Vera Zvonareva had "no war" written on her Bidi Badu visor at the 2022 Miami Open

Poland takes a stand against Russian tennis players

Poland is one of Ukraine's strongest allies in its war against Russia. The geopolitical tension is consistently finding its way into the world of tennis. Most recently, a Polish ATP Challenger tournament publicly stated...
Venus Williams

Tennis retirement: Do women last longer than men?

For many reasons, it's no surprise that the average tennis retirement age of players has increased drastically over time, but to what extent does gender play a role in prolonging one's career? The advancement of...
Elina Svitolina of the Ukraine

Rome PHOTOS: Thursday’s third-round action, former champs Svitolina & Pliskova advance

Thursday at the Internazionali BNL d'Italia was all about the third-round action, with eight matches that set up the quarterfinal field. Coco Gauff ended a seven-match winning streak of freshly-crowned Mutua Madrid Open champion Aryna...
Serena Williams of the United States

Rome PHOTOS: Serena, Osaka upset in the second round, Halep leaves injured

Wednesday at the Internazionali BNL d'Italia was absolutely hectic with all 32 remaining singles players competing in the second round. Our photographer Jimmie48 got his feet tired walking at the venue of the WTA...

Russians Gasparyan, Zvonareva, Kuznetsova, Kasatkina reach St. Petersburg semis

Friday's St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy quarterfinals featured record seven Russian players and the sole Romanian in the final eight didn't manage to progress further, so we're having four players from the host country in...
Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia

A perfect day for Russian players in St. Petersburg

Wednesday at the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy had records broken one after the other. The first match of the day was the longest one in the history of this tournament, and then the following...

PHOTOS: WTA players getting ready to kick off 2021 in Abu Dhabi

Players have arrived in the United Arab Emirates to start the 2021 season at the inaugural Abu Dhabi Women's Tennis Open. Our photographer Jimmie48 is at the Zayed Sports City International Tennis Centre, so...

Linz PHOTOS: Sabalenka, Mertens move into quarterfinals

Quarterfinal field was set up on Thursday at the Upper Austria Ladies Linz with top two seeds Aryna Sabalenka and Elise Mertens leading the way. Seed No.1 Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus recorded a 6-0 6-3...

Linz PHOTOS: Sabalenka starts with victory, Zvonareva wins generational battle

The wins of top seed Aryna Sabalenka and former world No.2 Vera Zvonareva highlighted Tuesday's first-round action at the Upper Austria Ladies Linz. Our photographer Jimmie48 attended their matches, as well as all the...

Vera Zvonareva to sport Bidi Badu’s Heat of the Night collection at 2020 US Open

A lot of players have withdrawn from the 2020 US Open and there will be no fans in the stands, but tennis apparel companies are as excited as ever that the tour has restarted...
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