, Venus Williams, Kuznetsova, Elena Dementieva, Jelena Jankovic and Sam Stosur.
May 3rd, 2010
Top 8 Seeds: Serena Williams, Caroline Wozniacki, Dinara Safina, Venus Williams, Svetlana Kuznetsova, Elena Dementieva, Jelena Jankovic, Aggie Radwanska
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April 25th, 2010
On the opening day Saturday Melanie Oudin defeated Kudryavtseva, then the Russian Dementieva evening the tie at 1-1 with a straight-set win over Mattek-Sands. On Sunday in the opener Oudin failed to match her heroics at the US Open where she defeated Dementieva, falling to the Russian despite winning the second set 6-0.
March 26th, 2010
Matches to look for Friday in Miami include (5) Elena Dementieva vs. (WC) Justine Henin, (14) Kim Clijsters vs. Petra Kvitova, Carla Suarez Navarro vs. (9) Sam Stosur, and Melanie Oudin vs. (11) Vera Zvonareva.
March 25th, 2010
The WTA Tour announced there annual award winners.
February 28th, 2010
“I want to congratulate Alisa, she played really well today,” Dementieva said. “I know it is difficult to organize a tennis event such as this but I think the organizers have done a great job and I hope that this tournament will continue for many years. I am grateful for the warm welcome here in Malaysia and I thank all the fans for staying and supporting us today and through the week.”
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February 21st, 2010
Seeds: Elena Dementieva, Na Li, Jie Zheng, Alisa Kleybanova, Melinda Czink, Sybille Bammer, Maggie Rybarikova, Olga Govortsova
February 14th, 2010
Verdasco improved to 4-10 in career finals, and became the first Spaniard to win in the Bay Area since Manuel Santana in 1964. Verdasco had lost his prior 15 straight matches versus Top 10-ranked players. Roddick had previously won San Jose in 2004 (d. Mardy Fish), 2005 (d. Cyril Saulnier) and 2008 (d. Radek Stepanek).
February 12th, 2010
In the semis she will face a US Open rematch against Elena Demetieva, one of four Russians she beat at last year’s Open. On Friday Oudin outlasted Agnes Szavay 2-6, 6-4, 6-2, while Dementieva also endured a tough encounter against Andrea Petkovic 3-6, 6-4, 6-2.
February 7th, 2010
Weak field for such a storied event; Oudin looking to keep the mojo alive after leading the U.S. to a first-round Fed Cup win; one Top 10-er in Dementieva; openers of interest include (7) Razzano vs. Schnyder, (6) Peer vs. Cornet; Dementieva lost to Amelie Mauresmo in last year’s final
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January 20th, 2010
The Belgian Henin made the difference in the match with some timely net forays and aggressive baseline play, taking the action to the Russian.