Round 4 Shock for Serena Williams at Wimbledon– Round up of the Centre Court Action

By Ros Satar   (July 1, 2013) WIMBLEDON - As if last Wednesday was not enough fun for the tennis gods, they toyed with the seemingly natural order of things just a little more on Round 4 Monday. Possibly one of the best days usually on the … [Read more...]

Top Seeds Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams Ease into Wimbledon Round of 16

(June 29, 2013) Top seeds Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams showed their dominance on the Centre Court of Wimbledon on Saturday, each with straight set victories to advance to the round of 16. Williams won 600th career match by demolishing … [Read more...]

Britain’s Laura Robson Ousts Tenth Seed Maria Kirilenko at Wimbledon

(June 25, 2013) Teenager Laura Robson became the first British woman to knock out a top ten player at Wimbledon since 1998 when she beat No. 10 Maria Kirilenko 6-3, 6-4 in the first round on Tuesday. The last time it happened it was Britain’s Sam … [Read more...]

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...]

Thursday’s Roundup at Eastbourne

By Ros Satar (June 20, 2013) EASTBOURNE, England - The playing conditions on Thursday started in the murk of a mist coming in off the sea, a complete contrast to the hot sunny conditions the day before.   No sooner had the first players made … [Read more...]

International Premier Tennis League Launched

Paris, France (May 24th, 2013) – Mahesh Bhupathi, Boris Becker and Justin Gimelstob announced the launch of the IPTL - International Premier Tennis League on Friday. The IPTL  is a city/country based franchise led league involving not only the … [Read more...]

Lucky Loser Keys Stuns Li Na in Madrid

(May 5, 2013) MADRID - American teen Madison Keys, who lost in the qualifying of the Madrid Open, benefited from the withdrawal of Tamira Paszek to get back into the tournament as a lucky loser. The “lucky loser” became a winner on Sunday when she … [Read more...]

Before the Curtain Rises on the Madrid Open Sharapova, Azarenka and Li Na Meet The Press

  By Tumaini Carayol (May 3, 2013) MADRID - In grand pursuit of their fabled holy grail – an extension to a two week event that would mark it a true equal of the Miami and Indian Wells events – the organizers of the Madrid Open have pushed … [Read more...]

Sharapova Defends Stuttgart Title with Victory Over Li Na

By Tumaini Carayol (April 28, 2013) STUTTGART - Maria Sharapova arrived in Stuttgart as merely the defeNding champion. One Porsche mega-deal later, the Russian had almost assumed home-crowd support as fans and staff alike cheered the Russian on … [Read more...]

Serena Williams Toughs It Out Over Li Na

  By Kevin Ware (March 26, 2013) MIAMI - The score might indicate an otherwise straight sets 6-3, 7-6(5) quarterfinal victory for Serena Williams over Li Na.  But this was no walk in the park for the world No. 1, who was coming off a tough  … [Read more...]