French Open semifinals in PHOTOS + Ana Ivanovic’s retirement ceremony

On Thursday we had two WTA semifinals on the Philippe Chatrier Court at Roland Garros, the one in which young phenomenon Jelena Ostapenko defeated fellow birthday girl Timea Bacsinszky and the one in which...

Young phenomenon Ostapenko edges Halep, wins French Open for maiden title

In an all-Adidas and all-Wilson Roland Garros final, fresh 20-year-old Jelena Ostapenko stuck to her aggressive and fearless game, even when unforced errors were going through the roof, and recorded a close victory over third...

Jelena Ostapenko’s French Open triumph in PHOTOS

Fierce youngster Jelena Ostapenko felt like she owned the place when she stepped on the Philippe Chatrier Court to face way more experienced Simona Halep in the 2017 French Open final. The 20-year-old Latvian was brave...

Ostapenko, Sevastova: Two Latvians in the WTA Top 20!

After being still for two weeks, the WTA rankings have undergone quite a reshuffle following the 2017 French Open and the most amazing novelty is that we have two Latvians in the Top 20,...

Photos from Eastbourne: Crazy tennis Thursday at the Aegon International

Today was an extraordinary day at the 2017 Aegon International in Eastbourne as two previous rain-delayed days had created quite a unique schedule. Usually, Thursday at Eastbourne is a quarterfinals day with four singles matches...

A pretender to the throne, or has Wimbledon witnessed the crowning of a new queen?

Sportswriter and broadcaster David Fearnhead, Women’s Tennis Blog’s friend and long-time contributor, shares his thoughts after the Wimbledon fortnight. He now presents a sports radio show The Only Game in Town every Thursday night on Ribble FM. Before the start of Wimbledon,...

Rogers Cup photos: Kerber, Venus crash out

Thursday at the 2017 Rogers Cup in Toronto saw more high-profile players packing their bags and leaving for Cincinnati as both Angelique Kerber and Venus Williams failed to reach the quarterfinal stage of the...

Photos from Cincinnati: Pliskova, Kerber, Kvitova, Radwanska practice at the Western & Southern Open

The US Open Series is quickly moving towards the main event in New York as the WTA is making its penultimate stop at the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati this week. We're already there,...

Photos from Cincinnati: Muguruza & Halep move on, Radwanska & Ostapenko make early exit

Tuesday at the 2017 Western & Southern Open saw a mix of first-round and second-round play, with just as mixed results when it comes to top players. Simona Halep and Garbine Muguruza are off to a...

US Open 2017 women’s draw preview: Favorites, dark horses, threats

Inspired by Women's Tennis Blog, our long-time reader and frequent commenter Sru he has started his own Sam's Tennis Blog and now he'd like to share his preview of the ladies' draw at the...
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