Serena Williams Survives Scare from Dominika Cibulkova

By Amy Fetherolf (March 25, 2013) MIAMI -- For a set and half, it looked like the Sony Open was about to lose another high profile player to an upset, as World No. 14 Dominika Cibulkova cruised to a 6-2, 4-1 lead over Serena Williams. But Williams … [Read more...]

Cibulkova Nets Carlsbad Title

Dominika Cibulkova added a second winner’s trophy to her collection with her victory over friend Marion Bartoli 6-1, 7-5 in the final of the Mercury Insurance Open in Carlsbad, California.   After a straight forward first set which saw the … [Read more...]

Cirstea upsets Cibulkova at Bank of the West Classic

  By David Sweet STANFORD, California- Sorana Cirstea won the final 10 games, including a third-set bagel, to beat Dominika Cibulkova in their quarterfinal match at the Bank of the West Classic. Cirstea avenged her 6-1 6-1 trouncing by … [Read more...]

Paszek tops Wozniacki, Cirstea upsets Li Na at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON - Add seventh seed Caroline Wozniacki and 11th seed Li Na to the list of seed casualties on the Ladies' side of the Wimbledon draw. Austria's Tamira Paszek eliminated Dane Wozniacki 5-7, 7-6(4),  6-4  while Romania's Sorana Cirstea … [Read more...]

Notes and Quotes from Day 10 of the 2012 French Open

JO-WILFRIED TSONGA   Well, I’m disappointed.  I am disappointed.  But now it’s over.  Nothing I can do.  I can’t play the match again, so I’m eliminated. It’s a bit of a shame because I was pretty close.  I’m not going to … [Read more...]

Azarenka Ousted by Cibulkova at French Open

No. 1 Victoria Azarenka was upset by 15th seed Dominika Cibulkova in the fourth round of the French Open in Paris on Sunday 6-2, 7-6(4). After winning the first game of the match which took 15 minutes and went nine deuces, Azarenka’s game went … [Read more...]

Sony Ericsson Open Players Party – Welcome to the Oscars

[slideshow id=3] View the slideshow by Craig Hickman Tuesday night, the players chose their fashion-forward best for the "Oscars" of the player party circuit. Venus Williams, Maria Sharapova, and Ana Kournikova were the biggest stars of the tennis … [Read more...]

On the Red (Blue) Carpet of the Sony Ericsson Open Players Party

The Sony Ericsson Open Players Party took place at the Paris Theater in Miami Beach. Here are a few photos from the event held on March 22, 2011. [nggallery id=3] More photos from the live tweets - here. Sony Ericsson Open Players Party – … [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...]

BNP Paribas Open Day Four: Practice and the “Will” to Win.

By Eric Gudris For fans coming into the first Saturday of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells, the decision many had to make was what to skip instead of what to see. With so many matches on court and so many players on the practice courts, it would … [Read more...]