Schiavone conquers claycourt Marrakech

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Beating Petra Martic, Simoa Halep, third seed Alize Cornet, Chanelle Scheepers and finally in the match of two 32-year-olds Lourdes Dominguez Lino, the sixth-seeded Francesca Schiavone earned her sixth WTA title, the GP de SAR...

Former champion and last year’s runner-up Schiavone out of Roland Garros in round three

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Coming to the 2012 French Open, Varvara Lepchenko had never been past the second round of a Grand Slam, but this time she eliminated seed No.19 Jelena Jankovic in the second round and built...

Radwanska lifts Brussels trophy, Schiavone victorious in Strasbourg

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Just days before Roland Garros, we have two more titlists at the tournaments leading up to the claycourt Grand Slam - Agnieszka Radwanska and Francesca Schiavone. Radwanska may not be a top contender for the...

Schiavone upset by compatriot in the Australian Open second round

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The biggest Australian hope, US Open champion Samantha Stosur, crashed out of the Aussie Open already in the first round, and we didn't wait for long for another Grand Slam champion to bow out,...

Stosur loses to Schiavone in Sydney, paralized by home crowd expectations

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Samantha Stosur lost 6-2 6-4 in the first round of the Apia International Sydney to Francesca Schiavone, which is her second straight early loss at a tournament on her home soil this year, ahead of the...

Schiavone beats both the Williams sisters in Milan, dances to “Beat It”

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Never in their eight previous matches in the period of eight years, from 2002 to 2010, had Francesca Schiavone beaten Venus Williams, and at the December 3rd exhibition event in Milan, the Italian managed...

Francesca Schiavone falls first round at Korea Open

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Top seed Francesca Schiavone lost in the opening round of the Hansol Korea Open to Vera Dushevina. It is actually Dushevina’s third victory over Schiavone in their four matches, but the first one in...

Francesca Schiavone avoids upset to Galina Voskoboeva

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John Bolan, friend, reader and contributor of Women's Tennis Blog, is at the US Open and he sent me his summary of the second day. I wanted to share with you John's view of...

Superb Li Na storms to first singles Grand Slam title for China

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China's Li Na has just made a tennis revolution - the 29-year-old defeated last year's winner Francesca Schiavone in the final of Roland Garros and the sport not so popular in China is now...

Francesca Schiavone and Li Na are Roland Garros 2011 finalists

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Here we go again, two players pretty much no one was talking about in the lead-up to the French Open are now in the final of the claycourt Grand Slam - Francesca Schiavone and...