Wimbledon Dream Comes True for Marion Bartoli as she Captures 2013 Title

    (July 6, 2013) Back when she was a 6-year-old girl, Marion Bartoli pretended to play match point on the Wimbledon Centre court. She dreamed of winning what she deemed the most coveted Grand Slam trophy. As Don Quixote had a quest … [Read more...]

Lisicki Fights Off Radwanska while Bartoli Dominates Flipkens to Reach Wimbledon Final

(July 4, 2013) Germany’s Sabine Lisicki has made her first Wimbledon final with a hard-fought match win over No. 4 seed Agnieszka Radwanska 6-4, 2-6, 9-7. For Lisicki who had the upset of women’s draw when she beat No. 1 Serena Williams in the round … [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...]

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...]

China Open Notes and Quotes from Saturday

BEIJING, China - Some of the more notable quotes from Saturday's news conferences at the China Open. Marion Bartoli Q.  You have already entered the quarterfinal in China Open.  Are you satisfied with your performance in China Open for the past two … [Read more...]

Sharapova Rallies in Rain-Delayed Match to Move into US Open Semis

FLUSHING MEADOW, NY – For the first time since 2006, when she won the US Open, Maria Sharapova has reached the semifinals with a 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 comeback victory over France’s Marion Bartoli. The match was suspended due to rain on Tuesday … [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...]

Notes and Quotes from Day 4 of the 2012 French Open

Brian Baker   On playing 10 matches in 12 days: Ah, I mean, yeah.  My body is definitely feeling it.  I don't know if that was the sole reason I lost 6‑0 in the fifth. But, yeah, I was definitely a little bit sore and the shoulder was … [Read more...]

Wozniacki, Bartoli and Li Take on the Media at WTA All-Access at the New Haven Open

NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - WTA All-Access was held at the New Haven Open on Sunday with top seeds Caroline Wozniacki, Li Na and Marion Bartoli taking on the media’s questions. Three-time defending New Haven champion Caroline Wozniacki led off the … [Read more...]

Bartoli, Jankovic, Kuznetsova Fall in Upset Filled Monday in Toronto

By Brodie McPhee TORONTO, Canada - Main draw action got under way on Monday at the Rogers Cup. It was a day filled with surprises and upsets as seeds Marion Bartoli, Jelena Jankovic, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and Svetlana Kuznetsova all fell in the … [Read more...]