WTA Tour

Surprising Watson Undefeated At Battle Of The Brits

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) British No. 2 Heather Watson is coming out of a mid-career slump just at the right time. During the week-long Battle Of The Brits at the National Tennis Centre in Roehampton – her […]

Norrie Effectively Getting Job Done At Battle Of The Brits

WASHINGTON, July 30, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Cameron Norrie doesn’t typically get the same headline attention that other British men’s tennis players like Andy Murray or Kyle Edmund – even Dan Evans – attract. However, it hasn’t kept the British No. 3 from […]

World No. 1 Barty Opts To Stay Home, Will Skip US Open

WASHINGTON, July 30, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) On Thursday morning, World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty of Australia announced she will not play in the year’s Western & Southern Open and the US Open due to COVID-19 fears. While Barty has […]

Defending Champions Headline 2020 Western & Southern Open Field

CINCINNATI, July 29, 2020 (Press Release) Ten former champions headline the players on the initial singles entry lists for the 2020 Western & Southern Open that will be held Aug. 20-28 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center […]

Kerber Reunites With Beltz

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Two-time Grand Slam champion Angelique Kerber announced Tuesday she has reunited with coach Torben Beltz after splitting with him in 2017. The two have some history together as this will be the third […]

Konta, Evans Humbled In Battle Of The Brits Openers

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) The week-long encore of the Battle Of The Brits event inside the National Tennis Centre in Roehampton, England, began with surprises on Monday: Both British No. 1s – Johanna Konta and Dan Evans – […]

Halep Pulls Out Of Palermo; Organizers Not Too Happy

WASHINGTON, July 27, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) World No. 2 Simona Halep has withdrawn from the Palermo Ladies Open, scheduled to re-launch the WTA tour beginning August 3 in Palermo, Italy. She cited coronavirus concerns for her reason to not come […]

Simon: Don’t Expect WTA To Return To Normal Until 2022

WASHINGTON, July 26, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Pro tennis has been decimated by the forced shutdown of the sport due to the coronavirus pandemic, which has affected much if not all of the sports world this year. Like the ATP, […]

Second ‘Battle Of The Brits’ A Murray Family Affair

WASHINGTON, July 25, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Monday’s start to the second Battle of the Brits will be a Murray family affair. To be certain, organizer Jamie Murray has put together a mixed team competition – Union Jacks versus British […]