WTA Tour News

It Should’ve Been Hall Of Fame Induction Week

WASHINGTON, July 14, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Lost in the shuffle of the global coronavirus pandemic that has shut down the pro tennis tours since March, this was supposed to be induction week at the International Tennis Hall of Fame […]

WTT: Opening Day And Battle For King Trophy Is On

WASHINGTON, July 13, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) The 45th season of World TeamTennis started with a bang Sunday at The Greenbrier, a luxury resort nestled in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. With three matches scheduled for Opening Day of the […]

World TeamTennis Launches Its 45th Season

WASHINGTON, July 12, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Sunday is opening day for World TeamTennis. In the midst of a global pandemic, this year all nine WTT teams have gathered in one place – The Greenbrier resort in White Sulphur, West […]

Ultimate Tennis Showdown: A Grand Experiment Reaches Its Zenith

WASHINGTON, July 11, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Patrick Mouratoglou’s grand tennis experiment – the Ultimate Tennis Showdown – complete with its quirky but special format and unique rules, reaches its zenith this weekend. After a final day of group play […]

WTA Adds Prague And Lexington To Calendar

WASHINGTON, July 10, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) On Thursday, the WTA announced the addition of two International events to its 2020 provisional calendar, both for the week of August 10: the Prague Open in the Czech Republic and the Top […]

Robin Söderling: ‘A Lesson Here For All Of Us’

WASHINGTON, July 9, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) On Tuesday evening, Robin Söderling, 35, the first player to defeat Rafael Nadal at Roland Garros – and himself a two-time French Open finalist – used his social media platform positively to open […]

Can Tennis Be Staged Safely In The U.S.?

WASHINGTON, July 8, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) World TeamTennis begins its three-week, one-site season on Sunday at The Greenbrier “America’s Resort” in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. In May, when the WTT revealed its plan of brining all nine of […]

Shaping The Future: Introducing ‘THE ROGER’

WASHINGTON, July 7, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Tennis may be in the midst of global lockdown due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. However, it hasn’t kept Roger Federer from being creative or finding inspiration in things off of the court. […]

Sweet Home Atlanta For Both King And Eubanks

WASHINGTON, July 6, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Less than 24 hours after undergoing baptism by firing squad when he faced 21st-ranked John Isner and lost in straight sets as a replacement for injured Reilly Opelka, Atlanta native Kevin King was […]

Eubanks Wins As Late Replacement For Tiafoe

WASHINGTON, July 5, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) In the wake of the news Saturday morning that Frances Tiafoe tested positive for COVID-19 and had withdrawn from the DraftKings All-American Team Cup, the weekend exhibition tournament near Atlanta, Georgia, carried on – […]