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...]

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...]

Li Na Clinches Final Singles Spot at WTA Championships

China's Li Na has secured the eighth and final singles place at this year’s TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships, which will be staged at the Sinan Erdem Arena in Istanbul, Turkey. The WTA’s year-end finale, to be held from October 23-28, will feature … [Read more...]

Notes and Quotes From Monday at the China Open

BEIJING, China - A few of the more "notable" quotes from some of Monday's news conferences at the China Open. Novak Djokovic On getting back to the top spot: It is still open, you know, the No. 1 spot of the world.  Obviously I will try to … [Read more...]

Notes From Behind the Wall at the China Open

Notes From Behind the Wall: Count on the Chinese to ask the blunt questions, no sugar-coating. Exhibit A: Q. You are used to being good friends with Azarenka but actually have some unpleasant experience this year. Will you bother to make a … [Read more...]

Petrova Defeats Radwanska to Earn Tokyo Title

    Nadia Petrova captured her 12th career WTA title on Saturday by winning the final of the Toray Pan Pacific Open over defending champion No. 3 Agniezska Radwanska in Tokyo. "After running out of gas in the second set, I don't know … [Read more...]

New Haven Open – WTA All-Access Hour

  By Jack Cunniff On Sunday, three of the top four seeds of the 2012 New Haven Open met with the press to talk about on a variety of topics. Here are excerpts from those conversations.  http://youtu.be/UZsLijqwobE Italy’s Sara Errani, the … [Read more...]

Players React to Nadal’s US Open Withdrawal in Notes and Quotes From the Western & Southern Open

Rafael Nadal announced on Wednesday that he will not play at the US Open. Players competing at the Western & Southern Open gave their reactions to the news during their post-match news conferences: Q. Rafael Nadal is not going to play the US … [Read more...]

Serena Williams Wins 5th Wimbledon Title, 14th Major Title

  WIMBLEDON – Serena Williams defeated Agniezska Radwanska 6-1, 5-7, 6-2 to capture her fifth Wimbledon title and her 14th overall career major title.  Williams is the first 30-year-old winner since 1990 when a 33-year-old Martina … [Read more...]