Anett Kontaveit

Swiatek Culminates Dominant Week With Triumph In Doha

DOHA/WASHINGTON, February 26, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Iga Swiatek culminated a dominant week in the Persian Gulf with a 6-2, 6-0 victory over Anett Kontaveit to win the WTA 1000 Qatar TotalEngergies Open in Doha, Qatar Saturday evening. It was Swiatek’s […]

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 […]

Vekic Wins First Title In Over Four Years At Courmayeur

COURMAYEUR/WASHINGTON, November 1, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Looking back, Donna Vekic will always remember her third career WTA title because her persistence and hard work paid off handsomely – and it made for a great way for her to end […]

Kontaveit Caps A Winning Week In Ostrava!!!

OSTRAVA/WASHINGTON, September 26, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Estonia’s Anett Kontaveit was unstoppable this week in Ostrava. She didn’t lose a single set en route to knocking out three of the top four seeds at the WTA 500 J&T Banka Ostrava […]

Kontaveit Wins Inaugural Tennis In The Land

WASHINGTON, August 29, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) No. 2 seed Anett Kontaveit of Estonia and unseeded challenger Irina-Camelia Begu from Romania staged their first meeting in a WTA singles final, where they faced off for the title of the inaugural […]

An All-Baltic Final Comes To Eastbourne

EASTBOURNE/WASHINGTON, June 26, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Saturday’s WTA 500-series Viking International women’s singles title match will have a Baltic feel to it because both finalists are from that region of the world – wild card Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia and […]

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 […]

Kontaveit Sharp In Fast Win Over Brady At Doha

DOHA/WASHINGTON, March 1, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Five former Grand Slam champions were featured during Monday’s opening day of the WTA 500 Qatar Total Open in Doha. There was plenty of marquee value to start the new month in the […]

Adrenaline, Instinct Are Kontaveit’s Allies In Ostrava Win

WASHINGTON, October 19, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) No. 8 seed Anett Kontaveit of Estonia defeated No. 33 Ekaterina Alexandrova from Russia, 4-6, 6-2, 7-6 (6), for her 20th victory of the pandemic-interrupted season in the opening match of the WTA Premier […]