Serena Williams Battles into Semifinal

By Ros Satar (June 4, 2013) PARIS - No. 1 seed Serena Williams overcame a spirited comeback by 2009 French Open champion Svetlana Kuznetsova to complete the semi-final line up for the top half of the draw 6-1, 3-6, 6-3.   It started very … [Read more...]

Kuznetsova Wins the Battle of the Grinders, Advances to Quarterfinals

By Ros Satar (June 2, 2013) PARIS - A  former winner of Roland Garros showed what took her to the title, as the 2009 champion Svetlana Kuznetsova beat Angelique Kerber 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 to advance to the quarterfinals. It may not have been the … [Read more...]

Sharapova and Kuznetsova in Notes and Quotes at the BNP Paribas Open

  (March 8, 2013) World No. 3 Maria Sharapova had no problems taking out Francesca Schiavone at the BNP Paribas Open on Friday 6-2, 6-1 while 2-time major champ Svetlana Kuznetsova have to overcome a first set bagel to top  18th seed Jelena … [Read more...]

Azarenka Continues Title Defense, Advances to Semifinals at Australian Open

By Jaclyn Stacey (January 23, 2013) MELBOURNE PARK, Australia - World No. 1  Victoria Azarenka kept her title defense on track on Wednesday at Melbourne Park, progressing to the semifinals of the Australian Open with a 7-5 6-1 win over Svetlana … [Read more...]

Azarenka in Fine Form, Meets Refreshed Kuznetsova in Quarterfinal

  By Jaclyn Stacey   (January 21, 2013) MELBOURNE PARK, Australia - Victoria Azarenka kept her Australian Open title defense on track on Monday after comfortably disposing of Hobart champion Elena Vesnina 6-1, 6-1 in 58 minutes on Rod … [Read more...]

Kuznetsova Quietly Breezes Through Australian Open Draw

By Jaclyn Stacey   (January 17, 2013) Svetlana Kuznetsova needed only 52 minutes to dispose of twenty-sixth seed Hsieh Su-Wei and progress through to a third round meeting with Spaniard Carla Suarez-Navarro on Saturday.   The two time … [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...]

Sony Ericsson Open Players Party – Welcome to the Oscars

[slideshow id=3] View the slideshow by Craig Hickman Tuesday night, the players chose their fashion-forward best for the "Oscars" of the player party circuit. Venus Williams, Maria Sharapova, and Ana Kournikova were the biggest stars of the tennis … [Read more...]

On the Red (Blue) Carpet of the Sony Ericsson Open Players Party

The Sony Ericsson Open Players Party took place at the Paris Theater in Miami Beach. Here are a few photos from the event held on March 22, 2011. [nggallery id=3] More photos from the live tweets - here. Sony Ericsson Open Players Party – … [Read more...]

Frankie, You’re My Hero

The sun has set on another Australian Open and most fans will remember Kim Clijsters and Novak Djokovic for taking  home the singles championship hardware for 2011. For me, the heart of this Melbourne fortnight belonged to a 5' 5 ½" Italian … [Read more...]