Top seed Ana Ivanovic upset by Tsvetana Pironkova in Rome

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Seed No.1 Ana Ivanovic of Serbia suffered a shock 6-4 5-7 6-2 loss to Bulgarian qualifier Tsvetana Pironkova in the second round of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia in Rome. The fact that Ivanovic lost so...

German Open champion Dinara Safina withdraws from Rome

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Last week was one of the most memorable times in Dinara Safina's career, as she won the Qatar Telecom German Open beating three Top 10 players on the way. Today, the Russian has withdrawn...

Tatiana Golovin won’t play Rome, Strasbourg and Roland Garros

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World No.21 Tatiana Golovin has withdrawn from the Internazionali BNL d'Italia in Rome, Internationaux de Strasbourg, and from her home Grand Slam, Roland Garros. It's a pity, Golovin skipped Roland Garros last year too, the...

Justine Henin withdraws from Italian Open, to be fined $20,000

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World No.1 Justine Henin has pulled out of the next week's Internazionali BNL d'Italia due to fatigue, and the WTA Tour said she will be fined $20,000 for the late withdrawal. Before the ongoing Qatar...

Jankovic lifts her second Tier I trophy

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Jelena Jankovic defeated world number three and second seed Svetlana Kuznetsova 7-5 6-1 to win the Internazionali BNL d'Italia and join Justin Henin as the only WTA players who have won three tournaments this...

Superb Jankovic reaches Italian Open final

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Third-seeded Jelena Jankovic convincingly beat Patty Schnyder 6-1, 6-3 to advance to her first Rome final. JJ showed a high level of tennis -- she moved brilliantly, and with great precision hit the lines and...

Top seed Mauresmo dropped out of Rome

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Samantha Stosur, ranked 29th in the world, caused the first major upset at the Internazionali BNL d'Italia, defeating top-seeded Amelie Mauresmo in a nail-biting match that lasted almost three hours. They played shot for shot,...

Players most likely to win in Rome

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Internazionali BNL d'Italia is the most prestigious clay-court tournament after Roland Garros. It is a Tier I event with the prize money of $1,340,000. Amelie Mauresmo of France is seeded at the top. She...