Venus Williams wins big in Zhuhai

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Venus Williams expressed early on in her stay in Zhuhai that she felt comfortable and at home there, and she proved that to be true with an impressive win in the finals of the tournament....

Kvitova and Sharapova score Fed Cup victories for their teams

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Day 1 of the Fed Cup final in Prague is over and the Czech Republic and Russia are tied at 1-1 as their leading players Petra Kvitova and Maria Sharapova recorded victories. Singles match that...

Are you in for a tennis prediction challenge? Tell us your 2016 Top 10 year-end ranking forecast and win...

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It's that time of year when my friend John Bolan joins Women's Tennis Blog with his Top 10 year-end predictions for the upcoming season. As in five previous years, we're inviting you to enter the...

Merry Christmas from the WTA world

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Merry Christmas to all those who celebrate! I don't typically celebrate any holidays here on Women's Tennis Blog, as my readers come from a variety of nations and religions, however, with the social media boom,...

Early season WTA fashion switches: Julia Goerges & Timea Bacsinszky join Asics, Fila signs Karolina Pliskova

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The start of the 2016 season turns out to be very busy when it comes to clothing sponsor switches. Just days after learning that Elina Svitolina left Ellesse for Nike, Julia Goerges announced that...

Pliskova stops Kasatkina to move into BNP Paribas Open semifinals

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After Agnieszka Radwanska and Serena Williams made the BNP Paribas Open semifinals on Wednesday, world No.19 Czech Karolina Pliskova joined them on Thursday with a solid 6-3 6-2 victory over Russia's Daria Kasatkina. The 18th-seeded...

The BNP Paribas Open is down to the final four

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The quarterfinals of the 2016 BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells completed on Thursday with Karolina Pliskova and Victoria Azarenka being the final two players to punch their ticket for the semis. In the morning, Pliskova had no...

Williams & Azarenka into the final at Indian Wells

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Fans at the 2016 BNP Paribas Open can look forward to a blockbuster final on Sunday, featuring two past Indian Wells champions. The first player to make her way into the title match was Serena Williams, with a thrilling...

Gingham style: Pliskova’s and Shvedova’s Fila clothes for Roland Garros 2016

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Whereas Jelena Jankovic will wear one of four colorful dresses from the Love Fila by Marion Bartoli line at the 2016 French Open, other Fila athletes, including Karolina Pliskova and Yaroslava Shvedova will be...

Photos from Roland Garros: First half of second-round action

The second round of Roland Garros 2016 kicked off in Paris on Wednesday and half of the field completed their second main-draw match on the French clay. The day proved to be very successful for many...