WTA Premier Stuttgart

Porsche Tennis Grand Prix: Quite Special Despite Difficult Times

STUTTGART/WASHINGTON, April 25, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) The 2021 Porsche Tennis Grand Prix, the 44th edition which kicked off the European spring clay season, wrapped up Sunday in Stuttgart with Australia’s Ashleigh Barty winning titles in both singles and doubles, […]

Barty Wins Title And Porsche In Stuttgart Debut

STUTTGART/WASHINGTON, April 25, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) “It’s important to believe you have a chance,” has been World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty‘s mantra all week as she’s competed in the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart, the WTA’s 500-series kickoff […]

Barty Celebrates Birthday With A Big Triumph

STUTTGART/WASHINGTON, April 24, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) With only Top 10 players remaining in the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart, Saturday’s semifinals promised two great battles on the indoor red clay at Porsche Arena. Imagine a final four of […]

Barty Maintains Her Focus, Rallies Over Pliskova

STUTTGART/WASHINGTON, April 23, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Friday’s quarterfinals at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix pared the lineup of eight down to four – featuring six of the current WTA Top 10 players. It’s only too bad that because of […]

Year By Year, Kontaveit Closer To Stuttgart Title

STUTTGART/WASHINGTON, April 23, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) The Porsche Tennis Grand Prix, the WTA’s annual kickoff to the European red clay season, has reached the quarterfinal round. On Friday, there are four quality matches that will pare the field down […]

Pliskova Aces Way Into Stuttgart Quarterfinals

STUTTGART/WASHINGTON, April 22, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) The last time that Karolina Pliskova beat Jelena Ostapenko in a three-set match, it also happened at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart, and the Czech star went on to win the […]

Halep Looks For Career Clay Sweep In Stuttgart

STUTTGART/WASHINGTON, April 22, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) World No. 3 Simona Halep is healthy and smiling again – and that’s a good thing for tennis. The 2018 French Open champion has resurfaced following a right shoulder injury that forced her […]

Kerber Gives Solid Performance In Clay Opener

STUTTGART/WASHINGTON, April 21, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Two-time Porsche Tennis Grand Prix champion and German No. 1 Angelique Kerber won her opening-round match against 215th-ranked lucky loser Ekaterine Gorgodze of Georgia, 6-2, 6-2 in this WTA 500-series indoor event on […]

Stuttgart Presents New Challenges For Barty

STUTTGART/WASHINGTON, April 21, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty will make her Stuttgart singles debut Wednesday evening as she takes the court in the second round of the WTA 500 Porsche Tennis Grand Prix facing unseeded Laura […]

Svitolina: ‘A Really Amazing Moment’

STUTTGART/WASHINGTON, April 20, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) It’s been a little more than two weeks since Elina Svitolina said “Yes” to the beginning of her forever with Gaël Monfils, the acrobatic and entertaining French tennis star. The highly-recognizable couple has […]