Russians rule the WTA 10-year challenge

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A few days ago, Russian Alla Kudryavtseva posted the ultimate Instagram photo series as the ten-year challenge meme, showing how much she and her fellow WTA stars from Russia have changed in the past...

Most emotional WTA players – part II

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As Marine of Tennis Notebook promised, she's extended her list of emotional WTA players, based on your suggestions. You're welcome to leave a comment on her guest post. After the great feedback on the article...

Only Russia has top 10 players in first round of Fed Cup

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Only three women from the top ten will take part in the first round of the Fed Cup -- Svetlana Kuznetsova, Nadia Petrova and Anna Chakvetadze; they are all representatives of Russia. Why won't the...

Maria Kirilenko beats Anna Chakvetadze, reaches Australian Open fourth round

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Seed No.27 Maria Kirilenko defeated sixth seed Anna Chakvetadze 6-7, 6-1, 6-2 in the third round of the Australian Open. Robbery-affected Chakvetadze won the opening set in a thrilling tie-breaker. But Kirilenko ignored the fact...

Anna Chakvetadze gives birth to baby girl

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About a month after revealing her pregnancy in a beautiful photoshoot, former WTA world No.5 Anna Chakvetadze gave birth to a baby girl. The 31-year-old Russian, who retired from professional tennis in 2013, announced the news...

Anna Chakvetadze eliminates Tamira Paszek in the US Open fourth round

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Sixth seed Anna Chakvetadze of Russia advanced to the US Open quarter-final with a victory over 16-year-old Tamira Paszek of Austria 6-1 7-5 on Monday. World No. 43 Paszek fought off a match point with...

How was it at Singapore exhibition between Sharapova and Chakvetadze?

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There was a lot of talk about the exhibition match between Maria Sharapova and Anna Chakvetadze. Weeks before the match everybody was talking about it, Singapore went crazy for Maria. So, now that it’s...

Justine Henin’s coach judges current women’s tennis players, brutally honest

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Carlos Rodriguez, best-known as the former coach of once dominant women’s tennis player Justine Henin, was interviewed by Matt Cronin for FOXSports.com and gave harsh reviews of some currently top WTA players. Ok, the Williams...

Anna Chakvetadze got married

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Former world No. 5 Anna Chakvetadze is now a married woman. According to her fellow Eurosport commentator Vladas Lasitskas, the 27-year-old Russian's husband is a Swiss investment banker with Ukrainian citizenship. His name hasn't been...

Players most likely to win in Rome

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Internazionali BNL d'Italia is the most prestigious clay-court tournament after Roland Garros. It is a Tier I event with the prize money of $1,340,000. Amelie Mauresmo of France is seeded at the top. She is...