• WTA WTA roundup: Alison Riske reaches Nottingham final

    No. 6 seed Alison Riske outlasted Viktorija Golubic of Switzerland on Saturday to reach the Rothesay Open final for the second time in Nottingham, England. Riske broke Golubic three times in the deciding set to finish the 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 semifinal victory in two hours and 23 minutes. A 2016 finalist in this grass-court event, […]

  • WTA WTA roundup: Aryna Sabalenka avoids upset

    No. 1 seed Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus survived a challenge from Belgium’s Alison Van Uytvanck on Friday and advanced to the Libema Open semifinals at ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands. Sabalenka finally dispatched Van Uytvanck on her sixth match point for a 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (5) victory in two hours and five minutes. She will next face Shelby […]

  • WTA WTA roundup: Shelby Rogers ousts Elena Rybakina

    Shelby Rogers upset No. 3 seed Elena Rybakina of Kazakhstan in straight sets Thursday at the Libema Open at ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands. Rogers took advantage of five double faults to roll past Rybakina 6-2, 6-4 in the Round of 16. Fourth-seeded Tamara Zidansek also lost to an American as Catherine McNally ousted the Slovenian 6-1, 6-1 […]

  • WTA Shuai Zhang advances in Nottingham

    Fourth-seeded Shuai Zhang of China advanced Wednesday, but eighth-seeded Magda Linette of Poland was upset in the Round of 16 at the Rothesay Open in Nottingham, Great Britain. Zhang defeated Jodie Burrage of Great Britain 6-2, 7-6 (4) while Linette was upended by Tereza Martincova of the Czech Republic 6-2, 7-6 (3). Zhang and Martincova […]

  • WTA WTA roundup: Top two seeds notch easy wins at ‘s-Hertogenbosch

    Top-seeded Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus and second-seeded Belinda Bencic cruised to wins on Tuesday in the first round of the Libema Open at ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands. Sabalenka defeated Ukraine’s Kateryna Baindl 6-4, 6-1, while Bencic knocked off Madison Brengle 6-4, 6-3. Third-seeded Elena Rybakina of Kazakhstan eliminated Jamie Loeb 6-4, 7-5, No. 4 Tamara Zidansek of […]

  • WTA Emma Raducanu unsure about Wimbledon after ‘freak’ injury

    Emma Raducanu’s Wimbledon plans are up in the air after she suffered a “freak” injury Tuesday at the Rothesay Open in Nottingham, England. The second-seeded Raducanu was forced to retire trailing 4-3 in the first set after straining her side in the opening game against Switzerland’s Viktorija Golubic. “I’ve got no idea,” Raducanu, 19, answered […]

  • WTA WTA roundup: Heather Watson among British winners in Nottingham

    Heather Watson won her opening match 6-4, 6-2 over Katie Volynets as English players went a perfect 3-for-3 on Monday in the opening round of the Rothesay Open Nottingham in Nottingham, England. Watson, ranked No. 102 in the world, outlasted her American opponent by winning seven break points in 14 opportunities. Countrywoman Harriet Dart was […]

  • WTA Iga Swiatek continues dominance, wins second French Open title

    Top-seeded Iga Swiatek won her second French Open title in three years on Saturday following a 6-1, 6-3 victory over Coco Gauff in the final in Paris. The victory was the 35th in a row for Swiatek, who matched Venus Williams’ mark of consecutive wins — set in 2000 — for the longest this century. […]

  • WTA Serena, Venus Williams absent from Wimbledon entry list

    The tennis world could be headed for its first Wimbledon without one of the Williams sisters since 1997. Neither Serena Williams nor Venus Williams were on the list of entrants for the ladies’ singles draw that the All England Club released Friday evening. Serena Williams, 40, has not competed since she retired from her first-round […]

  • WTA Kirsten Flipkens: Wimbledon my last singles tournament

    Former world No. 13 Kirsten Flipkens announced on her Instagram page that she is retiring from singles play after the upcoming Wimbledon tournament. Flipkens, 36, was a semifinalist at Wimbledon in 2013, the same year in which she achieved her career-high singles rankings. “Dear friends, it is with a lot of emotions that I am […]

  • WTA Coco Gauff continues charge at French Open

    No. 18 Coco Gauff posted a 6-3, 6-4 win over Kaia Kanepi on Friday in Paris to punch her ticket to the fourth round of the French Open for the second straight year. Gauff recorded six aces and took advantage of 29 unforced errors by Kanepi to dispatch her Estonian opponent in 1 hour and […]

  • WTA The beat goes on: Iga Swiatek to meet Coco Gauff in French Open final

    Top-seeded Iga Swiatek received a little boost from Led Zeppelin to take the next step on her stairway to tennis heaven on Thursday. Swiatek listened to music from the legendary rock band before inching closer to her second French Open title in three years, courtesy of a 6-2, 6-1 win over Russian Daria Kasatkina in […]

  • WTA Iga Swiatek, Daria Kasatkina reach French Open semifinals

    Iga Swiatek of Poland won her 33rd consecutive match and Russia’s Daria Kasatkina advanced to her first Grand Slam semifinal on Wednesday at the French Open in Paris. The top-seeded Swiatek cruised to a 6-3, 6-2 victory over 11th-seeded American Jessica Pegula. One day after her 21st birthday, Swiatek tallied 30 winners against 28 unforced […]

  • WTA Coco Gauff reaches first-ever Grand Slam semifinal at French Open

    Coco Gauff defeated fellow American Sloane Stephens 7-5, 6-2 at the French Open on Tuesday to advance to her first Grand Slam semifinal. Gauff, 18, needed 90 minutes to defeat Stephens on the clay court at Roland Garros in Paris. For Gauff, the 18th seed, it was her first win over Stephens, who beat Gauff […]

  • WTA Veronika Kudermetova beats Madison Keys to reach French Open quarters

    Veronika Kudermetova defeated 22nd-seeded Madison Keys 1-6, 6-3, 6-1 in the French Open at Paris on Monday. The Russian’s win over Keys put her in a Grand Slam quarterfinal for the first time. Keys advanced to the semifinals in Paris in 2018 and at the Australian Open earlier this year. She cruised through the opening […]

  • WTA Coco Gauff, Leylah Fernandez advance to French Open quarters

    Teenagers Coco Gauff and Leylah Fernandez charged into the quarterfinals of the French Open on Sunday, continuing their march through a depleted field. Gauff, seeded 18th, and Fernandez, the 17th seed, are the highest remaining seeds in their half of the draw. The tournament at Roland Garros in Paris has only two higher-seeded players remaining […]

  • WTA Iga Swiatek only top 10 seed left in French Open women’s draw

    And then there was one in Paris. Iga Swiatek is the only woman seeded in the top 10 still standing at the French Open following her 6-3, 7-5 defeat of Danka Kovinic in third-round action at Roland Garros on Saturday. Entering the day’s play, No. 1 seed Swiatek, No. 3 Paula Badosa of Spain and […]

  • WTA Iga Swiatek, Daria Kasatkina reach French Open semifinals

    Iga Swiatek of Poland won her 33rd consecutive match and Russia’s Daria Kasatkina advanced to her first Grand Slam semifinal on Wednesday at the French Open in Paris. The top-seeded Swiatek cruised to a 6-3, 6-2 victory over 11th-seeded American Jessica Pegula. One day after her 21st birthday, Swiatek tallied 30 winners against 28 unforced […]

  • WTA Coco Gauff reaches first-ever Grand Slam semifinal at French Open

    Coco Gauff defeated fellow American Sloane Stephens 7-5, 6-2 at the French Open on Tuesday to advance to her first Grand Slam semifinal. Gauff, 18, needed 90 minutes to defeat Stephens on the clay court at Roland Garros in Paris. For Gauff, the 18th seed, it was her first win over Stephens, who beat Gauff […]

  • WTA Veronika Kudermetova beats Madison Keys to reach French Open quarters

    Veronika Kudermetova defeated 22nd-seeded Madison Keys 1-6, 6-3, 6-1 in the French Open at Paris on Monday. The Russian’s win over Keys put her in a Grand Slam quarterfinal for the first time. Keys advanced to the semifinals in Paris in 2018 and at the Australian Open earlier this year. She cruised through the opening […]

  • WTA Coco Gauff, Leylah Fernandez advance to French Open quarters

    Teenagers Coco Gauff and Leylah Fernandez charged into the quarterfinals of the French Open on Sunday, continuing their march through a depleted field. Gauff, seeded 18th, and Fernandez, the 17th seed, are the highest remaining seeds in their half of the draw. The tournament at Roland Garros in Paris has only two higher-seeded players remaining […]

  • WTA Iga Swiatek only top 10 seed left in French Open women’s draw

    And then there was one in Paris. Iga Swiatek is the only woman seeded in the top 10 still standing at the French Open following her 6-3, 7-5 defeat of Danka Kovinic in third-round action at Roland Garros on Saturday. Entering the day’s play, No. 1 seed Swiatek, No. 3 Paula Badosa of Spain and […]

  • WTA Iga Swiatek, Daria Kasatkina reach French Open semifinals

    Iga Swiatek of Poland won her 33rd consecutive match and Russia’s Daria Kasatkina advanced to her first Grand Slam semifinal on Wednesday at the French Open in Paris. The top-seeded Swiatek cruised to a 6-3, 6-2 victory over 11th-seeded American Jessica Pegula. One day after her 21st birthday, Swiatek tallied 30 winners against 28 unforced […]

  • WTA Coco Gauff reaches first-ever Grand Slam semifinal at French Open

    Coco Gauff defeated fellow American Sloane Stephens 7-5, 6-2 at the French Open on Tuesday to advance to her first Grand Slam semifinal. Gauff, 18, needed 90 minutes to defeat Stephens on the clay court at Roland Garros in Paris. For Gauff, the 18th seed, it was her first win over Stephens, who beat Gauff […]

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