Photos from the Aegon International – Weather woes continued in Eastbourne

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Bad weather continued to plague the 2016 Aegon International Eastbourne on Thursday. Following a partly rained-out Wednesday that saw two third-round matches pushed to the quarterfinal day, continuing rain prevented three Thursday's matches from...

Photos from the Aegon International – Round 2 complete

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After plenty of rain in Eastbourne on Monday, it was all blue skies and sunshine at the 2016 Aegon International on Tuesday and the tournament’s second round wrapped up. Unfortunately, the event has already said...

Photos from Roland Garros: Serena moves on

Serena Williams made the fourth round of the 2016 French Open, getting past local favorite Kristina Mladenovic in what turned out to be a highly dramatic and rain-interrupted two-set match on Court Philippe Chartrier. All that...

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

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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...

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

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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...

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

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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...

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

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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...

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

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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...

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

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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...

Super Six from Q School Show Class on Grass

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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...