Stanford semis set: Bartoli upset, Serena through, Cirstea teams up with challenges to win

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"I never dreamed about winning a Grand Slam, just about playing with Pete" - that's what Marion Bartoli said at this week's Bank of the West Classic in Stanford after realizing her childhood fantasy...

Samantha Stosur goes down in the first round of Australian Open

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Local favorite Samantha Stosur expressed her eagerness for competing on home soil when she thrilled her country with the US Open title in September, but the moment the time came for the Australian to...

New York fashion – women’s tennis US Open edition

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New York and fashion go hand in hand, and tennis outfits are no exception, especially when we have a high-profile event such as the US Open. So let's see what the manufacturers of tennis...

Sony Ericsson launches behind-the-scenes insight into lives of six WTA players

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Bethanie Mattek Sands, Heather Watson, Alize Cornet, Sabine Lisicki, Sorana Cirstea and Dominika Cibulkova have been chosen to be a part of Sony Ericsson’s Xperia Hot Shots campaign – a web-based TV show which...

WTA players and their mothers – part V

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This is the fifth and the last part of our series featuring photos of female tennis players and their mothers. Here are the previous four parts: I, II, III and IV. Marta, an account by...

WTA players at pre-Wimbledon 2010 party

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Wimbledon is just days away and the annual party celebrating the tournament was held at the Roof Gardens in West London's Kensington last night. As usual, the WTA players gave their best to look...

Roland Garros 2010 fashion radar – WTA outfits

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Grand Slams are the places where tennis players want to look their best and sponsors want to use the opportunity of huge publicity to market their products. Let's have a look at what women's...

Defending champion Svetlana Kuznetsova starts well at Roland Garros

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Things were not looking good for holder Svetlana Kuznetsova at the beginning of her first-round match at the 2010 French Open against Romanian world No.34 Sorana Cirstea, when the sixth-seeded Russian lost the first...

IMG signs Romania’s Sorana Cirstea

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Romanian tennis player Sorana Cirstea has become a client of IMG Worldwide, which already has contracts with stars such as Maria Sharapova, Venus Williams, Jelena Jankovic, and others. The 20-year-old Cirstea has won one WTA...

Los Angeles semifinalists set: Sharapova, Pennetta, Stosur, Cirstea

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The quarterfinals of the LA Women’s Tennis Championships are over and we have our semifinalists: Maria Sharapova will play Flavia Pennetta, and Samantha Stosur will face Sorana Cirstea. Maria Sharapova claimed a straight-set win over...