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...]

Sharapova, Azarenka Advance to Roland Garros Fourth Round

(June 1, 2013) After and easy first set defending champion Maria Sharapova had to fight to close out the match in two sets 6-1, 7-5 over Zheng Jie on Saturday at Roland Garros. For the No. 2 seed it was the third straight day on the court due to her … [Read more...]

Kvitova Outmuscles Schiavone, Defending Champion Azarenka Progresses

By Jaclyn Stacey (January 15, 2013) MELBOURNE PARK, Australia - Eighth seed Petra Kvitova outmuscled 2010 Roland Garros champion Francesca Schiavone in a tough three set match on Margaret Court Arena in day two action at Australian Open … [Read more...]

Kvitova rallies to stop Schiavone to make Wimbledon Quarterfinals

WIMBLEDON - Defending Champion Czech Petra Kvitova overcame her own errors to come back from a set and a break down to take out Francesca Schiavone 4-6, 7-5, 6-1  in a battle of major champions on Monday to advance to the Wimbledon … [Read more...]

Nadal, Sharapova, Ferrer Advance Easily, Wozniacki, Schiavone Upset at French Open

Rafael Nadal, Maria Sharapova, Andy Murray, David Ferrer easily advanced at the French Open on Saturday. Seeded casualties on the day included (9)Caroline Wozniacki (14) Francesca Schiavone, (22) Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and (25) Julia Goerges. No. … [Read more...]

WTA All-Access at the Western and Southern Open

By Brad Hunter MASON, Ohio - Monday the media was treated to two hours of question and answer sessions with the top eight women’s seeds at the Western & Southern Open as part of WTA All-Access Hour. Marion Bartoli appears to be a great … [Read more...]

Li Defeats Sharapova, Schiavone Over Bartoli To Advance to French Open Final

Li Na of China (L) shakes hands with Maria Sharapova of Russia after winning their semi-final match at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris June 2, 2011. REUTERS/Thierry Roge (FRANCE - Tags: SPORT … [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...]

Of War and Radiation: Kim Clijsters Speaks

By Craig Hickman Tuesday morning at the Sony Ericsson Open, Caroline Wozniacki, Kim Clijsters, Vera Zvonareva, Samantha Stosur, Francesca Schiavone, Jelena Jankovic, Li Na, and Victoria Azarenka made themselves available for the WTA All-Access … [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...]