WTA Tour News

Badosa Wins Historic Indian Wells Final Over Azarenka

INDIAN WELLS/WASHINGTON, October 18, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Regardless of who won Sunday’s BNP Paribas Open women’s singles title match, between two-time champion Victoria Azarenka and first-time WTA 1000 finalist Paula Badosa, it was going to be historic. In Badosa’s […]

Badosa Making A Believer Of Herself Every Match, Every Point

INDIAN WELLS/WASHINGTON, October 17, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Paula Badosa has arrived at the moment of the biggest title match in her budding tennis career. On Sunday, the 23-year-old Spaniard who was born in New York City but lives and […]

A Jump For Joy: Hsieh And Mertens Know What It Takes To Win

INDIAN WELLS/WASHINGTON, October 17, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Hsieh Su-Wei of Taiwan and Elise Mertens of Belgium have teamed together for just eight tournaments. Their partnership grew out of two others – Hsieh and Barbora Strycova of the Czech Republic, […]

Jabeur’s Breakthrough Season Just Keeps Getting Better

INDIAN WELLS/WASHINGTON, October 15, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) In a year filled with milestones for Tunisia’s Ons Jabeur, on Thursday night at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, Calif., she added a few more to her breakthrough season. The […]

Peak Satisfaction Adds Up For Norrie At Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS/WASHINGTON, October 15, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) As the top half of the men’s singles draw took Stadium 1 court for their quarterfinal-round matches on a sunny Thursday afternoon at the BNP Paribas Open in the outhern California palm […]

Five Top 100 Players Enter 2021 Dow Tennis Classic

MIDLAND, October 13, 2021 (Press Release) Five top 100 players – Ann Li (No. 69), Amanda Anisimova (No. 81), Madison Brengle (No. 88), Claire Liu (No. 94) and Lauren Davis (No. 97) – are among the players who have entered […]

A Good Day For Americans Pegula, Rogers And Fritz At Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS/WASHINGTON, October 13, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Jessica Pegula, Shelby Rogers and Taylor Fritz don’t often generate the biggest headlines among American tennis players, but that’s okay. Each of them have a knack for winning big matches and being […]

A Day Of Upsets At Windy BNP Paribas Open

INDIAN WELLS/WASHINGTON, October 12, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) The windy conditions at the BNP Paribas Open in the southern California palm desert were gusty and at times relentless on Monday. Imagine combining tennis with wrestling, as one British commentator wrote on […]