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July 16th, 2013

Hingis a Player and a ‘Playa’ in WTA Comeback in July

As Hingis was getting ready to be inducted into the Tennis Hall of Fame last weekend, her estranged husband went public with accusations that she cheated on him twice during their marriage.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 3:51 pm in Tennis | 5 Comments »

May 19th, 2013

Wozniacki, Bartoli Lead WTA Veterans Week Before French Open

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.

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July 2nd, 2010

WTA Tour Announces 2011 Calendar, New Combined Events

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.

Posted by Special @ 12:10 pm in Tennis | Comments Off

August 12th, 2009

Clijsters Beats Schnyder; How Weak is WTA Tour?

You make the call whether Clijsters is just that good, or the rest of the WTA is just that bad.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 4:18 pm in Tennis | 21 Comments »

May 26th, 2009

10 Quick Takes For the First Week in Paris

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 [...]

Posted by Dan Martin @ 10:58 pm in French Open, WTA Tour | 25 Comments »

April 15th, 2009

WTA Tour Wraps “Making of a Hero” Online Film Series and Game

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.

Posted by Staff @ 11:11 pm in Tennis | Comments Off

March 24th, 2009

Scott Leaving WTA CEO Position to Head NCAA PAC-10 Conference

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.

Posted by Staff @ 5:15 pm in Tennis | 6 Comments »

March 19th, 2009

Clijsters Comeback Update: Seeks Advice from Davenport

“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.”

Posted by Richard Vach @ 12:11 pm in Tennis | 4 Comments »

January 10th, 2009

Dementieva Runs Through All-Russian Final at WTA Auckland

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, [...]

Posted by Staff @ 5:00 pm in Tennis | 1 Comment »

July 20th, 2008

Tennis-X Weekend Wrap: ATP in Court; Serena Off Court at IW

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.

Posted by Staff @ 11:22 pm in Tennis | 32 Comments »

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