WTA Tour

WTA Releases First Half Of 2022 Schedule

WASHINGTON, December 6, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) The WTA released its schedule for the first six months of the 2022 season Monday. A quick glance of the 31 hard court, clay and grass tournaments, which begins with the Australian Summer […]

Amid Peng Shuai Fallout, WTA Suspends All Of Its Tournaments In China

WASHINGTON, December 2, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) The Women’s Tennis Association has immediately suspended all of its tournaments in China, including Hong Kong, in response to ongoing concerns about the safety and well-being of Chinese professional tennis player Peng Shuai. […]

Virgil Abloh Brought Creative High Fashion To Tennis

WASHINGTON, December 1, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) American fashion designer Virgil Abloh, who died on Sunday of a rare cardiac cancer at age 41, will be remembered for bringing earnest and creative high fashion to tennis through his designs worn […]

Parry Earns Maiden WTA Title At Montevideo Open

MONTEVIDEO/STARNBERG, November 22, 2021 Following four triumphs on the ITF Pro Circuit, French teenager Diane Parry captured her maiden WTA title. The 19-year-old lifted the trophy of the inaugural Montevideo Open, held on clay at the Carrasco Lawn Tennis Club […]

2022 Hamburg European Open To Be Held As A Combined Event

HAMBURG/STARNBERG, November 19, 2021 The 2022 Hamburg European Open will be held as a combined event from July 16 to 24. This was announced by the organizers of the tournaments on Friday. “I couldn’t be happier that we were able […]

Muguruza Becomes First Spaniard To Win WTA Finals Title

GUADALAJARA/WASHINGTON, November 18, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) The Akron WTA Finals Guadalajara, which took place in the nearly-mile-high western Mexican city known for its joyful mariachi music, crowned a first-time champion in World No. 5 Garbiñe Muguruza of Spain Wednesday night. There […]

Riske Remains Unstoppable, Wins Upper Austria Ladies Linz

LINZ, November 12, 2021 Victory never tasted so sweet for Alison Riske. Two years removed from her most recent WTA Tour title, the 31-year-old US-American lifted a trophy once again, prevailing at the Upper Austria Ladies Linz on Friday. Elated […]