WTA Tour News

The Wait For Keys To Win Adelaide Title Was Worth It

ADELAIDE/WASHINGTON, January 15, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) It’s taken more than two years for American Madison Keys to win a WTA title but it’s been worth the wait. On Saturday afternoon, Keys returned to the winner’s circle for the first time […]

Raducanu Wants To Keep Putting Herself Out There

SYDNEY/WASHINGTON, January 12, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) There was frustration and disappointment for Great Britain’s Emma Raducanu as she bowed 6-0, 6-1 to No. 7 seed Elena Rybakina in her opening performance of the 2022 season, in the first round […]

Barty Sweeps Adelaide Championship Sunday

ADELAIDE/WASHINGTON, January 10, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty capped a great week to start the 2022 season after winning both the singles and doubles titles of the WTA 500 Adelaide International 1 Sunday in South Australia. […]

Murray Joins Kyrgios And 19 Of Top 30 Women At Sydney Tennis Classic

Tennis Australia Press Release, January 7, 2022 Three-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray will play the Sydney Tennis Classic at Sydney Olympic Park Tennis Centre from 10 to 15 January after being awarded a singles wildcard. It will be the first time the former […]

A New WTA Season Begins Down Under As Australian Summer Kicks In

ADELAIDE/WASHINGTON, January 3, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) The WTA’s 2022 season kicked off Monday Down Under at the Adelaide International 1, a 500-series outdoor hard-court event at Memorial Drive in South Australia. The tournament, with more than $700,000 in prize […]

Bencic and Jabeur Test Positive For COVID-19

WASHINGTON, December 22, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) World No. 23 Belinda Bencic of Switzerland and World No. 10 Ons Jabeur of Tunisia are the latest tennis players to disclose they’ve tested positive for the coronavirus. The Tokyo Olympics gold medalist […]

Uncertainty For Nadal After Pair Of MWTC Losses

WASHINGTON, December 20, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Although Rafael Nadal‘s comeback after a four-month injury layoff at last weekend’s Mubadala World Tennis Championship (MWTC) in Abu Dhabi ended in a pair of defeats to Andy Murray and Denis Shapovalov, the […]

Barty And De Minaur To Light Up Sydney Tennis Classic

SYDNEY, December 18, 2021 (TA Press Release) Sydney will host a cast of global tennis superstars when the new, one-off Sydney Tennis Classic, a WTA 500 and ATP 250 tournament is held at Sydney Olympic Park Tennis Centre from 9 to […]

Jabeur First Arab To Play In Mubadala World Tennis Championship

WASHINGTON, December 16, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) With reigning US Open champion Emma Raducanu forced to withdraw from the Mubadala World Tennis Championship exhibition after testing positive for Covid-19 upon arriving in Abu Dhabi earlier this week, it left tournament […]