Naomi Osaka of Japan and coach Wim Fissette ahead of the 2020 Brisbane International WTA Premier tennis tournament

Brisbane PHOTOS: New coaching partnerships take the courts

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Friday was another warm-up day at the Brisbane International, as players are getting ready for the tournament's start on January 6th. Our photographer Jimmie48 attended a lot of practice sessions highlighted by new coaching...
Lucie Safarova with baby Merry Christmas 2019

Where the WTA players are at this Christmas?

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Merry Christmas to everyone who's celebrating today! WTA stars took to social media to give us a glimpse at how they are spending this holiday. Most of them are at home with their families,...

Tell us how you think the 2020 year-end WTA Top 10 will look like!

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It's hard to believe that my friend John Bolan is wrapping up a decade of making Top 10 year-end ranking predictions for the upcoming season. As always, he's asking you to join him by...

Exotic beaches take a back seat this WTA off-season: Muguruza climbs Kilimanjaro, Sharapova meets African wildlife

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Garbine Muguruza's crazy Kilimanjaro climb inspired me to write this post. WTA players typically choose luxury beach vacations for the off-season, but there are those who prefer to keep themselves active, or even extremely...
WTA Finals 2019 Fashion

Fashion overview: It’s all about Nike & Fila at the Shiseido WTA Finals Shenzhen

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The 2019 Shiseido WTA Finals Shenzhen have been plagued by retirements, as four players have been forced to quit the tournament because of injuries and illness, but even though we've had as many as...
Ashleigh Barty

Barty joins Svitolina in the Shiseido WTA Finals Shenzhen final

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After Elina Svitolina scored a retirement victory over Belinda Bencic to return to the championship match of the WTA Finals on Saturday, world No.1 Ashleigh Barty came from a set down to defeat world...
Karolina Pliskova

Karolina Pliskova completes semifinal field at the Shiseido WTA Finals Shenzhen

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Karolina Pliskova joins Ashleigh Barty, Elina Svitolina and Belinda Bencic in the Shiseido WTA Finals Shenzhen semifinals by winning a topsy-turvy round-robin match in the Purple Group against Simona Halep, 6-0 2-6 6-4. Friday's Pliskova...
Bianca Andreescu Shenzhen 2019

Andreescu’s WTA Finals debut ends in heartbreak

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US Open champion Bianca Andreescu's 2019 season can only be described as miraculous, but it's ending with a heartbreak -- the 19-year-old's first participation at the WTA Finals has been cut short because of...
Elina Svitolina

Svitolina capitalizes on seventh set point to take charge in Purple Group opener against Pliskova

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Defending champion Elina Svitolina squeezed past Karolina Pliskova 7-6(12) 6-4 in the first singles match in the Purple Group on Day 2 of the Shiseido WTA Finals Shenzhen, needing seven set points to win...

Players glam up for the draw gala at the Shiseido WTA Finals Shenzhen

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This season's best eight WTA players are in Shenzhen, the Chinese city now hosting the WTA Finals for the first time. Friday was marked by the glamorous draw ceremony, so let's see how the...