May 19th, 2013
Third edition of the tournament takes place at the Royal Primerose Tennis Club in Brussels…wildcards went to Brit Elena Baltacha, Belgiuan Alison Van Uytvanck, and the top seed Wozniacki…Pulling from the event were Irina-Camelia Begu, Simona Halep, Kristina Mladenovic, Ayumi Morita and Aggie Radwanska…Radwanska beat Halep in last year’s final…The country that produced recent No. 1s Kim Clijsters and Justine Henin now has no players in the Top 20 and only two in the Top 100…Interesting qualifying field contains former world No. 1 junior Taylor Townsend, Shahar Peer and former US Open sensation Melanie Oudin…Wozniacki (2011) is the lone returning former champ in the field.
July 2nd, 2010
The 2011 calendar features 20 Combined ATP/WTA events including the Internazionali BNL d’Italia (Rome) and the Western & Southern Financial Group Masters and Women’s Open (Cincinnati), which will make their debut as combined tournaments.
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August 12th, 2009
You make the call whether Clijsters is just that good, or the rest of the WTA is just that bad.
May 26th, 2009
1. The WTA tour needs the eventual winner here in Paris to play well for the rest of 2009. Absentee champions and world #1′s with no grand Slam titles in the past 52 weeks have hurt the WTA for years now. I am not breaking any news, but the WTA needs someone who can win [...]
April 15th, 2009
The online game will be unveiled to coincide with the relaunch of the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour website and the grand prize winner will be awarded an all-expenses paid trip to the season-ending Sony Ericsson Championships in Doha, Qatar.
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March 24th, 2009
The WTA Tour announced this afternoon that CEO Larry Scott is stepping down from his position — to become commissioner of the NCAA’s PAC-10 Conference.
March 19th, 2009
“Kim Clijsters sent me an email with questions about how to travel and live with a child on the WTA circuit,” said Davenport, who is doing TV commentator for FOX Sports’ coverage of Indian Wells. “So I think she will play WTA tournaments beside exhibition games in Wimbledon and the United States.”
January 10th, 2009
Top-seeded Elena Dementieva, continuing her confident run since capturing gold at the 2008 Olympics, won her 12th career title Saturday in the all-Russian final at the ASC Classic in Auckland, sweeping past unseeded Elena Vesnina 6-4, 6-1. ADHEREL Dementieva was successful even without the constant presence of her mother/coach Vera. “The crowd’s support was awesome, [...]
July 20th, 2008
In a final that will never make the cover of a women’s fitness magazine, Canadian qualifier Aleksandra Wozniak upset No. 6 seed Marion Bartoli 7-5, 6-3. Wozniak became the first Canadian since 1988 to win a WTA Tour singles title.
May 14th, 2008
This is a sad day for our sport and for her millions of fans around the world, but I know that I speak for so many in wishing Justine the very best in her future endeavors and hope that she will stay connected to the sport to which she gave so much.