October 21st, 2016
If Svetlana Kuznetsova wins Moscow she’ll also qualify for the WTA Finals in Singapore.
October 19th, 2016
There’s only one berth left at the WTA Finals, it’s down to Svetlana Kuznetsova or Johanna Konta.
October 15th, 2016
No Maria Sharapova in Russia as the former No. 1 remains sidelined for doping until April 2017, but Russian fans still get defending champion and former world No. 2 Svetlana Kuznetsova, and on the men’s side Roberto Bautusta-Agut who upset world No. 1 Novak Djokovic today in the semifinals at Shanghai.
October 10th, 2016
The world No. 1 Kerber is the only Top 10er in the field, but throw in former No. 1s Williams, Wozniacki and Jankovic, and the Slam winner Stosur to give it some meat…
October 1st, 2016
Nine of the Top 10 players, sans Serena Williams, in the field…Potential tough starts for (3) Radwasnka second round vs. the powerful Makarova, (13) Vinci second round vs. the resurgent Wozniacki, (5) Pliskova vs. Safarova, (15) Pavlyuchenkova vs. (Q) Riske (winner to meet Stosur), (8) Keys second round vs. the winner of Jelena Jankovic and Kristina Mladenovic, and the shaky-of-late (2) Muguruza vs. Begu…
September 30th, 2016
The Wuhan final is set, Petra Kvitova will meet Dominika Cibulkova.
September 29th, 2016
The Wuhan semifinals are set: Halep v Kvitova, Kuznetsova v Cibulkova.
August 31st, 2016
“I was shaking a little bit,” said Sevastova after ousting the French Open champ Muguruza. The Latvian came back to tennis after quitting the game from 2013-14 with back injuries.
August 31st, 2016
“I got off to a fast start, because I knew she was a really tough opponent,” Serena said of the former world No. 8 and Rio Olympics gold medal winner in doubles. “I didn’t want to start off slow, and so I tried to get some momentum. That’s all I could do today.”
August 19th, 2016
Angelique Kerber is now just three wins from the No. 1 ranking.
August 8th, 2016
“It was really big for me just to win that first set,” said Serena after saving two set points. “We’ve had so many tough matches in the past, so I couldn’t let the elements get into my head. I hadn’t played great against Alize in the past…so I thought how I at least wanted to get a win.”
July 23rd, 2016
Nine of the Top 10 are in Montreal next week for the Canadian Open, where world No. 1 Serena Williams will make her first appearance since Wimbledon.
July 4th, 2016
“‘I thought to myself, ‘Serena, you’ve done this 70 times, you can do this.’”
July 3rd, 2016
“Coco is a great player, especially on this surface,” Vinci said. “She is so strong on the serve. She was hitting 114, 115 [miles an hour].
June 28th, 2016
“It just sucks right now to be out of the tournament — there’s not much else to say,” said a frustrated Wozniacki. “It’s been a tough year, but you have to keep on fighting.”