WTA Tour

Jabeur’s Travel Odyssey Rewarded With Lexington Wins

WASHINGTON, August 13, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Olga Govortsova is a former World No. 35 from Minsk, Belarus, with ties to Huntsville, Ala., about a five-hour drive by car from the Top Seed Tennis Club near Lexington, Ky., where this […]

Pliskova Powers Past Martic At Prague Open

STARNBERG, August 12, 2020 Kristyna Pliskova headlined Wednesday’s second round action at the Prague Open by upsetting the tournament’s No. 2 seed Petra Martic from Croatia. The World No. 69 from the Czech Republic sent down nine aces, saved all […]

Marie Bouzkova: ‘I’m Happy We Can Play’

WASHINGTON, August 12, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Forty-eighth-ranked Marie Bouzkova is the only Czech Republic player in a crowded field of Americans playing at the Top Seed Open presented by Bluegrass Orthopaedics in Lexington, Ky., this week, the first WTA […]

Serena’s Back! Williams Finds Her Calm In Lexington

WASHINGTON, August 12, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) In any other year, former World No. 9 Serena Williams might be gearing up for a run at a US Open title. She’s won six of them and has reached the finals the past […]

Halep Passes Hercog Test At Prague Open

STARNBERG, August 11, 2020 A busy Tuesday at the Prague Open was headlined by the top three players of the WTA International Event. No. 1 seed Simona Halep celebrated a successful return to the circuit with a 6-1, 1-6, 7-6(3) […]

Mother Nature Delays Kentucky WTA Debut

WASHINGTON, August 11, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) “Rain, rain go away, we have Professional Tennis to play!” the Top Seed Tennis Club in Nicholasville, Ky., near Lexington, tweeted Monday morning, shortly after the final day of qualifying had begun just […]

Victoria Azarenka: Nothing Like Playing Actual Matches

WASHINGTON, August 11, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) As former No. 1 and two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka awaits her first match since the relaunch of the WTA tour, she’s ready to restart the season. Her opportunity will come Tuesday […]

Bouchard Powers Past Kudermetova In Prague Opener

STARNBERG, August 10, 2020 Eugenie Bouchard showed an impressive performance and advanced to the second round of the Prague Open before play was called off for the remainder of the day due to rain. The wild card entry from Canada […]

Remarkable Gauff Poised For Big Things In Lexington

WASHINGTON, August 10, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) The inaugural Top Seed Open presented by Bluegrass Orthopaedics in Lexington, Ky., features World No. 9 Serena Williams, who is the top seed and one of four major champions in the talent-rich 32-player […]