WTA Tour

Andreescu And Bruneau’s Player-Coach Relationship Comes To An End

MONTREAL, June 8, 2021 (Tennis Canada Press Release) Bianca Andreescu announced today via her social media channels that she and her long-time coach Sylvain Bruneau, Tennis Canada’s Head of Women’s Pro and Transition Tennis, have mutually agreed to part ways. […]

La Vainqueur: Krejcikova Is A Solo Champion

STRASBOURG/WASHINGTON, May 29, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) On the eve of Roland Garros, a significant battle on the terre battue of Strasbourg in northeastern France took place, where 61st-ranked Sorana Cirstea and No. 38 Barbora Krejcikova fought for the singles […]

First WTA Semifinal Just Amazing For Niemeier

STRASBOURG/WASHINGTON, May 29, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) One of the biggest surprises during this week’s Internationaux de Strasbourg, a red clay Roland-Garros tune-up taking place in northeastern France, has been the emergence of German rising star Jule Niemeier. What a […]

Strasbourg Comebacks Unite Cirstea, Krejcikova

STRASBOURG/WASHINGTON, May 28, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Sorana Cirstea has been lights out on clay this season, while Barbora Krejcikova is enjoying a career-best singles ranking after establishing herself as a Grand Slam doubles champion. Each has put together a […]

Cirstea Plays Once, Wins Twice In Strasbourg

STRASBOURG/WASHINGTON, May 27, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Sorana Cirstea arrived at the Tennis Club de Strasbourg on Thursday knowing that if she could win her second-round match, it would catapult her directly in the semifinals of the WTA 250-series Internationaux […]

Osaka Says No To News Conferences In Paris

PARIS/WASHINGTON, May 27, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) On Wednesday evening, World No. 2 Naomi Osaka, the highest-earning female athlete in the world, announced on her social media platforms that she is not going to speak to the media during the […]

Alexandrova Embraces Strasbourg Opportunity

STRASBOURG/WASHINGTON, May 26, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) As play began at the Internationaux de Strasbourg in northeastern France following a two-and-a-half rain delay Wednesday afternoon, with both the No. 1 and No. 2 seeds gone, Ekaterina Alexandrova found herself as the […]

Petkovic Confirmed For Hamburg European Open

HAMBURG, May 26, 2021 (Press Release) Andrea Petkovic is the new tournament ambassador of the Hamburg European Open. The former ninth ranked women’s tennis player was also confirmed on Wednesday as the first entry to the new women’s tournament in […]

Cornet Worried: ‘I Hear A Big Crack In My Hip’

STRASBOURG/WASHINGTON, May 26, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) “I hear a big crack in my hip,” Alizé Cornet explained to Tennis TourTalk, the only English-as-a-first-language media to speak with the grand dame of French tennis, after she retired in pain from […]

Andreescu Wins, Withdraws From Strasbourg

STRASBOURG/WASHINGTON, May 25, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) World No. 7 Bianca Andreescu had just won two clay-court matches at the WTA-level for the first time in her career. By the end of her 65-minute, 6-1, 6-4 victory over 259th-ranked qualifier […]