WTA All-Access at the Western and Southern Open

By Brad Hunter MASON, Ohio - Monday the media was treated to two hours of question and answer sessions with the top eight women’s seeds at the Western & Southern Open as part of WTA All-Access Hour. Marion Bartoli appears to be a great … [Read more...]

Zvonareva Fends off Liscki

By Curt Janka CARLSBAD, California – It took five match points and three racquets, but Vera Zvonareva finally clinched a spot in the semifinals of the Mercury Insurance Open by beating Sabine Lisicki 6-3, 3-6, 6-4. For two hours and 13 minutes, … [Read more...]

“Meet the Press” WTA Style at All-Access Hour at the Mercury Insurance Open

Top Seeds Meet the Media By Curt Janka CARLSBAD, California – The top seeds for the 2011 Mercury Insurance Open sat down, answered questions and laughed with the media at the Lacosta Resort  just north of San Diego. The high seeds enjoy a later … [Read more...]

Zvonareva, Jankovic and Sharapova Fall in Madrid

Upsets ruled the day on the women’s side on Wednesday at the Madrid Open.  World No. 3 Vera Zvonareva lost 6-1, 6-4 to 16th-seeded Czech Petra Kvitova. Zvonareva missed out on a chance to move up to No. 2 if she had reached the … [Read more...]

“It Was My Best Match of the Year” Stosur Advances in Stuttgart

By Tumaini Carayol Australia's Sam Stosur moved into the semifinals of the Stuttgart Porsche Tennis Grand Prix with a 2-6 6-3 7-6(3) victory over second seeded Vera Zvonareva.   Zvonareva came out all guns blazing, breaking Stosur's serve in … [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...]

Of War and Radiation: Kim Clijsters Speaks

By Craig Hickman Tuesday morning at the Sony Ericsson Open, Caroline Wozniacki, Kim Clijsters, Vera Zvonareva, Samantha Stosur, Francesca Schiavone, Jelena Jankovic, Li Na, and Victoria Azarenka made themselves available for the WTA All-Access … [Read more...]

Kourtin’ Karen’s Tennis Week in Review

0-15 "The Hand"  that Rocked the 2003 French Open Confesses Justine Henin gave a very lengthy interview to Belgian TV in which among the many revelations  she admitted that she lied in the now infamous “hand” incident in the 2003 semifinal of … [Read more...]