Kontaveit, Ferro to meet in Palermo final

Even though the Palermo Ladies Open quarterfinals featured as many as three Italian players, none of them will be in the final, as unseeded Fiona Ferro eliminated the last Italian standing Camila Giorgi in...

Simona Halep a doubt for Palermo as Italy imposes stricter coronavirus measures for Romanians

Simona Halep of Romania is supposed to headline the 31st Palermo Ladies Open, but the world number two's participation is now in doubt as Italy imposed a 14-day quarantine on people coming from her...

Fiona Ferro caps perfect week with win over Anett Kontaveit in Palermo final

France's world No.53 Fiona Ferro twice came back from a set down in the second set to upset Estonian fourth seed Anett Kontaveit in the Palermo Ladies Open final and win her second WTA...

Johanna Konta withdraws from Palermo after losing opener at the Battle of the Brits

The long-awaited resumption of the tennis season on August 3rd in Palermo is getting weaker by the day. After world number two Simona Halep withdrew from the WTA event that is ending a five-month...

Asymptomatic WTA player tests positive for coronavirus at Palermo tournament

The resumption of the tennis season will definitely have numerous setbacks. After Simona Halep and Johanna Konta disappointed tennis fans with withdrawals from the 31st Palermo Ladies Open, the WTA goes ahead with the...

Tennis returns in Palermo, exclusive photos from Day 1

Even though the resumption of the WTA calendar is not going absolutely smoothly, as some top players had eventually opted out of traveling and one player tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of the 31st...

Sunday’s Palermo PHOTOS: Smiles under masks as players welcome the return of competition

The 2020 Palermo Ladies Open will make history books as the first WTA tournament since the five-month coronavirus shutdown. Sunday's tennis action on the Italian island was all about the second round of qualifying,...

Palermo PHOTOS: Vekic wins first main-draw WTA match after coronavirus hiatus, Pliskova closes the day at 2 a.m.

Main-draw action started today at the Palermo Ladies Open, the first WTA tournament after the five-month coronavirus hiatus, and Donna Vekic became the first winner of the resumed WTA calendar with a confident 6-1...

Palermo PHOTOS: Juvan upsets Vondrousova, Kontaveit wraps up first-round action

Unlike Monday's 2 a.m. finish, first-round action completed on Tuesday at the Palermo Ladies Open before midnight. Nineteen-year-old Slovenian qualifier Kaja Juvan recorded the first Top 20 victory of her career, showing great composure to...

Palermo PHOTOS: Errani, Cocciaretto please home fans with second-round victories

In Wednesday's second-round action at the Palermo Ladies Open, Sara Errani recorded a tour-leading 180th career win on clay, while her fellow Italian Elisabetta Cocciaretto made the first WTA quarterfinals of her young career. In...
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