Teenager Puig Ousts Fifth Seed Errani at Wimbledon

(June 24, 2013) A 19 year-old from Puerto Rico provided the first upset of the fortnight on the opening day of Wimbledon. Monica Puig stunned fifth seed Sara Errani 6-3, 6-2 in the first round. Errani is better known as a clay court expert who was … [Read more...]

Serena Williams to Meet Maria Sharapova for French Open Title

By Ros Satar (June 6, 2013) PARIS - Victoria Azarenka’s burgeoning love affair with the clay came to a halt today, at the hands of Maria Sharapova 6-1, 2-6, 6-4. In a three-setter interrupted by a brief wringing-out of a cloud, Sharapova did not … [Read more...]

Errani Edges Radwanska for Semifinal Spot

By Ros Satar (June 4, 2013) PARIS - 2012 finalist Sara Errani was the first of the women to book her slot in the semi-finals, with a tight straight sets 6-4, 7-6(6)win over fourth seed Agnieszka Radwanska.   Errani started on the offensive … [Read more...]

Notes and Quotes From Day One at the 2013 French Open

  (May 26, 2013) A few of the quotes from the news conferences from Day 1 at the French Open. Venus Williams Asked about her preparation for Roland Garros: “Extremely unideal. “Definitely, you know ‑‑ definitely been struggling.  Just wanted … [Read more...]

Serena Williams Thinks Her Way Into Madrid Final

  By Tumaini Carayol (May 11, 2013) When Serena Williams opened with an effortless forehand winner before a statement opening service hold, one could be forgiven for assuming this was an indication that she intended to put right what had … [Read more...]

Sharapova Outlasts Errani in Miami

By Kevin Ware (March 27, 2013) MIAMI - Maria Sharapova overcame a late second-set charge to defeat Sara Errani 7-5, 7-5 in their quarterfinal match at the Sony Open on Wednesday. The match, an error-filled affair for both, lasted just under two and … [Read more...]

Italy Rallies Past US to Move into Fed Cup Semis

(February 10, 2013) Italy came back from 1-2 down to defeat the United States in Fed Cup 3-2 on Sunday in the first round of the World Group in Rimini, Italy.   World No. 1 doubles team Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci sealed the win for Italy in … [Read more...]

Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams Named 2012 ITF World Champions

(December 11, 2012) The ITF announced that Novak Djokovic of Serbia and American Serena Williams are the 2012 ITF World Champions. This is the second successive year Djokovic has received this honor, while Williams is named Women’s World Champion for … [Read more...]

Azarenka Clinches No. 1 Ranking at WTA Championships

  (October 26, 2012) Victoria Azarenka sealed the No. 1 ranking for the year by defeating Li Na 7-6(4), 6-3 at the WTA Championships on Friday in Istanbul. The victory for the Belarusian also moved her into the semifinals on Saturday where … [Read more...]

Sharapova Keeps Quest For Year-End No. Alive with Win over Errani

(October 23, 2012) In a rematch of the most recent French Open final which ended with the same score, Maria Sharapova defeated Sara Errani in the White Group 6-3, 6-2 in round-robin play at the WTA Championships in Istanbul on Tuesday. The win still … [Read more...]