Sharapova Ekes Out Marathon Win Over Radwanska in Istanbul

  (October 24, 2012) Maria Sharapova rallied past Agnieszka Radwanska in a three-hour, 12-minute contest, 5-7, 7-5, 7-5 on Wednesday for her second round-robin win at the WTA Championships in Istanbul, securing the Russian a place in the … [Read more...]

Serena Williams Survives Her Serve and Li Na To Qualify For Istanbul Semis

(October 24, 2012) Serena Williams had to overcome her shaky serve on Wednesday to stop Li Na 7-6(1) 6-3 to win to go 2-0 in round-robin play in the Red Group and secure a spot in the semifinals of the WTA Championships in Istanbul. Williams won only … [Read more...]

Notes and Quotes from Day One at the WTA Championships

  (October 23, 2012) A few of the more unique quotes from news conferences from day one of the WTA Championships in Istanbul from Serena Williams, Agnieszka Radwanksa and Maria Sharapova.   Serena Williams No.1 Ranking or Winning … [Read more...]

Sharapova Keeps Quest For Year-End No. Alive with Win over Errani

(October 23, 2012) In a rematch of the most recent French Open final which ended with the same score, Maria Sharapova defeated Sara Errani in the White Group 6-3, 6-2 in round-robin play at the WTA Championships in Istanbul on Tuesday. The win still … [Read more...]

Serena Williams Dusts Off Rust to Polish Off Kerber in Istanbul

(October 23, 2012) Serena Williams defeated Angelique Kerber 6-4, 6-1 in her first match since capturing the US Open title in September at the WTA Championships in Istanbul Turkey on Tuesday in round-robin play.   The match stayed close in the … [Read more...]

Steady Radwanska Notches First Win Over Kvitova in Istanbul

  (October 23, 2012) No. 4 Agnieszka Radwanska defeated defending WTA Championships titleholder No. 6 Petra Kvitova 6-3, 6-2 to open round-robin play in the “White Group” in Istanbul on Tuesday. Radwanska won the first seven points of the match and … [Read more...]

Bryans To Finish No. 1 In Year-End ATP Doubles Team Rankings For Record 8th Time

From the ATP World Tour (October 22, 2012) - LONDON — American brothers Bob and Mike Bryan have clinched the year-end No. 1 ATP Doubles Team Ranking for a record eighth time and for the fourth consecutive season. The 34-year-old twins have compiled … [Read more...]

Draws Made for TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships

ISTANBUL (October 21, 2012) – The draws have been made for the TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships. The draw ceremony was held this evening at the Ciragan Palace Kempinski in Istanbul, Turkey. Tuesday's Order of Play Tuesday, October 23, … [Read more...]

Carillo – Men and Women “Should be Growing the Sport Together”

(October 17, 2012) NEW YORK, NY - Back in June when Gilles Simon said that women did not deserve equal prize money, saying that “men’s tennis is really ahead of women’s tennis,” and that women only played best-of-three  sets at major tournaments as … [Read more...]