Stosur and Mladenovic to face off in the Strasbourg final

The last singles match of the 2015 Internationaux de Strasbourg will feature third seed Samantha Stosur, who will be looking for her seventh career WTA title, and Kristina Mladenovic, a first-time WTA finalist. This week has...

Stosur beats Mladenovic in the Internationaux de Strasbourg final

Third-seeded wildcard Samantha Stosur rallied to beat first-time WTA finalist Kristina Mladenovic 3-6 6-2 6-3 in the final of the Internationaux de Strasbourg on Saturday. The 54th-ranked Mladenovic recorded two breaks to Stosur's one to take the first set, but in...

Mladenovic upsets Halep in Birmingham

Kristina Mladenovic upset world #2 Simona Halep in Birmingham on Friday, edging out the Romanian in a tight three-set battle to make the 2015 AEGON Classic semifinal. The day started out with business as usual for Halep...

Super Six from Q School Show Class on Grass

This is a guest post by sportswriter and author David Fearnhead, Women's Tennis Blog's long-term friend. Whilst the smart money would be on the predictable final of Serena Williams vs. Petra Kvitova, there are strong signs that all...

Michaella Krajicek gets married, many Czech WTA stars attend the ceremony

On Saturday, July 25th, another WTA star joined the world of married women as Dutch Michaella Krajicek said "yes" to the love of her life Martin Emmrich, who had famously proposed to her in front of...

Roberta Vinci adorns her long career with first Grand Slam semifinals in singles

Roberta Vinci is the first player to advance to the semifinals of the 2015 US Open and it's the biggest Grand Slam singles achievement of her pro career that started back in 1999. The Italian boasts...

An inside look at the work of a tennis photographer: Interview Part 3 – General

After Part 1, focused on tournaments, and Part 2, focused on players, I'm glad to share with you the third and final part of the interview with our amazing photographer Jimmie48. This Part 3...

Ana Ivanovic’s and Kristina Mladenovic’s dress for Australian Open 2016

Some time ago a reader sent me a photo of Ana Ivanovic, taken way back in August, showing the Serb practicing in a new Adidas design, which we can now safely say will be one...

Another big one for Australia: Daria Gavrilova wins 20-game third set and “wants to hug the whole stadium”

Playing for her adopted country of Australia for the first time, Daria Gavrilova got past Lucie Hradecka 7-6(3) 6-4 in the first round, then famously upset sixth seed Petra Kvitova in the second round...

From dreams to reality: Kristina Mladenovic now lives her childhood aspirations

Kristina Mladenovic is celebrating her 23rd birthday today, giving me a wonderful occasion to feature these old photos of the WTA player in my Little Tennis Stars series. Born in a sporting family, to mother Dzenita...
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