WTA Tour

Wozniacki To Retire After Next Month’s Australian Open

WASHINGTON, December 7, 2017 (by Michael Dickens) Caroline Wozniacki began her pro tennis career at the tender age of 15 as a wild card entry at the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati, Ohio, and over the next 14 years […]

Coco’s Coming Back: Gauff To Play 2020 Citi Open In Washington

WASHINGTON, December 6, 2019 (by Michael Dickens) Coco Gauff, the 15-year-old American teen sensation who garnered worldwide attention during this summer’s Wimbledon Championships with a first-round upset victory over her idol, five-time champion Venus Williams, announced she is returning to […]

Grönefeld Hangs Up Her Racket

STARNBERG, December 5, 2019 Anna-Lena Grönefeld has announced her retirement from professional tennis, looking to start a family next. The 34-year-old German won one singles title and 17 doubles trophies on the WTA Tour. Grönefold also captured two Grand Slam […]

2019 In Review: The New Kids Are All Right

WASHINGTON, December 4, 2019 (by Michael Dickens) While Serena Williams reached two major finals still in search of an elusive record-tying 24th Grand Slam title, the 2019 women’s tennis season will be remembered as a year in which Ashleigh Barty […]

Mertens Headlines Stellar Hobart International 2020 Field

HOBART, December 4, 2019 (Press Release) Two-time champion Elise Mertens (BEL) will headline a strong field alongside 2016 title winner Alize Cornet (FRA) and former world No.4 Caroline Garcia (FRA) for the 27th edition of the Hobart International in 2020. Mertens, who has an unbeaten record in Hobart, made […]

Venus Williams, Novak Djokovic To Play Adelaide International

ADELAIDE, December 4, 2019 (Press Release) The full field for the inaugural Adelaide International from 12 to 18 January 2020 has been revealed today.  World No.2 Novak Djokovic has entered and will join world No.18 Alex de Minaur (AUS), Felix Auger-Aliassime (CAN), Lucas Pouille (FRA) and Andrey Rublev (RUS) in the men’s […]

Pliskova In, WTA Finals Last Four Set

SHENZHEN, November 1, 2019 (by Michael Dickens) No. 2 seed Karolina Pliskova and No. 5 seed Simona Halep came into Friday’s final day of round-robin play at the Shiseido WTA Finals in Shenzhen, China, fighting for second place in the […]

Competitive Instinct Pushes Bertens To WTA Elite Trophy Final

ZHUHAI, October 26, 2019 (by Michael Dickens) As the semifinal round of the Hengqin Life WTA Elite Trophy Zhuhai unfolded on Saturday afternoon in Zhuhai, China, top seed Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands, who won her only meeting with 40th-ranked […]