Francesca Schiavone wins Kremlin Cup for second singles title

Eighth seed Francesca Schiavone of Italy defeated Belorussian Olga Govortsova 6-3 6-0 in the final of the $1,000,000 Kremlin Cup to win her second and biggest Sony Ericsson WTA Tour singles title. The 29-year-old Schiavone...

Francesca Schiavone claims Barcelona Ladies Open title

Francesca Schiavone justified her status as top seed by routing fellow Italian Roberta Vinci 6-1 6-1 in the final of the Barcelona Ladies Open to win her third WTA title. The world No.54 Vinci had...

Francesca Schiavone beats Samantha Stosur to win French Open 2010

When people were discussing possible favorites for the 2010 French Open, many players where mentioned, but Francesca Schiavone wasn’t really on top of anyone’s list.  The world No.17 Schiavone won the battle of the...

Francesca Schiavone becomes the highest-ranked Italian ever

The 2010 French Open title has insured Francesca Schiavone’s rise of 11 spots in the Sony Ericsson WTA rankings, and the first-time Grand Slam champion is now at a career-high of No.6, which makes...

Top two seeds Wozniacki and Schiavone crash out of AEGON International in round one

Top seed and defending champion Caroline Wozniacki lost her first career encounter with Aravane Rezai 6-4 1-6 6-3 in the opening round of the AEGON International. Wozniacki was playing her first match on grass...

Ana Ivanovic, Francesca Schiavone out of Wimbledon after round one

This is not an upset, nor is it surprising, but I still have the inertia of covering Ana Ivanovic and her early losses at tournaments still come as small shocks although they shouldn't be...

Melanie Oudin stopped in US Open second round, Kim Clijsters safely through

American Melanie Oudin, who came out of nowhere to reach the quarterfinals of the 2009 US Open, found it hard to carry the burden of high expectations and fell to the recently-married Alona Bondarenko...

Samantha Stosur, Francesca Schiavone fifth and sixth to qualify for Doha

Samantha Stosur and Francesca Schiavone, two players that played the final of the 2010 French Open, have now qualified for the singles competition at the Sony Ericsson Championships for the first time in their...

Projection: how will the 2010 season-ending rankings look on the WTA Tour?

Our reader Milano predicted the year-end WTA singles rankings in the comments of this blog and I decided to make a post out of those comments so that more people get to see Milano's...

The 2010 Sony Ericsson Championships Preview

Dear readers, Women's Tennis Blog has become an attractive place for guest posters. :) This time Jay from wanted to contribute his preview of the Sony Ericsson Championships. Check out his favorites for...
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