Easy Does It For Azarenka – Reaches Third French Quarterfinal

By Ros Satar (June 3, 2013) PARIS - It started as a baseline battle for the former world No. 1 Victoria Azarenka, and ended up as easy as a walk along the Champs Élysées, as the third seed reeled off 7 games in a row to win 6-3, 6-0 over Francesca … [Read more...]

Hampton Upsets Kvitova, Joins Countrywomen Williams, Stephens and Mattek-Sands in Round of 16

(June 1, 2013) American Jamie Hampton upset 2011 Wimbledon champion and seventh seed Petra Kvitova 6-1, 7-6 (7) at the French Open on Saturday to reach the fourth round of a major for the first time. “I think I caught her a little off guard,” said … [Read more...]

US Women go 10 for 10 in First Two Days of French Open

Who says Americans can’t play on clay? In the first two days of the French Open, the ladies from the United States are a perfect 10 for 10 in wins. It’s the first time since 2003 that so many US women have gained a berth in the second round in … [Read more...]

Wozniacki, Stosur and Schiavone Upset in Madrid

Second straight tournament, second straight win for Germany’s Julia Goerges over No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki. This time it was 6-4, 1-6, 6-3 in the third round of the Madrid open on Thursday. Goerges had to rally from 0-3 down in the first set while … [Read more...]

USA and Germany Face Off in Fed Cup World Group Playoff

The United States will try to stay in the Fed Cup World Group for 2012 as they compete against face Germany this weekend in the Fed Cup World Group Playoff in Stuttgart. Order of Play Saturday, 7:00 a.m. ET Singles A: Christina McHale (USA) vs. … [Read more...]

New Experience with Sharapova and the Hot Shots

Craig Hickman will be covering the Sony Ericsson Open for Tennis Panorama News. Before the tournament got underway, the action was already beginning in South Beach. By Craig Hickman Started the day at breakfast with Jarkko Nieminen and Andrea … [Read more...]

Bagels and Breadsticks – Belgium Bounces US out of Fed Cup First Round

In only the third time in the history of Fed Cup competition, the United States has been beaten in the first round of Fed Cup. Current Australian Open champion Kim Clijsters led the charge as Belgium took the tie 4-1 in the Quarterfinals of the World … [Read more...]

Fed Cup:U.S. vs. Belgium – Notes and Quotes and Day 1 Preview

United States vs. Belgium Fed Cup by BNP Paribas 2011 World Group Quarterfinal Sportpaleis * Antwerp, Belgium * February 5-6 The United States’ quest to reach the Fed Cup final for the third straight year begins at the 2011 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas … [Read more...]

Kourtin’ Karen’s Tennis News Scoreboard – Week Ending January 9, 2011

15-0 Walking on air water - the 2011 tennis season has begun! 15-15 Back on the bottom Fresh off of serving a shortened suspension for HGH possession,  Wayne Odesnik  will compete this week in a USTA Pro Circuit Futures event, the $10,000 … [Read more...]