Ivanovic and Petkovic Duel in Stuttgart

  By Tumaini Carayol   (April 23, 2013) STUTGART - Despite what the order of play suggested, Monday evening marked the true beginning of the Porsche Grand Prix. As Andrea Petkovic and Ana Ivanovic marched the court, it was the first time … [Read more...]

Checking in with the Germans at Family Circle Cup

  By Stephanie Neppl (April 3, 2013) CHARLESTON, SC - A talented German contingency is in Charleston for the 2013 Family Circle Cup, but it has been a mixed week for its top stars.   A year ago, four Germans were in the top 20: Andrea … [Read more...]

New Haven Open Preview: Wozniacki’s Drive for Five is Alive

By Jack Cunniff NEW HAVEN - For the fifteenth straight year, several of the top Women’s Tennis Association professionals will be at the Connecticut Tennis Center in New Haven the week prior to the U.S. Open.  And defending New Haven Open … [Read more...]

Petkovic helps to unveil refurbished McClain Park court ahead of participation in New Haven

WTA player Andrea Petkovic helped unveil refurbished tennis courts at McClain Park in New Haven ahead of the New Haven Open.   The refurbished courts are part of the Fresh Courts program, which was introduced in 2010 by American Express and … [Read more...]

Serena Survives, Sharapova Beaten in Toronto

Serena Williams celebrates after winning her second round match 6-1, 7-6 over Germany's Julia Goerges in Rogers Cup singles action at the Rexall Center in Toronto, Canada on August 10, 2011. UPI /Christine Chew   By Brodie McPhee TORONTO, … [Read more...]

Serena Sails; Clijsters Out with Abdominal Tear in Toronto on Tuesday

Serena Williams of the U.S. serves to Alona Bondarenko of Ukraine during their match at the Rogers Cup women's tennis tournament in Toronto, August 9, 2011. REUTERS/Mark Blinch (CANADA - Tags: SPORT TENNIS)   By Brodie McPhee TORONTO, Canada - … [Read more...]

Petkovic Stops Canadian Junior Bouchard at Rogers Cup

By Brodie McPhee TORONTO, Canada - Grey skies and thunderous rain delayed the start of play in Toronto Tuesday morning, but eventually blue skies prevailed and 17-year-old Canadian junior Eugénie Bouchard made her debut on the centre court of the … [Read more...]

Injured Radwanska Beats Ailing Petkovic at Carlsbad

By Curt Janka CARLSBAD, California – If Rock beats Paper, then Wounded beat Woozy in the first semifinal of the Mercury Insurance Open. Agnieszka Radwanska endured an injured shoulder to beat Andrea Petkovic, who was battling gastrointestinal … [Read more...]

“Meet the Press” WTA Style at All-Access Hour at the Mercury Insurance Open

Top Seeds Meet the Media By Curt Janka CARLSBAD, California – The top seeds for the 2011 Mercury Insurance Open sat down, answered questions and laughed with the media at the Lacosta Resort  just north of San Diego. The high seeds enjoy a later … [Read more...]

The Year of Andrea Petkovic?

  By Tumaini Carayol STUTTGART - So far, 2011 has been a year filled with great highs and new progress for Germany's Andrea Petkovic. In January, the 23 year-old wowed spectators at the Australian Open as she demolished 2008 champion Maria … [Read more...]