WTA Tour

Putintseva Wins Epic Match To Reach Nürnberg Semi-Finals

NÜRNBERG, May 23, 2019 The semi-finals of the Nürnberger Versicherungscup are set led by top seed Yulia Putintseva, who outlasted German wild card entry Anna-Lena Friedsam, winning 7-5, 6-7(5), 7-6(2) in the longest match of the tournament’s history. The World […]

Friedsam Flying The Flag For Germany In Nürnberg

NÜRNBERG, May 22, 2019 Anna-Lena Friedsam advanced to the quarterfinals of the Nürnberger Versicherungscup. The 25-year-old wild card entry emerged victorious from the all-German affair with Andrea Petkovic, winning 6-3, 6-1 on a chilly Wednesday afternoon in Franconia. Friedsam struck […]

Petkovic Sets All-German Clash With Friedsam In Nürnberg

NÜRNBERG, May 21, 2019 After rain washed out Monday’s play for all but one match, at least seven first-round matches could be completed on another wet day at the Nürnberger Versicherungscup. Andrea Petkovic delighted her home crowd with a 6-3, […]

Barthel Advances To Second Round In Nürnberg

NÜRNBERG, May 20, 2019 Rain wreaked havoc at the Nürnberger Versicherungscup, with torrential downpours in Southern Germany pretty much wiping out all of Monday’s first-round matches. Of the 10 scheduled singles matches only one was completed when Germany’s Mona Barthel […]

Pliskova Clinches Rome Title

ROME, May 19, 2019 (by Sharada Rajagopalan) Fourth seed Karolina Pliskova outsmarted and outplayed unseeded and World No. 42 Johanna Konta to clinch the title at the Internazionali BNL d’Italia on Sunday. Pliskova won in straight sets 6-3, 6-4 in […]

Tough Early Matchups At Nürnberger Versicherungscup

NÜRNBERG, May 19, 2019 The draw ceremony for the Nürnberger Versicherungscup, to be held at the venue of the 1. FC Nürnberg from 18 -25 May, has been made at the Lotto Bayern Akademie. Defending champion Johanna Larsson from Sweden […]

Pliskova To Face Konta In Rome Final

ROME, May 18, 2019 (by Sharada Rajagopalan) It will be Karolina Pliskova versus Johanna Konta in Sunday’s women’s singles final of the Internazionali BNL d’Italia on Sunday. The fourth seeded Czech defeated Greek qualifier Maria Sakkari in straight sets 6-4, […]

Görges Pulls Out Of Nürnberger Versicherungscup

NÜRNBERG, May 17, 2019 The 2019 edition of the Nürnberger Versicherungscup will kick off on Saturday with the qualifying highlighted by former French Open finalist Sara Errani of Italy, who will play Raluka Serban from Cyprus. Top seed will be […]

Pliskova Fights Past Azarenka To Reach Semi-Finals In Rome

ROME, May 17, 2019 (by Sharada Rajagopalan) Players were forced to do double duty on Thursday at the Internazionali BNL d’Italia after Wednesday’s entire line-up was washed away because of rain. Ahead of Friday’s quarter-finals, therefore, the players felt the […]