Makarova beats Stosur, to play Azarenka in Eastbourne final

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Qualifier at the AEGON International Ekatertina Makarova may have started the semifinal against in-form Samantha Stosur slow, but in the end she sent the third seed packing with a 7-6(5) 7-5 victory. The 100th-ranked Makarova...

Qualifier Ekaterina Makarova wins AEGON International without dropping a set

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World No.100 Ekaterina Makarova went through three qualifying rounds and then eliminated a lot of big names from the main draw to win her first Sony Ericsson WTA Tour singles title at the Premier-level...

Australian Open quarterfinal preview: Maria Sharapova vs. Ekaterina Makarova

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Our stats lover Omair didn't leave the quarterfinal previews uncompleted, and here he is with his analysis of the quarterfinal between Maria Sharapova and Ekatarina Makarova, following the preview of the Petra Kvitova vs....

Post-match numbers: Sharapova vs. Makarova Australian Open quarterfinal

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Our stats expert Omair was again busy and prepared post-match analytics of the Australian Open quarterfinals whose previews he presented yesterday. Let's first see how the numbers look for the quarterfinal in which Maria Sharapova...

Cibulkova rallies past Makarova to open title defense in Moscow

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Last year Dominika Cibulkova won her first WTA title at the Kremlin Cup and now she’s through to the second round after a 2-6 6-4 6-2 victory over Ekaterina Makarova, this month’s addition to...

Makarova scores biggest career victory against Azarenka in Madrid

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First of all, I'm glad to be back after a week-long Orthodox Easter holiday relaxation in the mountains - I got a bit blown away by the laid back lifestyle and nature and didn't...

US Open: Ekaterina Makarova stuns Agnieszka Radwanska in the fourth round

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World No.4 Agnieszka Radwanska has been to the quarterfinals of the Australian Open four times, of the French Open once, and at Wimbledon she played the final once, semis once and quarters twice, but the...

AO WTA awards: Aussie Princess, Small Surprise Package, Miss Lost Opportunity, and more

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The 2014 Australian Open sure didn't lack in surprises, joy and celebration, but there were those whose performances were far from satisfactory. Let's see which titles our dear contributor Omair gave to our WTA stars based on...

Pavlyuchenkova wins Paris, Makarova victorious in Pattaya

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Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova claimed her biggest career title by defeating Sara Errani 3-6 6-2 6-3 in the final of the $710,000 Open GDF SUEZ. After victories over Francesca Schiavone in the first round, seventh seed Carla...

Elena Vesnina and Ekaterina Makarova go retro for OK magazine

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I've realized I'm a great fan of stylish retro tennis fashion. Isn't this photo of Elena Vesnina and Ekaterina Makarova amazing? The Russian doubles duo embraced the 1920s feel for the Russian OK magazine photoshoot. I love...