WTA Tour News

WTA Returns To Washington D.C. This Summer

WASHINGTON, May 27, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) The Citi Open has been a Washington, D.C., institution since 1969 and has grown to become the fifth largest tennis event in the United States. On Friday, the Citi Open announced that after […]

Modern Health Named As WTA Official Mental Health Partner

ST. PETERSBURG, FLA., March 30, 2022 (WTA Press Release) The WTA announced Wednesday that Modern Health, a leading global workplace mental health platform, as its official mental health partner. The multi-year partnership with the female-founded company will amplify a shared […]

Swiatek Had Many Reasons To Want To Be No. 1

MIAMI/WASHINGTON, March 27, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) As the Miami Open presented by Itaú got under way in South Florida last week, the news of Ashleigh Barty‘s stunning retirement from pro tennis at age 25 became the buzz of conversation […]

Ashleigh Barty Retires From Pro Tennis At 25

WASHINGTON, March 23, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Ashleigh Barty, the WTA’s World No. 1 player and reigning Australian Open champion, announced her retirement from pro tennis Wednesday. Just 25, Barty shared her stunning decision to retire in an interview with […]

WTA Introduces Hologic As Its New Global Title Sponsor

WASHINGTON, March 3, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) The Women’s Tennis Association has announced its largest – and most lucrative – global title sponsorship in its history. On Thursday, the WTA revealed it has agreed to a multi-year alliance with Hologic, an […]

WTA Increases Its Commitment To 125 Level Tournaments In 2022

WASHINGTON, March 3, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) The WTA Tour has released a comprehensive calendar of 125 level tournaments for the remainder of 2022. It features 21 events taking place in 14 countries spread across three continents and offers competition on […]

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 […]

WTA Releases First Half Of 2022 Schedule

WASHINGTON, December 6, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) The WTA released its schedule for the first six months of the 2022 season Monday. A quick glance of the 31 hard court, clay and grass tournaments, which begins with the Australian Summer […]

Uncertainty Now Certain: Serena Williams Withdraws From US Open

WASHINGTON, August 25, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Serena Williams, the 23-time Grand Slam champion, who has not played on the WTA Tour since an injured right hamstring cut short her first-round match at Wimbledon, withdrew from the US Open Wednesday […]

Venus Williams Happy To Play Well In Season Opener

WASHINGTON, January 31, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Sunday’s opening day of the Yarra Valley Classic and the Gippsland Trophy, a pair of side-by-side WTA 500-series tournaments kicking off the Australian Summer Series, provided fans lucky enough to attend as well […]