Serena Williams Dominates in Opening Match at Wimbledon

(June 25, 2013) Serena Williams began the defense of her Wimbledon crown in dominating style by conquering Luxembourg’s Mandy Minella 6-1, 6-3 in a first round match on Tuesday on Centre Court. Williams did not lose a point on her serve in the first … [Read more...]

Vesnina Stuns Ivanovic in Eastbourne

By Ros Satar   (June 17, 2013) EASTBOURNE, England -   Elena Vesnina def. Ana Ivanovic 2-6, 6-4, 6-3 Elena Vesnina overcame the seventh seed Ana Ivanovic in the first match on Centre Court as the women had to regroup and restart when rain … [Read more...]

Donna Vekic and Madison Keys head the youngsters’ Charge in Birmingham and Beyond

  By Tumaini Carayol (June 13, 2013) BIRMINGHAM, UK - Women's Tennis Association - says who? It's the kids who are taking over the city of Birmingham. They're seemingly hiding behind every corner, popping out of every doorway, exploiting … [Read more...]

Heather Watson and Laura Robson Bite the Bullet in Birmingham

  By Tumaini Carayol (June 12, 2013) BIRMINGHAM, UK - Kicking off the day's play on Wednesday at the AEGON Classic was the pride and joy of Britain, Heather Watson and Laura Robson, back to back. Considering the later slots are usually … [Read more...]

Heather Watson Back From Glandular Fever, Loses First Match But Not Fighting Spirit

By Ros Satar (May 29, 2013) PARIS - As much as she put up a spirited defense, in her first match back after illness, Britain’s Heather Watson bowed out in the first round to Switzerland’s Stefanie Voegele 6-4, 2-6, 6-4. Watson looked to be hitting … [Read more...]

British Tennis is Completely Different From 10 Years Ago, Says Keothavong

    By Barbara Galiza (March 2, 2013) FLORIANOPOLIS, Brazil –With the recent successes of Andy Murray, Laura Robson and Heather Watson, it’s safe to say tennis in Britain is in a great phase. Londoner Anne Keothavong, professional since … [Read more...]

Radwanska Rolls into Australian Open Round of 16

By Jaclyn Stacey   (January 18, 2013) MELBOURNE PARK,  Australia - Fourth seed Agnieszka Radwanska won through to the fourth round of the Australian Open defeating Britain’s Heather Watson 6-3, 6-1 in one hour and 24 minutes on day five at the … [Read more...]

Tennis Players and Chefs Serve Up a Feast for Charity at Taste of Tennis

  By Jaclyn Stacey (January 10, 2013) MELBOURNE, Australia - A service game of a different kind was on the menu for the tennis stars who attended the 4th Annual Melbourne Swisse Taste of Tennis event held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel on Thursday … [Read more...]

Watson Wins First WTA Title, Becomes First British Woman to Win Title in 24 Years

In a dramatic match which lasted three hours and 11 minutes, Great Britain’s Heather Watson saved four match points to defeat Chinese Taipei’s Kai-Chen Chang 7-5, 5-7, 7-6(4) to capture the Japan Open Title in Osaka. The victory gave Watson her first … [Read more...]