Zahlavova Strycova records a huge win over Li in the third round of Wimbledon

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World No.43 Barbora Zahlavova Strycova scored her first Top 10 victory, battling through two tiebreaks to beat second seed Li Na in the third round of Wimbledon 7-6(5) 7-6(5). This grasscourt season has been stunning...

Why everyone should love Barbora Zahlavova Strycova

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This is a guest post by sportswriter and author David Fearnhead, who is friends with Barbora Zahlavova Strycova, the player who made her mark this Wimbledon fortnight by ousting Alla Kudryavtseva and seed No.32...

Zahlavova Strycova progresses further, dumps Wozniacki to make Wimbledon quarterfinals

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After ousting second seed Li Na in the third round, on top of her previous victories over Alla Kudryavtseva and seed No.32 Elena Vesnina, unseeded Barbora Zahlavova Strycova continued her surge through the Wimbledon...

Kvitova stops Zahlavova Strycova in Wimbledon quarterfinals

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In an all-Czech Wimbledon quarterfinal, sixth seed Petra Kvitova raced through the first set and then fought off the challenge of Barbora Zahlavova Strycova in the second set to make the semifinals of Wimbledon. The...

WTA semifinals set in Luxembourg

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The semifinals of the 2014 BGL BNP Paribas Luxembourg Open are set as four exciting matches continued what has been a very unpredictable event in Luxembourg on Thursday. The first player to reach the round...

Annika Beck and Barbora Zahlavova Strycova make Luxembourg final

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While the WTA official website is virtually all about the grand Singapore event, we're continuing our coverage of the BGL BNP Paribas Luxembourg Open and today's victors in the semifinals are world No.60 Annika Beck and...

Suarez Navarro and Petkovic to meet in Antwerp final

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This is James of Moo's Tennis Blog taking over Women's Tennis Blog for the weekend.  The final for the BNP Paribas Fortis Diamond Games in Antwerp is all set and will see the number...

Thoughts on Venus Williams vs. Barbora Zahlavova Strycova: controversy robs Doha of a classic

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Our guest columnist, sportswriter and author, David Fearnhead writes on a controversial night in Doha, a second-round encounter between Venus Williams and Barbora Zahlavova-Strycova that lasted almost three hours and in which the American fought...

Cash the Czech…and life lessons from Timea

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Our guest columnist, sportswriter and author David Fearnhead gives us the lowdown on the biggest movers in the WTA rankings for the beginning of March 2015, with focus on the Czech Republic's historic success of having four players...

Handshake thriftiness accelerates Bouchard’s slump

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Eugenie Bouchard’s last-minute decision to join Canada’s Fed Cup World Group Play-Offs against Romania came after her three consecutive losses at earlier tournaments, but things got even more complicated over the weekend, as not only...